I've also been struck recently in the Book of Mormon by the principle of preparation set by Captain Moroni. His efforts to fortify, strengthen, and prepare physically, mentally, and spiritually for the Lamanites is what worked such a great miracle. In one battle, over a thousand Lamanites were killed, but not a single Nephite. Though no doubt difficult and troublesome to go through all the effort Moroni did, it was because of this that they were spared. Preparing in every way we can is what will bring success and miracles. Diligent preparation seems, to me, to be very related toward overcoming the natural man. When we seek to be vigilant in every possible way, overcoming our tendency to procrastinate or consider something not needful enough to worry about, we become far stronger. Zarahemnah and the Lamanites attributes Moroni's success to his wisdom and preparation, but not to God. However, ultimately, a diligent of follower of Christ will seek in all ways to be prepared at all times for whatever comes their way. Thus, it is because of Him and His teachings that these things occurred.
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