I think this was a big test for Nephi to see if he was really willing to do what the Lord commanded him, maybe even the hardest thing he ever did in his whole life. Can you imagine?
But he did it. He proved to the Lord and to himself that he would keep the commandments no matter the consequences. I want to be more like Nephi.
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