Jacob. 29 Wo be unto him that shall say: We have received the word of God, and we aneed bno more of the word of God, for we have enough! 2 Nephi 20. Afterwards, it was discovered that an assistant coach, with the aid of binoculars, had decoded the signals being sent in to the opposing quarterback indicating his primary passing target. 2 Nephi 8. Between waves I made friends with another surfer who liked to sit in the same area as I did to catch waves. All of this—the pacifying, the cheating, the flattering, and the leading—is done carefully, which is synonymous with thoroughly, painstakingly, and conscientiously. Nephi explained that “because of pride, and wickedness, and abominations, and whoredoms, they have all gone astray save it be a few, who are the humble followers of Christ; nevertheless, they are led, that in many instances they do err because they are taught by the precepts of men” (2 Nephi 28:14). Only this month the press quoted the retired head of a populous church proposing “revival of old-style betrothals which would permit young unmarried couples to sleep together with the church’s blessing,” and “it would not be regarded in the moral sense as fornication.” (18). He knew the worth of the record because he knew and understood the need for it. . 2 Nephi 14. 5 And they adeny the bpower of God, the Holy One of Israel; and they say unto the people: Hearken unto us, and hear ye our precept; for behold there is cno God today, for the Lord and the Redeemer hath done his work, and he hath given his power unto men; 6 Behold, hearken ye unto my precept; if they shall say there is a miracle wrought by the hand of the Lord, believe it not; for this day he is not a God of amiracles; he hath done his work. 14 They wear astiff necks and high heads; yea, and because of pride, and wickedness, and abominations, and bwhoredoms, they have all cgone astray save it be a dfew, who are the humble followers of Christ; nevertheless, they are eled, that in many instances they do ferr because they are taught by the precepts of men. Church members should guard against all forms of priestcraft. These ideas are remarkably similar to those the Methodist minister said to Joseph Smith a short time after his first vision: I took occasion to give him an account of the vision which I had had. (2 Nephi 29:7–10). Show all posts. 2 Nephi 21. By pam, August 7, 2010 in 2 Nephi. Just as Satan fled the sacred grove at the first appearance of the light, the enemies of Christ will flee from his disciples as they live the principles and standards taught by true teachers in the “only true and living Church upon the face of the whole earth” (D&C 1:30). I said, “You don’t believe everything you read, do you?” Our exchanges between waves stopped until he said: “You’re the guys that add to the Bible.” I responded, “I think you’re referring to our belief in the Book of Mormon.” He replied, “That’s weird stuff—you can’t add to God’s word.” After a while I asked him if he believed that God loved everybody. In it Nephi included a revelation he received from the Lord showing the reaction of many latter-day gentiles to the addition of another book of scripture. TG Book of Mormon; Restoration of the Gospel. And because that I have spoken one word ye need not suppose that I cannot speak another; for my work is not yet finished; neither shall it be until the end of man, neither from that time henceforth and forever. The prophet of that time said to a gathering of wicked Nephites: Behold ye are worse than they; for as the Lord liveth, if a prophet come among you and declareth unto you the word of the Lord, which testifieth of your sins and iniquities, ye are angry with him, and cast him out and seek all manner of ways to destroy him; yea, you will say that he is a false prophet. His countenance changed and his response was: “So you’re a Mormon, huh?” I could read anti-Mormon literature all over his facial expression. As it did in the Nephite society, pride can lead to swelling and boasting, then to envy and strife, then to malice and persecution, and finally, if unchecked, to the grievous sin of murder (Hel. 15–16); second, to those in Zion who think “all is well” (vv. Know ye not that I, the Lord your God, have created all men, and that I remember those who are upon the isles of the sea; and that I rule in the heavens above and in the earth beneath; and I bring forth my word unto the children of men, yea, even upon all the nations of the earth? 2 Nephi ; 2 Nephi 28:32 Third Hour Forum Rules - Please be familiar with these rules before posting. 2 Nephi 31. Without a devil there is no evil, except as defined by individual societies. Newer Post Older Post Home. For my study in Preach My Gospel I read 2 Nephi 28. He would catch a wave and then it would be my turn. President Joseph F. Smith foresaw three temptations that the Church would face in the twentieth century: “There are at least three dangers that threaten the Church within, and the authorities need to awaken to the fact that the people should be warned unceasingly against them. Such voices may have to answer for their perpetuating falsehood and their failure to give true leadership in combating evil. 1975), 93–97. February 13, 2020. Know ye not that the testimony of two nations is a witness unto you that I am God, that I remember one nation like unto another? Nephi also revealed important truths concerning Satan. 