00:49 – The Sermon on the Mount compels us to let go of Terrestrial sins in order to become Celestial people.
16:24 – Overview of the temple endowment (from authorized sources) and how the Sermon on the Mount is filled with temple code.
22:49 – The Beatitudes are attached to the Psalms in the Old Testament.
34:06 – Comfort is empowerment and strength.
38:15 – Publishing peace is returning good for evil.
43:11 – The covenants of sacrifice, obedience, and chastity. Being reconciled with my brother.
47:17 – What does it take for us to keep our oaths and promises?
48:28 – Telestial people go around poking out eyes and taking teeth. Celestial people do not seek revenge.
49:48 – The invitation and promise of becoming perfect. Jesus will take us there.
52:59 – Celestial people do good things for the right reasons.
1:00:41 – Prayer can be a revelatory experience where God prompts us with what to say.
1:02:25 – The covenant of consecration and why we should not fear letting go of lesser things.
1:06:28 – Simon only saw the sin whereas Jesus sees the person. One of the biggest hurdles of coming into Father’s presence is how we see other people. Seeing with Celestial eyes as we approach the throne of grace.
1:11:17 – An exchange of messianic symbols as we approach God’s throne.
1:14:00 – Sometimes we turn bread into stone.
1:17:13 – Coming into God’s presence. We are built upon the rock by doing the things He taught us to do.
For the show notes on this episode go to 3 Nephi 12-16 Quotes and Notes. For more information regarding Joseph Smith’s First Vision and how this vision corresponded to other prophetic visions (how his vision was an endowment), read Don Bradley’s speech he gave at the 2019 FairMormon conference here. For Elder Boyd K. Packer’s story of the man who had a hard time forgiving his wife’s doctor, go here. To see the accounts of Joseph’s First Vision, go here.
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