3 Nephi 1-7—Signs appear marking the Savior’s birth. The Gadianton robbers surround the Nephites, and many Nephites fall into pride and wickedness in the ramp-up to the crucifixion of the Lord. How can we protect ourselves from spiritual robbers and pride? Dustin Homer is with us.
Helaman 13-16—Samuel the Lamanite preaches repentance to the Nephites, foretelling their destruction if they do not turn to the Lord. He also discusses the signs of Christ’s birth and death, setting in motion the climax of the Book of Mormon. Mackenna Gallacher is with us.
3 Nephi 1-7 – Unbelievers persecute those with the faith in the signs of the birth of Christ. That faith is rewarded as the sign of his birth appears. Wickedness increases due to the Gadianton robbers and the faithful must endure continued persecution. How can we endure faithfully in times of trial and temptation?