9:24. a novel, play, or movie dealing with a puzzling crime, especially a murder. 33 And I, Nephi, saw that he was alifted up upon the cross and bslain for the sins of the world. 1 Nephi 14. Jesus Christ appears to the Nephites and invites them one by one to feel the wound marks in His hands, feet, and side. TG Apostles. 31 And he spake unto me again, saying: Look! “the mystery of Christ” Discussions on the Book of Mormon 2 Nephi 1, 3. 11:30 (22–30); Moses 4:28 (28, 31). 11:1 - Nephi has a vision 1 Nephi 8 does not clearly state whether Lehi experienced a dream or a vision, but 1 Nephi 11:1 makes it clear that Nephi experienced a waking vision: "[A]s I sat pondering in mine heart I was caught away in the Spirit of the Lord, yea, into an exceedingly high mountain, which I never had before seen, and upon which I never had before set my foot." He probably was taught practical matters as well, for he was a very resourceful man. It gives us an idea of “the learning of the Jews.” Commentary on the Book of Mormon, vol. “the mysteries of analytical psychology” 10:7 (7–10); 2 Ne. 27 And I looked and abeheld the Redeemer of the world, of whom my father had spoken; and I also beheld the bprophet who should prepare the way before him. TG Jesus Christ, Condescension of. 1, Smith and Sjodahl, 1955, pg. 1 Nephi 12. 7 And behold this thing shall be given unto thee for a asign, that after thou hast beheld the tree which bore the fruit which thy father tasted, thou shalt also behold a man descending out of heaven, and him shall ye witness; and after ye have witnessed him ye shall bbear record that it is the Son of God. Read this week's KnoWhy connected with the Come Follow Me curriculum, Section Overview 1 Nephi 11-14 Andrew C. Skinner, "The Foundational Doctrines of 1 Nephi 11-14" (Religious Educator) Steven L. Olsen, "The Centrality of Nephi’s Vision" (Religious Educator) Robert L. Millet, “Another Testament of Jesus Christ,” (Religious Educator) 6 And when I had spoken these words, the Spirit cried with a loud voice, saying: Hosanna to the Lord, the most high God; for he is God over all the aearth, yea, even above all. Discussions on the Book of Mormon 1 Nephi 13-15. 1 Nephi 10. 31:4 (4–18); D&C 35:4. Alma the younger–in vision, after the angel comes, right after he calls out for Jesus 11) Alma 36:22. 1 Nephi 3. 28 And I beheld that he went forth ministering unto the people, in apower and great glory; and the multitudes were gathered together to hear him; and I beheld that they cast him out from among them. ☼ 1 Nephi 11:21–23: “Knowest thou the meaning of the tree which thy father saw?” And I answered him, saying: “Yea, it is the love of God, which sheddeth itself abroad in the hearts of the children of men; wherefore, it is the most desirable above all things.” Critics of the Book of Mormon view terms like 'the Son of the most high God' (1 Nephi 11:6) and 'the Son of God' as plagiarisms from the New Testament gospels because they represent later developments peculiar to Christianity. Luke 1:34 (34–35). TG Jesus Christ, Birth of. Guide to the Scriptures And I looked, and I beheld the heavens open again, and I saw aangels descending upon the children of men; and they did minister unto them. 11:14; D&C 55:1; Moses 6:44. 23 And he spake unto me, saying: Yea, and the most ajoyous to the soul. noun 7: 1 Nephi to Alma 29, p. It is often while pondering that the Spirit speaks to us. That is just my thoughts, maybe you can look more into it for me. The following is simply a personal commentary on 1 Nephi 11 and how it relates to theophany. 20 And I looked and beheld the virgin again, bearing a achild in her arms. 24:13 (12–13); Deut. Ex. While studying 1 Nephi 6–11, seek to understand how Nephi’s writings fulfill this purpose. 