Book of Mormon
Lesson 40
“Then Will I Gather Them In”


Lesson Highlights

A study of this lesson will help us understand the latter-day work of gathering Israel and establishing Zion.

Scripture references for study:  3 Nephi 16, 20–21
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Lesson 40 Handout (PDF)


3 Nephi 16

READ 3 NEPHI 16:1-3.

THE LORD COMMANDED THE NEPHITES TO KEEP A RECORD OF THIS EVENT (v4).  WHY?

Gentiles In The Book of Mormon.


The Final Gathering To Christ - 3 Nephi 20-21

After administering the sacrament to those who had gathered, the Savior began to again prophesy concerning the house of Israel, particularly that which relates to the American continent.

The New Jerusalem.


Gospel Doctrine Notebook

Record your thoughts on prophecies discussed in this lesson. What can you do in your life to prepare for the times ahead?


Resources Used In This Lesson

Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon by Robert L. Millet & Joseph Fielding McConkie.

History of the Church.

Meek and Lowly by Neal A. Maxwell.

Mormon Doctrine by Bruce R. McConkie.

Plain and Precious Things by Neal A. Maxwell.

Spiritual Survival In the Last Days by Brenton and Blaine M. Yorgason.

Studies In Scripture, Volume 8, edited by Kent P. Jackson.


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