0 1 Nephi Topical Outline

The Spirit of the Lord ... was upon the Gentiles, ... and I beheld that they were white, and exceedingly fair and beautiful, like unto my people. 13:15

Trivia: Nephi, Laman, Lemuel, Sam, and Zoram all got married on the same day. Who were the lucky brides?

The First Book of Nephi

1 And it came to pass exceedingly (1-20)

2 The incredible journey begins (1-24)

3 Oh my heck! We forgot the brass plates! (1-31)

4 Better for one man to die than a whole nation dwindle in unbelief (1-38)

5 After this manner of language did they speak (1-22)

6 It mattereth not to me that I am particular (1-6)

5 Oh Fetch! We forgot the fricken women! (1-22)

8 Lehi's magic happy-fruit tree (1-38)

9 Nephi names his plates (1-6)

10 Lehi's prophecies (1-22)

11 The Spirit shows Nephi everything his father saw (1-36)

12 A dark, loathsome, filthy, idle, and abominable people (1-23)

13 The devil founds the Catholic church (1-9)

     Columbus discovers America (10-12)

     God helps the Gentiles slaughter the Native Americans (13-14)

     The Gentiles were white, fair, and beautiful (just like the Nephites) (15-16)

     God helps the Americans win the Revolutionary War (17-19)

     The Catholic Church removed the plain and precious parts of the Bible (20-33)

     The Book of Mormon restores the Bible (20-33)

14 There are only two churches - the church of God (the Mormons) and the church of the devil (everyone else) (1-30)

15 Nephi explains his dad's magic tree (again) (1-36)

16 A group marriage (1-8)

     A magic brass ball (9-17)

     A broken steel bow (18-32)

     Ishmael dies and his family revolts (33-39)

17 The Trip to Bountiful (1-6)

    Nephi builds a ship (7-55)

18 Nephi discovers America (1-25)

19 The plates of ore (and the other plates) (1-7)

     The prophecies of Zenock, Neum, and Zenos (8-23)

     A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah (824)

20 Sealing Isaiah: No peace for the wicked (1-22)

22 More Isaiah: Nursing fathers, drunk with blood (1-26)

22 Someday Catholics will get drunk on their own blood (1-31)

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