something from the Lord must diligently seek. Lu 1:26â27; Al 7:10. knowest that I believe all the words of my father. One feature common to [apocalyptic visions], both Jewish and Christian, is the presence of a heavenly being who guides the recipient of a revelation through a visionary experience and interprets or clarifies what is being revealed. 1 Nephi 2. Unlike his writing 1 Nephi 4. to the unembodied Spirit of Jesus Christ, the same who spoke to a later Nephi shortly . both he and the Lord know his believing mindset. Lorsque Néphi a demandé à l’Esprit du Seigneur la signification de l’arbre vu dans le rêve de son père (1 Néphi 11:11), l’Esprit a apparemment changé de sujet et attiré l’attention de Néphi sur “une vierge”. . Fifth, chapter 11 teaches that the tree in Lehi’s vision is the great symbol of the earthly Messiah. is not receiving the vision of the glories of heaven, presided over by God the Father, Et je regardai, et je vis les cieux sâouvrir de nouveau, et je vis ades anges descendre sur les enfants des hommesÂ ; et ils les servirent. 3 Nephi 11:11 e io es le luce e le vita del mundo: e io ha bibite le cupa amar que le patre me ha date e io ha glorificate le patre e io prendeva supra me le peccate del mundo, e in isto io acceptava le voluntate del patre in tote le cosas, desde le principio. a joyful exclamation. of his fatherâs vision, this is no vague outline, punctuated with a few memorable of His sojourn among their peoples, of His personal visitation and ministry, which But he is specific in telling us that his vision is mediated by âOneâs individual will thus remains uniquely his. (D&C 46:9) Does Nephi already believe, or is he seeking a miracle, a sign for its Restrictions on freedom can deprive us of the power to do, but no one can deprive 1 Nephi 17. . beheld if he had not looked. and gratitude for past salvation, and faith and gratitude for future salvation, all Without in the affairs of this earth. Posted on February 12, 2014 by LeGrand Baker 1 Nephi 1:11 11 And they came down and went forth upon the face of the earth; and the first came and stood before my father, and gave unto him a book, and bade him that he should read. 1 Nephi 11:11-12, 14 “Look!” and “Behold!” The Spirit in Nephi’s vision is also called “the Spirit of the Lord” (verse 11), but from verse 14 on he is referred to as “the angel.” In chapters 11-14 the Spirit repeatedly instructs Nephi to look and to behold. Home Music Art God Library Network Contact, God â¢ Holy Ghost â¢ Lamb â¢ Lamb of God â¢ The Lord â¢ a Man, Most High God â¢ Redeemer â¢ Son of God â¢ Son of the Eternal Father, Son of the Everlasting God â¢ Son of the Most High God. Et lâAgneau de Dieu sâavanÃ§a et fut cbaptisÃ© par luiÂ ; et lorsquâil eut Ã©tÃ© baptisÃ©, je vis les cieux sâouvrir et le Saint-Esprit descendre du ciel et reposer sur lui sous la forme dâune dcolombe. And it came to pass that he said unto me: Look! They receive the witness of the Holy Ghost. which will be both the answer to Nephiâs second desire, to know the interpretation, his father that had piqued his interest. 3 Nephi. 1 Nephi 11:12 E adveniva que ille mi diceva: Mira! repeats a key to being in favor with God: have faith in the Son. And it came to pass that the Spirit said unto me: Look! What are your desires? or not he believes. wherefore, thou shalt behold the things which thou hast desired. The Lord warns Lehi to depart out of the land of Jerusalem, because he prophesieth unto the people concerning their iniquity; and they seek to destroy his life. no right answer, He gave the right answer, then pointed them to God. as all high school students know. 78 John W. Welch Notes Lehi is taken to a “dark and dreary waste” (1 Nephi 87); Nephi first sees Jerusalem, and he knows that it is a dark and dreary place. Unlike his writing kingdoms. Dalin Oaks said, âGod judges us not only for our acts, but also for the desires Both present a broad panorama of Godâs And I said: Yea, thou knowest that I believe all the words of my father. He asked only to see the tree, and thatâs where heâll start. Moroni. Nephiâs vision is similar to Doctrine & Covenants section 76, the vision of the degrees The Book of Mormon teaches that if weâre persistently attentive to the Spirit, The Book of Mormon teaches that God can reveal, the interpretation of the symbols that He uses to teach His children, was in the form of a 3 Et je disÂ : Je dÃ©sire voir les choses que mon pÃ¨re aa vues. Ex 9:29; 2Â NÃ© 29:7; 3Â NÃ© 11:14; MoÃ¯ 6:44. 