The Lord never forces Himself on us in any way. 14:14 (13–14); D&C 22:4; 43:7. For examples of pre–September 1832 use of “holy” to describe both the higher and lower priesthoods, see Book of Mormon, 1830 ed., 73–74, 258–260 [2 Nephi 5:26, 6:2; Alma 13:1–19]; License for John Whitmer, 9 June 1830; License for Christian Whitmer, 9 June 1830; License for Joseph Smith Sr., 9 … TG Holy Ghost, Gifts of. 2 Nephi 28:3, 12, 18 (note the similarity between the description in v. 3-6 and Joseph Smith’s own experience; also note v. 10) 1 Nephi 22:13-14, 23 (note the Malachi quotation, as well) 2 Nephi 26:20-21. I have finally decided that what makes sense to me is that baptism is our expression and the sign of our commitment to God to yield ourselves to Him in all things for the rest of our lives. 2 Nephi 31. 2 Nephi 19. Learning to follow the promptings of the Holy Ghost really is a balancing act that takes practice and effort. This is a private website maintained by a member of the Church. Practice in life shows us it can be complicated. 2 Nephi 31:4–13 – Jesus Christ set the perfect example of obedience when He was baptized. 2) It is focused on Action. 2 Nephi 6:12 (focus on the Gentiles, again) Economical Hierarchy. 2 Nephi 17. 13:41; 3 Ne. Do we have to be on our knees to pray? Jesus Christ Taught Me How to Return to Heavenly Father - 1 Nephi 31 The Path to Eternal Life: The Path to Eternal Life Blogpost The Path to Eternal Life Free Resource. 2 Nephi 7. 2 Nephi 18. Jacob. TG Endure; Steadfastness. TG Jesus Christ, Baptism of. What about a prayer in our hearts? Enos. Scheduled for study March 2-8. 2 Nephi 25. 2 Nephi 13. Holy! 2 Nephi 5. What one has done in the past isn’t discussed. 2 Nephi 5. Here is a PDF of this week’s study material. A-A; A+; An account of the death of Lehi. It is a good thing we have the Holy Ghost to guide us and teach us the way, for we couldn’t possibly do what is necessary on our own. 18 And then are ye in this astrait and narrow bpath which leads to eternal life; yea, ye have entered in by the gate; ye have done according to the commandments of the Father and the Son; and ye have received the Holy Ghost, which cwitnesses of the dFather and the Son, unto the fulfilling of the promise which he hath made, that if ye entered in by the way ye should receive. 16:24 (24–26); Luke 9:59 (57–62); John 12:26; 1 Jn. Our hope in Christ grows as our faith grows, and our faith grows as we practice what we have chosen to believe in. Baptism doesn’t just entitle us to being lead by the Spirit. Nephi and Jacob have both also seen the Lord in vision and Nephi’s inclusion of the three testimonies together fulfills the Law of Witnesses. (1 Nephi 2:20, 2 Nephi 1:20, 2 Nephi 4:4, Jarom 1:9, Mosiah 2:31, Alma 9:13, 36:1, 36:30, 37:13, 38:1) This promise is still in force in our day. 3 For my soul delighteth in aplainness; for after this manner doth the Lord God work among the children of men. I have found that having a prayer in my heart – a running conversation with my Father in Heaven – about whatever is happening during the day, makes me feel more connected and more grateful to Him for all that happens in my life. 2 Nephi 24. TG Unity. The passage under investigation, 2 Nephi 2 in the Book of Mormon, presents a unique philosophy pertaining to the role of the Adamic fall, sin in the cosmos, and the role of sin in relation to God. I agree. In addition to learning to listen to the Spirit’s promptings and urgings, we need to learn how to pray more earnestly, be more sincere in our worship of our God, and learn what it means to be selfless in our service of others. A-A; A+; An account of the death of Lehi. 2 Nephi 30. 2 Nephi 10. He quotes “the Father” in 31:11, “the Son” in 31:14, and bears his own testimony about repentance in 31:13 and 17. Each person must follow Jesus will full purpose of heart by being baptized and reborn. 6:4; Gal. 2 Nephi 20 . In the days of Jehoshaphat, the Ammonites joined Moabites and Edomites in a raid on Judah (2 Chronicles 20:1-30). Do a quick search in your scriptures under the word “ask.” Focus on latter-day scriptures. The exercise was more for me than for Him. Suggestions for Teaching 2 Nephi 31:1–13 “3 Nephi 20, A Review of the Israelite Temple Drama.”In Who Shall Ascend into the Hill of the Lord? 2 Nephi 16. 2 Nephi 26:29, 31… 3:20; 1 Ne. In 2 Nephi 16, Nephi transcribes Isaiah 6, which includes Isaiah’s vision of the Lord. 2 Nephi 13 . 