A New Chief Judge and a New Missionary

As Alma sees the humble followers and the persecutions that were heaped upon them, he began to be sad. Nevertheless, it says, the Spirit of the Lord did not fail him. What is meant by the Spirit of the Lord not failing him? I think what is meant is that although he was very sorrowful, the … Continue reading A New Chief Judge and a New Missionary

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The Evolution of Lamanite Warfare

The Amlicites distinguished themselves from the Nephites. They put a red mark on their forehead. Nevertheless, they did not follow the Lamanites in their custom of shaving their heads. Marking Today Labeling yourself is still around. Even marking in the forehead. Consider Hindus marking themselves with a red dot on the forehead. I wonder if … Continue reading The Evolution of Lamanite Warfare

Receiving Wages from Those Whom We Choose to Obey

The Lamanite Curse Moving on with the narrative. The skin of the Lamanites was dark. This was a curse brought upon them by transgression and rebellion of their fathers against their brothers, Nephi, Jacob, Sam and Joseph. Whoa! Holy cool cross reference Batman! Go to 1 Nephi 2:23. This is the Lord talking to Nephew. … Continue reading Receiving Wages from Those Whom We Choose to Obey

Amlici’s Contention For the Kingdom Part 3

The two armies book it back to Zarahemla as fast as they can. However, in the process of crossing the river Sidon, the Amlicite-Lamanite army, which is as numerous as the sands of the sea, falls upon them. The River Sidon In a book I have called, "Exploring the Book of Mormon in America's Heartland," … Continue reading Amlici’s Contention For the Kingdom Part 3