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Book of Mormon Study - Mosiah 7

One of the greatest lessons taught in this chapter is the one of understanding and not being offended. King Limhi caused that Ammon was bound and imprisoned. After two days of this, he was finally brought before King Limhi.


Ammon could have been mad. He could have fought back, been upset. He had been “wronged” after all. But, he gave King Limhi the benefit of the doubt. He said, I'm sure if you knew me and why I'm here, if you really understood, you wouldn't have thrown me in jail.

Ammon knew it was a big misunderstanding, and he harbored no ill feelings.

I have seen people upset for so much less. A misunderstanding, a misheard comment, a quick judgment. It almost seems like people are waiting to be offended, to give them a reason to be upset, hurt- or even to leave.

What a great example of humility, patience, love and understanding.

What did you  learn?

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