Bonus: Read D&C 7. The stranger warns the members to accomplish some spiritual goal (food storage, genealogy, and so on) by a certain date because something apocalyptic is about to happen. 15:22.) (Christ And The New Covenant, p. 306 - 307). The distinction is between dying as such and tasting of death itself. They would experience no pain while they dwelt in the flesh. This is where the nine disciples wanted to go. This distinction is made between the doctrine of the actual resurrection and translation: translation obtains deliverance from the tortures and sufferings of the body, but their existence will prolong as to the labors and toils of the ministry, before they can enter into so great a rest and glory." One example is given: "The 'Nephites on the Mesa' [story] has also been around for at least thirty years. 1:24 (23–24); 3 Ne. The disciples didn't specify the age at which they wished to die. Prophets are not taught differently than the rest of us. 19 And they were cast into prison by them who did not belong to the church. 8 And ye shall never endure the pains of death; but when I shall come in my glory ye shall be changed in the twinkling of an eye from amortality to bimmortality; and then shall ye be blessed in the kingdom of my Father. 'Without faith it is impossible to please him.' Book of Mormon Central. (1 Cor. They are administering to those who are heirs of salvation, and preparing their hearts to receive the truth, just as the farmer prepares the soil to receive the seed. This first day is recounted in 3 Nephi 11:3 through 18:39; while “Day Two” goes from 19:15 through somewhere in chapter 26 (perhaps verse 5 or verse 15); and “Day Three” appears to be 26:15 through 28:15. A few verses earlier it mentions that this is the same thing that John the Beloved asked for, so theoretically we have at least four people who are over 2000 years old, still on a mission for God. 'Blessed are ye because ye desired this thing of me,' he said." ), "Many have difficulty accepting the word of God because it comes from their contemporaries-their neighborhood bishops and local leaders who seem to be just ordinary men. 3 Nephi 10. It is also the stuff that rumors and Mormon "urban legends" are made of. 1. It's fascinating that these righteous disciples were afraid to tell Jesus what they wanted. (Answers to Gospel Questions, vol. Somewhere in between them is are two odd states that we Mormons call transfiguration and translation - neither completely mortal nor completely immortal. Thus, the New World scriptures lacked nothing compared to the Old World counterpart. (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 170-1). In reply, the Lord informed him that translated beings were still mortal but that a special change, more permanent than transfiguration, was 'wrought upon their bodies, that they might not suffer pain nor sorrow save it were for the sins of the world...insomuch that Satan could have no power over them, that he could not tempt them; and they were sanctified in the flesh, that they were holy, and that the powers of the earth could not hold them.' He even performed many of the same miracles he had performed in Jerusalem. In the meantime they are busy fulfilling their glorious mission in preparing the way for the elders of Israel to go forth with the message of salvation in all parts of the world." About 559–545 B.C. Chapter 28. They then had an experience like that of Paul and the three Nephites. 3 Nephi 28:1 After That I Am Gone to the Father: According to John Tvedtnes, the Hebraisms in the Book of Mormon help persuade us that it is authentic . Elder Paul B. Pieper: “In the process of taking the Savior’s name upon us, we must understand that the cause or Christ and of His Church are one and the same. (3 Nephi 11-28). Accordingly, the prophet Mormon learned spiritual truths like everyone else-through the spirit of prophecy and revelation-after fervent prayer. This passage teaches us an important lesson. 3 Nephi 28:8-22 Speaking to the three who desired to tarry until He returned, Christ told them they will never experience death. Their place of habitation is that of the terrestrial order, and a place prepared for such characters He held in reserve to be ministering angels unto many planets, and who as yet have not entered into so great a fullness as those who are resurrected from the dead. 1. There are legends and stories which seem to be authentic, showing that these holy messengers were busy among the nations of the earth, and men have been entertained by them unawares. 9:2. The numbers represent the verses in the chapter.) (3 Nephi 28:34-35. (1 Cor. 17 And now, whether they were mortal or immortal, from the day of their transfiguration, I know not; 18 But this much I know, according to the record which hath been given—they did go forth upon the face of the land, and did minister unto all the people, uniting as many to the church as would believe in their preaching; baptizing them, and as many as were baptized did receive the Holy Ghost. 