“Write the Things Which Ye Have Seen and Heard”

Brant Gardner

Text: In the 1830 edition, these verses began the next chapter, thus separating them from the section on the church’s name. It is a separate command, even though it continues the Savior’s discourse. He has finished the section on naming and is concerned with other matters.

First, he repeats his instructions from the second day to make a record of these things (3 Ne. 23).

Second Witness: Analytical & Contextual Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 5