3 Nephi 27 – 4 Nephi 1 Once in a very great while, the finest generation with the finest reflexes all come together and a Utopia described as Zion takes place. Zion, by definition, is a group of people who are of one heart and one mind. The City of Enoch managed to do it and got translated.
3 Nephi 20-26 – I’ve taken the Sacrament less times this year than any other year I can remember. What more, there were a significant number of adult years, where I took the bread and water kind of robotically (and maybe said a couple of short prayers). What I’ve missed is the opportunity to let this ordinance be as significant as it has the power to be.
Highlights for Nephi 17-19 Jesus summons your light and reassures you he wants it seen everywhere. 24 Therefore, hold up your light that it may shine unto the world. Behold I am the light which ye shall hold up—that which ye have seen me do. Behold ye see that I have prayed unto the Father [on behalf of others],…
3 Nephi 12-16 The promises and advice from Christ directly to us are powerful, essential reminders of the gospel standards we strive for. What caught my attention this time around, was how many verses dealt with how to interact with other people. In fact, these verses could very well be, a life-long goal list for me.
Elder Andersen’s recent Conference talk “Spiritually Defining Memories” surprised me with its candor. Mostly, because he shared an in-depth teaching about the Godhead we don’t usually hear in Sunday School.