Category Archives: Alma

Alma 1:3-5 — LeGrand Baker — fallacies of human reasoning

Alma 1:3-5 — LeGrand Baker — fallacies of human reasoning 3   And he [Nehor] had gone about among the people, preaching to them that which he termed to be the word of God, bearing down against the church; declaring … Continue reading

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Alma 1:20-33 — LeGrand Baker with Tyson Hill – meaning of equality

Alma 1:20-33 — LeGrand Baker with Tyson Hill – meaning of equality These verses, in the first chapter of Alma, contain another of those amazingly profound statements that Mormon passes over as though there was nothing extraordinary about it. This … Continue reading

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Alma 3:26-27 — LeGrand Baker — meaning of ‘works’

Alma 3:26-27 — LeGrand Baker — meaning of ‘works’ 26    And in one year were thousands and tens of thousands of souls sent to the eternal world, that they might reap their rewards according to their works, whether they … Continue reading

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Alma 5:1-7 — LeGrand Baker — spiritual life and death

Alma 5:1-7 — LeGrand Baker — spiritual life and death There is a fun bit of information given by Alma in v. 4 and 5. Speaking of the people who followed his father Alma, he says: they were delivered out … Continue reading

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Alma 5:8-9 — LeGrand Baker — Psalm 21, the song of redeeming love

Alma 5:8-9 — LeGrand Baker — Psalm 21, the song of redeeming love Alma 5:8-9 8 And now I ask of you, my brethren, were they destroyed? Behold, I say unto you, Nay, they were not. 9 And again I … Continue reading

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Alma 5:10-15 — LeGand Baker — meaning of hope

Alma 5:10-15 — LeGand Baker — meaning of hope Alma 5:10-15 10     And now I ask of you on what conditions are they saved? Yea, what grounds had they to hope for salvation? What is the cause of … Continue reading

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Alma 5:14-24 — LeGrand Baker — engraven upon your countenance

Alma 5:14-24 — LeGrand Baker — engraven upon your countenance There seems to be 4 dominant themes in these verses. 1) The first, “Have ye spiritually been born of God?” is a clear reference to the blessings of kingship and … Continue reading

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