28 And in fine, wo unto all those who tremble, and are aangry because of bthe truth of God! I believe this startled him. 2 Nephi 10. Showing posts with label 2 Nephi 28. Obviously, knowing the strategy of an adversary gives one an advantage. 2 Nephi 32. Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de. 9:16 (8–19, 26); Jacob 6:10. The first two verses of chapter 28 clearly indicate that what follows refers to the day when the Book of Mormon will be introduced to the Christian world. A key phrase used by those who advocate sin is “there is no harm in this” (2 Nephi 28:8). While Satan sought to bind the tongue of Joseph Smith before his first vision, the precepts of men have since multiplied to bind his message. Pride separates people as some lift themselves away from their neighbors in supposed superiority. 9 Yea, and there shall be many which shall teach after this manner, afalse and vain and bfoolish cdoctrines, and shall be puffed up in their hearts, and shall seek deep to hide their counsels from the Lord; and their works shall be in the dark. satan’s top ten lies 2 nephi 28:5-9, 21-22 DIVIDE AND ILLUSTRATE Read the assigned scripture and the create an Illustration of what the scripture tell us. 24–25); third, to those who hearken to the precepts of men (v. 26); and, finally, to those in the latter days who are angered by the work of the restoration and the coming forth of the Book of Mormon (vv. But behold, all things have been done in the wisdom of him who knoweth all... LDS Scripture of the Day January 1, 2017. Chapter 28. The world’s doctrines have no value; they’re as worthless and filling as a … And in fine wo unto all those who tremble and are angry because of the truth of God!” (2 Nephi 28:16, 28). And others will he pacify, and lull them away into carnal security, that they will say: All is well in Zion; yea, Zion prospereth, all is well-and thus the devil cheateth their souls, and leadeth them away carefully down to hell. . Satan of course is pleased. Could it be that those Nephi refers to are, in part, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who have erred because of the persistent encroachment of the world? Each of these precepts specifies what God cannot do. The issue centers in nonbelievers. 2 Nephi 16. . . In line with this and in context with the subject of the chapter, many people are stirred to anger against the work of the restoration and particularly the Book of Mormon. Here are some of the verses that especially meant something to me: 14 - . One example of this is a 2 November 1983 article in the Honolulu Star Bulletin, entitled “She Teaches Women How to Cheat.” It reports on the work of psychologist Cynthia Silverman, who conducts workshops “for married women who are having, or thinking of having extramarital affairs.” The following excerpt from that article reveals its teachings: “This is not advice on free love. My Response: The Lord teaches us through His mercy for us. This example illustrates the Book of Mormon as being true to its two-fold commission to (1) confound false doctrine (2 Nephi 3:12); and (2) to restore plain and precious truths lost from the biblical text (1 Nephi 13). Vain is defined as having no real value; idle, worthless; marked by futility or ineffectualness. (459–60, 462). . . Fishermen use a variety of lures to attract the fish to take the bait. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. How does it do this?—By testifying of Christ and revealing his enemies. Monday, May 2, 2016. 13:39 (34–42); 14:5 (1–5); 22:9; 2 Ne. . Practice sessions are closed, fences are covered to prevent observation, decoys are used when sending in signals, and players are heavily fined when they lose a playbook. What is one other book about religion to him, unless it teaches the truth and leads men to love and serve Christ and to prepare for an eternal inheritance with him in the kingdom of his Father? As in the story of the eskimo, Satan tempts us with alluring distractions, attitudes, and circumstances, which appear on the surface to be harmless; but as one partakes of them, the spirit slowly suffers, creating a weakened condition which can produce eventual alienation from God. Hath he commanded any that they should not partake of his salvation? 26:10 (9–10); Ether 4:8. . 2 Nephi 28: 26: “Yea, wo be unto him that hearkeneth unto the precepts of men, and denieth the power of God, and the gift of the Holy Ghost!” Now we return to Nephi’s theme. Yea, ye will lift him up, and ye will give unto him of your substance; ye will give unto him of your gold, and of your silver, and ye will clothe him with costly apparel; and because he speaketh flattering words unto you, and he saith that all is well, then ye will not find fault with him. Step 1. Many false churches will be built up in the last days—They will teach false, vain, and foolish doctrines—Apostasy will abound because of false teachers—The devil will rage in the hearts of men—He will teach all manner of false doctrines. California hillside after the rainy season. About 559–545 B.C. (Hel. McConkie, Bruce R. A New Witness for the Articles of Faith. 