2 Nephi 31: 18

2 Nephi 31: 18

2 Nephi 31: 18:   “And then are ye in this strait and narrow path 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 witnesses of the Father and the
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2 Nephi 31: 17

2 Nephi 31: 17

2 Nephi 31: 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. For the gate by which ye should enter is repentance
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Spencer W. Kimball 1978

2 Nephi 31: 16

2 Nephi 31: 16

2 Nephi 31: 16: “And now, my beloved brethren, I know by this that unless a man shall endure to the end, in following the example of the Son of the living God, he cannot be saved.” What does it mean to “endure to the end?” It is to put up with all the difficulties
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2 Nephi 31: 15

2 Nephi 31: 15

2 Nephi 31: 15: “And I heard a voice from the Father, saying: Yea, the words of my Beloved are true and faithful. He that endureth to the end, the same shall be saved.” The dialogue continues. It is clear the conversation being reported by Nephi is one where both the Son and the Father
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2 Nephi 31: 14

2 Nephi 31: 14

2 Nephi 31: 14: “But, behold, my beloved brethren, thus came the voice of the Son unto me, saying: After ye have repented of your sins, and witnessed unto the Father that ye are willing to keep my commandments, by the baptism of water, and have received the baptism of fire and of the Holy
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2 Nephi 31: 13

2 Nephi 31: 13

2 Nephi 31: 13: “Wherefore, my beloved brethren, I know that if ye shall  follow the Son, with full purpose of heart, acting no hypocrisy and no deception before God, but with real intent, repenting of your sins, witnessing unto the Father that ye are willing to take upon you the name of Christ, by
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2 Nephi 31: 12

2 Nephi 31: 12

2 Nephi 31: 12: “And also, the voice of the Son came unto me, saying: He that is baptized in my name, to him will the Father give the Holy Ghost, like unto me; wherefore, follow me, and do the things which ye have seen me do.” Notice that immediately following the quote from the
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2 Nephi 31: 10-11

2 Nephi 31: 10-11

2 Nephi 31: 10-11:“And he said unto the children of men: Follow thou me. Wherefore, my beloved brethren, can we follow Jesus save we shall be willing to keep the commandments of the Father? And the Father said: Repent ye, repent ye, and be baptized in the name of my Beloved Son.”Notice the “prophetic-perfect” tense,
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