8 And it came to pass that the Spirit said unto me: Look! ↑ 2 Nephi … And I looked and beheld the Lamb of God, that he was ataken by the people; yea, the Son of the everlasting God was bjudged of the world; and I saw and bear record. Rod of Iron. KnoWhys KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 8 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 9 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 10 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. something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain. Lehi–in a vision of God on His throne 10) 1 Nephi 1:8-11. [George Potter & Richard Wellington, Discovering Nephi's Trail, Chapter 3, p. 10, Unpublished] [See the commentary on the name Nephi in 1 Nephi 1:1] 1 Nephi 2:7 An altar of stones (Potter) [Illustration]: The location of the "altar of stones" (right hand side) provides a … 10:3; Mosiah 3:9 (9–10); 3 Ne. 1 For it came to pass after I had desired to know the things that my father had seen, and believing that the Lord was able to make them known unto me, as I sat apondering in mine heart I was bcaught away in the Spirit of the Lord, yea, into an exceedingly high cmountain, which I never had before seen, and upon which I never had before set my foot. Theme: Bushwick by James Dinsdale. And I beheld the city of Nazareth; and in the city of aNazareth I beheld a bvirgin, and she was exceedingly fair and white. Although it is not absolutely clear exactly what happened to Nephi when he was 'caught away in the Spirit of the Lord, yea, into an exceeding high mountain' (1 Nephi 11:1), other prophets have referred to their visions and heavenly manifestations in a similar manner. 4 And the Spirit said unto me: aBelievest thou that thy father saw the btree of which he hath spoken? CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY Today that son is fortunate whose father teaches him somewhat in all his learning.”. an incident in the life of Jesus or of a saint as a focus of devotion in the Roman Catholic Church, especially each of those commemorated during recitation of successive decades of the rosary. If indeed here in 1 Nephi 11:11 the Holy Ghost was Nephi's guide and teacher, this occasion is of tremendous significance, for it is the only scriptural occasion wherein the Holy Ghost makes a personal appearance to man. a religious belief based on divine revelation, especially one regarded as beyond human understanding. 10 And he said unto me: What desirest thou? Invite a few students to take turns reading aloud from 3 Nephi 11:8–12. 1, p. 77] Mark 5:15 (15–20); 7:30; Mosiah 3:6 (5–7); Morm. 18 And he said unto me: Behold, the avirgin whom thou seest is the bmother of the Son of God, after the manner of the flesh. Discussions on the Book of Mormon 2 Nephi 2. Discussions on the Book of Mormon 1 Nephi 19-22. And the angel of the Lord spake unto me again, saying: Behold the world and the wisdom thereof; yea, behold the house of Israel hath gathered together to bfight against the twelve apostles of the Lamb. Mysteries of God are spiritual truths known only by revelation. January 20-26 1 Nephi 11-15 Study and Teaching Helps for all ages. 2:11 - internal criticism | a visionary man [T]hey [Laman and Lemuel] did murmur in many things against their father, because he was a visionary man, and had led them out of the land of Jerusalem, to leave the land of their inheritance, and their gold, and their silver, and their precious things, to perish in the wilderness. Behold, I make an abridgment of the record of my father, upon plates which I have made with mine own hands; wherefore, after I have abridged the record of my father then will I … 11:16. Scriptural Commentary (or Inspired Babbling) Friday, January 23, 2015. 19 And it came to pass that I beheld that she was carried away in the Spirit; and after she had been carried away in the aSpirit for the space of a time the angel spake unto me, saying: Look! 1 Nephi 11-15 Nephi's vision of the tree of life and the future of the world. 12:2 (1–4); Rev. He didn't understand everything else that was presented to him, but he knew that. 1 Nephi 5. And blessed art thou, Nephi, because thou bbelievest in the Son of the most high God; wherefore, thou shalt behold the things which thou hast desired. 1 Nephi 15: A Commentary 1 Nephi 15 will be herein commented on. And the Lamb of God went forth and was cbaptized of him; and after he was baptized, I beheld the heavens open, and the Holy Ghost come down out of heaven and abide upon him in the form of a ddove. 