Friday, April 27, 2012
I Do Not Destroy the Prophets
The Nephites expected the coming of the Lord in terms of the Worship of the Shalems and the Day of Atonement. When he arrives, he leads them through the shalem-ordinance, which leaves them understandably confused. He assures them that the "law is fulfilled," but the "prophets" aren't yet. The "prophets" are another name Nephi gives to Lehi's colleagues, the visionary men.