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King Benjamin
Saint John the Evangelist by Frans Hals via Wikimedia Commons. King Benjamin Addresses His People by Gary L. Kapp via Gospel Media Library.
As King Benjamin concluded his speech, his people said, “we are willing to enter into a covenant with our God to do his will, and to be obedient to his commandments in all things that he shall command us, all the remainder of our days” ( Mosiah 5:5 ). Benjamin then informed, “because of the covenant which ye have made ye shall be called the children of Christ, his sons, and his daughters; for...
Saint Paul Writing His Epistles by Valentin de Boulogne via Wikimedia Commons. King Benjamin Addresses His People by Gary L. Kapp via Gospel Media Library.
In his letters to the Thessalonians, the Apostle Paul reminded the saints that when he and his companion Silvanus (also called Silas) were with them in Thessalonica, they “worked night and day, so that we might not burden any of you while we proclaimed the gospel of God” ( 1 Thessalonians 2:9 NRSV ; cf. 2 Thessalonians 3:8 ). Some of the Thessalonians had become lazy and idol ( 2 Thessalonians 3:...