Geography
A Wicked People
A Special Messenger
A Good Ammonihah-ite
Ponder

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A city where Alma found the people more righteous; named after a powerful Nephite warrior and teacher.
What is Gideon.

100

The custom or way Nephite cities were named (7).
What is--after the person who first settled there.

100

The specific messenger from God sent to Alma after he was cast out of Ammonihah (15).
What is the angel who had years before called the wicked Alma to repentance.

100

After Alma was kicked out of Ammonihah and had been suffering and starving for many days, Alma returned to Ammonihah and this man took him home and fed him (21).
Who is Amulek.

100

Alma prayed mightily that the people of Ammonihah might turn back to God. Why didn't his prayers seem to work?
Uchtdorf quote from lesson manual

200

The capital city of the Nephites and the hometown of Alma.
What is Zarahemla.

200

The people of Ammonihah's initial response to Alma (9, 11, 13)
What is--wouldn't listen, or hardened their hearts, or rejected him, or spit on him, or cast him out.

200

The reason the messenger gave Alma as to why Alma should rejoice, even though he was rejected and cast out (15).
What is--because Alma had been faithful in keeping the commandments of God.

200

One reason the good "A" gave for taking Alma into his home (20).
What is--he knew Alma was a prophet, or an angel in a vision told him to, or he knew that Alma would be a blessing to him and his family.

200

How is Alma's experience with the good "A" and indication that God DID hear and answer Alma's prayers?
Alma prayed that the Spirit would be poured out upon the people, and Amulek had a vision and believed the angel's message.

300

A city in which Satan had gotten great hold upon the hearts of the people.
What is Ammonihah.

300

After the people of Ammonihah refused to hear Alma, Alma "labored much in the spirit, wrestling with God in mighty prayer" for this purpose (10).
What is--so that God would pour out his Spirit upon the people, and/or that God would grant that Alma might be able to baptize them unto repentance.

300

After first comforting Alma, the messenger commanded Alma to do this (16).
What is--to return to the city of Ammonihah.

300

What Alma did to the good "A" and his family after they took him in and fed him (22&26).
What is--Alma blessed them.

300

Why is it important to obey the Lord promptly?
Example of President Monson

400

The major river west of Zarahemla.
What is the River Sidon.

400

The reason the people of Ammonihah gave to Alma for why they didn't have to listen to him anymore (11&12).
What is--Alma was no longer chief judge and had no power over them, and/or they no longer belonged to the church that he was high priest over.

400

The message Alma was commanded to preach to the people of Ammonihah (16).
What is--repent or be destroyed.

400

The Lord commanded the good "A" to do this along with Alma to the people of Ammonihah (29&30).
What is prophecy and/or preach.

400

When have you or someone you know been able to bless someone because of prompt obedience to the Lord's direction?

500

A land where people came from all around to hear Alma teach and be baptized (4&5).
What is Melek.

500

Alma's response to the people of Ammonihah's rejection (13&14).
What is--Alma left the city, and/or he was weighed down with much sorrow and anguish.

500

The adverb that describes Alma's return to Ammonihah after he received the message from the angel (18).
What is "speedily."

500

One thing the power of God given to Alma and the good "A" enabled them to do (31&32).
What is--they could not be confined in dungeons, and/or no man could slay them, and/or to preach and prophesy to the people.

500

Alma 8:28 says that the people of Ammonihah did become even "more gross in their iniquities" after they initially rejected Alma. Why might this be?
Possible answer: When we reject truth and the Lord's prophets, we lose the Spirit and become more hardened to the things of righteousness.