The Miracle and Massacre of the Anti-Nephi-Lehis

Yes, it's a foreboding title. Miracle and massacre both evoke powerful images. So much in fact, that it seems impossible to have both at the same time. That's what makes the event you'll read about so amazing. Reading and writing about it was a faith promoting experience at the time it was written (these posts … Continue reading The Miracle and Massacre of the Anti-Nephi-Lehis

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The Anti-Nephi-Lehis Bury Their Weapons of War

Moving on to Alma 24:5. Ammon, his brethren, Lamoni, and Anti-Lehi-Nephi (the person, not the people) hold a council to determine what should be done to defend themselves against the war-mongering Lamanites. Where is Midian? Let's talk about the lands in this verse real quick. The land of Midian is where Ammon and those traveling … Continue reading The Anti-Nephi-Lehis Bury Their Weapons of War

Lamoni’s Father Opens his Kingdom to Missionary Work

Once the king collapses, the servants run and tell the queen. She comes to see what has happened. Upon laying eyes to her beloved, she commands the servants to take Aaron and his brethren to slay them. The servants have witnessed the teaching that has happened. They were there when Lamoni's father fell. When the … Continue reading Lamoni’s Father Opens his Kingdom to Missionary Work