First Nephi 10-15
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Relationship to First Nephi. The relationship of Chapters 10-15 to the rest of First Nephi is addressed at First Nephi.
Story. Chapters 10-15 consists of five major sections:
- Chapter 10: Lehi's explanation prompts Nephi to seek his own revelation.
- Chapter 11: Vision: Christ's ministry at Jerusalem.
- Chapter 12: Vision: Nephite history.
- Chapter 13-14: Vision: Gentile history.
- Chapter 15: Nephi's explanation prompts brothers to repent.
Message. Themes, symbols, and doctrinal points emphasized in Chapters 10-15 include:
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- LDS Institute Book of Mormon Student Manual (PDF version): Chapter 3/56: 1 Nephi 6-11 • Chapter 4/56: 1 Nephi 12-15. Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2009.
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