4 nephi summary

For the children of Laman and Lemuel, he pronounces a blessing on them while cursing their parents (2 Nephi 4:5–9). President Spencer W. Kimball explained that miracles are also a part of the Church today, as they have been in the past: “We do have miracles today—beyond imagination! …. Yet you have the responsibility to determine if there is any part of that heritage that must be discarded because it works against the Lord’s plan of happiness. The Nephi who recorded the coming of Jesus to America died, and the keeping of the plates passed to his son Amos. In those gatherings, which God has designed  for us, lies our great             opportunity. 2 Nephi 4:15 Upon These [Small Plates] I Write . After the year 100 AD, all the original disciples of Jesus had died, except for three which he allowed to live on and on until the end of human history. Be enlightened by eternal truth. John W. Welch Notes 3 Nephi 17-19 3 Nephi: It was first published in March 1830 by Joseph Smith as The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi. Geneology of Lehi. VS38–39 – “They Did Teach Their Children That They Should Not Believe”. Making life a bliss complete “Third, we must lay on the altar and sacrifice whatever is required by the Lord. They are kind, but candid. The first half of the book gives us details about how a Zion society is structured. President Marion G. Romney (1897–1988) of the First Presidency gave the following insight regarding the meaning of true conversion: “Webster [dictionary] says the verb, ‘convert,’ means ‘to turn from one belief or course to another.’ That ‘conversion’ is ‘a spiritual and moral change. When there's love at home.". Descriptions of the future as revealed in a dream or vision. Our Faith Becometh Unshaken – 2 Nephi 4:6 (3/2/2016) Because of My Flesh – 2 Nephi 4:27-29 (2/2/2016) 2 Nephi 4:19 I Know in Whom I Have Trusted (2/9/2015) 2 Nephi 4:16 My Soul Delighteth in the Things of the Lord (2/8/2015) 2 Nephi 4:5 I Cannot Go Down to My Grave Save I Should Leave a Blessing Upon You (2/8/2015) Chapter 5 “When our hearts are filled with pride, we commit a grave sin, for we violate the two great  commandments[see Matthew 22:36–40]. Then will we eagerly emulate Jesus. Alma 12:10-11 – 10 And therefore, he that will aharden his heart, the same receiveth the blesser portion of the word; and he that will cnot harden his heart, to him is dgiven the greater portion of the word, until it is given unto him to know the mysteries of God until he know them in full. One of these churches began to persecute members of the True Church of Christ, casting them into prison (but the prison then broke in two), or casting them into fiery furnaces (but the victims walked out unscathed), or casting them into a lion's den (but the victims played with the animals as if they were lambs). It is not surprising then that God urges us to gather so that He can bless us. What have you found that can encourage unity among family members and other loved ones? NOTE: Fourth Nephi illustrates two extremes in civilization. We can pray and work for the unity that will bring us joy and multiply our power to serve” (“Our Hearts Knit as One,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2008, 68, 69). Next we meet Joseph #2, the one from Genesis. I can't help wondering what it was that destroyed the peace and harmony they enjoyed for 200 years. After that, the people started to get rich, and wear expensive clothing and jewelry, and divide themselves into rich and poor, and the communal sharing of private property came to an end. About 600–592 B.C. 2 Nephi Chapter 8 | Book Home | Next: 2 Nephi Chapter 10. And they had all things common among them; therefore there were not rich and poor, bond and free, but they were all made free, and partakers of the heavenly gift’ [4 Nephi 1:2–3]. He taught, ‘Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God’ (Matthew 5:9; see also 3 Nephi 12:9). Night had fallen; Nephi tells his brothers to go hide while he goes exploring. Then shall ‘the peace of God, which passeth all understanding’ (Philippians 4:7), be yours, to bless you and your posterity through generations yet to come” (in Conference Report, Apr. …. Q – Why would the removal of the sacred writings be a tragic event? We yearn, as spirit children of our Heavenly Father, for that joy which we once had with Him in the life before this one. 4 Nephi 1:6 And Thus Did the Thirty and Eighth Year Pass Away, and Also the Thirty and Ninth, and Forty and First, and the Forty and Second . Elder Neal A. Maxwell (1926–2004) of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke of the characteristics that define those who truly believe in the Savior: “True believers are settled in their views of Christ. "And they did smite upon the people of Jesus; but the people of Jesus did not smite again.". 