Old Testament
Balaam and the angel, painting from Gustav Jaeger, 1836 via Wikipedia
KnoWhy #426
“Behold, an angel of the Lord came and stood before them, and he spake unto them.”
1 Nephi 3:29
Healed Man Gives Thanks via lds.org
KnoWhy #422
“He doeth not anything save it be for the benefit of the world; for he loveth the world, even that he layeth down his own life that he may draw all men unto him. Wherefore, he commandeth none that they shall not partake of his salvation.”
2 Nephi 26:24
Joseph Is Sold by His Brothers by Ted Henninger
KnoWhy #416
“Because of their grief and much sorrow, and the iniquity of my brethren, they were brought near even to be carried out of this time to meet their God; yea, their grey hairs were about to be brought down to lie low in the dust; yea, even they were near to be cast with sorrow into a watery grave.”
1 Nephi 18:18
Rebecca and Eliezer by Bartolome Esteban Murillo via Wikimedia Commons
KnoWhy #414
"And he would that Ammon should take one of his daughters to wife. But Ammon said unto him: Nay, but I will be thy servant."
Alma 17:24-25
Abraham Taking Isaac to be Sacrificed by Del Parson
KnoWhy #412
“For this cause it is sanctified unto us for righteousness, even as it was accounted unto Abraham in the wilderness to be obedient unto the commands of God in offering up his son Isaac, which is a similitude of God and his Only Begotten Son.”
Jacob 4:5
Detail of Battle in the Sidon by James Fullmer
knoWhy #411
“But behold, king Benjamin gathered together his armies, and he did stand against them; and he did fight with the strength of his own arm, with the sword of Laban.”
Words of Mormon 1:13
Meeting of Jacob and Joseph by William Hole
KnoWhy #410
“And after they had given thanks unto the God of Israel, my father, Lehi, took the records which were engraven upon the plates of brass, and he did search them from the beginning.”
1 Nephi 5:10
Photo by Maria Badasian on Unsplash
KnoWhy #408
“And behold, ye are the children of the prophets; and ye are of the house of Israel; and ye are of the covenant which the Father made with your fathers, saying unto Abraham: And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.”
3 Nephi 20:25
Abinadi and King Noah by James Fullmer
KnoWhy #406
“Yea, and thus they were supported in their laziness, and in their idolatry, and in their whoredoms, by the taxes which king Noah had put upon his people; thus did the people labor exceedingly to support iniquity.”
Mosiah 11:7
Liahona by Mike Wallce
KnoWhy #405
“And now, my son, I have somewhat to say concerning the thing which our fathers call a ball, or director—or our fathers called it Liahona, which is, being interpreted, a compass; and the Lord prepared it.”
Alma 37:38

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