Alma Teaches About Faith

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“Alma Teaches About Faith,” Friend, Nov. 1993, 15

Alma Teaches About Faith

Alma teaches about faith

Alma taught the Zoramites about faith in God. He said that asking for a sign from heaven in order to believe is not having faith. Alma 32:17–18


He said that faith is believing what is true without seeing it. He also explained how faith grows. Alma 32:21

Faith like a seed

If we really want to believe, and listen to the word of God, it is planted in our hearts like a seed and starts to grow. Alma 32:26–28

The seed grows

Alma said that as we learn more about the gospel, this seed keeps growing. We know that it is good, and our faith grows stronger. Alma 32:30

Goood seeds bring good fruit

He explained that just as a good seed brings forth good fruit, the word of God brings us blessings if we have faith. Alma 32:37, 42–43

Illustrated by Jerry Thompson