Intertextuality
Book of Mormon Central composition of The Tree of Life by Krista Maureen Jones and El sueño by Jorge Cocco
KnoWhy #325
"And after I had traveled for the space of many hours in darkness, I began to pray unto the Lord that he would have mercy on me, according to the multitude of his tender mercies."
1 Nephi 8:8
The Sacrament via LDS Media Library
KnoWhy #250
“The manner of their elders and priests administering the flesh and blood of Christ unto the church; and they administered it according to the commandments of Christ”
Moroni 4:1
Mormon and Moroni with the Plates by Joseph Brickey
KnoWhy #239
“And blessed is he that is found faithful unto my name at the last day, for he shall be lifted up to dwell in the kingdom prepared for him from the foundation of the world. And behold it is I that hath spoken it. Amen.”
Ether 4:19
"Molitmoz" by Gonzalo Kenny
KnoWhy #133
“Blessed be the name of our God; let us sing to his praise, yea, let us give thanks to his holy name, for he doth work righteousness forever”
Alma 26:8; cf. Psalm 106:47; Nehemiah 9:5; Daniel 2:20
Elder Russell M. Nelson
KnoWhy #69
"And we talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ, and we write according to our prophecies."
2 Nephi 25:26; cited 55 times in General Conference
Olive Trees on Thassos, Greece. Image via Wikipedia.
KnoWhy #66
“And now, my beloved, how is it possible that these, after having rejected the sure foundation, can ever build upon it, that it may become the head of their corner?”
Jacob 4:17
Jacob and the Psalms. Image via Book of Mormon Central, featuring I Will Send Their Words Forth by Elspeth Young
KnoWhy #62
"Wherefore we labored diligently among our people, that we might persuade them to come unto Christ, and partake of the goodness of God, that they might enter into his rest, lest by any means he should swear in his wrath they should not enter in, as in the provocation in the days of temptation while the children of Israel were in the wilderness."
Jacob 1:7; cf. Psalm 95:8
The Temple of Solomon. Image courtesy of Book of Mormon Central
KnoWhy #51
“… when that day shall come that they shall believe in Christ, and worship the Father in his name, with pure hearts and clean hands, and look not forward any more for another Messiah …”
2 Nephi 25:16
Isaiah
KnoWhy #25
“And now it came to pass that . . . I, Nephi, had read these things which were engraven upon the plates of brass”
1 Nephi 22:1