Nephites and Lamanites

Nephites and Lamanites

In 4 Nephi the Lamanites and Nephites seem to be as one. I assume they intermarried. So when they became wicked and became ites again was that in name only or were the ites sifted out by blood lines. Karen _____________________ Dear Karen, The answer to your question...
Ether 12:27

Ether 12:27

The scripture, Ether 12:27, is actually one of my favorite scriptures in the Book of Mormon. We are provided great insight as the Lord teaches us more about his love — the fruit of the tree of life. What does Ether 12:27 mean? Heather _______________ Heather, In...
Mark 9:40-48, JST

Mark 9:40-48, JST

The Joseph Smith Translation of Mark 9:40-48 has our Lord describing the high price which sometimes must be paid for salvation. In extreme circumstances, it is better to lose limbs and even precious sight in order to spare a life. Could you please give me your...
Coriantumr

Coriantumr

Is Coriantumr a descendant of Jared or of the Brother of Jared? Joella _______________ Dear Joella, It seems likely. In Ether 11:17 we read: 17 And it came to pass that there arose another mighty man; and he was a descendant of the brother of Jared. This is the last...
Perfection

Perfection

Dear Gramps, In Matthew 5:48 we are given the command to be perfect. My question is: Is it possible for a person to become perfect? There are several things to consider like: 1. Abraham became perfect in this life? Do you know if there were others? 2. Somehow it must...
More Scripture to be Revealed

More Scripture to be Revealed

Dear Gramps. I have read and studied the Old and New Testaments,  Book of Mormon, Doctrine & Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price since I was a kid. I am just wondering about further light and knowledge in other scriptures being revealed. Do you have ideas about...
Calling and Election

Calling and Election

How to make your calling and election sure. Bonnie _______________ Bonnie, In order to answer your question directly, and without writing a short research paper, the answer to your question is found in thoroughly understanding two different passages: 2 Peter 1:5-12...
Trials

Trials

My dear friend has been having a lot of trials lately. It seems everytime something is set to go well life pulls back and says “gotcha!” As a result her outlook on life is bleak and I can feel her losing faith. I remember reading a scripture about our...
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