“And Behold They Did Pray Steadfastly Without Ceasing, Unto Him”

Brant Gardner

The smile of the Savior is the only action we have in this part of the sequence, but it appears to translate into something more than a simple smile. Certainly it was a recognition of the faith of the twelve, but it may have been a more active blessing, one that effected the ultimate oneness for which he had prayed.

Multidimensional Commentary on the Book of Mormon