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Understanding the Scriptures
|Provisions (v. 2)||Food and supplies|
|Epistle (vv. 4, 11, 14–15, 24)||Letter|
|The sword of his almighty wrath (v. 6)||God’s punishment|
|Land of our first inheritance (v. 12)||Place where our people first lived (the land of Nephi)|
|Avenge his blood upon you (v. 16)||Kill you because you killed him|
|Breathed out (v. 19)||Spoke, expressed|
|Extinction (v. 20)||Complete destruction|
Studying the Scriptures
Do two of the following activities (A–C) as you study Alma 54.
Review the exchange of letters in Alma 54:1–4, 11–12, 15, 20.
Who wrote the first letter? What did he request?
Who wrote the second letter? What was Captain Moroni’s plan for the exchange of prisoners?
Who wrote the third letter? Why did he agree to the terms?