2014    (2 Ne. 2 Nephi 25:26 by LDS Scripture of the Day | posted in: Book of Mormon | 0 And we talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ, and we write according to our prophecies, that our children may know to what source they may look for a remission of their sins. We were meant to be happy. 2:25), Mark E. Petersen, GC, Apr. 2:25), Joseph Anderson, GC, Apr. Adam and Eve carried out an important part of God’s plan. 2:25), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Oct. 1996    (2 Ne. 25 a Adam b fell that men might be; and men c are, that they might have d joy. 2:25), Boyd K. Packer, GC, Oct. 2000    (2 Ne. 2003    (2 Ne. 1973    (2 Ne. 48  And he said unto them: Because that Adam afell, we are; and by his fall came death; and we are made partakers of misery and woe. 1981    (2 Ne. 2:25), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Sep. 1987    (2 Ne. Arriving in a distant land to which he had been miraculously conveyed, Zosimus encounters a Rechabite [see the commentary on 1 Nephi 2:5] and asks him, “Why are you naked?” The man replies, “You are he [who is] naked, and you do not discern that your garment is corrupt, but my own garment is not corrupted.”. Click on a word to show or hide it. 2:25), Dieter F. Uchtdorf, GC, Oct. 2007    (2 Ne. [John A. Tvedtnes, “Priestly Clothing in Bible Times,” in Temples of the Ancient World, pp. Wherefore, men are free to choose liberty and eternal life, through the great Mediator of all men, or to choose captivity and death, according to the captivity and power of the devil; for he seeketh that all men might be miserable like unto himself . A-A; A+; 2 Ne 2:2 he shall consecrate thine afflictions for thy gain. 2:22-26), James E. Faust, GC, Oct. 1988    (2 Ne. 2:25), Jean B. Bingham, GC, Oct. 2017    (2 Ne. 2 Nephi 2:27 Lehi's teaching on the principle of agency. c TG Mortality. 2000    (2 Ne. 1995    (2 Ne. Questions about the conditions and purposes of human life were of … John Tvedtnes has some interesting commentary regarding the fall of Adam (2 Nephi 2:25). 2:25), Coleen K. Menlove, GC, Apr. 2019    (2 Ne. 2:25), Richard G. Scott, GC, Apr. 2:25), Dieter F. Uchtdorf, GC, Sep. 2015    (2 Ne. 2:19-29), Jeffrey R. Holland, GC, Apr. The Book of the Rolls informs us that when Adam was created, “his body was bright and brilliant like the well-known stars in the crystal.” When Adam and Eve were placed on earth, “God clothed them with glory and splendour. 2001    (2 Ne. (2 Nephi 2:25) Heavenly Father wants us to be happy. Memorize. 2:24-25), Keith B. McMullin, GC, Apr. 2:25), Marion D. Hanks, GC, Apr. 2:25), Barbara W. Winder, GC, Sep. 1987    (2 Ne. 1996    (2 Ne. 1999    (2 Ne. 2 Nephi 2:23, 25; “And they would have had no children; wherefore they would have remained in a state of innocence, having no joy, for they knew no misery; doing no good, for they knew no sin. For many years I considered that striking passage in isolation, thinking only that it meant the Lord desired our happiness. . Salvation for those who die w/o hearing gospel 2 Nephi 9:25-26 35. 1971    (2 Ne. He writes that according to Jewish tradition, after the fall of Adam the Lord provided garments of skin to Adam and Eve: "Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God make coats of skins, and clothed them" (Genesis 3:21). 2017    (2 Ne. 2:25-26), D. Todd Christofferson, GC, Apr. Pick a verse to memorize. 2:25), Boyd K. Packer, GC, Oct. 1993    (2 Ne. Seminary Scripture Mastery song Free MP3 and PDF available at www.scripturemasterysongs.com. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. [Bruce M. Pritchett, Jr., “Lehi’s Theology of the Fall in Its Preexilic/Exilic Context,” in the Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, Fall 1994, F.A.R.M.S., pp. 1983    (2 Ne. 2:25), James M. Dunn, GC, Apr. 2006    (2 Ne. Jacob and Joseph . But we are naked not as you suppose, for we are covered with a covering of glory; and we do not show each other the private parts of our bodies. 