Rejection of a Prophet and the Resulting Bloodshed

And now back to Ether after a 40 something page detour about the lost tribes of Israel! Ether seems like an eternity ago! But now we are going to finish it! We are in Ether chapter 13 verse 12 now. You can read along with in your book on page 513 in the English copy … Continue reading Rejection of a Prophet and the Resulting Bloodshed

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Finding Prosperity and Protection in a Time of War and Contention

Today's post is on the book of Jarom. Jarom is the son of Enos, who is the son of Jacob, who was the brother of Nephi. Genealogy hasn't gotten complicated yet. Jarom writes a few words according to the commandment of his father, that their genealogy may be kept. Jarom is writing on the small … Continue reading Finding Prosperity and Protection in a Time of War and Contention

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