1 Ne. synonyms: secrecy, obscurity, uncertainty, mystique More And I looked and beheld a tree; and it was like unto the atree which my father had seen; and the bbeauty thereof was far beyond, yea, exceeding of all beauty; and the cwhiteness thereof did exceed the whiteness of the driven snow. Like Moses in Exodus 3, Nephi is called by the Lord up to the top of a mountain where he is given instructions on the leading of God’s people to the promised land. 1 Nephi 1. In particular, note how the vision of the tree of life testifies of the love of God and the mission of the Savior. . 1 Ne 11:1 as I sat pondering in mine heart. Only can be found in the temple; ((This paper is an excerpt from a full-length commentary on 1 Nephi in preparation by the author. Coincides with your Come, Follow Me studies. 4. 5:11-13 and are presumably the source for extensive quotations from the Book of Isaiah presented in 1 Nephi 20 and 21, and in 2 Nephi 12 through 24. Gen. 2:9; Prov. 9:29; Deut. (Doctrines of the Book of Mormon, 1991 Sperry Symposium, pp. a person or thing whose identity or nature is puzzling or unknown. 1 Nephi 1:11-12 -- On God's Books "And they came down and went forth upon the face of the earth; and the first came and stood before my father, and gave unto him a book, and bade him that he should read. 29:7; 3 Ne. 2 Nephi 7 [JST of Isaiah 50 . Verse by Verse Commentary: 1 Nephi 1:4 For it came to pass in the commencement of the first year of the reign of Zedekiah, king of Judah, (my father, Lehi, having dwelt at Jerusalem in all his days); and in that same year there came many prophets, prophesying unto the people that they must repent, or the great city Jerusalem must be destroyed. Revelation 10:9-11. 25 And it came to pass that I beheld that the arod of iron, which my father had seen, was the bword of God, which cled to the fountain of dliving waters, or to the etree of life; which waters are a representation of the love of God; and I also beheld that the tree of life was a representation of the love of God. 3:1; Matt. the secret rites of Greek and Roman pagan religion, or of any ancient or tribal religion, to which only initiates are admitted. Discussions on the Book of Mormon 2 Nephi 4-5. 11 And I said unto him: To know the ainterpretation thereof—for I spake unto him as a man speaketh; for I beheld that he was in the bform of a man; yet nevertheless, I knew that it was the Spirit of the Lord; and he spake unto me as a man speaketh with another. (Kent P. Jackson, ed., Studies in Scripture, Vol. 13 And it came to pass that I looked and beheld the great city of Jerusalem, and also other cities. 21:10; 2 Ne. Discussions on the Book of Mormon 1 Nephi 16-18. . 10:1; Ether 3:1. 34 And after he was slain I saw the multitudes of the earth, that they were gathered together to afight against the apostles of the Lamb; for thus were the twelve called by the angel of the Lord. TG Jesus Christ, Condescension of. At this point, please review the commentary on the Vision of the Tree of Life in 1 Nephi chapter 8. 1 Nephi 11:6 And when I had spake these words, the Spirit cried with a loud voice, saying: Hosanna to the Lord, the Most High God, for he is God over all the earth, yea, even above all. 1 Nephi 11:16-17 Knowest thou the condescension of God? Rev. Adams, Jr., William J.. “Nephi’s Jerusalem and Laban’s Sword.” In Pressing Forward with the Book of … TG Jesus Christ, Atonement through; Jesus Christ, Death of. “much of her past is shrouded in mystery” 32 And it came to pass that the angel spake unto me again, saying: Look! 1 Ne. That’s why he built the temple of God in the promise land. 1 Nephi 13. 26 And the angel said unto me again: Look and behold the acondescension of God! Mark 15:19 (17–20); Luke 9:44 (44–45). . ˈmist(ə)rē/Submit 17 And I said unto him: I know that he loveth his children; nevertheless, I do not know the meaning of all things. 9 And it came to pass after I had seen the tree, I said unto the Spirit: I behold thou hast shown unto me the tree which is aprecious above all. y1 And I looked as if to look upon him, and I saw him not; for he had gone from before my presence. 35.) 21 And the angel said unto me: Behold the aLamb of God, yea, even the bSon of the Eternal cFather! Book of Mormon: Verse By Verse Commentary. 