Book of Mormon

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  • Anthropology Of Mormonism

    from it. They have the same people, but often with a completely different background or role in the story. For example, Mormons believe that Jesus is the “ literal spirit-brother of Lucifer, a creation” . (Slick, “A Comparison…”). Mormonism was founded in 1830 by Joseph Smith Jr., the fourth child of Lucy and Joseph Smith. His mother was a very superstitious woman, and his father was known as a money digger. Smith was disconcerted by all of the different denominations of Christianity, and claimed to have…

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  • The Book Of Mormon Essay

    produced, but the Book of Mormon sheds further light on the subject, and will help the people in these lat- ter days to be prepared to face such opposition. Through studying the accounts of Sherem (Jacob 7:1-23), Nehor (Alma 1:2-16) and Korihor (Alma 30:6-60),…

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  • Book Of Mormon Analysis

    The Book of Mormon testifies of Christ. It testifies of His coming, His ministry, His suffering and death for our sins, and of his resurrection. It is through those last three that mankind is able to become resurrected, immortal beings, and eventually return to Him and Father in Heaven. Two important chapters in the Book of Mormon that give information on the topics of Christ and resurrection are Alma chapters 11 and 40. This analysis of those chapters describes similarities and each’s…

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  • Roles Of The Mothers In The Book Of Mormon

    In the Book of Mormon we read about 2,000 exemplary young men who were exceedingly valiant, courageous, and strong. They were men of truth and soberness, for they had been taught to keep the commandments of God and to walk uprightly before him. These faithful young men had been taught by their mothers that if they would not doubt, God would deliver them. I would suspect that the mothers of Captain Moroni, Mosiah, Mormon, and other great leaders also had mothers who taught them that if they…

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  • Who Killed Brenda And Erica Lafferty Analysis

    the person who actually committed the crime. Yet, in reality, so many things add up altogether that resulted in a horrendous bloody crime. Jon Krakauer mentions this in his book, “Under the Banner of Heaven” that the murder of Brenda and Erica Lafferty were the result of so many things, events, and people adding up to the horrendous action which took place on “twenty-fourth of July” (176). Ron and Dan Lafferty were the actual persons who committed this vicious act, they were two of Allen…

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  • The Role Of Jesus In The Book Of Mormon

    Jesus is the Son of God and our redeemer I will be touching on the most important doctrine in the Book of Mormon that Jesus Christ is the Savoir of mankind and is my own personal Savior. The whole goal of the book is bringing all unto Christ. The Book of Mormon is another witness of Jesus Christ and confirms the truths found in the Holy Bible. In its more than 6,000 verses, the Book of Mormon refers to Jesus Christ 4,000 times. It is clearly stated in it that it this was written to teach of and…

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  • Alma's Explanation In The Book Of Mormon

    This verse, and the context surrounding it, is one of my favorites for the emotion of its story, and its importance to my understanding of the nature of God. The martyrdom of the righteous ammonites is one of the most horrible events described in the Book of Mormon; I can’t imagine what a test of faith it would have been for Alma and Amulek to not take action to prevent it. The fact that they stayed their hands is one of the strongest testimonies of the perfection of the plan of salvation that I…

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  • Book Of Mormon Character Analysis

    One of these points is in the Book of Mormon, 2 Nephi 2:11 where it says “For it must needs be that there is an opposition in all things. If not so, righteousness could not be brought to pass, neither wickedness, neither good nor bad”. There is opposition in all of us. There is the light of Christ that is within us and there is the temptations of the flesh. 2 Nephi continues, “Wherefore all things must needs be a compound in one”. In verse 12 he goes on to say that without this opposition in all…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Book Of Mormon

    I didn't share my feelings with my family or friends, since I didn't want to worry them. Finally, however, after two weeks, I decided to confess my concerns to the local LDS missionaries I had met recently, knowing that they would help me. Through referencing the LDS gospel, the missionaries taught me how to confront failure. I was not only grateful for their lesson, but also shocked as to how their scripture The Book of Mormon contained the answer I needed. From the missionaries’ lesson, I…

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  • The Better For My Foes By Elouise Bell Analysis

    The essay The Better For My Foes written by Elouise Bell. Bell emphasizes the importance of opposition. Relaying common mistakes Americans and Mormons participate in deeming all opposition as pure evil. Bell draws a light on personal and intellectual growth that can be erected from opposition, but demonstrates the consequences of asserting it. Agonism In The Academy by Deborah Tannen reveals the weak link in the educational system. Portraying the combat like atmosphere encouraged and exposing…

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