10. Tree of Life

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Scriptures: 1 Nephi 8


Book of Mormon Student Manual

The Book of Mormon Student Manual: Chapter 3: 1 Nephi 6–11

Vision of the Tree of Life

The Tree of Life as a Symbol of Jesus Christ and His Atonement

The “Strait and Narrow Path”

Are We Holding Fast to the Rod of Iron?

“Great and Spacious Building”

“Feelings of a Tender Parent”


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Video: 

The Tree of Life as a Symbol of Jesus Christ and His Atonement –  Elder Neal A. Maxwell (0:38)

The Rod of Iron – Elder Jeffrey R. Holland (1:09)


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Journal Prompt: 

Think of the many individuals presented in Lehi’s vision of the tree of life. How can you emulate those who reached the tree, partook of it, and remained faithful?

How has scripture study and following the words of the prophets helped you stay on the strait and narrow path, despite the mists of darkness?

Lehi’s dream contains intricate symbolism. Draw a diagram that includes the elements of Lehi’s dream to help you visualize the relationship of the various symbols.

Only those who held fast to the iron rod partook of the fruit of the tree. Outline a personal plan for daily scripture study to help you draw closer to the Savior and more fully receive the blessings of the Atonement.


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