In this dispensation the Lord has counseled us to use these words in baptizing a person, after calling the candidate by name: 'Having been commissioned of Jesus Christ, I baptize you in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Certainly, it will be a time when those who have sung "I Stand All Amazed" will be able to stand no longer. Read 3 Nephi 11:29-41. Who stirs up anger and contention? 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. 3 Nephi 4. "The temple of Zarahemla served as a gathering place where solemn official business was transacted. Later, we learn that the 12 disciples and the multitude were baptized again (3 Ne 19:12-13; 27:1). God speaks against it. In 3 Ne 7:23-25 we learn that in the 33rd year since the sign of the Savior’s birth, Nephi and others he had ordained had already been baptizing those who repented. 32 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, every where to repent and believe in me; To perform the ordinance, they must be put under the water and then “come forth again out of the water” to follow the instruction given … Continue reading 3 Nephi 11: 26 → 3 Nephi 14. He had been given great power and had performed many great miracles in the name of Christ (3 Ne 7:15-20). (D&C 19:18. 29 For verily, verily I say unto you, he that hath the spirit of contention is not of me, but is of the devil, who is the father of contention, and he stirreth up the hearts of men to contend with anger, one with another. They are of the highest importance to us because it is in the temples that we obtain God's greatest blessings pertaining to eternal life. 3 Nephi 11:3 by LDS Scripture of the Day | posted in: Book of Mormon | 0 …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 was 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. Share a few things Mormon did to be like Jesus, such as teaching God's word and obeying God's commandments (see 3 Nephi 5:13-18). 20 And the Lord commanded him that he should arise. 2 Nephi 29 3 Nephi 27. 3 Nephi 3. 17 Hosanna! Can you imagine how sorry they were to hear of what happened that day? (3 Nephi 11:10-11) This is how Jesus introduced Himself when He appeared to the inhabitants of the American continent following His resurrection. Hosanna. Ether. ), "If such cross-bearing self-denial was, by definition, the most difficult thing Christ or any man has ever had to do, an act of submission that would by the Savior's own account cause him, 'God, the greatest of all, to tremble because of pain, and to bleed at every pore, and to suffer both body and spirit'-if yielding and obeying and bowing to divine will holds only that ahead, then no wonder that even the Only Begotten Son of the true and living God 'would that [he] might not drink the bitter cup, and shrink'! Invite a few students to take turns reading aloud from 3 Nephi 11:8–12. 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. The blessings of the House of the Lord are eternal. 24 And now behold, these are the words which ye shall say, calling them by name, saying: Temples really are the gateways to heaven. The Savior appears! 3 Nephi 11 A few things that caught my eye in this chapter: 1. "Frankly, I am a bit haunted by the thought that this is the first and most important thing he may want to know about us when we meet him one day in similar fashion. Therefore, if we were to hear the actual voice of the Father or the Son, it would sound much the same. 3 Nephi 7. The chapter begins in Bountiful. 37 And again I say unto you, ye must repent, and become as a child, and be baptized in my name, or ye can in nowise receive these things. "With so many evidences, and with the conviction borne in our hearts by the power of the Holy Ghost, we add in words of soberness and sincerity and love our testimony of the Lord Jesus Christ; wherefore, O man, 'be not faithless, but believing' in him who is the living Son of God, our Savior, our Redeemer." He said we shouldn’t let people start at 1 Nephi 1–that won’t capture their attention! 3 Nephi 12. 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. 82) or Jesus Healing the Nephites (Gospel Art Book, no. 3 Nephi 11—Jesus’s First Act in the New World. 3 Nephi 11. And that is why you will listen best when you feel, 'Father, thy will, not mine, be done.' Did we submit, even if the cup was bitter indeed? In fact, God commands all men and women everywhere to repent and come to him (3 Nephi 11:32). . We are also taught what to say (v. 25), how to perform it (v. 26), and the doctrinal incorrectness of baptizing infants and little children (Moroni 8:5-22). 3Ne 12-15 parallels the Sermon on the Mount, from Matthew 5-7. 28 And according as I have commanded you, thus shall ye baptize. How could anyone look into his piercing eyes, witness the wounds in his hands and feet, and not fall to their knees? It should be sought for in our councils, and we should not contend. His assaults would invariably be preceded by this predictable comment: 'Let me play the role of devil's advocate.' ', "...