Class 8 – 2 Nephi 3-5: God is in the Details

Suggested Pre-Class Readings

Before watching the video for this class, please read 2 Nephi 3–5. As you’re reading, choose one of the course “Scripture Study Skills” to practice on these chapters.

Digging Deeper

Watch the Church’s Book of Mormon Video for 2 Nephi 5.

For an academic look at Nephi’s Psalm, you might enjoy, “Psalms in the Book of Mormon,” by John Hilton III and “Parallels between Psalms 25–31 and the Psalm of Nephi,” by Kenneth L. Alford and D. Bryce Baker.

For a more inspirational perspective, list to the Psalm of Nephi put to music by the BYU Mens Chorus or read For Times of Trouble: Spiritual Solace from the Psalms, by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland.

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Acknowledgements

Insights from, discussions with, and resources authored by David Belnap, Dave Butler, Nick Frederick, Kerry Hull, Matthew Nickerson, Joseph Spencer, and Ethan Sproat were used in the creation of this video. See further acknowledgements here

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