2009    (2 Ne. 2010    (2 Ne. [Thomas R. Valletta ed., The Book of Mormon for Latter-day Saint Families, 1999, p. 76], According to an article by Bruce Pritchett, though the Old Testament never refers to Adam’s sin by using the word fall, it does teach or reflect the following basic elements of this doctrine in various scriptures: (1) that Adam’s sin resulted in a metamorphosis from immortality to mortality; (2) that mankind inherited its mortal state from Adam; (3) that all mankind has fallen into sin; and (4) that evil and suffering in the world could be for man’s benefit as well as his punishment. 2:25), Boyd K. Packer, GC, Apr. "Life is filled with detours and dead ends, trials and challenges of every kind. 2:1-30), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Oct. 2013    (2 Ne. 2:25), Hartman Rector, GC, Apr. 2:1-30), Taylor G. Godoy, GC, Mar. . 2:24-25), Neal A. Maxwell, GC, Apr. 2:25), Joseph B. Wirthlin, GC, Apr. 1986    (2 Ne. . That’s the message I get from this verse. 2015    (2 Ne. 2:25), Dieter F. Uchtdorf, GC, Oct. 2015    (2 Ne. Approaching his own death, as he blessed his son Jacob, Lehi spoke profoundly on the subject of mortality. 2:25), Tad R. Callister, GC, Oct. 2017    (2 Ne. 2:25), William R. Bradford, GC, Oct. 1975    (2 Ne. 2:25), Allan F. Packer, GC, Oct. 2014    (2 Ne. This is not an official web site ofThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 2 Nephi 5:6 I, Nephi, Did Take . 2:25), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Apr. 2:25), Ardeth G. Kapp, GC, Sep. 1986    (2 Ne. Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy. 2:25), Joseph B. Wirthlin, GC, Oct. 1989    (2 Ne. IMHO the phrase drawn from 2 Nephi 25:23 fits in the secondary category. 2005    (2 Ne. . 1997    (2 Ne. Footnotes ?. 26 And the a Messiah cometh in the fulness of time, that he may b redeem the children of men from the fall. For Lehi, one of the results of the redemption of Christ is to make us free. 2011    (2 Ne. 2012    (2 Ne. 2 Nephi 2:25. Well, it does mean that. "There was a time when my children were little that, if we were too tired to get out the scriptures, I would recite this verse to them at bedtime. 2:25), Hugh W. Pinnock, GC, Oct. 1979    (2 Ne. Geographical Theory Map: 2 Nephi 5:5-8 Nephi Flees to the Land of Nephi (Year 021). • 2 Nephi 25:10–20 Message to the Jews • 2 Nephi 25:21 – 26:11 Message to the children of Lehi • 2 Nephi 26:12 – 29:14 Message to the Gentiles Keeping these three sections in mind and the audience of Nephi’s words helps us better understand the message. 2 Nephi 2:25 The Know Several important doctrines that are incomplete or ambiguous in the Bible are taught with clarity and detail in the Book of Mormon. 2:25), David E. Sorensen, GC, Mar. 2:25), James E. Faust, GC, Oct. 1988    (2 Ne. 2:1-30), Dallin H. Oaks, GC, Oct. 1993    (2 Ne. These doctrines were brought together by the Prophet Lehi in one of the most complete discourses on the fall recorded. 2:25), Thomas S. Monson, GC, Oct. 2012    (2 Ne. However, evidence can be established that the bulk of well-recognized scholarly authority attributes teachings very similar to those in 2 Nephi 2 to preexilic and exilic biblical writers such as Hosea and Ezekiel. Check out 2 Nephi 2:25 by Kamie Jacobs Bolen on Amazon Music. (2 Nephi 2:25) Lehi- the fall "...come unto the Holy One of Israel, and feast upon that which perisheth not, neither can be corrupted, and let your soul delight in fatness." 1972    (2 Ne. 2011    (2 Ne. 2:25), Neal A. Maxwell, GC, Apr. 2:25), Dallin H. Oaks, GC, Oct. 1991    (2 Ne. Thus, Lehi’s teachings are more consistent with a preexilic/exilic Israelite context than a nineteenth-century American context. 