2 Nephi 9 Jacob's two-day sermon includes teachings on the atonement.. 2 Nephi 9:8-9 If there had been no atonement, our spirits must become like him, and we become devils, angels to a devil, to be shut out from the presence of our God, and to remain with the father of lies forever. Recommended Resources Learn about the Book of Mormon with verse by verse commentaries from renowned Book of Mormon scholars like John W. Welch and Brant A. Gardner in the ScripturePlus app. This book was first called "IV Nephi" in the 1879 edition[1] and "Fourth Nephi" in the 1920 edition of Book of Mormon.[2]. 3. 1:45). The prideful feel that they must do things their way, even when that way is the wrong way. He wants us to gather into families. Zoram joins Lehi's family. . Nephi slays Laban at the Lord’s command and then secures the plates of brass by stratagem—Zoram chooses to join Lehi’s family in the wilderness. “When we are given a calling, we fulfill it. Each group brings special gifts and talents to the table of the Lord. For further information on contention and secret works, see commentary for Helaman 1:1–21 (page 262)and for Helaman 1–2 (page 262). Jack Welch Study Notes (3 Nephi 20 - 26) The Sacrament by Taylor Halverson. The second verse says: "In the cottage there is joy Q – How can we be unified with people whose interests or abilities differ from our own? …, “Second, we must cooperate completely and work in harmony one with the other. “True believers gladly perform their duties in the kingdom. 27 Behold, this I have given unto you as a parable, and it is even as I am. Living the law of consecration exalts the poor and humbles the rich. He has established classes, wards, and branches and commanded us to meet together often. However, Mormon left an important clarification on this point in Alma 45:13–14. What percentage of the people were converted? 1. VS46 – None Were Righteous Except the Disciples of Jesus. This healing begins with a personal vow: ‘Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me’ (Sy Miller and Jill Jackson, ‘Let There Be Peace on Earth’ [Beverly Hills, Calif.: Jan-Lee Music, 1972]). “Why would it matter to a people what they were called? Come, Follow Me Daily Study Guide for the week of October 19-25, 2020 covering 3 Nephi 27-4 Nephi. 2. Fourth Nephi covers the nearly 200 years of unity and harmony following Jesus Christ ’s visit to the Americas. Surely Enoch and Salem were contenders. 2. …. …. BOOK OF MORMON AUDIO LINK http://lds.org/scriptures/bofm?lang=eng http://ComeUntoChrist.org http://ChurchofJesusChrist.org For personal and/or family study of the scriptures, geared towards families with teenagers, single adults, and empty nesters. “In the great diversity of peoples, cultures, and circumstances, we remember that all are equal before the Lord” (in Conference Report, Apr. …, “True believers are innocent as to sin, but not naive. One of the attributes that distinguished the Nephite people was that “they had all things common among them” (4 Nephi 1:3). a ward or branch? Several times in Book of Mormon history the people passed through a cycle of righteousness, prosperity, riches, pride, wickedness, destruction, humility, and righteousness again. In the records of the Church, in journals, in news and magazine articles and in the minds and memories of many people” (The Teachings of Spencer W. Kimball, ed. Despite their weaknesses, their spirituality is centered on the Savior, so their views of everything else are put in that precious perspective. Read this week's KnoWhy connected with the Come Follow Me curriculum, and watch a video elucidating an insight in this week's scripture reading. ‘There was no contention in the land, because of the love of God which did dwell in the hearts of the people. We begin by offering a ‘broken heart and a contrite spirit’ [3 Nephi 9:20]” (in Conference Report, Apr. D&C 38 – 24 And let every man aesteem his brother as himself, and practice bvirtue and holiness before me. They follow the Lord’s example: ‘I [will] remember [their sins] no more’ (D&C 58:42). 1. 4th Nephi – Introduction. Where family or national traditions or customs conflict with the teachings of God, set them aside. A yearning to be acknowledged. Read 4 Nephi 1:1-5. Who formed the Church of Christ in the 34th year after Jesus' birth? 1. The joy of unity He wants so much to give us is not solitary. “True believers have a balanced contentment. And it came to pass that I beheld my brethren, and they were disputing one with another concerning the things which my father had spoken unto them; for he truly spake many great things unto them which were hard to be understood save a man should inquire of … “When we enter into an agreement, we keep it” (in Conference Report, Apr. Instead of a ‘woeful countenance,’ true believers in Christ have a disciplined enthusiasm to work righteousness. 