And now I do not know all things; but the Lord knoweth all things which are to come; wherefore, he worketh in me to do according to his will." The Words of Mormon is an editorial comment written by the prophet Mormon onto the end of the small plates of Nephi about AD 385. Nephi writes Isaiah's words from the brass plates... (compare 1 Nephi, chapter 20) 4 Nephi Morm. The Book of Mormon Made Easier, Part 1: 1 Nephi to Words of Mormon (The Gospel Studies Series) - Kindle edition by Ridges, David J.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Discussions on the Book of Mormon 2 Nephi 4-5. This is the seventh in a series of KnoWhys looking at the question of “Why New Testament Words and Phrases Are in the Book of Mormon” The Know. Discussions on the Book of Mormon 1 Nephi 19-22. . A careful examination of the Book of Mormon to share some of my insights and revelations for those who are interested. In about 385 CE, Mormon Jr. found and abridged the plates of Nephi--God helped the Nephites kill many thousands of Lamanites--Many false Christs and false teachers are punished by King Benjamin--King Benjamin and the prophets use much sharpness to establish peace in the land. 2. (Words of Mormon 1:6–7) Obviously, Mormon did not receive some marvelous revelation, just that he followed the promptings of the Spirit. 2 John 3 Jn. (Words of Mormon 1:5).” KnoWhy 503 (February 22, 2019). Words of Mormon 1:7 "And I do this for a wise purpose; for thus it whispereth me, according to the workings of the Spirit of the Lord which is in me. Mormon abridges their history onto the plates of Mormon-He inserts the plates of Nephi into the abridgement-King Benjamin establishes peace in the land. Pray for your own confirmation and revelation as you read these thoughts. 1 (2004): 11–36. The Words of Mormon serves as a bridge between the small plates of Nephi and Mormon’s abridgement of the large plates of Nephi. AD 321), he was appointed to become the steward of the sacred Nephite records ().At age fifteen he was “visited of the Lord” ().And in his sixteenth year Mormon was made a leader over a Nephite army (Mormon 2:1–2).). This entire "book" serves as a colophon (see the commentary for 1 Nephi 1:1-3) or explanatory passage. Book of Mormon Central. Helaman 3 Ne. (Words of Mormon 1… Mormon was no ordinary person. 1 Peter 2 Pet. 3 Nephi 4 Ne. At the age of ten (ca. And now, I do not know all things; but the Lord knoweth all things which are to come; wherefore, he worketh in me to do according to his will." In the last week, I’ve been switching up my scripture studying techniques. When Mormon decided to include the small plates with the rest of his abridgment, he gave an editorial explanation for why this material was included (Words of Mormon 1:1–11). I attended a relief society that talked about the different ways we can study the scriptures, and I’m going to be trying some out! The Book of Ether is presented as the narrative of an earlier group of people who had come to America before the immigration described in 1 Nephi. 1 Nephi 2 Ne. Discussions on the Book of Mormon 2 Nephi 1, 3. Words of Mormon 1:5. Mormon then gave the record to his son, Moroni, who inscribed a few additional words of his own, and concealed the plates about AD 400. And now, I do not know all things; but the Lord knoweth all things which are to come; wherefore, he … 3 John Jude Jude Rev. Words of Mormon 1:7. Words of Mormon 1:1–2. What criteria did he list for including things from the records in his abridgement of the large plates? Discussions on the Book of Mormon 1 Nephi 16-18. Mormon began by explaining that he is about to pass the record on to his son, Moroni, and that he has witnessed the near annihilation of his people (Words of Mormon 1:1–2). Hugh Nibley, The Prophetic Book of Mormon (Salt Lake City and Provo, UT: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1989), vii.It should be noted that Welch was trying, in his own words, to capture Hugh Nibley’s vision and understanding of the Book of Mormon’s prophetic nature. The Words of Mormon contains editorial commentary by Mormon. Read Words of Mormon 1:1-9. The Savior gave unprecedented endorsement of a specific prophet when he said "great are the words of Isaiah" (3 Nephi 23:1). Discussions on the Book of Mormon 2 Nephi 6-8, 10. When Mormon decided to include the small plates with the rest of his abridgment, he gave an editorial explanation for why this material was included (Words of Mormon 1:1–11).1 Mormon began by explaining that he is about to pass the record on to his son, Moroni, and that he has witnessed the near annihilation of his people (Words of Mormon 1:1–2). [The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gospel Art, #306] Words of Mormon 1:3 This Small Account: According to Brant Gardner, what "this small account" (W of M 1:3) probably is NOT, is smaller in plate-size than Mormon's plates that he used for his abridgment. Goff, Alan. An example of this can be seen in the careful attention that Mormon paid to the fulfillment of prophecies, some of which he saw fulfilled during his own lifetime.2 For instance, as his people grew in wickedness, Mormon observed that the curses and destruction that were coming upon them were “even unto the fulfilling of all the words of Abinadi, and also Samuel the Lamanite” (Mormon 1:19). Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Book of Words of Mormon 1:6 gathers all his people at Cumorah in 384 AD in a land of many waters and rivers (2-5). 1 And now I, Mormon, being about to deliver up the record which I have been making into the hands of my son Moroni, behold I have witnessed almost all the destruction of my people, the Nephites.. 2 And it is many hundred years after the coming of Christ that I deliver these records into the hands of my son; and it supposeth me that he will witness the entire destruction of my people. Words of Mormon 1:1–11 — Mormon’s Final Words (Prayers for the Grace of God) In his farewell address, Mormon chose not to speak to us, but to speak to God. Mormon said he could not write "the hundredth part" of the things of his people (Words of Mormon 1:5). The Words of Mormon is one of the books that make up the Book of Mormon.It is the only one of them which is not titled as a 'book' and consists of a single chapter of eighteen verses. Listen to the words of Isaiah, written for all of Israel's descendants. “Positivism and the Priority of Ideology in Mosiah-First Theories of Book of Mormon Production.” FARMS Review 16, no. There are a lot reasons why Christ might call Isaiah's words "great," one of which may be the close personal connection the 1. Words of Mormon 1: Editor's Notes In another experimentation with non-linear storytelling , Joseph Smith inserts a little aside from Mormon, who wouldn't be born until a few hundred years after the events of the previous chapter. Discussions on the Book of Mormon 2 Nephi 2. In The Nature of the Original Language [of the Book of Mormon] (hereafter, NOL), Royal Skousen and Stanford Carmack indicated that additional research into the language of the Book of Mormon might discover that some of the archaic words, phrases, and expressions identified at the beginning of NOL had also occurred later in the 1700s. List ways in which King Benjamin established peace in his land. Mormon is 74 years old at the time (AD 385 minus 326 years after the birth of Christ when Mormon said he was 15 years old (16th year), see Mormon 2:2). Revelation Book of Mormon 1 Ne. First Nephi Lehi's Second Comforter - 1 Nephi 1:1-20 Nephi's Journey Begins - 1 Nephi 2:1-24 Nephi's Test of Faith - 1… “How Does the “Mosiah-First” Translation Sequence Strengthen Faith? 1 John 2 Jn. Words of Mormon 1:3 After I had made an abridgment from the plates of Nephi (Illustration): Mormon Abridging the Plates. 1 Pet. Moroni D&C Doctrine and Covenants Read Words of Mormon 1:10-18. It was as though someone approached Mormon and said, “You have three wishes. Words of Mormon - whispered by the Spirit of the Lord to Mormon Jr. Unfortunately, they were hampered at the time … And now, I do not know all things; but the Lord knoweth all things which are to come; wherefore, he worketh in me to do according to his will. He Worketh in Me – Words of Mormon 1:7 7 And I do this for a wise purpose; for thus it whispereth me, according to the workings of the Spirit of the Lord which is in me. 2 Peter 1 Jn. Mormon says he is going to finish his record of the destruction of his people (1) Mormon (at the age of 75!) The Book of Mormon Made Easier, Part 1: 1 Nephi to Words of Mormon (The Gospel Studies Series) - Kindle edition by Ridges, David J.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. 2 Nephi Jacob Jacob Enos Enos Jarom Jarom Omni Omni W of M Words of Mormon Mosiah Mosiah Alma Alma Hel. Now that there is nothing more Mormon can do for his people, he shifts the attention of his writing to whom the book was made: 1 And now, behold, I would speak somewhat unto the remnant of this people who are spared [The descendants of these people, both Lamanites and Nephites. For the reason Isaiah wrote was to give us hope!" 1. Mormon recorded three of his prayers or pleadings with God. Apply Isaiah's words to your lives so that you may have hope in your Redeemer along with the rest of the house of Israel. Mormon Ether Ether Moro. To this point in the series, several possible sources for the appearance of New Testament language in the Book of Mormon … Near the end of Moroni's life (approximately AD 421), he placed these plates along with several other items in a stone box in a hillside (now named Cumorah) near present-day Palmyra, New York. The Know. 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