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
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