This week, we’re studying what Lehi taught his family after obtaining the brass plates and being joined by the family of Ishmael.
- Lehi’s dream (1 Nephi 8)
- Nephi explains the purposes of his two sets of plates (1 Nephi 9)
- Lehi teaches his family about the Savior and about the scattering and gathering of Israel (1 Nephi 10)
Symbols from Lehi’s Dream
- The tree of life represents the love of God.
- The rod of iron represents the word of God.
- The mist of darkness represents the temptations of the devil.
- The great and spacious building represents the pride of the world.
- We can have spiritual experiences even in unfavorable circumstances.
- God prepares a way to accomplish all of His purposes.
- It’s important to prioritize how we use our resources.
- Ancient prophets knew about the Savior.
- We are in a lost and a fallen state. We need to be saved.