Understanding the Scriptures
|Resort (v. 6)||Safety, refuge|
|Ransom (v. 8)||Price of exchange|
|Scourge (v. 10)||Attack, afflict|
|Stratagem (v. 10)||Careful plans|
|Flatter (v. 19)||Coax, persuade|
|Embassies (v. 20)||Official messengers|
|Resolved (v. 21)||Decided|
|Decoy (v. 21)||Trick, entrap|
|Vigor (v. 24)||Energy, strength|
|Having an unconquerable spirit (v. 33)||Being unwilling to give up or surrender|
|Forbear (v. 37)||Stop|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activity A as you study Alma 52.
Identify the Dilemma and Summarize the Solution
The Lamanites conquered many Nephite cities and used their fortifications to protect their troops from the Nephite armies. Read Alma 52:16–20 and identify the dilemma the Nephite leaders faced.
Review verses 21–32 and write a short paragraph summarizing the strategy the Nephites used to overcome the Lamanites.
What plans or decisions can you make now that will help you overcome Satan’s attacks throughout your life?