Understanding the Scriptures
|Vain (v. 3)||Of no worth or value|
|Spurn at, spurneth at (vv. 4–5, 8)||Disregard, reject, treat lightly|
|Hiss … nor make game of (v. 8)||Mock or make fun of|
|Execute (v. 9)||Perform|
|Whoredoms (v. 2)||Sexual sins|
|Abominations (v. 2)||Serious sins; thoughts and acts that are offensive to God|
|Idolatries (v. 2)||Worshipping false gods|
|Remission (v. 2)||Forgiveness, release from guilt|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activities A and B as you study 3 Nephi 29–30.
Make a List
Read what Mormon said in 3 Nephi 29:1–4, 8–9 and list what we should know or do because this record has been brought forth to the world. If there is a reason given in these verses for why we should know or do those things, write it next to that item on your list.
From the counsel and warnings he gave in 3 Nephi 29–30, list what Mormon was inspired to know about our day.
Who Is Talking?
Carefully read 3 Nephi 30:1–2. Whose words are recorded in verse 2? Why do you think Mormon was commanded to write them?