Examines the LDS teaching on repentance. Includes an article on repentance from the LDS official website. Helpful not just in connection with 3 Nephi 11 but anytime repentance is being discussed.
Talking About Sin
An article from Beyeperfect.org focusing on the biblical definition of repentance.
Jesus’ parable in Matthew 22:1-13 clearly illustrates that the one reason people go to outer darkness is the refusal of a free gift.
An illustration about how we need to depend on God’s Word to identify sin.
Uses quotes from an LDS classic, The Miracle of Forgiveness, to show them they aren’t living up to the standards of Mormonism.
Uses questions, based on passages from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7), to have them examine themselves.
Moses could not enter the Promise Land because he struck the rock rather than speaking to it (Numbers 20:1-12).
Looks at 1 Chronicles 13: 9-10 which records how Uzza was struck dead for touching the Ark of the Covenant.
Addresses the LDS definition of sin as a conscious act. It uses Leviticus 5:16-17 and Jesus’ prayer on the cross to disprove this.
Illustrates the fact that who you sin against determines the seriousness of sin. There are different consequences for hitting a friend in the face and hitting the president in the face.