I re-read this today and just wanted to share it again.
As we drove along yesterday on a long drive, my husband and I were listening to passages from the book of Helaman in the Book of Mormon for his morning scripture study. a thought suddenly occurred to me… These people were Old Testament people. They had not yet met the Savior, even they had firm testimonies of Jesus Christ. They would have been speaking language more closely related to Hebrew. They would have called Him Something closer to Messiah.
Messiah is Hebrew for “anointed one.” Christ is Greek for “anointed one.” They had testimonies that Jesus Christ was in the beginning and “anointed” to be the Lord, the God of this world. They understood the doctrine of the Atonement of Jesus Christ. They understood His role as Savior and Redeemer.
I became obsessed with the idea all day. Ever moment I didn’t have to think about something else, my mind…
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