Did you know that President Nelson has a love of languages from the ancient world? In his devotionals at BYU, he often explained the scriptures by delving into their original Greek, translations. Here are a few examples of his ancient-world vocabulary. What do these ancient definitions teach us about our divine nature?
Cgullah and Peripoiesis: A Peculiar People
“In a prophecy regarding us, Peter utilized uplifting terms. He declared that we ‘are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people’ (l Peter 2:9; emphasis added). We recognize the adjectives chosen, royal, and holy as complimentary. But what about the term peculiar? . . .