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—Lorenzo Snow

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    Agency and Freedom in the Divine Plan

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    and death, according to the captivity and power of the devil. (2 Nephi 2:26–27)   Jesus Christ is thus ... “And it must needs be that the devil should tempt the children of men, or they could not be agents unto ... presence, and to become companions of the devils, have their agency abridged immediately, and bounds ...

    Biblical Hebrew Words You Already Know and Why They Are Important


    for the adversary of the Lord. [21] When Latter-day Saints use the term Satan to refer to the devil ... common name-titles for Satan— devil and Lucifer —have their own interesting etymological histories. In brief, the word devil is an anglicized, transliterated form of the Greek term diabolos, which means ...

    From RE 7, no. 3 (2006) of The Religious Educator

    The Atonement of Jesus Christ: 2 Nephi 9

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    agency, the devil, the results of the Fall, the power of the Atonement, and the dictum that there must ... subject to that angel who fell from before the presence of the Eternal God, and became the devil, to rise no more. And our spirits must have become like unto him, and we become devils, angels to a devil ...

    No. 15


    that it is plain to see (he says) that it is by Beelzebub that they cast out a devil, if they do, and thereby show ... a “deceiver,” &c, prove that it is by Beelzebub that the Saints cast out a devil, Sir! What do you mean? Why ...

    From No. 15

    In the Hands of the Potter: The Crucibles of Light


    by the devil, but the Priesthood will try you—it will try you to the core. If one thing won’t try you, something ...

    From Joseph and Hyrum--Leading as One

    8. Interior Features


    Interior Features Evidence concerning the building’s interior comes from a few architectural drawings, eyewitness descriptions, archeological evidence, and lists of materials in account books. Other than the Henry Lewis sketch of the baptismal font (Figur ...

    From Nauvoo Temple: A Story of Faith

    17. Teaching in Black and White: Antithetic Parallel Structure in the Book of Alma, Its Form and Function


    the devil. (Alma 5:40)   Note that I have underlined the antonymous terms that epitomize ... of “good” and “evil,” God and the devil. God is good and the devil is evil. All good things originate from ... bringeth forth evil works 2 the same becometh a child of the devil, for he ...

    From The Book of Mormon: Alma, the Testimony of the Word

    12. Early Christianity and 1 Nephi 13–14


    characters and themes: the Lamb and his Church, the Apostasy, the great and abominable church of the devil ... of the beast serve to represent other aspects of the kingdom of the devil. Moreover, if the symbol ... are component parts of the kingdom of the devil, but they are separate parts even though they sometimes work ...

    From The Book of Mormon: First Nephi, the Doctrinal Foundation

    Withstanding the Evil One


    is fundamental to not succumbing to it. The Devil Made Me Do It In the Garden of Eden were all ... modern revelation we learn “that the devil tempted Adam, . . . wherein he became subject to the will of the devil, because he yielded unto temptation” (D&C 29:40). This early interaction between our first ...

    From Volume 12 Number 2, 2011 of The Religious Educator

    Joseph Smith and Agency

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    of opposition. “And it must needs be that the devil should tempt the children of men, or they could not be agents ... and death, according to the captivity and power of the devil; for he seeketh that all men might be miserable ... not be condemned. The devil could not compel mankind to do evil; all was voluntary. Those who resisted the Spirit ...