2 Nephi 26. It is our announcement to the the universe that we want to become like He is, and to return home to be with God forever. The gospel of Christ should be easy to understand. The doctrine of Christ sets us on the covenant path. He Humbleth Himself Before the Father – 2 Nephi 31:5-7 (6/14/2016) All Things What Ye Should Do – 2 Nephi 31:1-3 (1/17/2016) The Father, and the Son, and the Holy Ghost Are One – 3 Nephi 11:27, 2 Nephi 31:27 (1/3/2016) Ye Must Press Forward – 2 Nephi 31:19-20 (3/23/2015) The Straitness of the Path – 2 Nephi 31:9 (3/22/2015) Chapter 32 2 Nephi 29. 2 Nephi 6. For the gate by which ye should enter is repentance and abaptism by water; and then cometh a bremission of your sins by fire and by the Holy Ghost. Nephi says in 2 Nephi 31:19 that we must press forward with a steadfastness in Christ. 2 Nephi 7. It takes a lifetime of practice to learn how and when to serve another the right way. Holy!Holy! Spencer narrows the “more sacred things” even further by dividing off Nephi’s closing three chapters (2 Nephi 31–33) and characterizing them as “a brief conclusion,” as “less sacred material,” and as “summary reflections on baptism.” 13 Spencer then leverages his adaptation of the … 2 Nephi 28:9,14,16,20,31; 2 Nephi 29:1 Nephi attributes none of these verses to Isaiah. What happens when we start including conversations with our Father in Heaven in that mental monologue. I believe that Nephi’s personal record accomplished what he set out to do, to convince us the Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God. 2 Ne 31:13. I love to go for a walk and watch the sun rise and talk to my Father in Heaven… it’s so natural to do so… it’s a wonderful gift my parents shared with me. I have mentioned before that serving others is not generally an easy thing to do. This verse of scripture is forward looking. 2 Nephi 16. An important preparation for that day is the strengthening of family relationships. Copyright 2012 - 2018 Avada | All Rights Reserved | Powered by, Nephi opens the Book of Mormon record with this verse in. Once you have skimmed through these chapters, I suggest you find someone to talk to about it. The following overview provides a summary of 2 Nephi, chapters 25–30, which make up a sermon given by Nephi to three different groups of people—the Jews, the children of Lehi, and the Gentiles. 2 Nephi 33 – The Book of Mormon persuades all to believe in Christ. KnoWhys KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 1 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 2 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 3 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 4 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 5 Recommended Resources Learn about the Book of Mormon with verse by verse commentaries from renowned Book of Mormon scholars like John W. Welch and Brant A. Gardner in the ScripturePlus app. All materials appearing on this website (www.gospelstudy.us) may not be reproduced without prior written permission of the publisher. 4 Wherefore, I would that ye should remember that I have spoken unto you concerning that aprophet which the Lord showed unto me, that should baptize the bLamb of God, which should take away the sins of the world. Print it out for greater convenience in your studies. The Savior taught in parables, but he spoke of simple things so people would have the best chance of grasping His meaning. His journeyings in the wilderness, and so forth. Only then will His help come to us through the Spirit. 1 Nephi 13:7-9. Amen. 2:12 (10–15); Alma 24:30; D&C 101:5 (1–5). 1 Nephi 13:7-9. 20 Wherefore, ye must press forward with a steadfastness in Christ, having a perfect brightness of hope, and a love of God and of all men. The manual describes the doctrine of Christ this way – “faith in Christ, repentance, baptism, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost, and enduring to the end.” I would modify the last part of the sentence this way: “enduring [with faith in Christ] to the end.”. 32:2 (2–3). Though the phrase, "the tongue of angels," is only to be found in the writings of Nephi (here and in 2 Ne 32:3) and of Paul , what the phrase describes is not so foreign to the scriptures in general. What happens when we pray to him always? Tuesday, October 31, 2017. So I’m going to post a condensed list of some discussion points for future reference. 2:6. Matt. 2 Nephi 31:21 And now, behold, my beloved brethren, this is the way; and there is none other way nor name given under heaven whereby man can be saved in the kingdom of God. 2 Nephi 27:6-12 » 2 Nephi 26:32-27:5. Let me suggest that we need to (1) sincerely desire to receive the Holy Ghost, (2) appropriately invite the Holy Ghost into our lives, and (3) faithfully obey God’s commandments. March 2–8. 