Book of Mormon
Lesson 28
“The Word Is in Christ unto Salvation”

Lesson Highlights

A study of this lesson will help us understand that the word of God will lead us to Jesus Christ and encourage us to "nourish the word" in our hearts (Alma 32:40).

Scripture references for study:  Alma 32–35
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Lesson 28 Handout (PDF)

Introductory Comments

Alma 31.

Alma 32

The poor in the land of Zoram.

The poor in heart.

The Adversity of Poverty.



Alma 33 & 34

  1. In Alma 33, Alma goes on to teach the Zoramites about the Redeemer.
  2. After giving the testimonies of prophets Alma says, "But behold, this is not all; these are not the only ones who have spoken concerning the Son of God. Behold, he was spoken of by Moses; yea, and behold a type was raised up in the wilderness, that whosoever would look upon it might live. And many did look and live" (v18-19).
  3. READ ALMA 34:32-35.
  4. READ ALMA 34:37-41.

Gospel Doctrine Notebook

Record your thoughts on teachings of Alma and Amulek as recorded in this lesson. How can you strengthen your faith?

Resources Used In This Lesson

A Wonderful Flood of Light by Neal A. Maxwell.

Conference Reports (CR).

Meek and Lowly by Neal A. Maxwell.

Mormon Doctrine by Bruce R. McConkie.

Studies In Scripture, Volume 8, edited by Kent P. Jackson.

Teachings of Spencer W. Kimball.

Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith (TPJS).

The Improvement Era.

Three Degrees of Glory by Melvin J. Ballard.

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