Unformatted text preview: 3 Nephi 23-25 Commanded to search Isaiah – Why? (vs. 1) Commanded
3 Nephi 23 1. He spoke to the House of Israel (vs. 2) 2. He spoke to the Gentiles (vs. 2) 3. The things he spoke have and will come to pass (vs. 3) Who may abide the day of his coming? Who
3 Nephi 24-25
1. Those who do not stray from ordinances (24:7) 2. Those who do not rob God (24:8) 3. Those who serve God (24:14) 4. Those who “don’t envy the wicked” (24:15) 5. Those who fear or revere the Lord (24:16) 6. Those who discern between righteous and wicked (24:18) 7. Those who are sealed by the ordinances in the temple (25:5) Elijah restored the sealing powers whereby ordinances that were sealed on earth were also sealed in heaven. . . . Without that link no family ties would exist in the eternities, and indeed the family of man would have been left in eternity with “neither root [ancestors] nor branch [descendants].”
(Jeffrey Holland, Christ and the New Covenant, pp. 297-298) New We treasure the word of God not only by reading the words of the scriptures but by studying them. We may be nourished more by pondering a few words, allowing the Holy Ghost to make them treasures to us, than to pass quickly and superficially over whole chapters of scripture.
(Elder Henry B. Eyring, Ensign (CR), Nov. 1997, p.82) ...
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