Mormon 7–9
November 2020

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

November 2–8

Mormon 7–9

“I Speak unto You As If Ye Were Present”

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 can assist you as you strive to teach the gospel in your home.

Mormon 7

Lay Hold upon the Gospel

One of Mormon’s last exhortations was that we “lay hold upon the gospel of Christ” (Mormon 7:8). What role do the scriptures play in helping us follow that counsel?


  • Lay Hold upon the Word of God.” This Ensign article tells how holding to and studying the scriptures helps us avoid temptation.

  • Robots and Rereading the Book of Mormon.” In this New Era article, a young woman learns the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon as she sees how it applies to her problems.

  • Book of Mormon Buddies.” In this Friend story, Tory, a new member of the Church, learns to lay hold upon the gospel by reading the Book of Mormon with friends.


  • Family Scripture Fun.” Use these ideas from the Friend to enhance scripture reading with your family.

  • The Book of Mormon around the World.” Play this matching game from the Friend and talk about how thousands of people around the world have laid hold upon the Book of Mormon.

Mormon 8:26–41; 9:1–30

The Book of Mormon Is for Us

Although the Book of Mormon was written long ago, the words are meant specifically for us. How does knowing that the words are meant for you change how you read the Book of Mormon?