Category Archives: Wealth

Lessons from the Writings of Mormon – Part 2

Here are more of the lessons I’ve learned so far this year by studying the writings of Mormon: Pride Pride and contention go hand in hand, and they grow without any effort on our part. Pride can be difficult to detect. Contention … Continue reading

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They Had Become Exceedingly Rich – 4 Nephi 1:23-26

23 And now I, Mormon, would that ye should know that the people had multiplied, insomuch that they were spread upon all the face of the land, and that they had become exceedingly rich, because of their prosperity in Christ.24 … Continue reading

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Partakers of the Heavenly Gift – 4 Nephi 1:2-3

2 And it came to pass in the thirty and sixth year, the people were all converted unto the Lord, upon all the face of the land, both Nephites and Lamanites, and there were no contentions and disputations among them, … Continue reading

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Puffing Them up with Pride – 3 Nephi 6:15-16

15 Now the cause of this iniquity of the people was this—Satan had great power, unto the stirring up of the people to do all manner of iniquity, and to the puffing them up with pride, tempting them to seek … 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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The Sick and the Afflicted – Mormon 8:37-39

37 For behold, ye do love money, and your substance, and your fine apparel, and the adorning of your churches, more than ye love the poor and the needy, the sick and the afflicted.38 O ye pollutions, ye hypocrites, ye … Continue reading

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Costly Apparel – 4 Nephi 1:24-25

24 And now, in this two hundred and first year there began to be among them those who were lifted up in pride, such as the wearing of costly apparel, and all manner of fine pearls, and of the fine … Continue reading

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