00:26 – Overview.
02:04 – Alma teaches when you can say “I know”. He explains what it means to know something and describes 3 phases of a testimony and 4 ways of knowing spiritual truths.
14:24 – Joseph Smith explains that true doctrine tastes good.
33:06 – If you nourish the tree, it will nourish you.
34:20 – C.S. Lewis re-evaluates his beliefs when his wife dies.
39:51 – The Brass Plates represent a northern prophetic tradition, both Zenock and Zenos were edited from the Hebrew Bible.
50:29 – Moses raises a serpent as a type. Look to God and live. He has the power to heal all who will look.
57:27 – Important verses in Alma 34.
1:00:04 – Amulek teaches that we must take care of each other.
1:03:42 – Do not procrastinate repentance. This life is a time for men to prepare to meet God. Don’t be discouraged and know there is safety in staying on the path.
For the quotes used in this podcast, see Alma 32-35 Great Quotes. For an excellent review of the Greek notion of faith or pistis (πίστις), I highly recommend this video of Brent Schmidt’s presentation at BYU in 2019. You can access a copy of Karel Van der Toorn’s book Scribal Culture and the Hebrew Bible here. For an introduction to the Documentary Hypothesis, go here. For a brief overview of the four main strands of the Hebrew Bible, see Stories Told Twice in the Bible. On the Brass Plates being an “E Source” document, go here. To understand more about the editing of the Hebrew Bible at the time of Lehi and Nephi’s stewardship and how both of these prophets reacted to these changes, see our podcast on 1 Nephi 1-7, from 7:00- 29:00.
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