Understanding the Scriptures
|Epistle (vv. 1–3)||Letter|
|Wage (v. 7)||Carry on|
|Succor (v. 12)||Help, support, strengthen|
|Obliged (v. 13)||Forced, compelled|
|Undaunted (v. 20)||Fearless, not discouraged|
|Convey (v. 22)||Take, escort|
|Ascribe (v. 26)||Credit, assign|
|In a body (v. 33)||As a group|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activity A or B as you study Alma 57.
Write Key Words
Review Alma 57:19–27.
Write key words and phrases that you think explain what these stripling warriors did and believed that miraculously saved them.
Briefly write about how you developed your faith and about a time when you were helped by the power of God because of your faith.
Hold a News Conference
Imagine you are a representative of the Nephite government holding a news conference about the wars. Use the information in Alma 57:19–36 to answer the following questions:
How many have been killed and wounded in the most recent conflict?
How do you account for the low death rate among the 2,000 stripling soldiers?
Why have so many Lamanite prisoners of war died?