2 Nephi 2:25-27 | Lehi's Discourse The Text 25 Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy. If they had remained in the Garden of Eden they would not have progressed and Heavenly Father would not have been able to send His spirit children to the earth. 2:22-25), D. Todd Christofferson, GC, Oct. 2014    (2 Ne. 2:25), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Oct. 2008    (2 Ne. 2 Nephi 2:26–27 — Christ Is the One Who Sets Us Free to Choose. Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy. 2:25), Jeffrey R. Holland, GC, Apr. 2018    (2 Ne. 48 And he said unto them: Because that Adam a fell, we are; and by his fall came death; and we are made partakers of misery and woe.. b TG Fall of Man. 2:25), Thomas S. Monson, GC, Apr. 2:25), Brian K. Taylor, GC, Mar. 2:25), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Apr. 1975    (2 Ne. 2:25), Jeffrey R. Holland, GC, Apr. Lehi explains that Jerusalem will be destroyed, and he bestows a general curse and blessing upon Jerusalem. 2:25), Bruce C. Hafen, GC, Oct. 1996    (2 Ne. 1973    (2 Ne. 2:25), Lynn A. Mickelsen, GC, Oct. 1995    (2 Ne. Here is a ten commandment memory game, maybe after every match made talk about the blessings 2:24-25), Adhemar Damiani, GC, Apr. Some scriptures are primary, and others are secondary in importance. 2:25), Ezra Taft Benson, GC, Apr. Even something like the Fall of Adam and Eve, which appears to be a failure and a tragedy, turns out to be part of God’s plan of happiness. 2:25), ElRay L. Christiansen, GC, Apr. 1974    (2 Ne. 2:25), W. Eugene Hansen, GC, Oct. 1993    (2 Ne. 2015    (2 Ne. 2018    (2 Ne. 2000    (2 Ne. How has Jesus Christ brought joy into your life? 1986    (2 Ne. 2:25), LeGrand R. Curtis, GC, Oct. 2016    (2 Ne. KnoWhys KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 1 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 2 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 3 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 4 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 5 Recommended Resources Learn about the Book of Mormon with verse by verse commentaries from renowned Book of Mormon scholars like John W. Welch and Brant A. Gardner in the ScripturePlus app. Without an understanding of 2:25-26), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Apr. 2:25,27), M. Joseph Brough, GC, Oct. 2018    (2 Ne. 2016    (2 Ne. 2:25), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Apr. Mastery Level 3 2 Nephi 2:25 Adam fell that men might be. 2:24-28), Jack H. Goaslind, GC, Apr. 1998    (2 Ne. Most members of the church are all too familiar with this principle. (2 Nephi 2:25),” KnoWhy 28 (February 8, 2016). 1978    (2 Ne. 2:24-25), N. Eldon Tanner, GC, Apr. Just why some traditions have the garments of the first couple made of light, while others of skin might be related to the fact that the two Hebrew words for “light” and “skin” differ in but the initial letters, and are pronounced alike in modern Hebrew. He writes that according to Jewish tradition, after the fall of Adam the Lord provided garments of skin to Adam and Eve: “Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God make coats of skins, and clothed them” (Genesis 3:21). Fall of Adam was necessary 2 Nephi 2:25, Alma 12:12-33 34. However, according to the Midrash Rabbah, Rabbi Meir’s copy of the Torah or Law of Moses indicated that Adam and Eve received garments of light, not of skin. Abkir commented, “God made the high-priestly garments for Adam which were like those of the angels; but when he sinned, God took them away from him.” … The garment of light, according to some accounts, was replaced by its earthly symbol, a garment of skin, after the fall. 2 Nephi 2:25 Adam fell that men might be, and men are, that they might have joy. . Read 2 Nephi 1:20, and emphasize that we will "prosper"or be blessed when we keep the commandments." 