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RELIGION 122 STUDY GUIDE LESSON 1—ALMA 30 1. Why do we have so much information regarding Korihor, Sherum, and Nehor? 2. What do we call such people? What is an Anti-Christ? 3. What arguments did Korihor offer in support of his opposition to the Church? Do we have modern Korihors among us? 4. How did Alma respond to Korihor? What evidences did he offer? What questions did he ask? 5. Why was Alma so opposed to sign seeking? 6. How did Korihor react after being struck dumb? 7. What was Korihor’s real character defect? LESSON 2—ALMA 31-35 Alma 31 1. What was the spiritual condition of the Zoramites? What were their beliefs? 2. What is the Lord’s way of solving a Zoramite-like problem? 3. What was the Rameumpton and how was it used? 4. What explanation does Alma offer for such a perverted religion? 5. What blessing did the Lord provide so that Alma could teach? Alma 32-33 1. What was Alma’s purpose in addressing the Zoramites? 2. What group constitutes Alma’s first audience? 3. What is the mercy we find when we repent? 4. What is the difference between faith and knowledge? 5. What is Alma’s definition of faith? What does he add to Paul’s classical definition? What does faith to be centered on? 6. Are faith and knowledge incompatible? Why? 7. What hypothesis concerning faith did Alma construct? 8. How can we increase our faith? 9. What is Alma’s progression of spiritual events leading to salvation?
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10. What experiment concerning faith did Alma construct? 11. In order for the experiment to work what do we need to do? 12. How can we nourish faith? 13. How is saving faith attained? 14. What did Alma teach concerning Christ in Chapter 33? Alma 34 1. What specific doctrines does Amulek teach concerning the Atonement? 2. What are Amulek’s 7 Steps to Salvation? 3. What does he suggest doing to make our prayers more effective? 4. What steps does he suggest will lead us to eternal life? 5. What closing advice does he offer? 6. How is the Atonement infinite? 7. Why shouldn’t we procrastinate repentance? Alma 35 1. What was the effect of Alma and Amulek’s teaching? 2. Where did the converted Zoramites go? 3. Who took them in? LESSON 3—ALMA 36-38 Alma 36 1. Can you find chiasmus in chapter 36? What is chiasmus? What does its presence in the Book of Mormon indicate? 2. Why did Alma have such a unique experience? 3. What is the purpose for Alma’s statements in verses 3 and 5? 4. Why doesn’t God often send angels? 5. What was the pattern for Alma’s spiritual rebirth? What spiritual steps are described? 6. What steps to repentance are listed? 8. What does it mean to “be born again?” Alma 37 1. Who does Alma select to keep the record? 2. According to Alma, what benefit had his people received from the record?
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3. What was Alma’s formula for coming unto Christ? 4.
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ENGLISH BUS M 596R taught by Professor Hudgen during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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