48. Jacob Lays Law


Scriptures: Jacob 2

Book of Mormon Student Manual

The Book of Mormon Student Manual: Chapter 15: Jacob 1–4

“Answering the Sins of the People upon Our Own Heads”

Admonish “According to the Strict Commands of God”

“Before Ye Seek for Riches”

“Free with Your Substance”

“Proud in Your Hearts”

Plural Marriage


“Many Hearts Died, Pierced with Deep Wounds”



Beginning to Labor in Sin – Elder Dallin H. Oaks (1:25)

The Lord Delights in Chastity – Elder Richard G. Scott (1:02)

Chastity – Elder Richard G. Scott (2:04)

Do Not Practice Polygamy – President Gordon B. Hinckley (1:10)


Journal Prompt: 

Jacob taught that we should treat everyone as a valued child of God (see Jacob 2:21). How can you do this more fully?

From the following scriptures, make a list of the Lord’s counsel concerning financial matters: Jacob 2:12–19; Mosiah 4:16–26. Use the list you have compiled to develop some personal financial guidelines to follow throughout your life.

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