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Chapter 44: Jesus Christ Blesses the Children
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“Chapter 44: Jesus Christ Blesses the Children,” Book of Mormon Stories (1997), 124–25

“Chapter 44,” Book of Mormon Stories, 124–25

Chapter 44

Jesus Christ Blesses the Children

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Jesus Christ told the Nephites to bring their little children to him. The children sat on the ground near Jesus.

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The Savior told the people to kneel down. Then he knelt and prayed to Heavenly Father.

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The Savior’s prayer was so marvelous that it could not be written. It filled the Nephites with joy.

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After his prayer Jesus said the Nephites would be blessed because of their faith.

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He felt so much love and happiness that he wept.

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Then he took the children and blessed each one. He prayed to Heavenly Father for them and wept again.

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Jesus told the Nephites to look at their children.

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As the people watched, angels came down from heaven and encircled the children. The children and the angels were surrounded by fire.