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Scriptures: 4 Nephi 1:19-49


Book of Mormon Student Manual

The Book of Mormon Student Manual: Chapter 47: 4 Nephi

“There Began to Be Lamanites Again”

“Lifted up in Pride”

“True Believers in Christ”

“They Did Teach Their Children That They Should Not Believe”

Secret Oaths and Combinations

None Were Righteous Except the Disciples of Jesus


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Video: 

Jesus and His Prophets – Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin (3:10)

We Can Choose Our Path –  Elder Richard G. Scott (0:42)


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Journal Prompt: 

In the second half of 4 Nephi the people fell into a two-part pattern that led to destruction. First, pride (4 Nephi 1:24–43; see also 3 Nephi 6:28–29) and second, secret combinations (4 Nephi 1:42–46; see also 3 Nephi 6:28–29). This pattern would again appear in the book of Ether (pride in Ether 11:12–14; and secret combinations in Ether 13:15). How can you avoid making the same mistakes the Nephites made at the end of the 200 years of peace and prosperity?

Contention and the importance of eliminating it are emphasized in 4 Nephi. After identifying sources of contention that occur in your own life, outline a strategy of what you can do to eliminate or minimize contention in your life.


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