Understanding the Scriptures
|Preserved (v. 5)||Saved for a special purpose|
|Mysteries (v. 5)||Truths learned only by faith and revelation|
|Dwindled (v. 5)||Fallen gradually away|
|Waxed (v. 9)||Grew, became|
|Expedient (v. 9)||Appropriate, desirable|
|Proclamation (v. 10)||Announcement, declaration|
|Distinguished (v. 11)||Recognized, known|
|Blotted out (v. 12)||Erased|
|Adulterous (v. 13)||Unfaithful to covenants and promises, immoral|
|Charge (vv. 15–16)||Responsibility|
|Incurred (v. 17)||Earned|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activities A and B as you study Mosiah 1.
Write a Journal Entry
Suppose you were Mosiah II, the son of King Benjamin. Study Mosiah 1:1–8, and then write a journal entry in your notebook that summarizes the counsel your father gave you in those verses. Be sure to include at least two important principles he taught you about the scriptures.
Make Up a Quiz
Review Mosiah 1:11–18 and write at least three quiz questions: one from verses 11–12, one from verses 13–15, and one from verses 16–18. Be sure to include the answers.
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