Understanding the Scriptures
|Perverting, pervert (vv. 7, 23)||Changing good to evil, corrupting|
|Expedient (vv. 13, 16, 24)||Appropriate, desirable|
|Faculties (v. 14)||Abilities|
|The interposition of their all-wise Creator (v. 19)||God coming to their rescue|
|Dethrone (v. 21)||Remove, get rid of|
|Enacteth (v. 23)||Passes, establishes|
|Contrary (v. 26)||Against, in opposition to|
|Travails (v. 33)||Suffering, pain|
|Relinquished (v. 38)||Gave up|
|Lucre (v. 40)||Riches|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activities A and B as you study Mosiah 29.
Make a Point
The following are statements that favor having a king. Use the ideas from Mosiah 29:18–25 to correct any statement you think is false.
A king is only one man; his problems do not affect the people.
A king serves the will of the people.
Kings are bound by the law of the country.
The best governments are those with kings.
Identify Important Principles
Common (v. 26)
Destruction (v. 27)
Unrighteous judgments (vv. 28–29)
Answered upon their own heads (v. 30)
Answered upon the heads of the kings (v. 31)