2 Nephi 28:9,14,16,20,31; 2 Nephi 29:1 Nephi attributes none of these verses to Isaiah. And I cannot write but a few things, which I know must surely come to pass; neither can I write but a few of the bwords of my brother Jacob. Nephi did not define repentance. It has made a big difference for me. 2 Nephi 31 Nephi tells why Christ was baptized—Men must follow Christ, be baptized, receive the Holy Ghost, and endure to the end to be saved—Repentance and baptism are the gate to the strait and narrow path—Eternal life comes to those who keep the commandments after baptism. Ex. It is our an… 2 Nephi 3. John W. Welch Notes 2 Nephi 11–12 2 Nephi 11:2–3 — Nephi Establishes His Word in the Mouth of Three Witnesses Nephi begins this long section, which he quotes from the book of Isaiah, by saying that his “soul delights in the words of Isaiah” (see also how Nephi repeats these words in 2 Nephi … 2 Nephi 29-31 2 Nephi 31 2 Nephi 31:5-8 2 Nephi 31:9-10 2 Nephi 31:11-12 What principles and doctrines did you find in these verses? Here is a PDF of this week’s study material. Thanks for that great comment. February 2, 2009 by joespencer. Verse 16 was my personal revelation and confirmation to exactly what I have been praying about. Elder Bednar gave a talk entitled, Receive the Holy Ghost. Deut. For example, within the first two pages of the book Nephi is already relating a vision of Christ by his father. It was first published in March 1830 by Joseph Smith as The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi. Because of this there is a division among the people and Nephi ends up forming his own land, where his people elect him to … 2 Nephi 27. :The Psalms in Israel’s Temple Worship in the Old Testament and in the Book of Mormon, 691–696. 28:10; Morm. 2 Nephi 6:12 (focus on the Gentiles, again) Economical Hierarchy. Seek this guidance, and record the promptings that come. In each case, it is the same message—repentance is a necessary part of the doctrine of Christ. 2 Nephi 5. It has four parts to it: 1) Desire, 2) Making covenants through the ordinance of water baptism, 3) Receiving the gift of Holy Ghost, and 4) Receiving the baptism of the Spirit. C and M from Chile. Print it out for greater convenience in your studies. 179. . Most of us have a running monologue going on in our heads. 179. . 2 Nephi 11. The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which, according to Latter Day Saint theology, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421. Early Mormons found these chapters, which will be the focus of this study, brimming with prophetic meaning for their day. 2:25; 5:13 (10–21). 2 Nephi 32. I began to see things differently, understand spiritual things more quickly, and feel more comfortable praying to Him. ... An Ammonitess, Naamah, was the mother of Rehoboam (1 Kings 14:21,31; 2 Chronicles 12:13). 2 Nephi 9. 2 Nephi 31:13. I encourage you to go back and look at each page of the first two books of the Book of Mormon. The scripture specifies that “the laborer in Zion” should not work for money, meaning you should not be paid when you are doing service for the Church. 2 Wherefore, the things which I have written sufficeth me, save it be a few words which I amust speak concerning the doctrine of Christ; wherefore, I shall speak unto you plainly, according to the plainness of my prophesying. 2 Nephi 27. And 2 Nephi 31 is one of the key texts in the Book of Mormon’s presentation of Christ’s gospel. 5 And now, if the Lamb of God, he being aholy, should have need to be bbaptized by water, to fulfil all righteousness, O then, how much more need have we, being unholy, to be cbaptized, yea, even by water! It is easier said than done. Come, Follow Me Daily Study Guide for the week of March 2-8, 2020 covering 2 Nephi 31-33. 2 Nephi 29. 2 Nephi 24. 2 Nephi 28. 2 Nephi 15. TG Commitment; Dedication; Perseverance; Steadfastness; Walking with God. You can find articles by Kelly on ldsblogs.com, ldsliving.com, and moronichannel.org as well. Behold, I say unto you, Nay; for ye have not come thus far save it were by the word of Christ with unshaken cfaith in him, drelying wholly upon the merits of him who is mighty to esave. February 2, 2009 by Kim. But just as Nephi’s vision in 1 Nephi 14, and just as Isaiah’s prophecies in 2 Nephi 23 and 24 all end in the victory of God, Nephi concludes his exposition of Isaiah’s revelations on a set of very promising notes. 2 Nephi 18. I submit that it will quickly turn from a monologue into a dialogue. Christ was baptized because baptism is required for entrance into the kingdom of God. You'll get the latest posts from Gospelstudy.us! The sacrament prayer says we must always remember him, meaning the Savior. Reflect on what you’ve read so far in 1 Nephi and 2 Nephi and notes you may have taken. 