Abiding Precepts – 2 Nephi 21

Read the full chapter here: 2 Nephi 21

Passage #1

And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord;

2 Nephi 21:2

Precept #1

Seek for wisdom and knowledge.


What does the Lord define wisdom as? When have you used wisdom to help you make correct choices?


Passage #2

And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the Lord; and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears.

2 Nephi 21:3

Precept #2

Use the assistance of the Holy Ghost to make correct judgements.


Have you ever faced a situation or person which you totally misjudged? How did you feel about it? Could the Lord have helped you judge differently?


Passage #3

And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle of his reins.

2 Nephi 21:5

Precept #3

Let righteousness and faithfulness be guiding forces in your decision making.


How could remembering righteousness and faith in the Lord have helped you make better decisions this week?


Passage #4

They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea.

2 Nephi 21:9

Precept #4

Don’t hurt or destroy other people.


Has your behavior destroyed someone else’s self-worth? How might you go about repairing that damage?


Passage #5

And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek; and his rest shall be glorious.

2 Nephi 21:10

Precept #5

Seek for Jesus.


What or whom have you sought for this week?

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