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3 Nephi 27:10 - 12

"And if it so be that the church is built upon my gospel then will the Father show forth his own works in it. But if it be not built upon my gospel, and is built upon the works of men, or upon the works of the devil, verily I say unto you they have joy in their works for a season, and by and by the end cometh, and they are hewn down and cast into the fire, from whence there is no return. For their works do follow them, for it is because of their works that they are hewn down; therefore remember the things that I have told you."

I highlighted "works" because it jumped out at me this morning how important works are in the church. The scriptural passage and the associated study guide are focused on the name of the church, and why it is called by Christ's name. So, this isn't a discussion of faith vs. works in our individual salvation. It is a discussion about the purpose of the church.

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