“Chapter 46: Jesus Christ Teaches and Prays with the Nephites,” Book of Mormon Stories (1997), 128–30
“Chapter 46,” Book of Mormon Stories, 128–30
The next morning Nephi and the other disciples taught the group that had gathered. The disciples then prayed that they would receive the Holy Ghost.
Nephi went into the water and was baptized. Then he baptized the other disciples.
After they were baptized, the disciples received the Holy Ghost. Fire seemed to surround them, and angels came down from heaven and ministered unto them.
While the angels were with the disciples, Jesus came and stood among them.
Christ told all the Nephites to kneel on the ground. He told his disciples to pray.
While they were praying, Jesus went a little way off from the people and knelt down and prayed to Heavenly Father.
Jesus thanked Heavenly Father for giving the Holy Ghost to his disciples. Then he asked for the Holy Ghost to be given to anyone who believed the disciples’ words.
Jesus blessed his disciples while they were praying. He smiled at them, and they became as white as his face and clothing.
Jesus prayed again for his disciples. He was pleased with their great faith.
Christ told the people to stop praying but to keep praying in their hearts. Then he gave them the sacrament.
No one had brought bread or wine, but the Savior provided it in a miraculous way.
Jesus Christ told the Nephites that his gospel would be brought back to the earth in the last days.
He told them to study the scriptures, and he had Nephi write in the records the fulfillment of the rest of Samuel the Lamanite’s prophecies.
Then Jesus taught the people from the scriptures. He told them to teach one another the things he had taught them.
Jesus went back up to heaven, and his disciples taught the people. Those who believed were baptized and received the Holy Ghost.
The Nephites began to obey all the commandments.