Lehi
Lehi Announces Departure by Owen Richardson
KnoWhy #475
“Yea, even six hundred years from the time that my father left Jerusalem, a prophet would the Lord God raise up among the Jews—even a Messiah, or, in other words, a Savior of the world.”
1 Nephi 10:4
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
“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
“Jeremiah in Prison” by Robert T. Barrett
KnoWhy #463
“For behold, the Spirit of the Lord ceaseth soon to strive with them; for behold, they have rejected the prophets, and Jeremiah have they cast into prison.”
1 Nephi 7:14
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
Image via LDS Media Library
KnoWhy #457
“And it had come to pass that my father spake unto her, saying: I know that I am a visionary man.”
1 Nephi 5:4
Paradise by Carlo Saraceni
KnoWhy #442
“Having great desires to know of the mysteries of God, wherefore, I did cry unto the Lord; and behold he did visit me, and did soften my heart that I did believe all the words which had been spoken by my father.”
1 Nephi 2:16
Lehi Prophesying in Jerusalem via LDS Media Library
KnoWhy #441
“In that same year there came many prophets, prophesying unto the people that they must repent, or the great city Jerusalem must be destroyed.”
1 Nephi 1:4

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