Daily Scripture

Alma 62:41

But behold, because of the exceedingly great length of the war between the Nephites and the Lamanites many had become hardened, because of the exceedingly great length of the war; and many were softened because of their afflictions, insomuch that they did humble themselves before God, even in the depth of humility. Apparently, circumstances don’t… Read More Alma 62:41

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Genesis 19:17

…look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed. Do you remember the story of Lot in Sodom? Lot had pitched his tent toward Sodom when he first established his house in Canaan. Eventually he moved right into Sodom amidst great wickedness.  But the Savior… Read More Genesis 19:17

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Alma 43:4

For behold, it came to pass that the Zoramites became Lamanites … At the beginning of the war chapters, this sentence breaks my heart. These Zoramites used to be members of the Church. They had the blessings of the gospel in their lives. But they slipped incrementally, changing the Lord’s teachings and expectations to their… Read More Alma 43:4

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Luke 15:17–18

17 And when he came to himself, he said, … 18 I will arise and go to my father…. I love that phrase “came to himself” in the parable of the prodigal son. We all need to “come to ourselves,” recognize what in ourselves we need to repent of and change, and then take it… Read More Luke 15:17–18