00:32 – The book of Helaman is a pattern for our day.
03:20 – Modern-day secret combinations.
05:29 – The Mahan Principle as demonstrated in the book of Moses.
07:55 – Secret combinations are identified in D&C 89.
09:16 – Slavery is also a secret combination. Qodesh, the word for holiness, or “Saints” means that we should be different, set apart.
16:49 – Prophets are seers and see through the secrets.
20:07 – After Nephi gives a sign proving his message, he is left alone. Isaiah’s call narrative and Mormon’s lament have similar messages.
28:14 – Nephi receives the Sealing Power in Chapter 10.
29:53 – Hugh Nibley & Neal A. Maxwell’s thoughts on the Sealing Power.
37:55 – The pride cycle and our tendency to quickly backslide.
45:52 – The shortcut. How we can make sure that neither pain or prosperity lead to pride.
49:42 – The black hole or swirling pit of despair in the bottom half of the pride cycle.
51:35 – Mormon’s lament invites us all to avoid the bottom half of the circle.
58:17 – Mormon includes meaningful symbols in the record to help us remember.
1:03:32 – Two possible views of the Gadianton society.
For the show notes covering many of the stories and quotes in this podcast, go to Helaman 7-12 Quotes and Notes. For Joseph Smith’s 1844 solutions to American slavery, go here. For the chart showing the pride cycle discussed in the podcast, go here. For the video where Nephi is left alone after proving his innocence, go to the 6:13 mark of the video here. We referenced Helaman 3.27-30 in the podcast, where these verses talk about the Liahona, Nephi’s ship, and a sword. These are items associated with kingship and to read more about this, go here.
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