“They Were Pricked in Their Heart”

Acts 2:37–38

37 Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

The Prophet Joseph Smith said:

“Now on the day of Pentecost, when there was a marvelous display of the gifts, according to the promise in Mark, many were pricked in the heart, and said unto Peter, and to the rest of the Apostles, ‘Men and brethren, what shall we do?’ Peter said unto them: ‘Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost,’ etc.—Here one of the witnesses says in so many words, repent and be baptized. And we are of the opinion that Peter, having been taught by the Lord, and commissioned by the Lord, and endowed by the Lord, would be about as correct a counselor, or ambassador, as we or they could inquire of to know the right way to enter into the kingdom.”

(“Baptism,” Times and Seasons, Sept. 1, 1842, 904.)

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