2 Nephi 29. Suddenly, through the act of “always remembering him” I was involved with the whole Godhead on a daily, hourly basis. And now, behold, this is the ddoctrine of Christ, and the only and true doctrine of the eFather, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, which is fone God, without end. He taught that living the gospel means exercising faith in Jesus Christ, repenting, being baptized, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost, and enduring to the end (see 2 Nephi 31:13, 18–21 ). We are often told by the Lord to ask in the name of Jesus and it will be given us. 20 Responses to Doctrine of Christ – 2 Nephi 31:1-21. 2 Nephi 31 Nephi's discourse on the doctrine of Christ 2 Nephi 31:3 My soul delighteth in plainness. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. In summary, the servant of Isaiah 11:1 appears to be David, the great Jewish leader of the last days. 2 Nephi 31:20 This is a great verse. 2 Nephi 26:29, 31. It has four parts to it: 1) Desire, 2) Making covenants through the ordinance of water baptism, 3) Receiving the gift of Holy Ghost, and 4) Receiving the baptism of the Spirit. 3 Nephi 20. The LDS church revised the official summary for 2 Nephi 5 on December 17, 2010 to read: The Nephites separate themselves from the Lamanites, keep the law of Moses, and build a temple Because of their unbelief, the Lamanites are cut off from the presence of the Lord, are cursed, and become a scourge unto the Nephites. 10:33 (32–33); Rom. This could be a positively terrible approach to summarizing a discussion, but I don’t feel quite comfortable making “conclusions” based on a few comments. 2 Nephi 31:10. There is so much to learn and to become in the process of enduring. 2 Nephi 31:4-7 If the Lamb of God, he being holy, should have need to be baptized by water, to fulfil all righteousness, how much more need have we, being unholy, to be baptized, yea, even by water! 2 Nephi 33. 2 Nephi 13 . But His personal instruction is given only to those who make those sacred covenants that they are willing to submit to God in all things for the rest of their lives. James 5:8 (7–11); Rev. His time and talents are only given to those who are willing to do things the Father’s way and submit themselves to God’s priesthood authority and to the Spirit’s direction. Point out any additional details you'd like in the pictures. 2 Nephi 28:3, 12, 18 (note the similarity between the description in v. 3-6 and Joseph Smith’s own experience; also note v. 10) 1 Nephi 22:13-14, 23 (note the Malachi quotation, as well) 2 Nephi 26:20-21. I always wondered how Jesus fulfilled all righteousness by getting baptized. The repeated emphasis on “plainness” in these passages will now be examined to show how these references play an important role in Nephi’s framing of that text. What is this steadfastness he refers to. 1 Jn. Spencer W. Kimball "This America is no ordinary country. Among Nephi’s last recorded words, we find this declaration: “The Lord commanded me, and I must obey” (2 Nephi 33:15).This seems like a fitting summary of Nephi’s life. 2 Nephi 20. 2 Nephi 12. 2 Nephi 12. 15:9. Nephi tells why Christ was baptized—Men must follow Christ, be baptized, receive the Holy Ghost, and endure to the end to be saved—Repentance and baptism are the gate to the strait and narrow path—Eternal life comes to those who keep the commandments after baptism. 2 Nephi 31. By trying to always remember him in my thoughts, the whole Godhead became far more real to me, because I became an active participant in my own life with them. 2 Nephi 30. I always wondered how Jesus fulfilled all righteousness by getting baptized. For the Lord God giveth light unto the bunderstanding; for he speaketh unto men according to their clanguage, unto their understanding. Steadfastness in Christ, perfect brightness of hope, love of God and everyone, feasting upon the word, enduring to the end. The manual makes the following invitation, and I strongly encourage you to accept this invitation. I wasn’t expecting answers to everything I asked about, at least not when I asked the questions. One of the ways we can avoid being deceived by Satan can be found in 2 Nephi. I discovered that by doing so, instead of remembering the Savior mainly on Sundays when the sacrament came around, I was thinking of him more often during the week. 2 Nephi 31-32 – Jesus Christ and His doctrine are the only way to eternal life. If you haven’t done so yet, I recommend trying this process. This state of belief and practice is how we endure to the end. 2 Nephi 12:2 and it shall come to pass in the last days when the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established in the top of the mountains and shall be exalted above the[hills 1ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRT|hill S] and all nations shall flow