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The First Book of Nephi Summed up with GIFs

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Most Latter Day Saints are familiar with the Book of Mormon and more specifically the Book of Nephi. However, for those new to the faith and those who are just coming in contact with our religion for the first time, the Book of Mormon can be a little confusing with its language and story line (mainly because they’re not stories that are commonly told throughout the general population like Moses and Noah). So we decided that we would provide a summary of the various parts of the Book of Mormon in an entertaining but hopefully educational way for those who are unfamiliar with these stories. So without any further ado here is the summary of the Book of Nephi:

The book of Nephi starts off with a family. The father and prophet is named Lehi and he is married to Sariah. They have six sons that are mentioned Laman, Lemuel, Sam, Nephi, Jacob and Joseph. Nephi does mention that he has sisters but their names and birth order are not known.

The Lord warns Lehi that wicked individuals are wanting to

because he keeps on telling them the truth about their wickedness. So his family takes a journey into the wilderness until they realize that they need to get the “brass plates” or the record of the Jews. So Lehi asks his sons to go back to Jerusalem to get the plates and the entire time Laman and Lemuel were like

and Nephi was like

Keep reading their journey in gifs at LDS Smile!


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Aleah Ingram
Aleah Ingram
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.

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