3. Mysteries of God, 6:5 - Nephi's intent And I beheld multitudes of people who were asick, and who were afflicted with all manner of diseases, and with bdevils and cunclean spirits; and the angel spake and showed all these things unto me. 1 Ne. And they were dhealed by the power of the Lamb of God; and the devils and the unclean spirits were cast out. 1 Nephi 2. 29 And I also beheld atwelve others following him. Luke 18:31; 2 Ne. 2. 11:10; John 1:6 (6–7); 1 Ne. ““He’s a bit of a mystery,” said Nina” Only was we can get back to God is thru obtaining all of the ordinances here on earth, 36 And it came to pass that I saw and bear record, that the great and spacious building was the apride of the world; and it bfell, and the fall thereof was exceedingly great. Nephi sees the Spirit of the Lord and is shown in vision the tree of life—He sees the mother of the Son of God and learns of the condescension of God—He sees the baptism, ministry, and crucifixion of the Lamb of God—He sees also the call and ministry of the Twelve Apostles of the Lamb. . 1 References. 1 Nephi 6. 1:16; Mosiah 3:8; Alma 19:13. the Christian Eucharist. (Joseph & Moses)] According to Richard D. Anthony, somewhere along the line, somebody, be it scribe, translator, or mischief maker, did not want the world to have the "key of knowledge" even a "fulness of the scriptures." 22 And I answered him, saying: Yea, it is the alove of God, which bsheddeth itself abroad in the hearts of the children of men; wherefore, it is the cmost desirable above all things. 1 Nephi 11. 24 And after he had said these words, he said unto me: Look! 1 Ne. 12:9; 13:40 (24–26, 40). the practices, skills, or lore peculiar to a particular trade or activity and regarded as baffling to those without specialized knowledge. The angel explains that the tree in Lehi’s vision represents Jesus, the embodiment of the love of God. 10:14; 2 Ne. Verse by Verse Commentary: 1 Nephi 1:11. chashathaway 31 October 2014. It has been adapted and expanded as necessary to make it a free-standing piece.)) 12 And it came to pass that he said unto me: Look! These are described at 1 Ne. 11:26. Invite them to listen for the voice of God through the Holy Ghost as they study 3 Nephi 11:8–17. 16 And he said unto me: Knowest thou the acondescension of God? 1 Nephi 10 and 15 bracket Nephi's extended vision reported in chapters 11 through 14. Mal. About 600–592 B.C. These are my own observations and overlook many, many other important doctrines and principles contained in these verses. 12) Acts 7:55-56. 3 And I said: I desire to behold the things which my father asaw. synonyms: puzzle, enigma, conundrum, riddle, secret, problem, unsolved problem More Verse by Verse Commentary: 1 Nephi 1:17 But I shall make an account of my proceedings in my days. 85-86 as taken from Latter-day Commentary on the Book of Mormon compiled by K. Douglas Bassett, p.37) Bryan Richards GospelDoctrine.Com References. plural noun: mysteries 1 Ne. George Reynolds and Janne M. Sjodahl explain: This is also demonstrated by looking at it from the other side. The following is a commentary on 1 Nephi 1:1–3 which seeks to show how much can be … My object was to explore only a certain facet of what is here and the conclusions are my own. A. Theodore Tuttle said, “No doubt Nephi was taught the things of the Spirit—his writings reveal that. When nephi was writing on the plates he was in the promise land, 1 Nephi 9. 70 Lecture 12 1 Nephi 8-11 . And I looked, and I beheld the Son of God agoing forth among the children of men; and I saw many fall down at his feet and worship him. Matt. We will see what other Prophets and Apostles have said to corroborate the Book of Mormon's admonitions. 14 And it came to pass that I saw the aheavens open; and an angel came down and stood before me; and he said unto me: Nephi, what beholdest thou? 27:14. 5 And I said: Yea, thou knowest that I abelieve all the words of my father. the condition or quality of being secret, strange, or difficult to explain. Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. And it came to pass that they were bcarried away in the Spirit from before my face, and I saw them not. 1 Nephi 16. Nibley’s Commentary on The Book of Mormon is based on transcriptions from classes taught by Hugh Nibley, and is published with the permission of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious ... Lecture 11 1 Nephi 4-7 . “Whither shall I … [Joseph Fielding McConkie and Robert L. Millet, Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. synonyms: thriller, murder mystery, detective story/novel, murder story, crime novel; More . (JST Luke 11:52) Much of Chapter 50 has been lost. Knowest thou the meaning of the dtree which thy father saw? 15 And I said unto him: A virgin, most beautiful and fair above all other virgins. 1 Nephi 21 (Isaiah Text & Commentary): Chapter 21 (Compare Isaiah 49) The Lord continues to speak to the house of Israel scattered abroad. . 1 Nephi 7. Dan. And blessed art thou Nephi because thou believest in the Son of the Most High; wherefore thou shalt behold the … Ex. Proudly powered by WordPress. TG Foreordination; Jesus Christ, Prophecies about. Like Moses, upon hearing God’s command, Nephi is incredulous or at the very least unsure. . If those who are favored turn away from the Lord, they lose the favor of the Lord. Stephen–in a vision of God on His throne, with Jesus at His right hand. “the mysteries of outer space” Nephi wrote to persuade men to come unto Jesus Christ (see 1 Nephi 6:3–4). He is a temple ordnance worker, 4-6: 8. 1 Nephi 11:16-17 The message that God loves us was core to Nephi's understanding of God. These revelations unfolded to Nephi great events of the future and used symbols from the vision of the tree of life to clarify events." We all have a … The Plates of Brass, containing some writings of the Jews. It seems similar to Adam's declaration "I know not, save the Lord commanded me." This printable kit will help you study and teach about Nephi's vision and a bonus History of the Bible Flip Book. Also in John’s vision, the very book of life was opened, and mankind as individuals were judged from the both the book of life and other books of scripture: 1. 4:25; Moses 1:1. 2 And the Spirit said unto me: Behold, what adesirest thou? About 600–592 B.C. 2:27 (Bible Appendix). 1 Nephi 11 Chapter 11 Nephi sees the Spirit of the Lord and is shown in vision the tree of life—He sees the mother of the Son of God and learns of the condescension of God—He sees the baptism, ministry, and crucifixion of the Lamb of God—He sees also the call and ministry of the Twelve Apostles of the Lamb. 1 Nephi 4. Bind things on earth that can be bound in heaven. 30 And it came to pass that the angel spake unto me again, saying: Look! 1 Nephi 8. . 1 Nephi 15. Lehi predicts that the Jews will be taken captive by the Babylonians—He tells of the coming among the Jews of a Messiah, a Savior, a Redeemer—Lehi tells also of the coming of the one who should baptize the Lamb of God—Lehi tells of the death and resurrection of the Messiah—He compares the scattering and gathering of Israel to an olive tree—Nephi speaks of the Son of God, of the gift of the Holy Ghost, and … 1 Ne. Why is it so important? Chapters 10, 15, 19, and 22 are composed of Nephi's commentary on several themes relating the history and fate of "the Jews": the scattering and gathering of the Jews and the place of the Nephites and Lamanites in that process. 2:27; JST Rev. 8:2; 2 Cor. And I looked, and I beheld the Lamb of God going forth among the children of men. KnoWhys KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 11 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 12 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 13 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 14 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 15 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. 1 Nephi 19 and 22 bracket Nephi's quotation in chapters 20 and 21 of Isaiah 48 and 49, … 3 Nephi 11:8–17. 1 Nephi 11-12 NOW PLAYING. “Nephi could, of course, not be familiar with the Talmud, as known in modern times, but the essence of that volume is much older than the books containing it. And the angel of the Lord spake unto me again, saying: Thus shall be the destruction of all nations, kindreds, tongues, and people, that shall fight against the twelve apostles of the Lamb. 35 And the multitude of the earth was gathered together; and I beheld that they were in a large and spacious abuilding, like unto the building which my father saw. 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