“The People Began to Be More Hardened in Iniquity”

Brant Gardner

As the great event of the Messiah’s birth approaches, two things happen. The first is that there is a continuation of the hardening of the hearts of the people. Mormon traces this tendency in the rapid year counts and the terse explanation of the wickedness of the people. The contrasting event begins in the next verses.

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