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Unformatted text preview: 3 Nephi 12-17 n 3 Nephi 12-14 Sermon at the Temple n See Sermon at the Temple and the Sermon on the Mount by John Welch for a very interesting discussion. n 3 Nephi 15 : The Law of Moses is fulfilled in Christ; the Nephites are the other sheep of whom the Savior spoke in Jerusalem n 3 Nephi 16 : The gospel will go first to the Gentiles and then to the House of Israel in the latter days n 3 Nephi 17 : Jesus directs the people to prepare to be taught; he heals their sick and prays for them; angels minister to their children. What was the purpose of the Sermon at the Temple? D&C 84: 19-23 And this greater [Melchizedek] priesthood administereth the gospel and holdeth the key of the mysteries of the kingdom, even the key of the knowledge of God. Therefore, in the ordinances thereof, the power of godliness is manifest . And without the ordinances thereof , and the authority of the priesthood, the power of godliness is not manifest unto men in the flesh ; For without this no man can see the face of God, even the Father, and live . Now this Moses plainly taught to the children of Israel in the wilderness , and sought diligently to sanctify his people that they might behold the face of God; But they hardened their hearts and could not endure his presence ; therefore,...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course REL A 234 taught by Professor Penniger during the Winter '11 term at BYU.
- Winter '11