2:25), Richard G. Scott, GC, Oct. 1979    (2 Ne. 2:25). 2:1-30), Dallin H. Oaks, GC, Apr. God’s word will be given to other peoples 2 Nephi 29 33. 1 The narrative in this chapter is roughly parallel to the Genesis account of Creation; however, unlike the Genesis account, this passage contains significant discussion of the purpose of evil in the world. When they sinned, God stripped them of the garment of light. Mormons assert that 2 Nephi 2 refers to events that took place on the American continent in approximately 588–570 BC. 1, p. 1], Step by Step Through the Book of Mormon: A Cultural Commentary. 25 Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy.” (more…) 2:25), James B. Martino, GC, Apr. God's main purpose for us on this Earth is to feel JOY!!!! And because that they are redeemed from the fall they have become free forever, knowing good from… 2:25), Joseph Anderson, GC, Oct. 1976    (2 Ne. Show All Hide All. One such doctrine is the Fall of Adam and Eve, a central component of the Plan of Salvation. This makes sense when one considers that the Hebrew root for ”nakedness“ (’rh) may be related to the word for ”skin" (’or, This connection of “nakedness” with the absence of glory is reflected in the story of Zosimus. Read this week's KnoWhy connected with the Come Follow Me curriculum, and A primary scripture on the subject of grace is found in 2 Nephi 2:6-7 2:25), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Oct. 1995    (2 Ne. 2:25), John H. Vandenberg, GC, Apr. John Tvedtnes has some interesting commentary regarding the fall of Adam (2 Nephi 2:25). 2:25), James E. Faust, GC, Sep. 1999    (2 Ne. 2:1-30), Randall K. Bennett, GC, Oct. 2015    (2 Ne. 2019    (2 Ne. 2:11,15-16,25-27), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Oct. 1998    (2 Ne. In 2 Nephi 2, Lehi offered the most complete teaching on the Fall found in all scripture. 2:24-25), Von G. Keetch, GC, Oct. 2015    (2 Ne. Each of us has likely had times when distress, anguish, and despair almost consumed us. 2:25), Hartman Rector, GC, Apr. 2:25), Weatherford T. Clayton, GC, Apr. 2:25), Wendell J. Ashton, GC, Apr. 2:25), O. Leslie Stone, GC, Apr. 49, 77], 2 Nephi 2:25 Adam fell that men might be ([Illustration] Adam & Eve “Adam Fell That Men Might Be” [Del Parson, Verse Markers, Book of Mormon, Vol. Only then can we have joy by choosing properly. For example, in one account, Eve says: “And at that very moment my eyes were opened and I knew that I was naked of the righteousness with which I had been clothed. 2:25), Dallin H. Oaks, GC, Oct. 1971    (2 Ne. And I wept saying, ”Why have you done this to me, that I have been estranged from my glory with which I was clothed?“ From this account, the ”nakedness“ of Adam and Eve was spiritual in nature, that is, they lost their special covering of light (also termed ”glory“ and ”righteousness“), which was subsequently replaced by the garments of skin… . 2:25), Ezra Taft Benson, GC, Oct. 1988    (2 Ne. 2:25), Marcus B. Nash, GC, Sep. 2006    (2 Ne. Yes! JOY 2 Nephi 2:25 "Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy." 2:25), Robert D. Hales, GC, Apr. b Moses 6:48. 2:22-23,25), Ronald E. Poelman, GC, Oct. 1993    (2 Ne. 2:25), Duane B. Gerrard, GC, Oct. 1997    (2 Ne. 2:25), Barbara B. Smith, GC, Sep. 1978    (2 Ne. 2015    (2 Ne. 2 Nephi 2. 2:25), James E. Faust, GC, Oct. 1997    (2 Ne. 2:25), Bruce R. McConkie, GC, Oct. 1984    (2 Ne. 2010    (2 Ne. 2 Nephi 27:25, Isaiah 29:13 The fundamental problem is hypocrisy, which is a form of dishonesty: pretending to believe in God, saying the right things and appearing to be religious when in fact, your heart isn’t in it. 2:25), M. Russell Ballard, GC, Apr. By this reckoning, the garment of skin given to the first human couple was their own skin, not that of animals. 