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KnoWhy topical index — O and P — Book of Mormon Central


Book of Mormon Central, a wonderful resource for all types of Book of Mormon information, has a series of articles dealing with various topics in the Book of Mormon.  They are referred to as ‘KnoWhy’ articles.  These articles can be referenced at ‘bookofmormoncentral.org‘.  Following is a topical index of articles starting with the letters O and P.

Index One – topical index  – O and P                                                                                                      Click here to return to the Scriptures index page

  • Old Testament, plagues:  Why were particular plagues sent against Egypt in Old Testament times? — #631, March 31, 2022
  • Old Testament quotations:  Why did Book of Mormon prophets quote long passages of Old Testament scriptures? — #473, October 4, 2018
  • Old Testament, redemption:  How do the Book of Mormon and Old Testament help us understand what it means to be redeemed?  #436, May 24, 2018
  • Olive tree allegory:  Why did Jacob share the allegory of the olive tree? — #66, March 30, 2016
  • Olive tree allegory:  What are the roots of Zenos’s allegory of the olive tree in the ancient world?  #70, April 3, 2016
  • Olive tree allegory:    — Why did Zenos give so many details about raising good olives?  #71, April 5, 2016
  • Olive tree allegory:  Was Lehi familiar with allegory of the olive tree presented by Zenos? — #466, September 11, 2018
  • Ore:  What kind of ore did Nephi use to make the plates? — #22, January 29, 2016
  • Others:  Did Nephi’s interaction with ‘others’ influence Nephi’s selection of Isaiah? — #45, March 2, 2016
  • Pains and afflictions:  Whose ‘word’ was fulfilled by Christ suffering ‘pains and afflictions’? — #624, June 2, 2020
  • Peace Maker pamphlet:  Who wrote the Peace Maker pamphlet? — #634, June 21, 2022
  • Pentecostal period:  Why is the ‘Pentecostal’ season in Kirtland, Ohio believable?  — #619, October 6, 2021
  • Persecution:  Why were the Saints driven out of Missouri in the fall of 1838? — #619, October 12, 2012
  • Pierced:  Does Psalms 22 really say, “…they pierced my hands and my feet…”? — #641, August 9, 2022
  • Plagues: Why were particular plagues sent against Egypt in Old Testament times? — #631, March 31, 2022
  • Plain and precious doctrine:  Were plain and precious doctrines lost? — #15, January 20, 2016
  • Plan of Salvation:  When does the Book of Mormon first speak about the Plan of Salvation? — #33, February 15, 2016
  • Plates of gold:  Who are the ‘few’ who were permitted to see the gold plates? — #54, March 15, 2016
  • Plates of Jacob:  Why does Jacob call his record the ‘plates of Jacob’? — #65, March 29, 2016
  • Plates of ore:  What kind of ore did Nephi use to make the plates? — #22, January 29, 2016
  • Poetry, Bedouin: Did Lehi use the poetry of the ancient Bedouin? — #5, January 6, 2016
  • Political challenges:  Why did Alma face such great political challenges as Chief Judge?  — #563, May 26, 2020
  • Polygamy:  What does the Book of Mormon say about polygamy? — #64, March 28, 2016
  • Praise:  Why did ancient Israelites raise their arms in praise? — #638, July 19, 2022
  • Prayer, a revelation on:  Why is Doctrine and Covenants 65 called a revelation on prayer?  — #610, June 17, 2021
  • Pre-Christian prophets:  Did pre-Christian prophets know about Christ?  — #12, January 15, 2016
  • Presiding quorums:  Why must there be unity within the presiding quorums of the Church?  — #617, September 24, 2021
  • Pride:  How does Nephi use Isaiah to teach us to avoid pride?  — #48, March 7, 2016
  • Pride cycle and chiasmus:  How does chiasmus teach us to reverse the pride cycle? —  #468, September 18, 2018
  • Promises, Editorial:  Why should readers pay attention to the ‘editorial promises’ contained in the Book of Mormon — #510, April 11, 2019
  • Prophecy:  How does prophecy shape the Book of Mormon’s content and structure? — #498, January 15, 2019
  • Prophet:  Why is a seer greater than a prophet? — #86, April 26, 2016
  • Prophets:  How did God call his prophets in ancient times? — #17, January 22, 2016
  • Prophets, ancient:  Why did ancient prophets follow literary patterns?  — #636, July 5, 2022
  • Prophets, pre-Christian:  Did pre-Christian prophets know about Christ?  — #12, January 15, 2016
  • Protector:  Why did Jacob highlight Nephi’s role as a ‘protector’? — #553, March 11, 2020
  • Psalm, Nephi’s:  Is ‘Nephi’s Psalm’ really a psalm? — #30, February 10, 2016
  • Psalmist:  Why does the Psalmist speak about grasping God’s hand? — #642, August 16, 2022
  • Psalms:  Why does Jacob quote so much from the Psalms? — #62, March 25, 2016
  • Psalms 22:  Does Psalms 22 really say, “…they pierced my hands and my feet…”? — #641, August 9, 2022
  • Psalms of Lament:  Why do Biblical Psalms of Lament show up in the Book of Mormon? — #438, May 31, 2018

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