bom-10 - 3 Nephi 8-11 n 3 Nephi 8: Samuels prophecies of...

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3 Nephi 8-11 n 3 Nephi 8 : Samuel’s prophecies of Savior’s death are fulfilled n 3 Nephi 9 : Christ speaks to surviving Nephites n 3 Nephi 10 : Christ speaks again to Nephites n 3 Nephi 11 : Christ appears to the Nephites
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Samuel’s prophecies are fulfilled What was the attitude of the people in the 33rd year? 3 Nephi 8: 2, 3 How long did the catastrophic events last? 3 Nephi 8: 14, 19 What followed the catastrophic events? 3 Nephi 8: 20-23
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n [Christ who has already been on the cross for three hours] will continue to suffer the curses of crucifixion for another three hours, until around 3 P.M. when he voluntarily gives up the ghost. Of these coming hours, Matthew and Mark say only that it was a period when there was darkness over all the land; Luke extends this turning of day into night to cover a greater area. "There was a darkness over all the earth," he says, "and the sun was darkened." The fact of the darkness, for which there is no known scientific explanation, is known to us, but its purpose and what happened during those three seemingly endless hours remain outside the bounds of our understanding. Could it be that this was the period of his greatest trial, or that during it the agonies of Gethsemane recurred and even intensified? … It is of more than passing import that the storms and tempests and earthquakes lasted 'for about the space of three hours,' and then 'there was darkness upon the face of the land'. n
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bom-10 - 3 Nephi 8-11 n 3 Nephi 8: Samuels prophecies of...

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