3 Nephi 12: 38-39

3 Nephi 12: 38-39

3 Nephi 12: 38-39: “And behold, it is written, an eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth;  But I say unto you, that ye shall not resist evil, but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also;”This is reforming the law of retaliation or lex talionis. When
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3 Nephi 12: 33-37

3 Nephi 12: 33-37

3 Nephi 12: 33-37: “And again it is written, thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths;  But verily, verily, I say unto you, swear not at all; neither by heaven, for it is God’s throne;  Nor by the earth, for it is his footstool;  Neither shalt thou swear by
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3 Nephi 12: 31-32

3 Nephi 12: 31-32

3 Nephi 12: 31-32: “It hath been written, that whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement.  Verily, verily, I say unto you, that whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery; and whoso shall marry her who is divorced
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3 Nephi 12: 30

3 Nephi 12: 30

3 Nephi 12: 30: “For it is better that ye should deny yourselves of these things, wherein ye will take up your cross, than that ye should be cast into hell.” Each person’s cross is individual. Carrying “your cross” is not the same as carrying mine. Therefore, when you “deny yourself of these things” what
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3 Nephi 12: 27-29

3 Nephi 12: 27-29

3 Nephi 12: 27-29: “Behold, it is written by them of old time, that thou shalt not commit adultery;  But I say unto you, that whosoever looketh on a woman, to lust after her, hath committed adultery already in his heart.  Behold, I give unto you a commandment, that ye suffer none of these things
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3 Nephi 12: 25-26

3 Nephi 12: 25-26

3 Nephi 12: 25-26:   “Agree with thine adversary quickly while thou art in the way with him, lest at any time he shall get thee, and thou shalt be cast into prison.  Verily, verily, I say unto thee, thou shalt by no means come out thence until thou hast paid the uttermost senine. And
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3 Nephi 12: 23-24

3 Nephi 12: 23-24

3 Nephi 12: 23-24:   “Therefore, if ye shall come unto me, or shall desire to come unto me, and rememberest that thy brother hath aught against thee— Go thy way unto thy brother, and first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come unto me with full purpose of heart, and I will receive you.”
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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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