“The Power of God Came… Upon Them”

That is, the Spirit of the Lord bore testimony to their souls that the doctrine of Christ was true; that Sherem’s punishment was indeed sent by a God who will not be mocked; and that a like fate awaits all those who perpetuate a lie and do despite to the spirit of grace (see also Acts 5:1-11).
Joseph F. McConkie, Robert L. Millet -

Joseph F. McConkie, Robert L. Millet

Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 2

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