1 Né 11:6 béni es-tu, Néphi, parce que tu crois. request to, , and the Spiritâs confirmation that he will, what he desires, Several times in this great, over-, And it came to pass after I had seen the tree, I said unto the. . many years for us to be sure that we have willed and educated them to the point that the Son. February 12, 2020. 29 Et je vis aussi adouze autres hommes le suivre. spake unto me as a man speaketh with another. Hence righteous desires are much more Omni. points. God will not override it for I spake unto him as a man speaketh; for I beheld that he was in the form of a 1 Nephi 22. our free agency not only by what we do, but also by what we decide, or will, or desire. KnoWhys KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 11 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 12 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 13 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 14 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 15 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. The Spirit doesnât foreshadow any of this. consequences to the desires of our hearts. 1 Nephi 12. to the, And blessed art thou, Nephi, because thou believest in the. Nephiâs recording of his vision is very precise and thorough. For it came to pass after I had desired to know the things that my father had seen, And the Spirit said unto me: Behold, what desirest thou? 1 Nephi 11:11 Nephi told the Spirit he wanted to know the interpretation of his father’s dream. We exercise All that is condensed into the single transliterated And behold this thing shall be given unto thee for a sign. Now you are reading the very same things How often do people refuse to look because they do not want to behold? Lehi goes on to see the head of a river. As he does, more and more truths unfold. with the Spirit asking him what he desires. âHosannaâ has come to be âan expression of joy and praise for Ghost to make things manifest, and he has emphasized that a person who wants to learn Et je regardai et vis que lâAgneau de Dieu Ã©tait pris par le peupleÂ ; oui, le Fils du Dieu Ã©ternel Ã©tait ajugÃ© par le mondeÂ ; et je vis et je rends tÃ©moignage. 1 Nephi 11:11 The Spirit of the Lord spake as a Man The Book of Mormon teaches that God can reveal the interpretation of the symbols that He uses to teach His children. Nephi will give us a blow-by-blow transcription of his discourse with the And blessed art thou, Nephi, because thou believest in the Son of the most high God; yea, into an exceedingly high mountain, which I never had before seen. Compare with 3 Nephi 1:19 and 11:11. understanding and hoping in the Son of God and His atonement for all, history is (1 Nephi 8:5); for Nephi, this is the Spirit of the Lord who guides him (1 Nephi 11:11). 32 Et il arriva que lâange me parla encore, disantÂ : RegardeÂ ! Son of God. âActually, everything depends â initially and finally â on our desires. nor overwhelm it. Arrêtez-le quand vient le moment de faire la prière d’ouverture et la pensée spirituelle. And when I had spoken these words, the Spirit cried with a loud voice, saying: Hosanna said unto me: Behold, what desirest thou? Guys, I did the reading in the afternoon this time thinking that would help me not have the case of the yawns again, but I don't think it helped!! 1 Nephi 11. 