Class 5 – 1 Nephi 11-15: Jesus Wins

Suggested Pre-Class Readings

Before watching the video for this class, please read 1 Nephi 11-15. As you’re reading, choose one of the course “Scripture Study Skills” to practice on these chapters.

Digging Deeper

Free book! The Things Which My Father Saw: Approaches to Lehi’s Dream and Nephi’s Vision. If you click on the Table of Contents you can click on individual chapters and read them for free.

Virtual experience! Check out the church’s virtual experience with the tree of life. (Requires a mobile device). Can you make it to the tree? I accessed it through the Church’s awesome Book of Mormon app. 10/10 Recommend.

In this class Carrie Yost shared an experience where knowing that “Jesus Wins” brought her great comfort. Here’s a link to one of my favorite songs from her

Watch the Church’s Book of Mormon video for 1 Nephi 10–15.

A powerful question asked in these chapters is, “Have ye inquired of the Lord?” Learn more about this question in this Ensign article that I wrote in 2008: “Have Ye Inquired of the Lord?”

Do you want to dive deeper into what we can learn about teaching and learning from Nephi’s vision? Here’s an article I wrote in the Religious Educator: “‘Look! And I Looked’: Lessons in Learning and Teaching from Nephi’s Vision”

As we discussed in the video, 1 Nephi 14 starts to bleed into the Book of Revelation. My favorite book about the Book of Revelation is “Revelation and the End of All Things,” by Craig R. Koester. You might also enjoy The Book of Revelation with Nicholas J. Frederick,” A great podcast episode done by LDS Perspectives.

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