Alma 62: Moroni Marches to Help Pahoran

Book of Mormon Student Study Guide, (2000), 142–143

Because of the courage and leadership ability of Moroni and other Nephite leaders, the rebellion of the king-men in Zarahemla was put down and the war with the Lamanites finally ended. What kind of influence do you think that rebellion had on the nation? What impact do you think the long and destructive war with the Lamanites had upon Nephite society and upon the Church? Look for answers to these questions as you study Alma 62.




Understanding the Scriptures

Alma 62

Dissenters (v. 6)Rebellious Nephites
Valiantly (v. 37)Bravely, courageously
Yielded up (v. 43)Gave up
Regulation (v. 44)Correction, reorganization
Wax (vv. 48, 51)Grow

Studying the Scriptures

Do two of the following activities (A–D) as you study Alma 62.

Activity A iconOutline the Events

For each of the following major events from Alma 62:1–11, write two details that relate to the story:

  1. 1.

    Raise the standard (see vv. 1–5)

  2. 2.

    Defeat the king-men (see vv. 6–9)

  3. 3.

    Enforce the law (see vv. 10–11)

Activity B iconWhat Would You Say?

Review Alma 62:12–17. Imagine being the leader of the people of Ammon. Write what you might say to the Lamanite prisoners of war.

Activity C iconWrite an Obituary

Read Alma 62:35–38 and write an obituary about Teancum. (An obituary is a notice of a person’s death that includes brief information about the deceased.) Include information such as who he was, what he accomplished, and why he did what he did.

Activity D iconSummarize a Passage

Review Alma 62:39–51.

  1. 1.

    List some reasons you think some of the Nephites were “hardened” by the war while others were “softened.”

  2. 2.

    Explain how Helaman and his brethren helped the people overcome the effects of the war.

  3. 3.

    What can you do now to prepare for the difficult times that will come in your life so that your heart will not become hardened?