OppositionSee also Adversity; Probationtree of life … and the tree of knowledge of good and evil, Gen. 2:9 (Moses 3:9; Abr. 5:9).Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth, Gen. 3:18 (Moses 4:24).Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, Matt. 5:44 (3 Ne. 12:44).good that I would I do not: but the evil, Rom. 7:19.carnal mind is enmity against God, Rom. 8:7.we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but … against the rulers of the darkness of this world, Eph. 6:12.Who opposeth and exalteth himself, 2 Thes. 2:4.avoiding … oppositions of science falsely so called, 1 Tim. 6:20.these also resist the truth, 2 Tim. 3:8.trying of your faith worketh patience, James 1:3.friendship of the world is enmity with God, James 4:4.trial of your faith, 1 Pet. 1:7.must needs be … an opposition in all things, 2 Ne. 2:11.forbidden fruit in opposition to the tree of life, 2 Ne. 2:15.free to choose liberty and eternal life, 2 Ne. 2:27.punishment … affixed opposite to the plan of happiness, Alma 42:16.receive no witness until after the trial of your faith, Ether 12:6.devil should tempt … men, or they could not be agents, D&C 29:39.after much tribulation come the blessings, D&C 58:4.these things shall give thee experience, D&C 122:7.My people must be tried in all things, D&C 136:31.taste the bitter, that they may know to prize, Moses 6:55.See also Acts 26:14.