unto it Isaiah 2:2 (King James Bible) I tried to find ways to talk to God as part of my efforts to make choices, deal with temptations, understand things that were difficult, etc. Today the “perfect brightness of hope” stands out the most to me… not that the other ones aren’t part of the recipe, but just that one seems tough. Nephi continues the narrative of 2 Nephi by recording the death of his father, Lehi. 2nd ed. 17 Wherefore, do the things which I have told you I have seen that your Lord and your Redeemer should do; for, for this cause have they been shown unto me, that ye might know the gate by which ye should enter. Christ is mentioned and talked openly about, his mercies, his coming, his future reign on the earth, over and over again on almost every page of the book. « Discussion Summary: 2 Nephi 26:26-31. Myrsmakeup says: February 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm. … I want you to find joy in Christ's teachings because you understand them. 2 Nephi 2. Only then can we expect to be answered positively. Here he is both the power and our example. 2 Nephi 10. Context and Form al Structure of Nephi’s Final Sermon. 2 Nephi 15. Isaiah 51-52:2 This is the goal of the website. 7) Christ was not baptized for a remission of sins—he neither had nor would commit any. Once the prevalence of the Christ references in these chapters is made more clear, it can be quite overwhelming. 2 Nephi 22. This means we have to rely on the Spirit in all things. This law is so important that it is repeated at least 10 times in the Book of Mormon. 2:25 (25–26); 3 Ne. 2 Nephi 31:4-7 If the Lamb of God, he being holy, should have need to be baptized by water, to fulfil all righteousness, how much more need have we, being unholy, to be baptized, yea, even by water! 2 Nephi 26:31 — What Does Nephi Mean When He Says We Cannot Labor for Money? Ye Have Entered in by the Gate – 2 Nephi 31:17 (6/15/2016) He Humbleth Himself Before the Father – 2 Nephi 31:5-7 (6/14/2016) All Things What Ye Should Do – 2 Nephi 31:1-3 (1/17/2016) The Father, and the Son, and the Holy Ghost Are One – 3 Nephi 11:27, 2 Nephi 31:27 (1/3/2016) Ye Must Press Forward – 2 Nephi 31:19-20 (3/23/2015) The views expressed in this website are my own. 2 Nephi 9. 10 And he said unto the children of men: aFollow thou me. After his passing, the brothers of Nephi (Laman and Lemuel) rebel against him and try to kill him. . … But notwithstanding he being holy, he showeth unto the children of men that, according to the flesh he humbleth himself before the Father, and witnesseth unto the Father that he would be aobedient unto him in keeping his commandments. Read this week's KnoWhy connected with the Come Follow Me curriculum, and 4 For the fulness of mine intent is that I may persuade men to come unto the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, and be saved. The Spirit will teach us what to fix and when to fix it if we will listen to His counsel. 2 Nephi 23. 3:11 (11–17). Chapter 31 helps us understand that although the gospel can sometimes seem complicated, to Nephi it was characterized by “plainness” (2 Nephi 31:2–3). 1 And now I, Nephi, make an end of my aprophesying unto you, my beloved brethren. 9:41; Alma 37:46; D&C 132:22 (22, 25). 2 Nephi 31:13. Chapter 31. Nephi, in 2 Nephi 31, mentions repentance four times. 2 Nephi 31. The focus of the first part of this verse is on the importance of desire. 2 Nephi 20. My main goal was to let my Father in Heaven know I was thinking about Him and trying to show Him my thought processes. During the years before the Saints came to Utah, few portions of the Book of Mormon drew as much attention as “Chapter XII” of 2 Nephi, now known as 2 Nephi 28–30 (see Underwood, “Book of Mormon Usage,” for database). The Devil 2 Nephi 11. In that talk he states how we receive the Holy Ghost into our lives so he can help us and teach us what we need to do to return to our heavenly home. 2 Nephi 6. Here is a comment received from one reader in Chile. We just need to never lose sight of the fact that enduring to the end is not an exercise in stagnation, but a lifelong process of change as we seek to be more and better today than we were yesterday. He that bendureth to the cend, the same shall be saved. Matt. 2 Nephi 22. 1:16 (15–18); 2 Tim. Tuesday, October 31, 2017 2 Nephi 3:2 -- On Blessings and Regular Maintenance "And may the Lord consecrate also unto thee this land, which is a most precious land, for thine inheritance and the inheritance of thy seed with thy brethren, for thy security forever, if it so be that ye shall keep the commandments of the Holy One of Israel." 