1996, 40; orEnsign,May 1996, 30). I say unto you, be aone; and if ye are not one ye are not mine. 3. They love their fellowmen. After reading 4 Nephi 1:46, one might get the impression that the 12 disciples of Jesus and the three Nephites were the only righteous people left among the Nephites. Yet everywhere there can be a ‘unity of the faith’ [Ephesians 4:13]. 1998, 112, 114; or Ensign, May 1998, 86–87). …, “True believers are humble. Category: 4 Nephi They Had All Things in Common – 4 Nephi 1:2-3 2 And it came to pass in the thirty and sixth year, the people were all converted unto the Lord, upon all the face of the land, both Nephites and Lamanites, and there were no contentions and disputations among them, and every man did deal justly one with another. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. The prideful demand their rights, even when they are wrong. Elder Russell M. Nelson counseled parents to avoid using labels that polarize or lead to the development of prejudices in their children’s hearts: “When the Nephites were truly righteous, their previous patterns of polarization vanished. These duties are usually measurable and straightforward. …. Protection from Pornography—a Christ-Focused Home - Linda S. Reeves - April 2014. …’ As used in the scriptures, ‘converted’ generally implies not merely mental acceptance of Jesus and his teachings but also a motivating faith in him and in his gospel—a faith which works a transformation, an actual change in one’s understanding of life’s meaning and in his allegiance to God—in interest, in thought, and in conduct. 26:33]” (“A More Excellent Hope,” Ensign, Feb. 1997, 63). A moving testimony vitalizes faith; that is, it induces repentance and obedience to the commandments. The prideful insist that they must pursue their own path, even when the road they take is wide and broad and leads to destruction” (Joseph Fielding McConkie, Robert L. Millet, and Brent L. Top, Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon,4 vols. A craving for public notice. There is one heritage that you need never change. 2 Nephi Chapter 9. This is a testimony. Where traditions and customs are in harmony with His teachings, they should be cherished and followed to preserve your culture and heritage. We can all learn much of value from each other. The Nephites stopped obeying the law of Moses and obeyed the commandments of Jesus instead. In the process, both are sanctified. Ibid p. 107 1 Nephi 14:3 That great pit…shall be filled Those who robbed the scriptures of much of their glorious light shall yet be left to walk in darkness themselves. . VS16–17 – There Were No “Manner of -Ites”. Be like-minded with the Lord in love and united with Him in faith. One of my favorite hymns is called Love at Home, by John Hugh McNaughton. They are so secure in their relationship with the Lord that their goodness would continue even if nobody were watching. “True believers remember that forgetting is part of forgiving. “What kinds of miracles do we have? Writing is something I have always loved. … Each man owned his portion, which, at his option, he could alienate, keep and operate, or otherwise treat as his own. “I testify that you will remove barriers to happiness and find greater peace as you make your first allegiance your membership in the Church of Jesus Christ, and His teachings the foundation of your life. 25 And again I say unto you, let every man esteem his abrother as himself. According to the record, "surely there could not be a happier people among all the people who had been created by the hand of God" (4 Ne. 1:17). The Apostle Paul taught that ‘there is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus’ [Galatians 3:28; see also Colossians 3:11]. President Romney also explained what leads a people to live in such a way: “When we reach the state of having the ‘pure love of Christ,’ our desire to serve one another will have grown to the point where we will be living fully the law of consecration. I am in arrears [behind in fulfilling financial obligations], and I can’t make those payments, for if I do, it is going to cause me to lose my home. Second Nephi 2 declares that Christ’s redemption has accomplished free will for all humanity: “And the Messiah cometh in the fulness of time, that he may redeem the children of men from the fall. And so the polarizing process began all over again. 1 Nephi 4. We must seek it and qualify for it with others. Thus he is converted to a newness of life. Fourth Nephi covers the nearly 200 years of unity and harmony following Jesus Christ’s visit to the Americas. 