Giving Thanks7. His journeyings in the wilderness, and so forth. 20 My God hath been my support; he hath led me through mine afflictions in the wilderness;(broken bow) and he hath preserved me upon the waters of the great deep. Sincerest apologies for not posting yesterday. Sincerest apologies for not posting yesterday. Please join us in reading The Book of Mormon. The third step is found in verse 20 where he begins to count his blessings. Wilt thou deliver me out of the hands of mine enemies? This step goes through verse 25. BOOK OF MORMON AUDIO LINK http://lds.org/scriptures/bofm?lang=eng http://ComeUntoChrist.org http://ChurchofJesusChrist.org I just wish they had been more willing to show me how that worked for them, like Nephi has. Search for: Book of Mormon Study Notes. Contents. mormon, bookofmormon, latter-daysaints. Search. Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD. THE SECOND BOOK OF NEPHI. I look forward to a day in the Kingdom, when Nephi-like candor will liberate us all to better understand the Atonement and allow us to individually learn to trust in the true and living God as Nephi did. Lehi counsels and blesses his posterity—He dies and is buried—Nephi glories in the goodness of God—Nephi puts his trust in the Lord forever. 2 Nephi 4:26 O then if I have seen so great things, if the Lord in his condescension unto the children of men hath visited me in so much mercy, why should my heart weep and my soul linger in the valley of sorrow and my flesh waste away and my strength slacken because of mine afflictions? Book of Mormon ~ 2 Nephi Chapter 28 - Duration: 7:06. Quizlet flashcards, … Lehi explains that Jerusalem will be destroyed, and he bestows a general curse and blessing upon Jerusalem. And it came to pass that he died and was buried. And thou shalt be blessed in all thy days. 2 Nephi 4:18 I am encompassed about because of the temptations and the sins which doth so easily beset me. It is only when Nephi begins to count his blessings that his despair leaves. Keller, Roger R.. "Teaching the Fall and the Atonement: A Comparative Method." I am curious if Nephi is giving a glimpse into what his sin was? 2 Nephi 4:7 Wherefore because of my blessing the Lord God will not suffer that ye shall perish; wherefore he will be merciful unto you and unto your seed forever. The Book of Mormon prophets refer to this great event in many more passages. I don’t know that I’d ever refer to myself as an airhead, but I did go from feeling quite lost in these chapters to feeling like I finally had some firm footing. 28 Awake, my soul! Do not slacken my strength because of mine afflictions. And thou shalt be even like unto thy brother, and thy seed like unto his seed. If not so [that there is opposition in all things]…righteousness could not be brought to pass, neither wickedness, neither holiness nor misery, neither good nor bad.” 4 Nephi Chapter 1. Who wrote 4 Nephi? 2 Nephi 4:25 And upon the wings of his Spirit hath my body been carried away up on exceeding high mountains; and mine eyes hath beheld great things—yea, even too great for man—therefore I was bidden that I should not write them. Rejoice, O my heart, and give place no more for the enemy of my soul. The Second Book of Nephi (/ ˈ n iː f aɪ /), usually referred to as Second Nephi or 2 Nephi, is the second book of the Book of Mormon.The original translation of the title did not include the word "second". Nephi didn't have to expose all of the gory details of his weakness to let us know, very plainly, that trusting in God, far exceeded trusting in the arm of the flesh. Religious Educator … THE FIRST BOOK OF NEPHI HIS REIGN AND MINISTRY Chapter Four. 2 Nephi 1. Yea, my soul will rejoice in thee, my God and the rock of my salvation. Summary of 2 Nephi Lehi opens Second Nephi with his prophecies concerning the future of his posterity. I will not put my trust in the arm of flesh, for I know that cursed is he that putteth his trust in the arm of flesh. Wilt thou make my path straight before me! 2 Nephi 4:3 Wherefore after my father had made an end of speaking concerning the prophecies of Joseph, he called the children of Laman, his sons and his daughters, and saith unto them: Behold, my sons and my daughters which are the sons and the daughters of my first born, I would that ye should give ear unto my words. Behold, my voice shall forever ascend up unto thee, my rock and mine everlasting God. I so much appreciate Nephi's candor. And now, O man, remember, and perish not. I now can see that my Bishops and Stake Presidents and other fellow Saints are not perfect, or nearly so, on their own steam; they have just learned to trust in the Lord and His redeeming sacrifice and plan. 2 Nephi 4:31 O Lord, wilt thou redeem my soul! Adhering to the text on the Brass Plates of Laban, Nephi quotes directly from Isaiah 2:2–4 (2 Ne. 2 Nephi - Chapter 4. by Myke Weber. Read 2 Nephi Chapter 30 from the story My Book of Mormon Series by tpkfanfiction with 4 reads. For behold, I know that if ye are brought up in the right way that ye should go, ye will not depart from it. (bound by his brothers) In some ways very long years for NephiBeginning with verse 17 of chapter 4 Nephi we see a lot of "I" and "me". 