3 Nephi 12: 21-22

3 Nephi 12: 21-22

3 Nephi 12: 21-22: “Ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, and it is also written before you, that thou shalt not kill, and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment of God;  But I say unto you, that whosoever is angry with his brother shall be
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3 Nephi 12: 20

3 Nephi 12: 20

3 Nephi 12: 20: “Therefore come unto me and be ye saved; for verily I say unto you, that except ye shall keep my commandments, which I have commanded you at this time, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.” There goes the argument that all you need do to be
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3 Nephi 12: 19

3 Nephi 12: 19

3 Nephi 12: 19:   “And behold, I have given you the law and the commandments of my Father, that ye shall believe in me, and that ye shall repent of your sins, and come unto me with a broken heart and a contrite spirit. Behold, ye have the commandments before you, and the law
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3 Nephi 12: 17-18

3 Nephi 12: 17-18

3 Nephi 12: 17-18:   “Think not that I am come to destroy the law or the prophets. I am not come to destroy but to fulfil;  For verily I say unto you, one jot nor one tittle hath not passed away from the law, but in me it hath all been fulfilled.”   The
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3 Nephi 12: 14-16

3 Nephi 12: 14-16

3 Nephi 12: 14-16:   “Verily, verily, I say unto you, I give unto you to be the light of this people. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid.  Behold, do men light a candle and put it under a bushel? Nay, but on a candlestick, and it giveth light to
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3 Nephi 12: 13

3 Nephi 12: 13

3 Nephi 12: 13:“Verily, verily, I say unto you, I give unto you to be the salt of the earth; but if the salt shall lose its savor wherewith shall the earth be salted? The salt shall be thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out and to be trodden under foot of men.”
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3 Nephi 12: 11-12

3 Nephi 12: 11-12

3 Nephi 12: 11-12: “And blessed are ye when men shall revile you and persecute, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake; For ye shall have great joy and be exceedingly glad, for great shall be your reward in heaven; for so persecuted they the prophets who were before you.”
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3 Nephi 12: 10

3 Nephi 12: 10

3 Nephi 12: 10: “And blessed are all they who are persecuted for my name’s sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”It is not just persecution, but persecution “for [His] name’s sake” that makes you blessed. When you are doing what you should for His name’s sake, you are likely to provoke persecution. He
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3 Nephi 12: 9

3 Nephi 12: 9

3 Nephi 12: 9: “And blessed are all the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.” More often than not those who are “peacemakers” will be abused. They will at least have to endure aggression and give a soft word in return. (Prov. 15: 1.) There will be no end to the
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3 Nephi 12: 8

3 Nephi 12: 8

3 Nephi 12: 8: “And blessed are all the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” This is a remarkable promise. Would you like to see God? Then first purify your heart. Notice this is not just ritual purity, which had been the focus of the Law of Moses. Christ is replacing earlier ritual based
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