81. Blessings and Curses


Scriptures: Alma 3 & 4

Book of Mormon Student Manual

The Book of Mormon Student Manual: Chapter 23: Alma 1–4

The Amlicites Marked Their Bodies

The Amlicites Changed Their Appearance to Follow the Lamanites

The Mark and the Curse

“Every Man Receiveth Wages of Him Whom He Listeth to Obey”

“A Great Stumbling-Block”

Retaining a Remission of Sins

Bearing Pure Testimony



 Tattoos – President Gordon B. Hinckley (1:29)


Journal Prompt: 

Read Alma 1–4, marking all the verses that refer to riches, costly clothing, and the vain things of the world. Note the effect that their display of wealth had on the righteousness of members of the Church. Write a three- to five-minute talk on principles that Church members can follow to keep themselves from experiencing negative spiritual effects from materialism.

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