1 Nephi 2:5. Anger is very consuming if not checked. Beginning with verse 17 of chapter 4 Nephi we see a lot of "I" and "me". Most of my life I have considered myself to be an inferior form of humanity. 2 Nephi 4:27 And why should I yield to sin because of my flesh? Much of that misinterpretation of others and their ability came because of my own personal paradigm: I must save myself. Miner, Alan C.. " 1 Nephi Chapter 2. There is only one way to do that, by trusting in the Lord. Contents. 8:52. 2 Nephi 13. Introduction; Witnesses; Preserve the Righteous; Hidden Records ; 1 Nephi. The word “virtuous” appears three times in the King James Version of the Old Testament, always as a translation of the Hebrew word chayil (חַיִל). 2 Nephi 4:11 And after that he had made an end of speaking unto them, he spake unto Sam, saying: Blessed art thou and thy seed, for thou shalt inherit the land like unto thy brother Nephi, and thy seed shall be numbered with his seed. Wow! We each came up with our own mission statement and personally went through all the succeeding steps. Menu. verse 1 "I, Nephi, speak concerning the prophecies . Purpose Nephi's purpose… Counting Blessings4. 2 Nephi 1:1-2 He Shall Consecrate Thine Afflictions for Thy Gain (2/4/2015) 2 Nephi 1:5 A Land of Promise (2/2/2015) 2 Nephi 1:21 Arise From the Dust, My Sons, and Be Men (2/2/2015) Thank you so much Wendy! We could be more willing to do the same and thus help fools like me, to more quickly understand how this all works. Nephi was frustrated, not only with them but also with his own response to them (2 Nephi 4:27, 29). 2 Nephi 4:14 For I Nephi was constrained to speak unto them according to the word, for I had spake many things unto them, and also my father before his death, many of which sayings are written upon mine other plates, for a more history part are written upon mine other plates. It would be understandable that he might be feeling anger towards them. Book of Mormon, Second Nephi, 8. Apply. [Between 559 and 545 B.C.] The Book of Mormon - On Line (Personalize It! Here are some of the insights I gained: Insight #1: Virtue is power. Chapter Eight . Rejoice, O my heart, and give place no more for the enemy of my soul. We learn about the redemption and salvation through Jesus Christ, Lehi also speaks about how there is no good without evil… September 7, 2017. 1 Nephi 2:4 And it came to pass that he departed into the wilderness. 1 Nephi Chapter 4. ). KnoWhys KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 1 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 2 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 3 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 4 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 5 Recommended Resources Learn about the Book of Mormon with verse by verse commentaries from renowned Book of Mormon scholars like John W. Welch and Brant A. Gardner in the ScripturePlus app. History Talk (0) Share. 2 Nephi 4:9 and he spake unto them, saying: Behold, my sons and my daughters which are the sons and the daughters of my second son, behold, I leave unto you the same blessing which I left unto the sons and daughters of Laman; wherefore thou shalt not utterly be destroyed, but in the end thy seed shall be blessed. Before you feel insulted by the book’s title, just hear me out. Chapter 4 Behold, it came to pass that I, Nephi, did cry much unto the Lord my God because of the anger of my brethren. It is possbile that Nephi's anger and lack of peace was an internal struggle as he began to react instead of to act. Search in book: Search. During the years before the Saints came to Utah, few portions of the Book of Mormon drew as much attention as “Chapter XII” of 2 Nephi, now known as 2 Nephi 28–30 (see Underwood, “Book of Mormon Usage,” for database). Chapter 25 further proclaims the doctrine that the Book of Mormon is the tool that will be instrumental in restoring the Jews to their lands and to the knowledge that there is only “one Messiah spoken of by the prophets, and that Messiah is he who should be rejected of the Jews” (2 Nephi 25:17–18). 2 Nephi 4:30 Rejoice, O my heart, and cry unto the Lord and say: O Lord, I will praise thee forever. 