Many ancient years ago, and far across the sea, a man of God named Samuel gave a prophecy. He told the people many things about our Savior's birth. He spoke to them of Jesus Christ and how he'd come to Earth. [MUSIC PLAYING]


But Samuel would not give up. He had to let them know. He climbed atop the city wall and called to them below. In just five years, the Lord will come upon a starlit night to save mankind from all their sins and give the world his light. And even though it's in five years, and though it's far away, the sun will set, the night commence, but be as bright as day. The people fumed and stomped their feet. They said, no Christ would come. They flung their stones. Their arrows flew.

They missed him, everyone. [MUSIC PLAYING]

The faithful waited breathlessly in hopes they would behold the star, the light, the promises, more precious far than gold. Then in five years, in Bethlehem, Christ lay in manger stall. They saw the light and knew he'd come, their Savior, Lord of all. [MUSIC PLAYING]

And as it always comes to pass, when prophets are so bold, the Lord fulfills his promises, like Samuels made of old. [MUSIC PLAYING]

Samuel and the Star

The story of Samuel the Lamanite—a cherished account of a man’s courage and faith from the Book of Mormon—is depicted in a thoughtful and poetic rendition.

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