Understanding the Scriptures
|Dissensions (vv. 1, 3, 14, 17)||Arguments, rebellions|
|Rendered desolate (vv. 5–6)||Ruined, devastated|
|Proceedings (v. 13)||Doings|
|Equity (v. 20)||Fairness|
|Divide asunder (v. 29)||Expose and destroy|
|Cunning (v. 29)||Cleverness, deceitfulness|
|Snares (v. 29)||Traps|
|Wiles (v. 29)||Deceptions|
|Engulf (v. 29)||Swallow up|
|Consolation (v. 35)||Comfort|
|Sanctification (v. 35)||Making clean and pure|
|Yielding (v. 35)||Giving, submitting|
Studying the Scriptures
Do two of the following activities (A–C) as you study Helaman 3.
Make a Time Line
Throughout Helaman 3 are dates. Each verse listed on the following time line has an accompanying event and the year that event occurred. In your notebook, draw a time line similar to the one below and complete it with what you learn in Helaman 3.
Time Line: Helaman 3
Explain the Relationship
According to Helaman 3:1, what is the relationship between pride and dissension?
Apply the Scriptures
Imagine that you have a friend who has been struggling with making right choices. Your friend knows the gospel is true, but bad choices have brought feelings of guilt and questions about the possibility of repenting and whether or not repenting is worthwhile. In what specific ways could you use Helaman 3:27–30, 35 to help your friend avoid temptation, return to the Church, and increase his or her faith in Jesus Christ?