2 Nephi 4:33 O Lord, wilt thou encircle me around in the robe of thy righteousness! 2 Nephi 4:35 Yea, I know that God will give liberally to him that asketh; yea, my God will give me if I ask not amiss. 2 Nephi 4:16 Behold, my soul delighteth in the things of the Lord, and my heart pondereth continually upon the things which I have seen and heard. What a brilliant, important review of Nephi's struggle. This formula (also given to Nephi--1 Nephi 2:20-21; 4:14) was used by Nephite prophets over the next millennium and repeated (almost 20 times) throughout the Book of Mormon. Wilt thou not place a stumbling block in my way, but that thou wouldst clear my way before me and hedge not up my way but the ways of mine enemy. 2 Nephi 4:6 Wherefore if ye are cursed, behold, I leave my blessing upon you, that the cursing may … Scripture Mastery. . The second step comes in verses 17 - 19 in which he lists his problems. Here it seems to come as a result of soul searching; a circumstance more common to most of us. (Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews, Book X, 8:5) 2 Ne 13:4 I will give children unto them to be their princes. "Nephi’s older brothers are angry with him and desire to kill him. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2009. Before their flight, Nephi's father prophesied the impending destruction and captivity of Jerusalem by the armies of Babylon. The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which, according to Latter Day Saint theology, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421. About 600–592 B.C. 1 Nephi 1; 1 Nephi 2; 1 Nephi 3; 1 Nephi 4; 1 Nephi 5; 1 Nephi 6; 1 Nephi 7; 1 Nephi 8; 1 Nephi 9; 1 Nephi 10; 1 Nephi 11; 1 Nephi 12; 1 Nephi 13; 1 Nephi 14; 1 Nephi 15; 1 Nephi 16; 1 Nephi 17; 1 Nephi 18; 1 Nephi 19; 1 Nephi 20; 1 Nephi 21; 1 Nephi 22; 2 Nephi. Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us. And while they were yet weary, a fresh army of the Lamanites did come upon them. The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which, according to Latter Day Saint theology, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421. Search for: Book of Mormon Study Notes. They had never been very receptive to his admonitions, but now, their anger was increasing (2 Nephi 4:13). Why am I angry because of mine enemy? About 588–570 B.C. ... 1 Nephi 2:2. Nevertheless I know in whom I have trusted. First and Second were added to the titles of The Books of Nephi by Oliver Cowdery when preparing the book for printing. 2 Nephi 4. I know it is almost impossible to go forward when anger is present. For after the book of which I have spoken shall come forth and be written unto the Gentiles and sealed up again unto the Lord, there shall be many which shall believe the words which are written, and they shall carry them forth unto the remnant of our seed. An account of the death of Lehi. 2 Nephi 4:21 He hath filled me with his love, even unto the consuming of my flesh. Why am I angry because of mine enemy? He hath led me through mine afflictions in the wilderness, and he hath preserved me upon the waters of the great deep. 2 Nephi 4. Wilt thou make me that I may shake at the appearance of sin? Mormon 4:2 And it came to pass that the armies of the Nephites were driven back again to the land of Desolation. Preface 1 Nephi Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 ... 1 Nephi 8:2 And it came to pass that while my father tarried in the wilderness, he spake unto us, saying: Behold, I have dreamed a dream, or in other words, I have seen a vision. O Lord, wilt thou not shut the gates of thy righteousness before me, that I may walk in the path of the low valley, that I may be strict in the plain road. Search. The Nephites and the Lamanites are all converted unto the Lord—They have all things in common, work miracles, and prosper in the land—After two centuries, divisions, evils, false churches, and persecutions arise—After three hundred years, both the Nephites and the Lamanites are wicked—Ammaron hides up the sacred records. The people “were all converted unto the Lord” (4 Nephi 1:2), resulting in a society that people of all ages have dreamed of. Book of Mormon; Introduction Preface 1 Nephi ... Chapter 4. In the end, we ALL found -- just like Nephi -- that our mission or our problem was immediately bearable (and solve-able)once we listed the things we were grateful for and enlisted the help of the Lord.We tried it again the following year, and although our problems had changed, the process worked in exactly the same way to lessen our burdens, etc. Book of Mormon ~ 2 Nephi Chapter 26 - Duration: 8:52. 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