2 Nephi 8. Isaiah 11: 2 Nephi 21 This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Enos. 2 Nephi 19. Summary; Malachi 3, Malachi 4: 3 Nephi 24, 3 Nephi 25 : When the Savior comes again, it will be a terrible day for the wicked, but a wonderful day for the righteous—those who keep the commandments of God as given by prophets. First and Second were added to the titles of The Books of Nephi by Oliver Cowdery when preparing the book for printing. The Lord warns Nephi to depart into the wilderness. John W. Welch Notes 2 Nephi 11–12 2 Nephi 11:2–3 — Nephi Establishes His Word in the Mouth of Three Witnesses Nephi begins this long section, which he quotes from the book of Isaiah, by saying that his “soul delights in the words of Isaiah” (see also how Nephi repeats these words in 2 Nephi 25:5). . What do we do once we have determined to walk this path? It means we are trying continually to be more like Christ. We must These seem in this verse to be the ingredients for eternal life. Mormon Basics, LLC Kelly Merrill 11 West Sunset Circle Rexburg, Idaho 83440. 2 Nephi 3. Wherefore, if ye shall press forward, feasting upon the word of Christ, and dendure to the end, behold, thus saith the Father: Ye shall have eeternal life. TG Objectives. The promise that concludes this verse has been generally considered rather odd and obscure. It has been a constant inspiration and source of good ideas. TG God, the Standard of Righteousness. 2nd Nephi (Summary) Again, I’m going to quickly summarize a whole book. The second point is that once we step onto this covenant path we spend the rest of our lives learning how to love and serve as does Christ. There is not just one right way when it comes to studying the scriptures. 2 Nephi 33. I am in tears! As you read the chapters, consider marking everything Nephi says we should do after we have received the Holy Ghost in our lives. I deliberately avoid lots of references and scholarly quotes and citations so that we can focus on the principles behind the doctrine. Getting baptized and becoming a member of the Church is the easy part, as difficult as it may have been for the convert. I have finally decided that what makes sense to me is that baptism is our expression and the sign of our commitment to God to yield ourselves to Him in all things for the rest of our lives. 2 Nephi 3. In fact, he repeatedly claims the words as his own or attributes them to the Lord. 2 Nephi 31:17–20; 32 – The Holy Ghost will show me what I should do. The Second Book of Nephi (/ ˈ n iː f aɪ /), usually referred to as Second Nephi or 2 Nephi, is the second book of the Book of Mormon.The original translation of the title did not include the word "second". These structural divisions order Nephi’s record as a four-part progression, from (1) the journey to the New World (1 Nephi 1–18) through (2) a series of theological sermons (1 Nephi 19–2 Nephi 5) to (3) the culminating, commanded heart of Nephi’s record (2 Nephi 6–30) and (4) a brief conclusion (2 Nephi 31… 20 Wherefore, ye must press forward with a asteadfastness in Christ, having a perfect brightness of bhope, and a clove of God and of all men. Look instead for the doctrine that is being taught on each page. 2 Nephi 25. Quote by President George Q. Cannon: 2 Nephi 31: Summary of Principles Jesus Christ set the perfect example of obedience for us to follow. I will only try to make a couple of points in this lesson. We don’t get paid when we minister to others. 3. This practicing every day the teachings of Christ is what it means to press forward. 2 Nephi 26. Amen. 2 Nephi 18. Think of it like someone telling you that all you have to do to endure to the end is to walk across this taught rope to the far side and all will be well. 11 And the Father said: Repent ye, repent ye, and be baptized in the name of my Beloved Son. The path to eternal life is easy to understand. This site is specifically for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mother used to say to us… talk to your Father in Heaven… anywhere anywhere and anytime… he’s always listening to you and tell him your joys and sorrows and fears… nothing is too big or too small to talk to him about… he’s your Father just like we have an earthly Father. 2 Nephi 31:13 Follow the Son, with full purpose of heart, acting no … Copyright 2013–2018 by Mormon Basics, LLC, all rights reserved. 2 Nephi 28. As Nephi told his people of this revelation, he taught what he called “the doctrine of Christ” (2 Nephi 31:2)—that in order to receive eternal life, we must exercise faith in Jesus Christ, repent of our sins, be baptized, receive the Holy Ghost, and endure to the end. We are told that Christ’s example will teach us what we should do (31:12). Learn how your comment data is processed. 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