1 Nephi 15-17 

Questions for Review:

1. (Fill in the blanks)  While in his great dream or vision, Lehi was so distracted by the many things he saw that he didn't notice the                      of the                    . (1 Nephi 15:27)

2. Which of the daughters of Ishmael did Zoram take to wife? (1 Nephi 16:7)

3. By what principle did the Liahona work? (1 Nephi 16:28)

4. Why did the Liahona stop working?  (1 Nephi 16:28; 18:9,12)

5. (Fill in the blanks) "Ye are                 to do                  but                 to remember the Lord your God." (1 Nephi 17:45)


1 Nephi 15

Afflictions caused by foreknowledge (5)

. Some people would like to see the future. However, often the future is not pleasant to see (e.g. 1 Nephi 1:6-7)
"Have ye inquired of the Lord?"  Steps towards revelation:   (8-9,11)

1 Nephi 16

Truth is hard for the "guilty" (2)

The "Liahona" (10;28-29; see Alma 37:38) Why did Nephi seek his father's instruction at this time?  Wasn't he himself a prophet?  And wasn't father Lehi having a "bad day"? (23) The "wilderness of life" (35)

1 Nephi 17

How can we overcome our afflictions when it is not in the wisdom of the Lord to deliver us from them immediately? (3)

Note: We will draw some insights on the construction of the ship (verses 8-9) in the next class

Why were the ancient inhabitants of Canaan destroyed by the Israelites? (35)

Why did many of the ancient Israelites die when the Lord sent the fiery flying serpents? (41)

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