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"By the Mouth of Angels," Alma 13:20-31

Alma 13:20-31

Alma now brings all this message home, by declaring repentance to the people of Ammonihah (vs. 20).

Vs. 22 - This verse is an interesting reminder of the work of angels in preparing the way for salvation to be ministered among all nations.

Vs. 23 - The Nephites had it different than the Jewish nation. Amongst the Nephites the terms of salvation were plain to be understood. This privilege was extended to them because of their being made wanderers in a strange land. Sacrifice frequently brings spiritual advantages.

Vs. 24 - All the land of the Nephites (and even the Lamanites, I would suppose) were being prepared through the ministering of angels for the time of Christ's coming, that the people would be prepared to receive his word.

I find it curious that Alma, the spiritual head of the Church during his time, was made aware of this ministering from beyond the veil -- as if efforts were being coordinated between heaven and earth. How much we don't know! I feel that in a sense the same is true in our time. How much must the angels be working during our time to prepare the hearts of men for the message of Christ.


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