What did Alma do while hiding from the servants of king Noah?
Wrote Abinadi's words
For what teaching was Abinadi sentenced to death?
saying god would come down among the children of men
Who convinced King Noah not to relaease Abinadi? What is this similar to?
What Prophesy did Abinadi make while being urned
1. thy aseed shall cause that many shall suffer the pains that I do suffer, even the pains of bdeath by fire
2. ye shall be afflicted with all manner of diseases
3. ye shall be smitten on every hand, and shall be driven and scattered to and fro.
4.shall be ahunted, and ye shall be taken by the hand of your enemies
5. ye shall suffer, as I suffer, the pains of bdeath by fire.
How was this prophesy fufilled?
And the king commanded them that they should not return; and they were angry with the king, and caused that he should suffer, even unto death by fire.
What did Alma start doing privately?
preaching the words of Abinadi
Being baptized int he name of the lord is a witness that a person:
has entered a covenant, will serve the lord, and keep his commandments, that the lord may pour out his spirit more abundently upon them
After Alam ordained preist, what did he commandd them to teach?
teach them concerning the things pertaining to the kingdom of God.
they should bteach nothing save it were the things which he had taught, and which had been spoken by the mouth of the holy prophets.
NOTE: The king found out about Alma, and sent an army to destroy them. The fled into the wilderness and then to a Helam.
There is then an interruption in this story from from v 35 until chapter 23. During that break, it talks of Gideon and the lamanites daughters and the wicked priest and Ammon's arrival and the nephites escape to Zarahemla.(a 24 yr period). Alma's story picks up with him being warned that the king's army is coming to Helam.
Why did Gideon spare King Noah?
The lamanite army was coming
What did the king command the men to do when the lamanites were upon them?
Flee into the wilderness, and eventually to abandon their wives and children who were slowing htem down
How did the nephites keep the lamanites from destroying them?
Sent forth their Beautful daughters to plead with them
What did the lamanites do instead of killing the nephites?
Took them captive and brought htem back to their land on the condition that they would give them king noah and 1/2 of all their possesions, and pay a yearly tribute
What happened to noah's priest?
They fled right before getting killed
What oath did the lamanites make to king limhi and the nephites
they wouldn't slay them
After the lamanite king was wounded and brought before king limhi, gideon figured out the priest of Noah had taken the lamanite daughters. What did gideon say about the words of abinadi?
they were fufilled (this because we would not hearken unto the words of the Lord, and turn from our iniquities)
Why did the lamanites become passified towards the nephites?
The nephites explained that the priest of noah had taken the lamanite daughters. The lamanite king plead with his armies. The army say that the nephites were unarmed.
NOTE: chap 7 and 21 of mosiah talk about Ammon finding limhi's people. This is becuase of the flashback that occurs in chapter 9.
chaps 7-8 are 121 bc
chap 9 is 145 bc
by chapter 21 we have prgressed to 121 bc
The lamsnited didn't kill the nephites, but treated them harshly. What prophesy did this fufill?
NOTE: mormon pointed out here that there was no way for them to deliver themselves, just as abinadi had prophesied.
because of their iniquities, shall be brought into bondage, and shall be smitten on the cheek; yea, and shall be driven by men, and shall be slain; and the vultures of the air, and the dogs, yea, and the wild beasts, shall devour their flesh.
What did the ppl persaude limhi to do? what was the result?
go to battle. got driven back and many nephites were slain
What did the lord do for the nephites to help them before it was time for their deliverence?
softened the hearts of the lamanites
why did king limhi have ammon and his bro's cast into prison?
they misttok them for the priest of noah
what had king limhi done prior to ammon's coming?what had they found? what did they assume?
sent men to find zarahemla. They found a land of bones( jaradites). They assumed it was the people of Zarahenla.
Why weren't king limhi and his ppl baptized even though they wanted to "form themselves in to a church"?
no one had the authority to do it
What was gideon's plan to deliver the nephites from bondage?
sneak through the back wall at night when the lamanite gaurds were drunken
where did limhi's ppl arrive after many days in the wilderness? With whom did they join?
Zarahemla. Mosiah's people
What had the ppl of limhi brought with them?
why were the lamanite's persuing the nephites lost in the wilderness?
they could no longer follow the nephites tracks
How far did Alma's people go intot he wilderness
What reasons did Alam give his people for not having a king?
1. one man should not be esteemed above another
2. not all men are just (ex: king noah)
What caution did alma give about teachers?
don't trust them unless they are a man of god
Whyd oes the lord see fit to chasten his people?
to try their patients and faith
what did mormon say he would show the reader?
For behold, I will show unto you that they were brought into abondage, and none could deliver them but the Lord their God, yea, even the God of Abraham and Isaac and of Jacob.
The lamanite army looking for the nephites came across Alma's people at Helam. Alma's ppl surrendered. Who did the lamanite's find before this? Where?
Noah's priest at Amulon
Who was the leader of noah's priest who had taken the 24 lamanite daughters? Why didn't the lamnite army slay the priest?
Amulon. Becuase of the preist's lamanite wives
what deal did alama make with the lamanite army?
If Alma's ppl showed them the way to the land of nephi, they would give them their lives and freedom
after breaking their promises to alma, what did the lamanites do? Who did the lamanite king put in charge of Alma's people?
Sorrounded the city of Helam with gaurds and made Amulon ruler over them
NOTE: Lamanite king used amulon's brehtren to teach the lamanites the nephite language. This helped Alma jr and mosiah's sons when they later came their as missionaries.
Who did King Laman have teach his ppl the nephite language and what 3 things weren't they taught?
Amulon. They weren't taught of God, the law of moses, or Abinadi's words
What was the lamanite's level of rightousness at this time?
What restrictions did Amulon put on Alma's ppl?
They gave them many difficult task and told them they couldn't pray
After telling Alma's ppl he remebered his covenant with them, what did he say he would do for them?
What did the lord do to help Alma's ppl during their bondage? How did the lord deliver them?
1. Eased their burdens, strengthened them
2. He caused a deep sleep to come upon the lamanites, allowing Alma's ppl to flee. Once the lamanites awoke and began to persue them, the lord warned them to flee the valley they had stopped in, and the lord then stopped the lamanites in the valely so they couldn't continue to persue them
NOTE: Limi's ppl vs Alma
both suffered affliction. the lord didn't remove the afflictions of alma's ppl, but becuase they had repented and were keeping their covenants he made their burdens easier to bear.
What covenants do we take upon ourselves when we are baptized and how do these relate to the temple?
* we don't witness that we take christ's name upon us, but that we are willing to do so. This suggest hat something else must happen before we can take his name upon us....go to the temple! the waters of baptisim point towards the temple!
* we covenant to serve god, keep his commandments, and that we are willing to take upon his name
Where did alam get his authority to baptize? Did he preform the ordiance of baptism for himself when he baptized Helam?
1.He held the preisthood before becoming distrubed by king noah. He may have gotton it from Zeniff or Abinadi or an angle...ultimaley it came from God.
2. no. If he had authority to baptize that means he had already been baptized himself. Baptising himself with Helam was a token to the lord of humilty and full repentence.
When, where, and by whom were limhi's ppl baptized?
After alma taught them. Waters of Mormon. Alma.
How were Limhi's ppl brought to Zarahemla?
Ammon and his brothers lead them their after escaping from the lamanites
What did Orsan F. Whitney say about how the lord chastens his people to try their faith and patience?
Suffering brings out our best, just like when a flower is crushed it brings forth its sweetest fragrence
How far apart were the lands fo nephi and zarahemla?
What principle is found over and over again in mosiah 21,22,23
we need the lord to deliver us from bondage