Alma Teaches Shiblon – Alma 38

Amen
Philippians 2:3a Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory.

Book of Mormon Study Notes

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After leading a mission to the Zoramites, Alma the Younger returned to Zarahemla. Having either visited or sent representatives to every city, and finding that many people were not receptive to his message, he became discouraged. He turned his attention to his family and taught his three sons: Helaman, Shiblon, and Corianton (Alma 35:15-16).

Purpose

Alma was pleased with Shiblon’s steadiness and faithfulness during the mission to the Zoramites. His purpose in teaching Shiblon was to encourage him to remain faithful, and to warn him of some dangers he might face, including pride and self-righteousness.

Outline

  1. If you keep the commandments, you will prosper (Alma 38:1).
  2. You have been faithful and diligent from a young age. You have served faithfully among the Zoramites, including enduring persecution with patience (Alma 38:2-4).
  3. If you trust God, He will deliver you from your trials, troubles, and…

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