106. Alma Counsels Helaman

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Scriptures: Alma 36


Book of Mormon Student Manual

The Book of Mormon Student Manual: Chapter 31: Alma 36–39

Introduction

Chiasmus

Remembering the Mercies of God

Alma “Fell to the Earth”—Two Days or Three?

Godly Sorrow

“I Could Remember My Pains No More”

Evidence That a Person Has Been Born Again

“Prosper in the Land”


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Video: 

 Racked with Eternal Torment – President Boyd K. Packer (1:56)

When We Repent, the Atonement Removes Bitter Pain and Brings Exquisite Joy – Elder Dallin H. Oaks (0:47)

Replace Suffering with Joy – Elder Jeffrey R. Holland (0:58)


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Journal Prompt: 

When Alma was convinced of the reality of God and the gospel, he immediately began to suffer great sorrow for his past sins. Why do you think that happened? How does that apply to us today?

The principles of Alma’s repentance and forgiveness experience are the same for us today even though the circumstances are different than ours. Write a one-page paper summarizing some of the principles involved and how they apply to us now.


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