2000    (2 Ne. 2:25), Hartman Rector, GC, Oct. 1971    (2 Ne. a TG Adam. 2:11-16,21-26), C. Scott Grow, GC, Apr. 2 Nephi 2:25 Adam Fell: John Tvedtnes has some interesting commentary regarding the fall of Adam (2 Nephi 2:25). Zoram . He writes that according to Jewish tradition, after the fall of Adam the Lord provided garments of skin to Adam and Eve: “Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God make coats of … 2:22-25), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Oct. 2016    (2 Ne. Today, I’m pondering what I can do to find happiness in my daily life. Some authors have claimed that Lehi’s teachings on the fall of Adam are so similar to teachings prevalent in nineteenth-century America that they must be the source for 2 Nephi 2. 2 Nephi 2:25 “Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy.” That goes along with the Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 255 which says, “Happiness is … 2:25), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Oct. 1990    (2 Ne. One of my favorite scriptures is 2 Nephi 2:25, "Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy. Come Follow Me For Primary page 21 "Ask the children to help you define the word commandments and make a list of commandments. 1986    (2 Ne. . 2:11-16,21-26), Joseph B. Wirthlin, GC, Apr. 1988    (2 Ne. 10  And in that day Adam blessed God and was filled, and began to prophesy concerning all the families of the earth, saying: Blessed be the name of God, for because of my transgression my eyes are opened, and in this life I shall have joy, and again in the flesh I shall see God. 2:15,25), Hartman Rector, GC, Oct. 1990    (2 Ne. 2:25), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Oct. 1986    (2 Ne. 2:25), Spencer J. Condie, GC, Oct. 1993    (2 Ne. 2 Nephi Chapter 2 « Previous Next ... • God has a purpose (that men might have joy, 2 Ne 2:25). In 2 Nephi, Nephi quotes extensively the words of Isaiah regarding the House of Israel. 26 And the Messiah cometh in the fulness of time, that he may redeem the children of men from the fall. 1987    (2 Ne. Yet we are here to have joy? 2. d Moses 5:10. 2002    (2 Ne. Lehi sums it up masterfully: “Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy” (2 Nephi 2:25). Tradition usually indicates that Adam and Eve were given garments of light before the fall. . “Wherefore, men are free according to the flesh ; and all things are given them which are expedient unto man. 2:25), H. Verlan Andersen, GC, Oct. 1986    (2 Ne. Posted on January 25, 2015 by zachridd Standard Summary of 2 Nephi Lehi opens Second Nephi with his prophecies concerning the future of his posterity. Sam . 2:25), Dieter F. Uchtdorf, GC, Sep. 2008    (2 Ne. 2:25), Boyd K. Packer, GC, Oct. 2010    (2 Ne. 2 Nephi 2:25, 27-28 “Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy. . 2:25), Claudio R. M. Costa, GC, Oct. 2002    (2 Ne. 2:25), Donald L. Hallstrom, GC, Apr. 2:25), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Oct. 1993    (2 Ne. 2:25), Eldred G. Smith, GC, Oct. 1973    (2 Ne. Therefore it is supportive of a primary scripture. 2:25), Quentin L. Cook, GC, Oct. 2015    (2 Ne. 2:23-25), Michaelene P. Grassli, GC, Sep. 1988    (2 Ne. d TG Man, Potential to Become like Heavenly Father, M. Russell Ballard, GC, Apr. 2:21-28), Russell M. Nelson, GC, Apr. 2:25), Spencer J. Condie, GC, Apr. 3. But we are covered with a stole of glory [similar to that] which clothed Adam and Eve before they sinned. 1971    (2 Ne. 32. Government—checks and balances Mosiah 29 That is why Lehi said, “Adam fell that men might be.” Artist: Del Parson. 649-654] [See the commentary on “skin of blackness” in 2 Nephi 5:21; see also the commentary on Rechabites in 1 Nephi 2:5], 2 Nephi 2:25 Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy ([Illustration] Adam and Eve Kneeling at an Altar. 1973    (2 Ne. 2:25), Richard G. Scott, GC, Apr. 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