Jacob addresses the urgency of turning to God and embracing His will now, during mortality, rather than letting the precious opportunity pass by and fade away.
“…My beloved brethren, I beseech of you in words of soberness that ye would repent, and come with full purpose of heart, and cleave unto God as he cleaveth unto you. And while his arm of mercy is extended towards you in the light of day, harden not your hearts. Yea, today, if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts; for why will ye die?” (Jacob 6:5-6)
-Why does Jacob compare our present condition (mortality) to the light of day?
-How is God holding fast, in loyalty and love, to His children on the earth (even when they are not reciprocating)?
-Why do some harden their hearts against God’s outstretched hands?