[One] possibility for explaining this difference is that the disciples in the Book of Mormon received their authority directly from Jesus Christ; therefore, they rightfully could say 'having authority given me of Jesus Christ.' (Conference Report, Oct. 1991, p. 33 as taken from Latter-day Commentary on the Book of Mormon compiled by K. Douglas Bassett, p. 410), "The still small voice is so quiet you won't hear it when you're noisy inside." The same thing happened a second time, and again, “they understood it not” ((3 Nephi 11:3). 3 Nephi 29. On the other hand, the voice of the world speaks loudly, imitating thunder, or some great and strong wind, the crashing earthquake, or the raging fire. Bookmarks. 13 For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Read 3 Nephi 11:18-28. "It does so because no amount of education, or any other kind of desirable and civilizing experience in this world, will help us at the moment of our confrontation with Christ if we have not been able-and are not then able-to yield all that we are, all that we have, and all that we ever hope to have to the Father and the Son." In the Book of Mormon the disciples were counseled to say 'having authority given me of Jesus Christ,' whereas in this dispensation we are told to say 'having been commissioned of Jesus Christ. 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— The Book of Mormon was given for the confounding of false doctrines and laying down of contentions, and establishing peace (2 Ne 3:12). (Jn 15:10), "Many of God's children will not love him. In this kit there are helps for all ages. Interestingly, the scriptures give us a description of the voices of all three members of the Godhead. However, the Book of Mormon’s text actually clues us in on the actual time frame involved here. They hear the voice again a third time, and this time they recognize it as the voice of God the Father, announcing his son Jesus Christ. October 11, 2020 October 11, 2020 Ben S. Today we enter into a very interesting section of the Book of Mormon. 3 Nephi 11:38 Ye must become as a little child, or ye can in nowise inherit the kingdom of God. "Throughout the scriptures the Lord has warned that 'there should be no contention one with another' (Mosiah 18:21) for it is 'unprofitable and vain.' Certainly not. Comprising chapters 11 through 26. And he saith unto them, On this wise shall ye baptize; and there shall be no disputations among you. O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted! The more righteous were spared- notice He does not call them the less wicked! I know this is true." He Comes – His Doctrine – 3 Nephi 11:1-41 Posted on September 22, 2019 by Pure Revelations 1 And now it came to pass that there were a great multitude gathered together, of the people of Nephi, round about the temple which was in the land Bountiful; and they were marveling and wondering one with another, and were showing one to another the great and marvelous change which had taken … "I am one of his witnesses, and in a coming day I shall feel the nail marks in his hands and in his feet and shall wet his feet with my tears. Think of what they missed because they were "not in the mood" to attend the temple on that particular occasion? 3 Nephi 14. 3 Nephi 19. 3 Nephi 15. This is the third temple mentioned in the Book of Mormon. 3 Nephi 25. "In spite of the size of the great multitude, Christ nevertheless took time for each one to have that personal experience." 39 Verily, verily I say unto you, that this is my doctrine; and whoso buildeth upon this, buildeth upon my rock; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against them. It is because they will not accept his proposal; they will not come to the wedding. You will have a feeling of 'I want what you want.' He had been ordaining others to this power and many of the Nephites were baptized under his authority (3 Ne 7:24-25). "But I shall not know any better then than I know now that he is God's Almighty Son, that he is our Savior and Redeemer, and that salvation comes in and through his atoning blood and in no other way." 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. "The wounds in his hands, feet, and side are signs that in mortality painful things happen even to the pure and the perfect, signs that tribulation is not evidence that God does not love us. 3 Nephi 30. 36 and thus will the Father bear record of me: and the Holy Ghost will bear record unto him of the Father and me: for the father, and I, and the Holy Ghost, are one. The Lord has made it clear that contention is 'not of me, but is of the devil.' Even though the power of the Resurrection could have-and undoubtedly one day will have- completely restored and made new the wounds from the crucifixion, nevertheless Christ chose to retain those wounds for a purpose, including for his appearance in the last days when he will show those marks and reveal that he was wounded 'in the house of [his] friends' (DC 45:52). (Latter-day Commentary on the Book of Mormon compiled by K. Douglas Bassett, p. 409), "Now, I testify it is a small voice. Though he loved them first, they did not love him back, and by their choice the relationship will not be as great as it might have been-they refuse to 'abide in his love.'" Read 3 Nephi 11:29-41. Who stirs up anger and contention? (A Witness and a Warning, p. 43). 