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Chapter 22: Mosiah 25–29
|Title||Chapter 22: Mosiah 25–29|
|Publication Type||Manual Lesson|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Corporate Authors||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|
|Manual Title||Book of Mormon Student Manual|
|Publisher||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|
|Place Published||Salt Lake City|
|Keywords||Alma the Elder; Alma the Younger; Angel; Born Again; Conversion; King Mosiah; Priesthood Authority; Repentance; Separation of Church and State; Vision|
Many of the “rising generation” rejected the testimony of their fathers and led some Church members to “commit many sins” (see Mosiah 26:1, 6). As a result, Alma sought the Lord’s guidance on how to deal with members of the Church who broke the laws of God. He also prayed that his own son might “be brought to the knowledge of the truth” (see Mosiah 27:14). The answers to both petitions provide valuable teachings for us today. We learn the manner in which priesthood leaders must admonish those who commit serious sin and help them through the repentance process. We also see the need for all mankind to be “born of God” in the story of Alma the Younger and the four sons of Mosiah. Through your study, contemplate how accepting the Atonement of Jesus Christ leads to repentance, full conversion, and the desire to labor for the salvation of others.
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