3 Nephi 26:1 And now it came to pass that when Jesus had told these things, he expounded them unto the multitude. And he did expound all things unto them, both great and small.

See I Nephi 22:15 and II Nephi 26:4 compared with Malachi 4:1, II Nephi 25:13 and 26:9 compared with Malachi 4:2.

3 Nephi 26:2 And he saith: These scriptures which ye had not with you, the Father commanded that I should give unto you. For it was wisdom in him that they should be given unto future generations.

…​the elements shall melt with fervent heat?

KJV Bible, 1769, II Peter 3:12

…​the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together…​

KJV Bible, 1769, Revelation 6:14

…​the first heaven and the first earth were passed away…​

KJV Bible, 1769, Revelation 21:1

3 Nephi 26:3 And he did expound all things, even from the beginning until the time that he should come in his glory—​yea, even all things which should come upon the face of the earth--even until the elements should melt with fervent heat and the earth should be wrapped together as a scroll and the heavens and the earth should pass away,

…​the people and kindreds and tongues and nations…​

KJV Bible, 1769, Revelation 11:9

…​stand before God…​judged…​according to their works.

KJV Bible, 1769, Revelation 20:12

3 Nephi 26:4 and even unto the great and last day when all people and all kindreds and all nations and tongues shall stand before God to be judged of their works, whether they be good or whether they be evil--

And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

KJV Bible, 1769, John 5:29

3 Nephi 26:5 if they be good, to the resurrection of everlasting life; and if they be evil, to the resurrection of damnation--being on a parallel, the one on the one hand and the other on the other hand—​according to the mercy and the justice and the holiness which is in Christ, which was before the world began.

3 Nephi 26:6 And now there cannot be written in this book even an hundredth part of the things which Jesus did truly teach unto the people.

3 Nephi 26:7 But behold, the plates of Nephi do contain the more part of the things which he taught the people.

3 Nephi 26:8 And these things have I written which are a lesser part of the things which he taught the people. And I have wrote them to the intent that they may be brought again unto this people from the Gentiles, according to the words which Jesus hath spoken.

3 Nephi 26:9 And when they shall have received this—​which is expedient that they should have first, to try their faith—​and if it should so be that they shall believe these things, then shall the greater things be made manifest unto them.

3 Nephi 26:10 And if it so be that they will not believe these things, then shall the greater things be withheld from them, unto their condemnation.

3 Nephi 26:11 Behold, I were about to write them all which were engraven upon the plates of Nephi, but the Lord forbid it, saying: I will try the faith of my people.

3 Nephi 26:12 Therefore I Mormon do write the things which have been commanded me of the Lord. And now I Mormon make an end of my sayings and proceed to write the things which have been commanded me.

3 Nephi 26:13 Therefore I would that ye should behold that the Lord truly did teach the people for the space of three days. And after that, he did shew himself unto them oft and did break bread oft and bless it and give it unto them.

3 Nephi 26:14 And it came to pass that he did teach and minister unto the children of the multitude, of whom hath been spoken, and he did loose their tongues. And they did speak unto their fathers great and marvelous things—​even greater than he had revealed unto the people and loosed their tongues that they could utter.

3 Nephi 26:15 And it came to pass that after he had ascended into heaven—​the second time that he shewed himself unto them—​and gone unto the Father, after having healed all their sick and their lame and opened the eyes of the blind and unstopped the ears of the deaf—​and even had done all manner of cures among them—​and raised a man from the dead and had shewn forth his power unto them and had ascended unto the Father,

3 Nephi 26:16 behold, it came to pass on the morrow that the multitude gathered themselves together. And they both saw and heard these children, yea, even babes did open their mouths and utter marvelous things. And the things which they did utter were forbidden, that there should not any man write them.

3 Nephi 26:17 And it came to pass that the disciples whom Jesus had chosen began from that time forth to baptize and to teach as many as did come unto them. And as many as were baptized in the name of Jesus were filled with the Holy Ghost.

…​and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

KJV Bible, 1769, II Corinthians 12:4

3 Nephi 26:18 And many of them saw and heard unspeakable things which are not lawful to be written.

…​they had all things common

KJV Bible, 1769, Acts 4:32

3 Nephi 26:19 And they taught and did minister one to another; and they had all things common among them, every man dealing justly one with another.

3 Nephi 26:20 And it came to pass that they did do all things even as Jesus had commanded them.

3 Nephi 26:21 And they which were baptized in the name of Jesus were called the church of Christ.

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