Sacrifice
Lamanites sacrificing a woman by Jody Livingston
KnoWhy #229
"And they did … take many prisoners both women and children, and did offer them up as sacrifices unto their idol gods."
Mormon 4:14
The Sacrament Mural by Minerva Teichert
KnoWhy #211
“And this shall ye do in remembrance of my body, which I have shown unto you.”
3 Nephi 18:7
Image via Adobe Stock
KnoWhy #198
"And ye shall offer up unto me no more the shedding of blood; yea, your sacrifices and your burnt offerings shall be done away, for I will accept none of your sacrifices and your burnt offerings. And ye shall offer for a sacrifice unto me a broken heart and a contrite spirit."
3 Nephi 9:19-20
The Gadianton robbers and their lamb-skin. Image by Book of Mormon Central.
KnoWhy #191
"Behold, great and terrible was the day that they did come up to battle; and they were girded about after the manner of robbers; and they had a lamb-skin about their loins, and they were dyed in blood"
3 Nephi 4:7
"Mayan Sacrifice" Artwork by Thomas Hall
KnoWhy #142
“There can be nothing which is short of an infinite atonement which will suffice for the sins of the world”
Alma 34:12
"In Similitude" by Joseph Brickey.
KnoWhy #122
“Therefore, after Alma having established the church at Sidom, … seeing that the people … began to humble themselves before God, and began to … worship God before the altar, watching and praying continually, that they might be delivered from Satan, and from death, and from destruction”
Alma 15:17
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 ruins of the island of Elephantine
KnoWhy #31
“And I, Nephi, did build a temple”
2 Nephi 5:16
Was the Requirement of a Broken Heart Known Before the Time of Christ
KnoWhy #27
"Behold, he offereth himself a sacrifice for sin, to answer the ends of the law, unto all those who have a broken heart and a contrite spirit; and unto none else can the ends of the law be answered."
2 Nephi 2:7
Lehi Offers Sacrifice in the Wilderness
KnoWhy #9
“And it came to pass that we did come down unto the tent of our father. And after I and my brethren and all the house of Ishmael had come down unto the tent of my father, they did give thanks unto the Lord their God; and they did offer sacrifice and burnt offerings unto him.”
1 Nephi 7:22