The Book Of Mormon in 100 Days
Read: Preface (Title Page), Introduction, Testimony of Three Witnesses, Testimony of Eight Witnesses, Testimony of
the Prophet Joseph Smith
Mark: The quote from Joseph Smith in the Introduction, “I told the brethren…any other book.”
“I would like to urge [everyone] to again read the Book of Mormon…There is nothing we could do of greater
importance than to have fortified in our individual lives an unshakable conviction that Jesus is the Christ, the Living
Son of the Living God. And, my brothers and sisters, that is the purpose of the coming forth of this remarkable and
~ President Gordon B. Hinckley
Read: Brief Explanation, 1 Nephi 1-2
Mark: 1 Nephi 1:20
“The Lord’s tender mercies are the very personal and individualized blessings, strength, protection, assurances,
guidance, loving-kindnesses, consolation, support, and spiritual gifts which we receive from and because of and
through the Lord Jesus Christ…The Lord’s tender mercies do not occur randomly or merely by coincidence.
Faithfulness, obedience, and humility invite tender mercies into our lives, and it is often the Lord’s timing that enables
us to recognize and treasure these important blessings.”
~ Elder David A. Bednar
How have you experienced the tender mercies of the Lord?
Read: 1 Nephi 3-5
Mark: 1 Nephi 3:7
“I have learned not to put question marks but to use exclamation points when calls are issued through inspired channels
of priesthood government.”
~ Elder Russell M. Nelson
Why did Laman and Lemuel murmur? Why did Nephi support his father? What determines whether you are a
murmurer or a supporter of the Lord’s work and His prophets?
Read: 1 Nephi 6-10
Mark: 1 Nephi 10:17-19
“The intensity of our desire to share the gospel is a great indicator of the extent of our personal conversion.”
~ Elder Dallin H. Oaks
What was Nephi’s response when the people in the strange building mocked him and the others who were partaking of
the fruit? Why?
Read: 1 Nephi 11-12