1 Nephi 16–22
January 2020

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

January 27–February 2

1 Nephi 16–22

“I Will Prepare the Way before You”

Nephi praying

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 19:23–24; 20–22

Liken the Scriptures

Nephi taught that we should liken all scriptures unto ourselves so that they could be for our profit and learning.



1 Nephi 21

Gathering of Israel

1 Nephi 21 features the words of the prophet Isaiah describing the gathering of scattered Israel.


  • The Book of Mormon, the Gathering of Israel, and the Second Coming.” In this Ensign article, President Russell M. Nelson provides the Lord’s perspective on the purpose of the Book of Mormon: to help gather scattered Israel and prepare the world for the Second Coming.

  • 12 Facts about the Gathering of Israel.” This article from the New Era offers facts about the gathering of Israel to help you understand its background and the part you play in it.

  • A Call to Enlist and Gather Israel.” This New Era article provides excerpts from the worldwide youth devotional by President Russell M. Nelson and Sister Wendy W. Nelson in which they invited all youth to help gather Israel.

  • A Gift for Lane.” In this Friend story, Addie shares a copy of the Book of Mormon with her friend.


  • Hope of Israel.” Watch the full devotional given by President Russell M. Nelson and Sister Wendy W. Nelson inviting youth to join the Lord’s youth battalion and help gather Israel.