“Lesson 6: 1 Nephi 1,” Book of Mormon Videos: Seminary Teacher Instructions (English) (2019)
“Lesson 6: 1 Nephi 1,” Book of Mormon Videos: Seminary Teacher Instructions (English)
You might show the first part of this video (pause at 1:42) instead of reading the statement in the lesson that explains the following:
“The remainder of 1 Nephi 1 includes Nephi’s account of experiences that his father Lehi had while dwelling at Jerusalem. These experiences took place during a time of widespread wickedness in Jerusalem. Many people worshipped idols, engaged in immorality, called ‘evil good, and good evil’ (Isaiah 5:20), and had forsaken their covenants with the Lord (see Bible Dictionary, ‘Jeremiah’).”
Before you play the video, consider inviting students to look for examples of widespread wickedness as they watch. After showing the video, invite students to share what they noticed.
You could show this video to help students understand this principle stated in the lesson:
“God calls prophets to denounce sin, warn of its consequences, and testify of Jesus Christ.”
Before you play the video, consider inviting students to look for how the people of Jerusalem responded to Lehi’s prophecies and testimony.