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Jesus Christ as the Passover Lamb
The events of the last week of the life of the Savior, Jesus Christ are the most significant in all of history. These eight days, from Palm Sunday to Resurrection Sunday change everything. They give us hope. They show us that sin and death will never prevail. These eight days begin with Jesus coming to the beautiful city of Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover festivals. As we better understand...
Book of Mormon Central video on Easter and the Resurrection
With Easter fast approaching, Latter-day Saints and Christians all over the world are turning their hearts and minds to the Atonement of Jesus Christ. Learn about how the Book of Mormon infinitely adds to our understanding of the Atonement and Resurrection. This video beautifully illustrates the Savior's infinite and eternal sacrifice through 16 scriptures in the Book of Mormon that enhance our...
Tyler Perry sings I Stand All Amazed in a new BMC music video
Just as Christmas music can bring a sense of festivity and joy for the season, beautiful Easter music can likewise invoke a special spirit for the Easter season. In its first ever music video, Book of Mormon Central presents "I Stand All Amazed." "I Stand All Amazed" was composed by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel in 1905, and over a hundred years later is still a beloved hymn to the infinite love of...
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Easter is the most important holiday of the year. While Christmas often gets a lot of focus, Christmas is only the beginning of the story of Jesus Christ. The final week of Jesus Christ's life, often referred to as “Holy Week,” is the pinnacle of the ministry of Jesus Christ and the climax of the entire Plan of Salvation. Easter is the perfect time of year for Latter-day Saints and Christians all...
Jesus miraculously feeds the 5000. Image via lds.org.
During His mortal and post-mortal ministries, Jesus fed large multitudes on several occasions. Understanding these miraculous stories can increase our appreciation of Christ’s Atonement and His power to provide physical and spiritual nourishment each day of our lives. After hearing the tragic news of the death of John the Baptist, Jesus went into a mountain to be alone ( Matthew 14:12–13 ). The...
Parable of the Sower. Image of seedling by Pexels via Pixabay.
One of the notable aspects of Jesus’ ministry is that He frequently taught using parables, or short religiously instructive stories “that make use of characters, situations, and customs familiar to their audience.” 1 In fact, Jesus used nearly 50 parables and other metaphors during his ministry as recorded in the New Testament Gospels. John W. Welch and Greg Welch, " Parables and Metaphors of...
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Jesus famously promised “rest” to all those “that labour and are heavy laden.” He directed them to “[t]ake my yoke upon you,” assuring them that “my yoke is easy, and my burden is light” ( Matthew 11:28–30 ). What did Jesus mean when he said that His “yoke” is easy? How does turning to Him make our own burdens light? As many readers are probably aware, a yoke is a type of harness, usually with a...
My Peace I Give Unto You by Ashley C. Gordon. Submitted to the 2017 Book of Mormon Central Art Contest.
The miracles of the New Testament symbolize different aspects of the Savior’s divinity, power, and love. One thing to note about these miracles, is how Jesus often used physical touch to heal. Jesus ministered to the one and cared individually for His followers, as is demonstrated by His personal touch in New Testament healing stories. He visited Jairus ’ daughter in her home and took her by...
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When Jesus gave his Sermon at the Temple in 3 Nephi, he taught his Nephite audience, “when ye pray, use not vain repetitions” ( 3 Nephi 13:7 ), just as he had taught his disciples in the Old World ( Matthew 6:7 ). In light of this teaching, it should come as no surprise that there are differences in each version of the Lord’s Prayer recorded in scripture ( Matthew 6:9–13 ; 3 Nephi 13:9–13 ; Luke...
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Recorded in the gospels of Matthew and Luke, the Sermon on the Mount has made a big impact on both Christian faith as well as broader Western culture. Even non-Christians are familiar with, and often use, language and concepts from Jesus’ sermon. Phrases such as “the salt of the earth,” “the light of the world,” “a city on a hill,” “love your enemies,” and other expressions have become part of...