Mosiah 9-17

Questions for Review:

1. According to Abinadi, why did the Lord give the Law of Moses? (Mosiah 13:30)


 
Mosiah 9
The Chronicle of Zeniff and his People,
Who Settled Among the Lamanites

"Good" among Lamanites (1)
 

Different Nephite agricultural products (9)
 

Lamanite king deceived Zeniff (10-12)


 
Mosiah 10
The Chronicle of Zeniff and his People (cont.)

Lamanites traditions stated that Nephi had deceived Laman and Lemuel centuries before  (12-17)
 


 
Mosiah 11
The Chronicle of Zeniff's People

How to identify a wicked king or ruler:


 
Mosiah 12
The Chronicle of Zeniff's People (cont.):
The Teachings and Prophecies of Abinadi

Meaning of the expression: "perverting the ways of the Lord" (26)

Not applying one's heart to understanding = not being wise (27)


 
Mosiah 13
The Teachings and Prophecies of Abinadi (cont.)

Abinadi is transfigured before his accusers (5-6)
 

Truth cuts the hearts of the wicked (7; also read 1 Nephi 16:1-2)

Salvation does not come by the Law of Moses alone (28)
 

The Lord gave a strict law to the ancient Israelites to help them remember Him daily (30)


 
Mosiah 14
The Teachings and Prophecies of Abinadi (cont.)

Isaiah's prophecy and description of the mortal Messiah:


 
Mosiah 15
The Teachings and Prophecies of Abinadi (cont.)

God himself--Christ--will come down among men (1-3; also read 13:34) 

Christ's victory over death (8)

His ascension to heaven, full of mercy towards us (9)

Definition of "the seed of Christ": (11-12)


Those who wilfully rebel against God and do not repent will not take part in the first resurrection (26; also read 16:5)


 
Mosiah 16
The Teachings and Prophecies of Abinadi (cont.)

All nations, kindreds, tongues, and people will eventually acknowledge God (1)
 

Those who persist in the carnal nature and in the ways of sin remain in fallen state and under power of the devil (5)
 

The extent of Abinadi's faith in Christ: he spoke of Christ's coming as if it had already happened, even though it wouldn't occur until about 150 years after Abinadi's days (6)


 
Mosiah 17
Death of Abinadi
and the Conversion of Alma Sr.

Alma Sr., then a young man, believes in Abinadi and is persecuted (2)

Abinadi becomes a martyr and prophesies that his suffering will be inflicted on others (13,20)
 

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