Light & Dark; Righteousness & Sin

“Now I would that ye should see that they brought upon themselves the curse; and even so doth every man that is cursed bring upon himself his own condemnation.” (Alma 3:19)

“For every man receiveth wages of him whom he listeth to obey, and this according to the words of the spirit of prophecy; therefore let it be according to the truth.” (Alma 3:27)

It is an interesting notion that the Spirit is always available. Although, what happens is that we move away from the Spirit by our actions. So, we leave the Spirit, not vice versa. The Spirit whispers to us the path to follow, and we decide to be prayerful at all times, or not. By doing that, we bring about our own curses. We follow the wrong, or the right, path; and we receive our reward, or wages, according to which spirit we have obeyed.

This reminds me of the notion that darkness is actually an absence of light.  Therefore, sin is an absence of righteousness.  Light inhabits all beings, in various degrees.  In the same way, truth and righteousness are all around, unless we avoid them.  So, God’s power is real; and God allows for Satan to have his power for only a certain amount of time.  Then, Satan will have no power, due to the righteousness of men.

This is what I previously wrote after reading Alma 3:  Reaping The Rewards From The Master Whom I Serve

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