Understanding the Scriptures
|Privileged (v. 2)||Favored, blessed, chosen|
|Of a surety (v. 3)||Without any doubt|
|Established (v. 4)||Proven, declared true|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activities A and B as you study Ether 5.
Write Your Testimony
Read Ether 5:3 and notice the word surety.
Read “The Testimony of Three Witnesses” in the front of the Book of Mormon. What happened that enabled them to “know of a surety” that the Nephite record was true?
Write an experience you have had with the Book of Mormon to help you know it is true.
After reading Ether 5:4–6, explain why you think the Lord would require and call witnesses to testify of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon.
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