“Chapter 44: Jesus Christ Blesses the Children,” Book of Mormon Stories (1997), 124–25
Jesus Christ told the Nephites to bring their little children to him. The children sat on the ground near Jesus.
3 Nephi 17:11–12
The Savior told the people to kneel down. Then he knelt and prayed to Heavenly Father.
3 Nephi 17:13, 15
The Savior’s prayer was so marvelous that it could not be written. It filled the Nephites with joy.
3 Nephi 17:15–17
After his prayer Jesus said the Nephites would be blessed because of their faith.
3 Nephi 17:20
He felt so much love and happiness that he wept.
3 Nephi 17:21
Then he took the children and blessed each one. He prayed to Heavenly Father for them and wept again.
3 Nephi 17:21–22
Jesus told the Nephites to look at their children.
3 Nephi 17:23
As the people watched, angels came down from heaven and encircled the children. The children and the angels were surrounded by fire.
3 Nephi 17:24