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What does it mean to be truly converted?
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“What does it mean to be truly converted?” Liahona, October 2020

Come, Follow Me: Book of Mormon

What does it mean to be truly converted?

3 Nephi 274 Nephi

(October 19–25)

Liahona Magazine, 2020/10 Oct

After the Savior’s appearance to the Nephites, they experienced nearly 200 years of unity and peace because they were “all converted unto the Lord” (4 Nephi 1:2).

Happiness and Unity

The Nephites were happy and united through their righteous actions (see 4 Nephi 1:2–15).

  • They were fair and kind to each other.

  • They followed the commandments of Christ.

  • They were humble in fasting and prayer.

What are some other examples of the Nephites’ righteous actions? You can read 4 Nephi 1:2–15 and fill in the blanks with more examples you find:

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Sorrow and Division

Unfortunately, those years of unity and happiness did not last forever. Eventually, the Nephites stopped obeying the commandments of God (see 4 Nephi 1:24–31). In doing so:

  • They became selfish and prideful.

  • They built their own churches for financial gain.

  • They denied Christ’s Church.