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|Title||KnoWhy #211 - Why Did the Savior Emphasize His Risen Body in the Nephite Sacrament? (3 Nephi 18:7)|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Corporate Authors||Book of Mormon Central Staff|
|Publisher||Book of Mormon Central|
|Place Published||Springville, UT|
|Keywords||Nephite; New Testament; Ordinance; Resurrection; Sacrament; Sacrifice|
When Jesus administered the sacrament to his Old World disciples, he said it represented his body which was about to be given and broken in sacrifice. Among the Nephites, however, he said it represented the glorious, resurrected body he had shown them. Because of this, for Latter-day Saints today, the sacrament is an opportunity to remember both the Savior's sacrifice and his glorious resurrection.
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