Category Archives: Adversity

There Was Nothing Save It Were the Power of God…Could Soften Their Hearts – 1 Nephi 18:17-20

17 Now my father, Lehi, had said many things unto them, and also unto the sons of Ishmael; but, behold, they did breathe out much threatenings against anyone that should speak for me; and my parents being stricken in years, … Continue reading

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Nevertheless, Having Been Highly Favored of the Lord – 1 Nephi 1:1

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 … Continue reading

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It Is by the Wicked That the Wicked Are Punished – Mormon 4:5

5 But, behold, the judgments of God will overtake the wicked; and it is by the wicked that the wicked are punished; for it is the wicked that stir up the hearts of the children of men unto bloodshed. (Mormon … Continue reading

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The Lord Had Blessed Them So Long – Helaman 6:17

17 For behold, the Lord had blessed them so long with the riches of the world that they had not been stirred up to anger, to wars, nor to bloodshed; therefore they began to set their hearts upon their riches; … Continue reading

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Swallowed up in the Joy of Christ – Alma 31:38

38 And the Lord provided for them that they should hunger not, neither should they thirst; yea, and he also gave them strength, that they should suffer no manner of afflictions, save it were swallowed up in the joy of … Continue reading

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Thus They Began to Have Continual Peace Again – Alma 1:27-28

27 And they did impart of their substance, every man according to that which he had, to the poor, and the needy, and the sick, and the afflicted; and they did not wear costly apparel, yet they were neat and … Continue reading

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Nevertheless, the Lord Did Hear Their Cries – Mosiah 21:14-15

14 And they did humble themselves even in the depths of humility; and they did cry mightily to God; yea, even all the day long did they cry unto their God that he would deliver them out of their afflictions.15 … Continue reading

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