1 Nephi 13: 33 – 34

1 Nephi 13: 33 – 34

1 Nephi 13: 33-34: “Wherefore saith the Lamb of God: I will be merciful unto the Gentiles, unto the visiting of the remnant of the house of Israel in great judgment. And it came to pass that the angel of the Lord spake unto me, saying: Behold, saith the Lamb of God, after I have
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1 Nephi 13: 31 – 32

1 Nephi 13: 31 – 32

1 Nephi 13: 31-32: “Neither will he suffer that the Gentiles shall destroy the seed of thy brethren. Neither will the Lord God suffer that the Gentiles shall forever remain in that awful state of blindness, which thou beholdest they are in, because of the plain and most precious parts of the gospel of the
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1 Nephi 13: 30

1 Nephi 13: 30

The role of gentiles in the history of this land, promised to Lehi’s descendants, is not just covered in the Lord’s words. It is set out in some detail by Nephi. Therefore, we will look at some of Nephi’s prophecy from 1 Nephi Chapter 13.  Below is verse 30: “Nevertheless, thou beholdest that the Gentiles
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A bit of a detour

A bit of a detour

I received the following question:   “You refer to D&C 84:26 which tells us that the “lesser priesthood …holdeth the key of the ministering of angels..” and imply that every deacon in the church holds the key to the ministration of angels. That does not sound right to me. I believe the “key to the
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What does it all really mean?

What does it all really mean?

There are some great comments on the previous posts. I’ve not wanted to interrupt what I was doing to address them. Before moving on to another set of scriptures relating to those questions and comments, here are a few responses: To whom has the Book of Mormon been written? What possible good would it be
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3 Nephi 16: 17-20

3 Nephi 16: 17-20

3 Nephi 16: 17-20:   “And then the words of the prophet Isaiah shall be fulfilled, which say: Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice together shall they sing, for they shall see eye to eye when the Lord shall bring again Zion. Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem;
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3 Nephi 16: 16

3 Nephi 16: 16

3 Nephi 16: 16: “Verily, verily, I say unto you, thus hath the Father commanded me—that I should give unto this people this land for their inheritance.”   As a result of the their behavior, the Gentiles forfeit the land. The ones who inherit the land will be “this people” or the ones to whom
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3 Nephi 16: 15

3 Nephi 16: 15

3 Nephi 16: 15:   “But if they will not turn unto me, and hearken unto my voice, I will suffer them, yea, I will suffer my people, O house of Israel, that they shall go through among them, and shall tread them down, and they shall be as salt that hath lost its savor,
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3 Nephi 16: 13-14

3 Nephi 16: 13-14

3 Nephi 16: 13-14: “But if the Gentiles will repent and return unto me, saith the Father, behold they shall be numbered among my people, O house of Israel.  And I will not suffer my people, who are of the house of Israel, to go through among them, and tread them down, saith the Father.”
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3 Nephi 16: 12

3 Nephi 16: 12

3 Nephi 16: 12:   “And I will show unto thee, O house of Israel, that the Gentiles shall not have power over you; but I will remember my covenant unto you, O house of Israel, and ye shall come unto the knowledge of the fulness of my gospel.”   Gentiles shall NOT have power
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