Chapter 11

Enos

“Chapter 11: Enos,” Book of Mormon Stories (1997), 30–31


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Enos was Jacob’s son. He kept the plates and wrote on them after his father died.

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One day Enos was hunting in the forest. He thought about his father’s teachings and wanted to be forgiven of his sins.

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Enos knelt and prayed to God. He prayed all day and was still praying when night came.

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God told Enos that because of his faith in Jesus Christ, his sins were forgiven.

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Enos then wanted the Lord to bless the Nephites. He prayed for them, and the Lord said he would bless them if they obeyed his commandments.

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Enos also wanted the Lord to bless the Lamanites. He prayed with great faith, and the Lord promised to do what Enos asked him.

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Even though the Lamanites fought the Nephites and tried to destroy their records, Enos prayed that they would become a righteous people.

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Enos prayed that the records he had kept would be safe. The Lord promised that someday he would give the Lamanites the teachings that were on the records.

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Enos preached to the Nephites. He wanted them to believe in God and keep the commandments.

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The Nephites tried to teach the gospel to the Lamanites, but they would not listen. The Lamanites hated the Nephites.

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Enos spent his life teaching people about Jesus and the gospel. He served God and loved him all his days.

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