7:7; D&C 20:28. Therefore, if our desires are righteous, he is not going to reprimand us, even if we ask for blessings which are unprecedented or unusual. This would seem to mean that travel and distances are of no consequence to them. Reference Guide to the Book of Mormon. We move quickly through hundreds of years of peace and joy to the end of the "They have the power to show themselves to whomsoever they desire. The Nephites were not to have an inferior or incomplete scriptural record. View Downloads. Prophets and Apostles minister to us today (3 Nephi 28:26-29). I appreciate Mormon’s example in the passage above. 11:32; Ether 5:4; Moses 6:66. 1 And it came to pass when Jesus had said these words, he spake unto his disciples, one by one, saying unto them: What is it that ye adesire of me, after that I am gone to the Father? 6 And he said unto them: Behold, I aknow your thoughts, and ye have desired the thing which bJohn, my beloved, who was with me in my ministry, before that I was lifted up by the Jews, desired of me. (Ether 12:17), "To these three Jesus gave a promise similar to that which he gave to John the Revelator--namely, that they should tarry in the flesh until he came. Either one has the faith to hear and obey the word of God and accept it as such, or one does not. They were sanctified in the flesh that they were holy (v. 39). While there he was blessed with visions, revelations, knowledge, light and truth, a portion of which we have recorded in what are called the Revelations of St. John. (The Belonging Heart, p. 153). ☼ 3 Nephi 28:26–28: But behold, I have seen them, and they have ministered unto me. 3 Nephi 27:20 by LDS Scripture of the Day | posted in: Book of Mormon | 0 Now this is the commandment: Repent, all ye ends of the earth, and come unto me and be baptized in my name, that ye may be sanctified by the reception of the Holy Ghost, that ye may stand spotless before me at the last day. Note these words of Mormon: 'Wo be unto him that will not hearken unto the words of Jesus, and also to them whom he hath chosen and sent among them; for whoso receiveth not the words of Jesus and the words of those whom he hath sent receiveth not him; and therefore he will not receive them at the last day; and it would be better for them if they had not been born.' "This circumstance and promise was so new to Mormon, who was reading and writing it nearly 400 years after it happened, that he did not initially know whether the three 'were in the body or out of the body' during such a heavenly experience, or whether they had moved permanently beyond mortality into immortality. "Translated beings have not passed through death; that is, they have not had the separation of the spirit and the body. 8:10 (10–12); Ether 12:17. "So moved was Mormon by this promise and the account of their deeds that he inquired of the Lord about their state. Richard Cowan succinctly stated, "We are telestial mortals, translated beings are terrestrial mortals, while exalted resurrected beings are celestial immortals." Think of Jesus Christ grants the desires of his righteous disciples. 4 Nephi. And the aprisons could not hold them, for they were rent in twain. 2018 (Vols. After all, it sounds pretty good to be able to live forever (essentially) and just go around doing good all the time. 23 And it came to pass that thus they did go forth among all the people of Nephi, and did preach the agospel of Christ unto all people upon the face of the land; and they were converted unto the Lord, and were united unto the church of Christ, and thus the people of bthat generation were blessed, according to the word of Jesus. . Thus, this change from mortality to immortality, though almost instantaneous, is both a death and a resurrection. "Mormon declares, 'they are as the angels of God' (3 Nephi 28:30). ☼ 3 Nephi 28:33: And if ye had all the scriptures which give an account of all the marvelous works of Christ, ye would, according to the words of Christ, know that these things must surely come. Also, find key elements that help create unity as well as those that destroy it. Read 3 Nephi 28:1-11.. How did Jesus speak to His disciples? "They wanted to tarry until Jesus came, and that they might, He took them into the heavens and endowed them with the power of translation, probably in one of Enoch's temples, and brought them back to the earth. 3 Nephi 17. BOOK OF MORMON AUDIO LINK http://lds.org/scriptures/bofm?lang=eng http://ComeUntoChrist.org http://ChurchofJesusChrist.org (Mortal Messiah, book 4, p. 388). This is his work and glory (Moses 1:39). They specifically requested to come unto thee in thy kingdom. 3 Nephi 28 Jesus loves his twelve disciples. 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