Each devotional will include the following: Scripture Reference Message/Thought – Based on principle Questions to Ponder I would suggest you have a journal nearby to write your answers down, and if you feel comfortable, share in the comments your answers, or something you learned from these scriptures. I look forward to learning with you and […]

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Scripture: 1 Nephi 8:23 “And it came to pass that there arose a mist of darkness; yea, even an exceedingly great mist of darkness, insomuch that they who had commenced in the path did lose their way, that they wandered off and were lost.” Message: As I have read these verses many times before I […]

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No scripture this morning, just thoughts I wanted to get down.   As a family over the years we have struggled with family scripture study.  I wanted to do it, but for different reasons (usually scheduling) often we would go to bed without it happening. A little over 1 yr ago, I realized that I […]

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Scripture: 1 Nephi 7:22 – “And it came to pass that we did come down unto the tent of our father. And after I and my brethren and all the house of Ishmael had come down unto the tent of my father, they did give thanks unto the Lord their God; and they did offer […]

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Scripture: 1 Nephi 7:14-21 “… when I… had spoken these words unto my brethren, they were angry with me. And they did lay their hands upon me… …And it came to pass that when I had said these words, behodl, the bands were loosed from off my hands and feet, and I stood before my […]

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Scripture: 1 Nephi 7:8-13 8 And now I, Nephi, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, therefore I spake unto them, saying, yea, even unto Laman and unto Lemuel: Behold ye are mine elder brethren, and how is it that ye are so hard in your hearts, and so blind in your minds, that ye […]

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I only have a few minutes, and I wanted to record something I have been thinking about lately, so this post will be slightly different.  Sorry. I just read an article by Sis. Oscarson called, “Keeping our Balance“. In our family I have been worried about how our family treats each other.  We are kind […]

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Scripture: 1 Nephi 7:6 And it came to pass that as we journeyed in the wilderness, behold Laman and Lemuel, and two of the daughters of Ishmael, and the two sons of Ishmael and their families did rebel against us; yea, against me, Nephi, and Sam, and their father, Ishmael, and his wife, and his […]

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Scripture: 1 Nephi 7:1 “…it came to pass that the Lord spake unto him again, saying that it was not meet for him, Lehi, that he should take his family into the wilderness alone; but that his sons should take daughters to wife, that they might raise up seed unto the Lord in the land […]

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Scripture: 1 Nephi 5:20 -22 And it came to pass that thus far I and my father had kept the commandments wherwith the Lord had commanded us. And we had obtained the records which the Lord had commanded us, and searched them and found that they were desirable; yea, even of great worth unto us, […]

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Scripture: 1 Nephi 5:9 “And it came to pass that they did rejoice exceedingly, and did offer sacrifice and burnt offerings unto the Lord; and they gave thanks unto the God of Israel.” Message: The sacrifice of thanksgiving is mentioned several times in the Old Testament. It is first mentioned in Leviticus 7:11-15. These verses […]

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