Priest
Mormon Tabernacle Choir via LDS Meddia Library
KnoWhy #251
"And their meetings were conducted by the church after the manner of the workings of the Spirit … for as the power of the Holy Ghost led them whether to preach, or to exhort, or to pray, or to supplicate, or to sing, even so it was done."
Moroni 6:9
One of the Ketef Hinnom scrolls.
KnoWhy #212
"And it came to pass that Jesus blessed them as they did pray unto him; and his countenance did smile upon them, and the light of his countenance did shine upon them."
3 Nephi 19:25
The Holy of Holies, illustration from the 1890 Holman Bible
KnoWhy #206
"Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, which leadeth to destruction, and many there be who go in thereat; Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it "
3 Nephi 14:13-14
The priesthood is an integal part of Nephite life even though Lehi and his sons were not Levites. Image by Minerva Teichert
KnoWhy #101
"And it came to pass that none received authority to preach or to teach except it were by him from God. Therefore [Alma] consecrated all their priests and all their teachers; and none were consecrated except they were just men."
Mosiah 23:17
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
The Names of Jesus Christ, by Book of Mormon Central
KnoWhy #36
“Wherefore, as I said unto you, it must needs be expedient that Christ—for in the last night the angel spake unto me that this should be his name—should come among the Jews”
2 Nephi 10:3
The Four Species used in the festivities of Sukkot
KnoWhy #32
“And now, behold, I would speak unto you concerning things which are, and which are to come; wherefore, I will read you the words of Isaiah”
2 Nephi 6:4