Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Alma 24

Today I was reading in the Book of Mormon in Alma 24. In this chapter the Laminates have come unto Christ and took upon the name of Anti-Nephi-Lehi.  

16And now, my brethren, if our brethren seek to destroy us, behold, we will hide away our swords, yea, even we will bury them deep in the earth, that they may be kept bright, as a testimony that we have never used them, at the last day; and if our brethren destroy us, behold, we shall ago to our God and shall be saved.
 17And now it came to pass that when the king had made an end of these sayings, and all the people were assembled together, they took their swords, and all the weapons which were used for the shedding of man’s blood, and they did abury them up deep in the

These people were truly converted. They gave up their weapons so freely. They would do whatever was needed for their salvation. What do we do? What little things are we holding onto? We need to be more like the Anti-Nephi-Lehi's and give away everything that we might know Him. These people were blessed for the things that they did, and each of us will be blessed if we give up things in in our lives that our not in harmony with Christ.  The Lord loves you... He wants you to come unto him. He is there for you.

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