Lesson 31 2 Nephi 11 and 16

Introduction

In 2 Nephi 11, Nephi expressed his love for the words of Isaiah.  He also testified that Jacob and Isaiah had seen the “Redeemer, even as I have seen him” (2 Nephi 11:2).   2 Nephi 16 contains Isaiah’s account of being cleansed of his sins and called as a prophet when he “saw … the Lord sitting upon a throne” (see 2 Nephi 16:1, 5–8).   Both Nephi and Jacob taught the value of likening Isaiah’s writings to ourselves (see 1 Nephi 19:23; 2 Nephi 6:5; 11:2), Continue reading Lesson 31 2 Nephi 11 and 16

Lesson 30 2 Nephi 9:27–54 and 2 Nephi 10

Introduction

After testifying that Jesus Christ delivers all mankind from the effects of the fall and offers us forgiveness from our sins, Jacob concluded his sermon. He warned against attitudes and actions that lead to separation from the Lord, and he testified of attitudes and actions that allow people to come to Christ and be saved. On the next day, Jacob reiterated that although the house of Israel would be scattered because of sin, the Lord would Continue reading Lesson 30 2 Nephi 9:27–54 and 2 Nephi 10

Lesson 29: 2 Nephi 9:1–26

Introduction

In a sermon to the Nephites, Jacob began by quoting some of Isaiah’s prophecies about the Lord redeeming His covenant people. This part of Jacob’s sermon is found in 2 Nephi 6–8 (see lesson 28 in this manual). The continuation of this two-day sermon is found in 2 Nephi 9–10. After quoting Isaiah, Jacob shared his own testimony of the Atonement of Jesus Christ—of the Saviour’s power to rescue us from the effects of the Fall and the consequences of our sins.

President Joseph Fielding Smith Continue reading Lesson 29: 2 Nephi 9:1–26

Lesson 28 – 2 Nephi 6-8

Introduction

As Nephi recorded the ministry of his people, he included a two-day sermon by his younger brother Jacob. The sermon is found in 2 Nephi 6–10, and this is the first of three lessons about it.   At the beginning of the sermon, Jacob read prophecies of Isaiah concerning the scattering and gathering of Israel, showing that “the Lord God Continue reading Lesson 28 – 2 Nephi 6-8

Online Book of Mormon Class

We thought it would be a good idea to do an online Book of Mormon class that goes hand in hand with the Book of Mormon class on Tuesday evenings so those who are unable to attend can still take part.  This week we are studying 2 Nephi 5.

Introduction

Heeding a warning from the Lord, Nephi and his followers separated from Laman, Lemuel, and the sons of Ishmael. They lived in righteousness and happiness, while the followers of Laman and Lemuel cut themselves off from Continue reading Online Book of Mormon Class