Book of Mormon
Painting by Robert T. Barrett. Image via LDS Media Library
KnoWhy #469
"And they came down and went forth upon the face of the earth; and the first came and stood before my father, and gave unto him a book, and bade him that he should read. And it came to pass that as he read, he was filled with the Spirit of the Lord."
1 Nephi 1:11-12
Mormon Abridging the Plates by Tom Lovell. Image via LDS Media Library
KnoWhy #468
“And they began to grow exceedingly rich. But notwithstanding their riches, or their strength, or their prosperity, they were not lifted up in the pride of their eyes.”
Alma 62:48-49
Photograph taken by Daniel Smith
KnowWhy #467
“Ye must bow down before him, and worship him with all your might, mind, and strength, and your whole soul.”
2 Nephi 25:29
“The Olive Grove” by Nancy Andruk Olson
KnoWhy #466
“Yea, even my father spake much concerning the Gentiles, and also concerning the house of Israel, that they should be compared like unto an olive tree, whose branches should be broken off and should be scattered upon all the face of the earth.”
1 Nephi 10:12
“Lehi’s Family Leaving Jerusalem” by Scott Snow via LDS Media Library
KnoWhy #465
"And he did travel in the wilderness with his family, which consisted of my mother, Sariah, and my elder brothers, who were Laman, Lemuel, and Sam.”
1 Nephi 2:5
Still Image from “Son of God”
KnoWhy #464
“And he spake unto me concerning the elders of the Jews, he knowing that his master, Laban, had been out by night among them.”
1 Nephi 4:22
“The Meeting of Esau and Jacob” by James Tissot
KnoWhy #462
“And inasmuch as thou shalt keep my commandments, thou shalt be made a ruler and a teacher over thy brethren.”
1 Nephi 2:22
Ancient Records by James H. Fullmer
KnoWhy #461
“Behold, I make an abridgment of the record of my father, upon plates which I have made with mine own hands; wherefore, after I have abridged the record of my father then will I make an account of mine own life.”
1 Nephi 1:17
Etching of Joseph Smith Climbing Fence from The Smith Family Farm
KnoWhy #460
“The light of everlasting life was lit up in his soul, yea, ... this had overcome his natural frame, and he was carried away in God.”
Alma 19:6
The Assumption of the Virgin by Botticini
KnoWhy #459
“And being thus overcome with the Spirit, he was carried away in a vision, even that he saw the heavens open, and he thought he saw God sitting upon his throne, surrounded with numberless concourses of angels in the attitude of singing and praising their God.”
1 Nephi 1:8