2 And the things which shall be written out of the abook shall be of great bworth unto the children of men, and especially unto our seed, which is a cremnant of the house of Israel. Nephi then identifies several of the false precepts that would be taught at the time of the restoration and have continued to the present: they shall (1) deny the power of God, (2) say there is no God today, for the Lord and the Redeemer hath done his work, (3) claim he hath given his power unto men (v. 5), and (4) argue that this day he is not a God of miracles (v.6). Third, he flatters, which means he compliments excessively and insincerely, especially to win favor, to feed vanity, or to persuade that what one wants to believe is the case. Still another approach Satan uses, perhaps even more so with the intellectually inclined, is to argue that “there is no hell; and . I told the students they were going to get to take a peek into the devil's playbook, as it were. Entdecken Sie 2 Nephi 28:7-9 Instrumental/Performance Track von Kamie Jacobs Bolen bei Amazon Music. By following the world they are slowly being choked by the tares and pierced by the thorns of worldly measures. 2 Nephi 28. 2 Nephi 28 (August 9, 2013) If there is an overarching theme to this chapter, it seems to be that God still has power to do His work. No evidence has yet been submitted for this verse. precise rules of Christian conduct should not necessarily apply to problems of sexuality.” . Knowing only a few would follow him if his true identity and design were manifested, he carefully draws people into the false conclusion of supposing they are winning when, in fact, they are slowly, but nevertheless effectively being destroyed. Brigham Young University These sins, Nephi states, will pervade much of society in the latter days. Before departing and between sets I looked at him and said that I knew that Jesus Christ is my Savior and that salvation comes through no other name, that he died on the cross, was resurrected and lives today, and that one day we will all stand before him and be judged according to our works. The questions were structured to gain either “yes,” “no” or “uncertain” answers. False teachers in their vanity and with their stiff necks cannot look to the left or to the right and, like the priest and the Levite in the parable of the Good Samaritan, they go their way, passing the injured stranger (Luke 10:30–37). . I told him BYU–Hawaii. Don’t listen to the “precepts of men.” This warning is not for the teachers or leaders. Wherefore, men are free according to the flesh; and all things are given them which are expedient unto man. Why should they become exercised in mind and disturbed in spirit because their neighbors and friends and relations choose to believe in any religious system, as long as such does not destroy the rights of others? . 16 Wo unto them that aturn aside the just for a thing of naught and brevile against that which is good, and say that it is of no worth! Fix the pacifier in the baby’s mouth and as the sucking motion intensifies the eyes begin to shut. Samuel the Lamanite told the Nephites, for ye have sought all the days of your lives for that which ye could not obtain; and ye have sought for happiness in doing iniquity, which thing is contrary to the nature of that righteousness which is in our great and Eternal Head. Some individuals he stirs to anger against that which is good (28:20). It is possible that Nephi chose to specify and thus expose these particular precepts because they are enemies to the doctrine of restoration. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. Nephi, as does Moroni in Mormon 8, exposes the characteristics, activities and motivation of these enemies. Nephi is not saying to them: … Continue reading 2 Nephi 28: 26 → Blog Archive 2018 (123) March (52) February (34) January … There is, however, one great difference between the Bible and the Book of Mormon that shows why some people can disbelieve the Bible and let the matter drop, but disbelieving the Book of Mormon, they find themselves compelled to arise in wrath and defame the Nephite record. I opened the lesson with the opening principle from the manual about how the Book of Mormon exposes the adversary's workings. 2 Nephi 28: 32: “Wo be unto the Gentiles, saith the Lord God of Hosts! 2 Nephi 23. Nephi teaches the right way— the law of Moses must be kept until Christ comes to fulfill it. It embraces the teachings of the noted anti-Christs Nehor and Korihor. . My new friend seemed to settle down through this new understanding, and we again took turns on the waves. 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