1 Nephi 11–15
January 2020

Come, Follow Me: Book of Mormon—Support Articles and Activities

January 20–26

1 Nephi 11–15

“Armed with Righteousness and with the Power of God”

Joseph Smith in the Sacred Grove

After you’ve studied the scripture passages for this week and reviewed the questions and activities in the manual, consider sharing any of the following articles and activities with your family. These additional resources selected by the Church magazines staff can assist you as you strive to teach the gospel in your home.

1 Nephi 11

Jesus Christ—Expression of God’s Love

Nephi learned that the tree in Lehi’s vision symbolized God’s love as manifested through Jesus Christ.


  • Thanks Be to God.” In this general conference address, President Russell M. Nelson, then a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, counsels us to be more aware of God’s love and to express our gratitude to Him for the gift of His Son.

  • The Greatest Expression of God’s Love.” This excerpt from a talk by President M. Russell Ballard in the New Era discusses how sending His Son shows God’s love for us.

  • Learn about Jesus.” Read President Russell M. Nelson’s message in the January 2019 Friend to teach your children about how God sent His Son to help us.


  • Jesus Is My Savior.” Use this activity page from the April 2019 Friend to help teach your children what Jesus has done for us.

1 Nephi 12–13

Preparation for the Restoration

The foundations for the Restoration were being laid long before Joseph Smith was born.



  • Seeing the Lord’s Hand.” This time line offers an overview of events leading up to the Restoration and Second Coming. Consider using it to quiz each other regarding what significant things happened on certain dates.

  • The Restoration and Me.” Play this matching game from the Friend to teach your children about how the Restoration blesses us today.

1 Nephi 13:20–42

Plain and Precious Truths Restored

Nephi records how some of the plain and precious truths of the gospel would be lost. Many of these truths are restored in the Book of Mormon and through modern revelation.


  • Plain and Precious Truths Restored.” This Ensign article details some of the plain and precious truths restored in the Book of Mormon.

  • The Book of Mormon: Our True Guide.” In this Friend article, President Henry B. Eyring shares truths found in the Book of Mormon and the blessings we receive from reading it. Includes a scripture activity.


  • Jesus Christ Restored His Church in the Latter Days.” This lesson and activity from the Friend can help your family learn about treasured truths that have been restored in the latter days. Includes a paper treasure chest to build and coins to put in it.