Wednesday, July 29, 2015

1 Nephi 2

(July 5, 2015)
                I was struck again, while reading this chapter, how the Lord spoke to Nephi seemingly at the very time that Laman and Lemuel were rejecting the command of their father.  I am left to wonder what blessings Laman and Lemuel left on the table by not accepting that commandment from the Lord.

                How often do I do that in my life?  How often does the Lord give me instructions to do something difficult, but something which promises His blessings to pour down on me, and I shirk and so the blessings are given to another?  I have been blessed to see many miracles in my life, but what miracles have I missed and not been blessed to see because of my stubborn disobedience?

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