Becoming Seekers of Happiness

Ammon tells the king what the Lord said (that is, they should leave the land). The people are gathered together, along with their flocks and herds, and depart into the wilderness that divides Nephite and Lamanite territory. What great faith it must have taken to do this! When I read this verse (14 of Alma … Continue reading Becoming Seekers of Happiness

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Convincing the Anti-Nephi-Lehis to Leave the Land

Alma chapter 27 starts off with a shift in the story. The Lamanites return from their campaigning to Nephite territory. Before I jump into this though, let's review why they were fighting the Nephites in the first place. Review of What's Happened Thus Far Ammon and his brethren taught the Lamanites. Those they converted became … Continue reading Convincing the Anti-Nephi-Lehis to Leave the Land

Ammon’s Speech of Gratitude Part 2

This post picks up where part 1 left off. That is, we'll begin with verses 22-32 of Alma 26--Ammon's speech of gratitude.  The Mysteries of God I'll copy in the verses and then I'll through the different sections. "Yea, he that repenteth and exerciseth faith, and bringeth forth good works, and prayeth continually without ceasing--unto … Continue reading Ammon’s Speech of Gratitude Part 2