Mission to the Lamanites

The Joy of the Missionaries

Alma 25:17

With all the new converts, the sons of Mosiah are very happy.

And now behold, Ammon, and Aaron, and Omner, and Himni, and their brethren did rejoice exceedingly, for the success which they had had among the Lamanites, seeing that the Lord had granted unto them according to their prayers, and that he had also verified his word unto them in every particular.

Alma 26:1–9

Ammon speaks to his brothers about how blessed they have been, and rejoices in their great success.

And now, these are the words of Ammon to his brethren, which say thus:

Alma 26:10

Seeing Ammon recount all their good fortunes, Aaron challenges Ammon, suggesting he might be boasting.

And it came to pass that when Ammon had said these words, his brother Aaron rebuked him, saying:

“Ammon, I fear that thy joy
doth carry thee away unto boasting.”

Alma 26:11–37

Ammon explains he his only boasting in God, and his marvelous power and bounty.

But Ammon said unto him: