3 Nephi 1:Nephi, the son of Helaman, departs out of the land, and his son Nephi keeps the records—Though signs and wonders abound, the wicked plan to slay the righteous—The night of Christ’s birth arrives—The sign is given, and a new star arises—Lyings and deceivings increase, and the Gadianton robbers slaughter many. About A.D. 1–4.
3 Nephi 2:Wickedness and abominations increase among the people—The Nephites and Lamanites unite to defend themselves against the Gadianton robbers—Converted Lamanites become white and are called Nephites. About A.D. 5–16.
3 Nephi 3:Giddianhi, the Gadianton leader, demands that Lachoneus and the Nephites surrender themselves and their lands—Lachoneus appoints Gidgiddoni as chief captain of the armies—The Nephites assemble in Zarahemla and Bountiful to defend themselves. About A.D. 16–18.
3 Nephi 4:The Nephite armies defeat the Gadianton robbers—Giddianhi is slain, and his successor, Zemnarihah, is hanged—The Nephites praise the Lord for their victories. About A.D. 19–22.
3 Nephi 5:The Nephites repent and forsake their sins—Mormon writes the history of his people and declares the everlasting word to them—Israel will be gathered in from her long dispersion. About A.D. 22–26.
3 Nephi 6:The Nephites prosper—Pride, wealth, and class distinctions arise—The Church is rent with dissensions—Satan leads the people in open rebellion—Many prophets cry repentance and are slain—Their murderers conspire to take over the government. About A.D. 26–30.
3 Nephi 7:The chief judge is murdered, the government is destroyed, and the people divide into tribes—Jacob, an anti-Christ, becomes king of a secret combination—Nephi preaches repentance and faith in Christ—Angels minister to him daily, and he raises his brother from the dead—Many repent and are baptized. About A.D. 30–33.
Those who would not depart from the faithThis is what they were doing:They served God with diligence both day and nightThey would forsake all sin, abomination, and whoredomsThey preached God’s love to all of God’s childrenCreate order in the land by upholding laws of equity and justiceReceives railings and does not revile again but is humble and penitentStrives to be exceedingly humble Receives inspiration from heaven to stand, teach, and testify boldly about Jesus and His Atonement Believes in the reality of angels from both sides of the veil Honors and participates in the power of the Priesthood of GodRecognizes the power and spirit of God Ministers with power and great authorityTestifies both of repentance and faith in Jesus ChristLives as disciples of Jesus ChristHas great faith, allowing angels to minister dailyExperiences God’s miracles, recognizes them, and expresses gratitude for God’s hand in our lives through diligent church attendance Listen to God’s prophet Testifies of the Spirit of God Keeps the commandmentsRemains clean through continual repentance Watches for the signs of Jesus Christ
I just want to say a quick thank you for the take 5 cards. Monday the 31st my beloved husband and our hero had a stroke. I have had a hard time concentrating and reading is next to impossible. I still wanted to keep up with my scripture study. After struggling for awhile the spirit prompted me to use the cards until things settled a little. I am so thankful to stay connected to my scripture study through this time of challenge. Thank you.
A few weeks before President Heber J. Grant passed away, one of the Brethren went to visit him in his home. Before the man left, President Grant prayed, “O God, bless me that I shall not lose my testimony and keep faithful to the end!”
Never apologize for exuberant joy in the gospel. We love that you love. We relish your joy because we feel it out here in the dark and we crave the light of Christ, whose light shines so much brighter in these, our days-2020. Celebrate the good news and we will celebrate with you!
Thank you so much for giving hope and a desire to stay strong in the faith. I loved,loved,loved this lesson and know that the Book of Mormon and the Spirit and teachers like you both will get us through these crazy times ❤️
Can you guys make playlists out of your videos? Like a playlist for the New Testament, Book of Mormon etc. I want to share you guys with a friend, but just the New Testament stuff because they’re not into LDS or the Book of Mormon. I know if I send her the link to your channel, they’ll nope out.
Love the message. I just can’t keep up when you are skipping around the scriptures and also how fast you say the verse and chapter you are going to. This lesson was especially hard for me. Maybe I’m tired or something. But you would say for example, verse 21 and not say the chapter so I would be hurrying to search any chapter that has a verse 21 to see if that was what you read. It also happened when you were talking about a verse in Chapter 4, then you just read it without telling the verse. I was lost for about 5 minutes at one point and couldn’t find where you were reading from. I don’t want to sound like I am complaining. I need it at a slower pace. Thank you
EVERYONE…Please listen to this episode. It is CRUCIAL in these crazy times we are living in. [Thanks guys for your strong testimonies and you steadfastness and conviction to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with us. You are so loved.]
Around 18 minutes in, you mention Jesus coming unto his own. I love that lately I have realized he claims anyone who claims him, who believes or want to believe. It’s one of my favorite topics to research. Every single person can be counted as Jesus” own.
I think its interesting to notice that Nephi receives the confirmation of the sign, but it never directly says that he is able to communicate that confirmation to anyone. As far as I can tell from the text, those faithful members stand there together as families, waiting to either be executed or for the light to continue, not knowing which it will be, until it actually occurs. THAT’ S faith.
We are in Belgium…it was the biggest surprise to have the sun go down around 10 and get dark-dark at like 11pm. And it rises at 5, so it took us months to actually see the night sky 😂 So next time you’re in Belgium…come in the summer and you’ll get the long days.
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