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Scriptures: 1. Search 2. Ponder 3. ??? 4. PROFIT!!!

The title of this post is based on a joke from the internet, but I believe it holds true– we can profit from the scriptures by having a better understanding of this life and our purpose, learn wisdom, and grow closer to our Heavenly Father. 441 more words

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DNA Proves Book of Mormon a Fraud

1 Nephi Introduction; “An account of Lehi and his wife Sariah, and his four sons…The Lord warns Lehi to depart out of the land of Jerusalem…” 51 more words

Mormon Dilemmas

1 Nephi 1:1-3

1 I, Nephi, having been born of goodly parents, therefore I was taught somewhat in all the learning of my father; and having seen many afflictions in the course of my days, nevertheless, having been highly favored of the Lord in all my days; yea, having had a great knowledge of the goodness and the mysteries of God, therefore I make a record of my proceedings in my days.

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The Sea and the Sword - A Reading of 1 Nephi 4

The message of 1 Nephi chapter 4 is not that, “the Lord slayeth the wicked to bring forth his righteous purposes” or that, “It is better that one man should perish than that a nation should dwindle and perish in unbelief” (1 Ne 4:13). 503 more words

1 Nephi, Chapter 20 "out of the waters of baptism"

 1 Hearken and hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, or out of the waters of baptism, who swear by the name of the Lord, and make mention of the God of Israel, yet they swear not in truth nor in righteousness.

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Scripture Studies

Isaiah & the Redeemer

I’ve noticed before in 1 Nephi, Chapter 19 that Nephi says that he reads Isaiah specifically to convince his family to believe in the Redeemer. 195 more words

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Another thought on 1 Nephi Chapter 18 (Looking for the Abrahamic Covenant)

It dawned on me this morning that if this were written in third person, it would probably be easier to see how it’s similar to Exodus. 406 more words

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