Understanding the Scriptures
|Vengeance (v. 1)||Revenge|
|Usurped (v. 5)||Taken unjustly or by force|
|Type (v. 10)||Symbol, likeness|
|Verified (v. 12)||Proven to be true|
|Outward performances (v. 15)||Ordinances associated with the law of Moses|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activity B and then activity A or C as you study Alma 25.
Check the Footnote
The footnote for Alma 25:2 gives insight as to why the people in the land of Ammonihah were destroyed. Read the verses listed in the footnote and write a summary of what happened in Ammonihah and why.
How Was Prophecy Fulfilled?
Abinadi prophesied concerning his accusers and their descendants as he was being burned to death. Read Abinadi’s final words in Mosiah 17:14–19 and list a brief summary of each element of his prophecy.
Search Alma 25:4–12 to identify which events fulfilled Abinadi’s words. Place the verse number next to the prophecy on your list.
Discuss with your parents, teacher, or some other adult Church member some of the prophetic words of latter-day prophets that have been fulfilled. Write down what you learn.
Find Key Ideas
Many of the Lamanites joined the people of Anti-Nephi-Lehi and accepted the law of Moses. Find the phrases in Alma 25:15–16 that explain why the law of Moses was an important part of the gospel at that time, and then summarize in one sentence why you feel that law was helpful for the Nephites.
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