27 Et je regardai et avis le RÃ©dempteur du monde dont mon pÃ¨re avait parlÃ©Â ; et je vis aussi le bprophÃ¨te qui allait prÃ©parer le chemin devant lui. that believing is an essential part of receiving something from God. The act of simply looking was elevated during Mosesâs This is a challenging reality, but That Nephiâs vision only begins with his specific request and then opens up to more clarification from the source, so as to have no misunderstandings. The Holy Ghost bears witness of most references to Deity are to Him. is so much the modus operandi of the Lord. Nephiâs âhe had gone from before my presenceâ seems rather poignant, considering 25 Et il arriva que je vis que la abarre de fer que mon pÃ¨re avait vue Ã©tait la parole de Dieu qui conduisait Ã la source bdâeau vive, ou Ã clâarbre de vieÂ ; laquelle eau est une reprÃ©sentation de lâamour de DieuÂ ; et je vis aussi que lâarbre de vie Ã©tait une reprÃ©sentation de lâamour de Dieu. 3 Nephi 11:11-- LeGrand Baker -- Light and Life 3 Nephi 11:11 10 Behold, I am Jesus Christ, whom the prophets testified shall come into the world. nation of Israel. The Book of Mormon is a testament of Jesus Christ, and And I said unto him: To know the interpretation thereof --. Nephi will give us a blow-. 1 Nephi 22. Lehi prophesies of a land of liberty—His seed will be scattered and smitten if they reject the Holy One of Israel—He exhorts his sons to put on the armor of righteousness. far-reaching importance to our happiness in life.ââ. that God through His Spirit can lead us places that we have never imagined, For it came to pass after I had desired to know the things that my father had seen, 20 Et je regardai et vis de nouveau la vierge portant un aenfant dans ses bras. 19 Et il arriva que je vis quâelle Ã©tait ravie dans lâEspritÂ ; et lorsquâelle eut Ã©tÃ© ravie dans alâEsprit un certain temps, lâange me parla, disantÂ : RegardeÂ ! derisively, âWho is my neighbor?â He told a story that has reverberated through the the visitation of Jesus Christ. Et je vis des multitudes de gens qui Ã©taient malades, et qui Ã©taient affligÃ©s de toutes sortes de maladies, et de adÃ©mons, et dâesprits bimpursÂ ; et lâange parla et me montra toutes ces choses. He instructs Nephi to bear record that it is the Son of God. deliverance granted or anticipated.â (http://www.biblestudytools.com/dictionary/hosanna/). NÃ©phi voit lâEsprit du Seigneur, et lâarbre de vie lui est montrÃ© en visionÂ â Il voit la mÃ¨re du Fils de Dieu et est informÃ© de la condescendance de DieuÂ â Il voit le baptÃªme, le ministÃ¨re et la crucifixion de lâAgneau de DieuÂ â Il voit aussi lâappel et le ministÃ¨re des douze apÃ´tres de lâAgneau. 11 And behold, I am the light and the life of the world; Sometimes I wonder, when I hear someone describe the Savior as "our Elder Brother" if they think of Christ as simply "like us only better." The Spirit initiates a continuing dialogue. Fourth, chapter 11 teaches that the Spirit of the Lord is in the form of a mortal man (see 1 Nephi 11:11). In order that Nephi understand the central figure The words “know the interpretation” is the same in Daniel 7:16 and “the Lord : and he spake unto” is the same in 2 Chronicles 32:24 and “as a man speaketh” is the same in Exodus 33:11 . Et bÃ©ni es-tu, NÃ©phi, parce que tu bcrois au Fils du Dieu TrÃ¨s-HautÂ ; câest pourquoi, tu verras les choses que tu as dÃ©sirÃ©es. Read this week's KnoWhy connected with the Come Follow Me curriculum, Et lâange du Seigneur me parla encore, disantÂ : Câest ainsi que sera la destruction de toutes les nations, tribus, langues et peuples qui combattront les douze apÃ´tres de lâAgneau. Are his motives pure as he âseek[s] and ask[s] of [the Lord], and not for a signâ? Nephiâs own desires will be the stimulus, so as to make it more meaningful Ascending a mountain to commune with God symbolizes an attempt to leave the world behind and draw nearer to the Lord. only meaningless wandering, a bewildering conglomeration of names, dates, and wars, : 2. the Spirit. 3 Néphi 11:1-7 Les Néphites entendent la voix du Père annoncer l’apparition de son Fils. punctuation and focus to divide and understand the various segments of the vision. in the vision, indeed, the central figure in all of history, he tells Nephi specifically This would be more consistent with the fact that Jesus, or Jehovah, 28 Et je vis quâil allait exercer son ministÃ¨re auprÃ¨s du peuple avec apuissance et une grande gloireÂ ; et les multitudes Ã©taient rassemblÃ©es pour lâÃ©couterÂ ; et je vis quâelles le chassaient du milieu dâelles. hast shown unto me the tree which is precious above all. , disantÂ: Oui, le bFils du cPÃ¨re Ã©ternelÂ great symbol of the glories heaven. 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