“Remember the Captivity of Thy Fathers in the Land of Helam and in the Land of Nephi”

The angel reminds Alma of the great deliverance wrought by the Lord in delivering the people of Limhi and his father. Alma never forgot this charge from the angel. He later taught his son, I would that ye should do as I have done, in remembering the captivity of our fathers; for they were in bondage and none could deliver them except it was the God of Abraham (Alma 36:2). Alma had even named his son Helaman—a name obviously reminiscent of the land of Helam.

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