The most powerful self reflection chapter in the Book of Mormon. Lots of questions to ask ourselves and think about.
Alma shows us how best to work with those that don't believe the way we do or who aren't acting the way they should. Be Humble and Helpful or Scornful and Contentious. A powerful chapter for self reflection.
The Amlicites have separated themselves from the Nephites and we learn a little bit about the division of those that choose to follow Christ and those that choose a different path.
Amlici doesn't get his way and chooses to bring contention into life. We learn a bit about contention and how to try and avoid it.
Nehor teaches priest craft and we learn about the economy of being a follower of Christ.
Mosiah changes the entire leadership structure of the Nephites and Alma the Younger takes over leadership. We learn 2 important leadership lessons from Mosiah in the process.
Mosiah starts to hand off authority to the next generation of leaders. We also learn about why the sons of Mosiah wanted to do missionary work, which teaches you some important lessons about your own life.
The conversion story of Alma the Younger. It can be a model for you and your conversion as well.
Alma faces a problem he's never experienced before...how he solves it helps us understand how to solve our problems. We also learn about what God values in our lives.
Everyone is gathered to Zarahemla and Mosiah and Alma teach the people and establish Churches. We are reminded of how God works in our lives.
Alma makes it back to Zarahemla and is received with joy. If you are struggling in life this chapter gives an excellent roadmap of how to get through this struggle and find joy.
Alma and his people are stretched, even though they had nothing wrong. God still loves you even when bad things are happening, this chapter reminds us of that.
Limhi and his people are finally able to escape the Lamanites and return home. If you've ever done something dumb and felt like you needed help and God's love, understanding this chapter will help.
All sors or different people come into this chapter as we learn about the Lord looking out for and hearing the prayers of His people...even when they mess up.
Lamanites attack Limhi and his people because of a misunderstanding regarding their daughters. It gets resolved and we learn a bit about agency.
Gideon almost kills King Noah...and then King Noah is killed. And the story moves on.
The baptismal covenant is covered and how Alma sets up the Church. Reminds us of how we can best serve God by serving others.
Abinadi is killed but not before he teaches us a little more about ourselves.
The Atonement simplified and better understood. What is Christ's role and what do I need to do?
Abinadi teaches the life and mission of the Savior and how that impacts us. What do we need to do because of what Jesus did?
Abinadi quotes Isaiah and teaches us about the life of the Savior.
Abinadi continues his teaching and reminds us where our focus needs to be...on Christ and his atonement.
Abinadi teaches the priest of King Noah a powerful lesson that applies to us. Are we more like Abinadi or more like the priests? It all comes down to application of what we know to be true.
King Noah takes over and immediately changes the direction of the people. They become distracted and that has significantly negative consequences for his people. Is that true for us?