Nephi Gets the Brass Plates

“Nephi Gets the Brass Plates,” Book of Mormon Stories for Young Readers, 2020

“Nephi Gets the Brass Plates”

Book of Mormon Stories for Young Readers

Nephi Gets the Brass Plates

Read about this story in 1 Nephi 3–5.

Nephi and Brothers Traveling

Lehi and Sariah’s family were traveling to the promised land. God told Lehi to send his sons back to Jerusalem to get the scriptures. They were written on metal plates.

Nephi and Sam

Laman and Lemuel said it would be too hard. But Nephi said he would go and do what God commanded. Sam followed Nephi’s example.

Lehi Reading to His Family

The Holy Ghost told Nephi how to get the brass plates from a wicked man named Laban.

Nephi and his brothers brought the brass plates back to their family. Lehi and Sariah were so happy! They studied the scriptures on the plates. They learned about God’s commandments.

Family Reading Book of Mormon

I can help my family study the scriptures. I can be brave like Nephi and “go and do” what God commands!

Coloring Page

Lehi’s Family Studied the Scriptures

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Friend Magazine, 2020/01 Jan

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