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Samuel Teaches about Jesus

“Samuel Teaches about Jesus,” Book of Mormon Stories for Young Readers, 2018

“Samuel Teaches about Jesus”

Book of Mormon Stories for Young Readers

Samuel Teaches about Jesus

Read about this story in Helaman 13–15 and 3 Nephi 1:13–15, 21.

Samuel climbing a wall

Samuel was a prophet. He climbed onto a city wall to preach. He told the people they needed to repent and have faith in Jesus Christ.

Samuel standing on a wall

Samuel taught that Jesus would soon be born. A new star would shine. The sky would stay bright the whole night!

He taught that when Jesus died, it would be dark for three days. Many cities would be destroyed.

arrows flying toward Samuel

Some people believed and were baptized. Others did not believe and were angry. They threw rocks and shot arrows at Samuel. But God protected him, and he wasn’t hurt.

Samuel running from arrows

The people who did not believe tried to capture Samuel. But Samuel got away.

people looking at new star

Five years later, Jesus was born. A new star shone in the sky. It was just like Samuel had taught!

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