Animal Sacrifice
“Christ Bearing the Cross” by a North Netherlandish Painter via The Met
KnoWhy #479
“Wherefore, the ends of the law which the Holy One hath given, unto the inflicting of the punishment which is affixed, which punishment that is affixed is in opposition to that of the happiness which is affixed, to answer the ends of the atonement.”
2 Nephi 2:10
Image via Adobe Stock
KnoWhy #198
"And ye shall offer up unto me no more the shedding of blood; yea, your sacrifices and your burnt offerings shall be done away, for I will accept none of your sacrifices and your burnt offerings. And ye shall offer for a sacrifice unto me a broken heart and a contrite spirit."
3 Nephi 9:19-20
The Gadianton robbers and their lamb-skin. Image by Book of Mormon Central.
KnoWhy #191
"Behold, great and terrible was the day that they did come up to battle; and they were girded about after the manner of robbers; and they had a lamb-skin about their loins, and they were dyed in blood"
3 Nephi 4:7
"Mayan Sacrifice" Artwork by Thomas Hall
KnoWhy #142
“There can be nothing which is short of an infinite atonement which will suffice for the sins of the world”
Alma 34:12