1. The people “were all converted unto the Lord” (4 Nephi 1:2), resulting in a society that people of all ages have dreamed of. The following commentary suggests that pride is the beginning of all such divisions and the reason that some individuals “revolted from the church” and took upon themselves the name Lamanites(4 Nephi 1:20). President Spencer W. Kimball (1895–1985) taught how this goal can be achieved: “First, we must eliminate the individual tendency to selfishness that snares the soul, shrinks the heart, and darkens the mind. 1st Nephi (summary) Well, because I am so far into the semester, and I need to get this blog up to speed with where I currently am reading, I am going to give a more brief look at the chapters that I have read so far, and mention far fewer details than I will once I am doing this every week. The Book of Nephi: Who Is the Son of Nephi—One of the Disciples of Jesus Christ, usually referred to as Fourth Nephi or 4 Nephi (/ˈniːfaɪ/ NEE-fy), is one of the fifteen books that make up the Book of Mormon. Where are they recorded? 3. VS3 – “They Had All Things Common among Them”. I write my stories, thoughts, and experiences to help myself and others see that God is there, He loves us, and that He has given us this wonderful life on earth to learn, grow, and become more like Him. …. In what ways can feelings of unity influence a family? 1. The poor, released from the bondage and humiliating limitations of poverty, are enabled as free men to rise to their full potential, both temporally and spiritually. 1 Nephi 6. 1978, 123; or Ensign, May 1978, 81). This book was first called "IV Nephi" in the 1879 edition and "Fourth Nephi" in the 1920 edition of Book of Mormon. Nephi slays Laban and obtains the brass plates. 2002, 27). The purpose of Nephi's record is to persuade all men to come unto the God of Abraham, Issac, and Jacob, and be saved. I live in Mebane, NC, with my wonderful husband, three boys, and little girl. 2. 1:16). Elder Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles described the source of the great peace that was described in 4 Nephi: “Personal peace is reached when one, in humble submissiveness, truly loves God. They do not resist counsel. This surplus went into a storehouse, from which stewardships were given to others, and from which the needs of the poor were supplied” (in Conference Report, Apr. President N. Eldon Tanner (1898–1982) of the First Presidency illustrated the importance of dealing justly with others: “A young man came to me not long ago and said, ‘I made an agreement with a man that requires me to make certain payments each year. “True believers truly pray. 1989, 88; or Ensign, May 1989, 71). “When we have a financial obligation, we pay it. VS2 – “The People Were All Converted unto the Lord”. All kinds—revelations, visions, tongues, healings, special guidance and direction, evil spirits cast out. President Spencer W. Kimball (1895–1985), the 12th President of the Church: “I find that when I get casual in my relationship with divinity and when it seems that no divine ear is listening and no divine voice is speaking, that I am far, far away. Why would it be so important for them to be called Lamanites? 1 Ne 4:1 The Lord is mightier than Laban and his fifty, yea, or even than his tens of thousands.. 1997, 39; or Ensign, May 1997, 29). The Holy Spiritgives him a witness. 1. John W. …. Subscribe to get my posts directly to your email! A fear of being overlooked. Donate! This can be challenging when so many races, cultures, and traditions are brought together. An honest seeker hears the message. Your email address will not be published. Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explained how we are preparing to live the law of consecration: “The law of tithing prepares us to live the higher law of consecration—to dedicate and give all our time, talents, and resources to the work of the Lord. “He cannot grant it to us as individuals. I am a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They are ‘meek and lowly of heart’ [Moroni 7:43]. “True believers are willing to do what Christ wants. Elder Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles further counseled members of the Church to set aside any cultural traditions, racial traditions, or other traditions that conflict with the teachings of Jesus Christ, because these traditions undermine the great plan of happiness: “Your Heavenly Father assigned you to be born into a specific lineage from which you received your inheritance of race, culture, and traditions. For happiness, control your life by that heritage” (in Conference Report, Apr. 1. VS20 – “There Began to Be Lamanites Again”. I am talking about your agreement; and I think your wife would rather have a husband who would keep his word … and have to rent a home than to have a home with a husband who will not keep his covenants and his pledges” (in Conference Report, Oct. 1966, 99). 