Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (7): More Military Strategies and Battles

The Battle to Retake the City of Gid (Alma 55) The Lamanites had captured the fortified Nephite city of Gid. This is where the Lamanites decided to keep the Nephite prisoners of war (POWs). The Lamanites offered to exchange POWs, but Captain Moroni refused. Because there were a lot more Lamanite POWs, such an exchange would … Continue reading Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (7): More Military Strategies and Battles

Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (6): Military Battles and Strategies

(Recommendation: You will better understand and appreciate the following battle strategies if you map them out on a diagram based on my description and the description in the Book of Mormon.) The Battle of Jershon and Manti (Alma 43) During the wars with the Lamanites, twenty-five-year-old Captain Moroni became the overall commander of the Nephite … Continue reading Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (6): Military Battles and Strategies

Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (5): Military Battles and Stragegies

 The War Chapters Sadly, much of the Nephite thousand-year history is about war. In fact, over fifty chapters of the Book of Mormon highlight skirmishes and battles. This is about one fifth of the entire book. So much of the Book of Mormon is about wars because conflict was so prevalent among the Nephites and Lamanites. … Continue reading Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (5): Military Battles and Stragegies