3 Nephi 13: 22-23

3 Nephi 13: 22-23

3 Nephi 13: 22-23: “The light of the body is the eye; if, therefore, thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.  But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If, therefore, the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!”  
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3 Nephi 13: 19-21

3 Nephi 13: 19-21

3 Nephi 13: 19-21: “Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and thieves break through and steal;  But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal.  For where your treasure is, there will
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3 Nephi 13: 16-18

3 Nephi 13: 16-18

3 Nephi 13: 16-18: “Moreover, when ye fast be not as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance, for they disfigure their faces that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward.  But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thy head, and wash thy face;  That thou appear not
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3 Nephi 13: 14-15

3 Nephi 13: 14-15

3 Nephi 13: 14-15: “For, if ye forgive men their trespasses your heavenly Father will also forgive you; But if ye forgive not men their trespasses neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.“ This is an absolute condition. It is mandatory. If you forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive you your
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Ecclesiastes 3:1

Ecclesiastes 3:1

I have written six books and published nearly a year’s worth of posts on this blog at a frequency of two a day on average. They represent what I think, what I believe to be true, and what I teach. I do not have a spokesman. I have not authorized anyone to say something different
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3 Nephi 13: 9-13:

3 Nephi 13: 9-13:

3 Nephi 13: 9-13:   “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.  And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.  And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.  For thine is
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3 Nephi 13: 7-8

3 Nephi 13: 7-8

3 Nephi 13: 7-8:  “But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen, for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.  Be not ye therefore like unto them, for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of before ye ask him.”  Here is wisdom indeed. There is no
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3 Nephi 13: 5-6

3 Nephi 13: 5-6

 3 Nephi 13: 5-6: “And when thou prayest thou shalt not do as the hypocrites, for they love to pray, standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward.  But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet,
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3 Nephi 13: 1-4

3 Nephi 13: 1-4

3 Nephi 13: 1-4:   “Verily, verily, I say that I would that ye should do alms unto the poor; but take heed that ye do not your alms before men to be seen of them; otherwise ye have no reward of your Father who is in heaven.  Therefore, when ye shall do your alms
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3 Nephi 12: 48

3 Nephi 12: 48

3 Nephi 12: 48: “Therefore I would that ye should be perfect even as I, or your Father who is in heaven is perfect.” In the Matthew text Christ unequivocally limited this to His Father. (Matt. 5: 48.) Here “perfection” is achieved by both Christ and His Father. Assuming the Matthew text is correct, the
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