1989, p. 85 as taken from Latter-day Commentary on the Book of Mormon compiled by K. Douglas Bassett, p. 411-2), "My brethren and sisters, above all things, therefore, we should seek for this spirit of union and love. 3 Nephi 26. (CFM Manual) Notice the process each person went through: Went forth one by one; Saw with their eyes; Felt with their hands (Daniel Ludlow, A Companion to Your Study of the Book of Mormon, p. 262-3). Notice how He defines Himself in terms of His relationship to His Father. Ask the class to follow along and imagine what it might have been like to be among the Nephites at this time. Imagine for a brief moment if these 16 words were contained in the Bible. 9 And it came to pass that he stretched forth his hand, and spake unto the people, saying: Yes, and in this sense God's love is unconditional. And he baptized all those whom Jesus had chosen. 15 And it came to pass that the multitude went forth, and thrust their hands into his side, and did feel the prints of the nails in his hands and in his feet; and this they did do, going forth one by one, until they had all gone forth, and did see with their eyes, and did feel with their hands, and did know of a surety, and did bear record, that it was he, of whom it was written by the prophets that should come. I cannot change a principle of truth. 7 Behold, my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased, in whom I have glorified my name, hear ye him. 5. 4. 4, George Q. Cannon, Apr. 29 for verily, verily I say unto you, he that hath the spirit of contention, is not of me, but is of the Devil, which is the father of contention, and he stirreth up the hearts of men to contend with anger, one with another. Bookmarks Edit. 3 Nephi 11. Book of Mormon Pronunciation Guide. 3 Nephi 26. 3 Nephi 11:9 “And it came to pass that he stretched forth his hand and spake unto the people, saying:” The words “he stretched forth his hand” are from Matthew 12:49. (Christ And The New Covenant, p. 259). 3 Nephi 17. ☼ 3 Nephi 11:5–7: And again the third time they did hear the voice, and did open their ears to hear it; and their eyes were towards the sound thereof; and they did look steadfastly towards heaven, from whence the sound came. Coincides with your Come, Follow Me studies. This voice was not harsh or loud. 3 Nephi 9. when Jesus had spoken these words the whole multitude fell to the earth.'. 3 Nephi 11 - Free download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online for free. 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. "After all, we come to earth, at least in part, to cultivate self-reliance, to cultivate independence, to learn to think and act for ourselves. 3. 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. 1904, p. 12), "...God's love (understood as his desire for a relationship with us) is unconditional. "And there is yet another testifier, for as certainly as the voice of God declared the divine Sonship of Jesus at the waters of Jordan, and again on the Mount of Transfiguration, and yet again at the land Bountiful, even so again that same introduction was made in the opening of this gospel dispensation in a glorious vision in which God the Eternal Father and his Son Jesus Christ appeared and spoke to a young man who had come seeking, and who in the years that followed spoke as a prophet of the risen Lord, even giving his life in testimony of him who had died upon the cross. Soft and small voice communications with our associates make priceless friendships possible. Despite this large number, the Savior invited them each “one by one” to feel the nail prints in His hands and feet. Hence, when people understand, and comprehend by the power of the Holy Ghost, that this record is divine, and when they can once put their confidence in it as such, they never after that need be at a loss concerning the points of the doctrine of our Lord and Savior. 3 Nephi 19. 3 Nephi 7. 3 Nephi 11 Again it is difficult to comprehend for me the reality of the happenings in this chapter (as in previous ones- but especially this one and the following ones.) (Book of Mormon Symposium Series, "The Keystone Scripture", edited by PR Cheesman, MS Nyman, and CD Tate, Jr., 1988, p. 31), "That experience took time, but it was important that each individual have the experience, that each set of eyes and each pair of hands have that reaffirming, personal witness. 3 Nephi 14. 3 Nephi 11. 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