Morianton grows to an exceedingly great age and begets Kim, whom he hands the kingdom over to. Kim, unfortunately, does not reign in righteousness. He reigns for eight years before his father passes away. Cross reference 1 Nephi 17:34-35. This is a good cross reference. It brings up a lot of good things. What this … Continue reading The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (Kings)
How is it that Heth, the son of Com, embrace secret plans of old when the people doing the secret planning were all dead? All of Akish's family died in self-destruction. Then I realized the secret plans didn't start with Akish's family. They may have among the Jaredites but that isn't the original source. They … Continue reading Prophets, Serpents, and the Rise and Fall of the Shez Dynasty
Remember how I talked about success at the end of my first Moses blog post? Let's look at it again and see what circumstances have prepared Moses to become the prophet. Last time we left off talking about his experience in Egypt, ending right when he marries Zipporah. Let's take a look at what has … Continue reading Let My People Go!
The plot continues to thicken. Corihor (the brother of king Shule) has many sons and daughters. One of which, Noah, decides to rebel against his dad and the king and take all his brothers and many people with him. I wonder how Corihor feels at this time. I get the feeling he had sufficiently humbled … Continue reading Rebellion and the Descent Into Secret Combinations
Chapter two! The last 11 verses with Elijah! What a journey it has been! Next, we'll start Elisha and I'll probably write even more. The first verse is intriguing. I'll copy it down for convenience. "And it came to pass when the Lord would take Elijah into heaven by a whirlwind, that Elijah went with … Continue reading Elijah’s Final Journey