142. Nephites Repent and Prosper


Scriptures: 3 Nephi 5 & 6

Book of Mormon Student Manual

The Book of Mormon Student Manual: Chapter 39: 3 Nephi 1–7

Faith Leads to Repentance and All Good Works

“A Disciple of Jesus Christ”

The Meaning of the Gathering in the Latter Days

Prosperity and Peace Can Lead to Pride

We Determine Our Response to Circumstance

Satan Tempted Them to Willfully Sin against God



 Pride Is Enmity –  President Gordon B. Hinckley (1:21)


Journal Prompt: 

What does it mean to be a disciple of Christ? (see 3 Nephi 5:13). What would help you be a more devoted disciple of Jesus Christ?

The inequality among the Nephites is examined in 3 Nephi 6:14. What did this inequality do to the Church? What did Mormon say was the real cause of this iniquity? (see verse 15). What generally happens when people begin to believe that they are better than others? How does this part of Book of Mormon history substantiate Proverbs 16:18?

Memorize 3 Nephi 5:13. As you recite these words, think of ways you could declare the Savior’s words to others. You may want to start your declarations of faith with the phrase, “I believe that …”

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