2. President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency taught: “The Lord’s prophets have always called for unity. According to these verses, at the end of the Book of Mormon, “the peaceable followers of Christ” (Moroni 7:3) were also referred to as disciples of Jesus. Many of the Scriptures Which are Engraven upon the Plates of Brass: Readers of the Book of Mormon should note here in 2 Nephi 4:15 that Nephi lets the reader know of his intention to inscribe on the small plates "many of the scriptures which are engraven upon the plates of brass. They include partaking worthily of the sacrament, rendering Christian service, studying the scriptures, praying, fasting, receiving ordinances, attending to family duties, paying tithes and offerings. Recommended Resources Learn about the Book of Mormon with verse by verse commentaries from renowned Book of Mormon scholars like John W. Welch and Brant A. Gardner in the ScripturePlus app. Q – How does personal immersion in the scriptures influence closeness to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ? 1977, 119; or Ensign, May 1977, 93). VS13, 15–16. I just started reading through this chapter, looking for anything that taught me about the Zion they achieved. 4th Nephi is named after Nephi, one of the disciples of Jesus Christ – or more specifically, the one 3rd Nephi is named after. Life really can be a bliss complete when we are kind, compassionate, forgiving, and humble. The Book of Nephi: Who Is the Son of Nephi—One of the Disciples of Jesus Christ, usually referred to as Fourth Nephi or 4 Nephi ( / ˈniːfaɪ / NEE-fy ), is one of the fifteen books that make up the Book of Mormon. This pleasant circumstance persisted until ‘a small part of the people … had revolted … and taken upon them the name of Lamanites’ [4 Nephi 1:20], reviving old prejudices and teaching their children again to hate, ‘even as the Lamanites were taught to hate the children of Nephi from the beginning’ [4 Nephi 1:39]. Edward L. Kimball [1982], 499). “… He consecrated to the Church the surplus he produced above the needs and wants of his own family. 1 Nephi 4. A desire to be different. … They are not easily offended. Conversion, on the other hand, is the fruit of, or the reward for, repentance and obedience” (in Conference Report, Oct. 1963, 23–24). 4 Nephi 1:14–49 — The Zion Society Begins to Crumble and Fall Apart Due to Pride. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles observed that following Christ’s visit, “His majestic teachings and ennobling spirit led to the happiest of all times, a time in which ‘there were no contentions and disputations among them, and every man did deal justly one with another. That lineage can provide a rich heritage and great reasons to rejoice. VS20-49 – Pride Leads to Division, Dissension, and Apostasy. “I said, ‘I am not talking about your home. Divisiveness is a result of unrighteousness. The people once again divided into Nephites and Lamanites, and although the Nephites remain righteous longer than the Lamanites, by AD 300, "both the people of Nephi and the Lamanites had become exceedingly wicked one like unto another" (4 Ne. Heed carefully this scripture: “‘There was no contention in the land, because of the love of God which did dwell in the hearts of the people’ (4 Nephi 1:15; italics added; see also 1:2). https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/scriptures/bofm/title-page?lang=eng, "From Zion to Destruction: The Lessons of 4 Nephi", The Book of Mormon: Fourth Nephi Through Moroni, From Zion to Destruction, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Fourth_Nephi&oldid=996705980, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 28 December 2020, at 05:02. VS2 – “There Were No Contentions and Disputations among Them”. Or do we shrink back? The author of 4 Nephi died in AD 111. And because that they are redeemed from the fall they have become free forever, knowing good from evil ; to act for themselves and not to be acted upon…” (v. 26, emphasis added). Thou wast born in the wilderness. But new disciples were ordained to replace the ones that died. “Our Savior invites us ‘to come unto him and partake of his goodness; and he denieth none that come unto him, black and white, bond and free, male and female; … all are alike unto God’ [2 Ne. 1 Nephi 5. Read this week's KnoWhy connected with the Come Follow Me curriculum, and watch a video elucidating an insight in this week's scripture reading. The second half shows how a great civilization can rapidly decline. If you would like to learn more about my faith, please visit comeuntochrist.org. 2nd Nephi (Summary) Again, I’m going to quickly summarize a whole book. And now I speak unto you, Joseph, my last-born. The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which, according to Latter Day Saint theology, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421. 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