But you find you are less inclined to check the film in your camera than you are to check the faith in your heart." 31 Behold, verily, verily I say unto you, I will declare unto you my doctrine. 3 Nephi 4. 3 Nephi 15. 3 Nephi 16. If it sounds to harsh, it's not. 3 Nephi 9. Soft and small voice communications with our associates make priceless friendships possible. 3 Nephi 11 General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gives us an opportunity to learn from living prophets, listen to the Spirit, and receive answers to personal questions. Later, Mormon tells us that the number of the multitude was 2500 people (3 Ne 17:25). 20 And the Lord commanded him that he should arise. He had been given great power and had performed many great miracles in the name of Christ (3 Ne 7:15-20). 3 Nephi 22. (A Witness and a Warning, p. 43). 3 And it came to pass that while they were thus conversing one with another, they heard a voice, as if it came out of Heaven; and they cast there eyes round about, for they understood not the voice which they heard; and it was not a harsh voice, neither was it a loud voice; nevertheless, and notwithstanding it being a small voice, it did pierce them that did hear, to the center, insomuch that there were no part of their frame that it did not cause to quake; yea, it did pierce them to the very soul, and did cause their hearts to burn. Waiting for prophecy to be fulfilled! 3. 3 Nephi 11:32 by LDS Scripture of the Day | posted in: Book of Mormon | 0 And this is my doctrine, and it is the doctrine which the Father hath given unto me; and I bear record of the Father, and the Father beareth record of me, and the Holy Ghost beareth record of the Father and me; and I bear record that the Father commandeth all men, everywhere, to repent and believe in me. (Conference Report, Oct. 1913, p. 72), a great multitude gathered together...about the temple which was in the land Bountiful, they heard a voice...a small voice...did pierce them that did hear to the center, I give unto you power that ye shall baptize this people, this is my doctrine, that such things should be done away, the Father commandeth all men, everywhere, to repent and believe in me, And whoso believeth in me, and is baptized, the same shall be saved, whoso shall declare more or less than this...the same cometh of evil. Let’s look in 3 Nephi 11: verses 28, 29 and 30: And there shall be no disputations among you, as there have hitherto been; neither shall there be disputations among you concerning the points of my doctrine, as there have hitherto been. 33 and whoso believeth in me, and is baptized, the same shall be saved; and they are they which shall inherit the kingdom of God. However, in this dispensation priesthood bearers have been given the power to baptize from John the Baptist, who was commissioned by Jesus Christ to come to earth and restore this authority. Did we submit, even if the cup was bitter indeed? This printable kit will help you study and teach 3 Nephi 8-11. (Jn 15:10), "Many of God's children will not love him. (Matthew 16:24. The words contained in verses 33 and 34 are so pure and fundamental that they must have been part of the plan of salvation as scripted in the councils of heaven. It was small but piercing. (D&C 20:73.) My blog post on CFM: 3 Nephi 8-11. 1 – “a voice heard among all the inhabitants” The Savior doesn’t appear personally until 3 Nephi 11, but the people heard his voice beginning here in 3 Nephi 9. So it is in regard to every other point of doctrine relating to the plan of salvation revealed in this book; they are all just as plain as the one to which I have called your attention. 4. The voice of the Holy Ghost is described by Joseph Smith as, 'the still small voice, which whispereth through and pierceth all things, and often times it maketh my bones to quake' (DC 85:6). He does not initially love them any more than the others, but in time the relationship of love that is possible with them is much, much greater than it is with those who reject him. . 3 Nephi 23. I can imagine there being quite a bit of noise, as “they were marveling and wondering one with another” (3 Nephi 11:1). 3 Nephi 23. Ask the class to follow along and imagine what it might have been like to be among the Nephites at this time. One day he will stand before the Lord in judgment, Then, I wonder, will my friend's predictable comment again be repeated?" After all, there were about 2,500 of them (3 Nephi 17:25). Table of Contents. And he saith unto them, On this wise shall ye baptize; and there shall be no disputations among you. We know of scriptures which promise that every knee shall bow-even the wicked knees (Isa 45:23). 3 Nephi 11:38 Ye must become as a little child, or ye can in nowise inherit the kingdom of God. 3 Nephi 11 -- Mormon 7 Disobedience Brings Destruction 3 Nephi 15, 16 (The Law and the Covenant Discourse): According to Victor Ludlow, chapters 15 and 16 of 3 Nephi introduce a second sermon or discourse that the Savior gives, sometimes called the Law and the Covenant Discourse. Chapter 11. Many are gathered at the temple marveling at what has taken place! If this event had occurred one year later, the multitude would have been perfectly familiar with these great changes, and they would not have been in so much awe (Joseph Fielding Smith, So how does heaven speak of such spiritual freedom and intellectual independence in one breath, only to plead with us to be submissive and very dependent in the next? Behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colors, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.3 Nephi 22:11 Hosanna. when Jesus had spoken these words the whole multitude fell to the earth.'. 3 Nephi 13. "There it is-or, more correctly speaking, there he is. Imagine how the entire history of Christian theology would have been changed by such a simple phrase. 14 Arise and come forth unto me, that ye may thrust your hands into my side, and also that ye may feel the prints of the nails in my hands, and in my feet, that ye may know that I am the God of Israel, and the God of the whole earth, and have been slain for the sins of the world. He who bears the scars of sacrifice, the lesions of love, the emblems of humility and forgiveness is the Captain of our Soul. After addressing the congregation and inviting them to receive a personal witness, what was the first instruction given to the disciples in the New World? 1904, p. 12), "...God's love (understood as his desire for a relationship with us) is unconditional. 24 And now behold, these are the words which ye shall say, calling them by name, saying: But I imagine things getting quiet very quickly as they collectively heard a voice from heaven. The resurrected Savior will deliver to the gathered Nephites three major sermons: 1. 83). 11 and behold I am the light and the life of the world, and I have drank out of the bitter cup which the Father hath given me, and have glorified the Father in taking upon me the sins of the world, in the which I have suffered the will of the Father in all things, from the beginning. Show the picture Jesus Teaching in the Western Hemisphere (Gospel Art Book , no. 7 Behold, my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased, in whom I have glorified my name, hear ye him. Think of what they missed because they were "not in the mood" to attend the temple on that particular occasion? And it came to pass that when Jesus had spake these words unto Nephi and to those which had been called —now the number of them which had been called and received power and authority to baptize were twelve— 3 Nephi 3. Temples really are the gateways to heaven. I can Follow Jesus Christ. 3 Nephi 12. "Let contention, all contention cease." 21 And the Lord said unto him, I give unto you power that ye shall baptize this people, when I am again ascended into heaven. Excerpt: Most Mormons believe that the great Nephite destruction occurred, three days of darkness passed, and then Jesus showed up for lunch the next day. 3 Nephi 8 . Now, suppose that I should take it into my head to say that a certain doctrine is true, and I contend for it, determined to have it so; does my contention make it true? The voice is heard three times but it is not the voice of an angel nor is it that 'still small voice' of the Holy Ghost. Yet, from time to time, the Latter-day saints are guilty of this sin. (D&C 19:18. Fifty-two words. 3 Nephi 21. The new dispensation could not be founded on the old, albeit legitimate, ordinances of the Law of Moses. Like the Isaiah chapters, it closely parallels a section of the Bible. 3 Nephi 11. . It is not enough for the Savior's followers to have a correct understanding of doctrine and procedure. 25 Having authority given me of Jesus Christ, I baptize you in the name of the Father, and the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. (Be Thou An Example, p. 77-8), "He speaks: 'I am the light and the life of the world; . 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