And so Nephi's brother Jacob takes the reins. ∙ Eschewing History ∙ Jacob says that, when his older brother passed the plates on to him, he included a "commandment" to only write things that were "most precious" on them instead of ...―
Ladies and gentlemen, here we have it--Nephi's parting words of wisdom. ∙ The Written Word is UselessNephi seems to imply that oratory, not text, is what affects our hearts (verse 1):And now I, Nephi, cannot write all the things which were...―
Two more chapters of Second Nephi to go! ∙ All Things? ∙ Nephi makes an interesting promise in verse 3: ∙ Wherefore, I said unto you, feast upon the words of Christ; for behold, the words of Christ will tell you all things ...―
Nephi's winding down his written record, and he's only got three chapters left to say anything else he needs to say. Here's what he spends chapter 31 on. ∙ Delighting In Plainness ∙ Take a look at verse 3: ∙ For my soul...―
This chapter is...wait for it...completely Isaiah-free. ∙ What a relief. Incidentally, it's the juiciest chapter I've had the pleasure of reviewing in a while--it's chock full of ridiculous ideas, ironic teachings and glorious ...―
Nephi's almost done parroting Isaiah. Almost. ∙ But at least he takes a short break to explain himself. And explain a little Isaiah. ∙ Nephi Miscalculates ∙ Nephi says that he has not taught his people "after the manner of ...―
As Nephi continues to quote Isaiah (chapter 13), he actually manages to make a few changes of greater importance than simple punctuation. ∙ In verse 3, he alters a few words to clarify that God's "mighty ones" and those that "rejoice in ...―
This chapter is a great example of the Isaiah-quoting's status as little more than filler in the Book of Mormon. Why? Because of the chapter heading. ∙ Recent editions of the Book of Mormon (and by recent I mean way after Joseph Smith...―
Chapter 11 is only 8 verses long, and it's pretty light on the earth-shattering doctrines. But there are two things about this chapter I'd like to mention: revelation and the mess that is verse 7. ∙ No More Revelation ∙ In verses 2...―
In the wake of Lehi's lengthy demise, his family members are left with an important decision--do they follow the arrogant prick Nephi who's always telling everybody what to do, or do they follow the conniving Laman and Lemuel, who have recently ...―
The dying Lehi continues to give his extremely lengthy parting words to his children and grandchildren...only in this chapter, he finally gives up and dies. ∙ Departing from the Way Ye Should Go ∙ Lehi makes an interesting comment to...―
Hey everyone! This week (20th May - 26th May) is National Vegetarian Week across the UK. ...
∙ I created this Greek Chicken and Rice Cake Salad recipe as part of the ...
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