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God: Petty, Vain, and Insecure?   

“& thus we see that except the Lord doth chasten his people with many afflictions yea except he doth visit them with death & with terror & with famine & with all manner of pestilences they will not remember him”

Helaman 12:3, The Handwritten Book of Mormon (West Valley City, UT: Dan Wees, August 2017), 547-548.

There are many similar Old Testament instances of God’s temper-tantrums, but the setting for this verse is purported to be About 6 B.C.