2 Nephi 3-5 Part 2 • Dr. Jan J. Martin • Feb 12 - Feb 18 • Come Follow Me

followHIM: A Come, Follow Me Podcast

07-02-2024 • 53 mins

Dr. Jan Martin discusses modern research and study on several difficult passages in the Book of Mormon, while bearing testimony of the Savior Jesus Christ and the Book of Mormon as the word of God.

Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/
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  • 00:00 Part I–Dr. Jan J. Martin
  • 00:07 2 Nephi 5 Covenant and prayer
  • 01:25 Taking problems to the Lord
  • 04:49 Separation and boundaries
  • 08:20 The pain of Nephi’s separation
  • 12:03 The group left behind
  • 13:11 2 Nephi 5:19-20 – the Lord’s promises to Laman and Lemuel
  • 16:04 2 Nephi 5:21 - Breaking a covenant
  • 20:38 Different verse breaks and careful teaching
  • 23:44 Cursing or covenant breaking
  • 28:28 Unpacking difficult topics
  • 30:21 Darkness is metaphorical
  • 32:42 Historical research regarding skin color and bias
  • 36:24 Teaching with caution
  • 39:10 Additional resources
  • 40:03 Righteous vs unrighteous not Nephite vs Lamanite
  • 42:27 2 Nephi 5:22 and making assumptions
  • 45:09 Letting go of past assumptions
  • 46:31 2 Nephi 5:25 covenant keeping and happiness
  • 50:19 Dr. Martin shares her testimony of Jesus and the Book of Mormon
  • 54:17 End of Part II– Dr. Jan J. Martin


Thanks to the followHIM team:
Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor
David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors
Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host
John Bytheway: Co-host
David Perry: Producer
Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor
Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes
Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design
Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager
Will Stoughton: Video Editor
Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website
Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts

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