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Book of Mormon Video Portrays Abinidi Testifying of Christ Before King Noah

Book of Mormon Video Portrays Abinidi Testifying of Christ Before King Noah

The next episodes of the Book of Mormon Videos series from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have begun to publish on the Book of Mormon Videos YouTube channel. These videos will tell eight stories from the books of Mosiah and Alma and will be released on most Fridays between then and May 15. See the publishing schedule below.

This is the release schedule for the next eight videos:

  • March 13: King Benjamin Addresses His People | Mosiah 1–5 – PUBLISHED
  • March 20: Abinadi Testifies of Jesus Christ | Mosiah 11–18 – PUBLISHED
  • March 27: Alma the Younger Is Converted unto the Lord | Mosiah 27; Alma 36
  • April 3 and 10: No videos because of general conference and Easter
  • April 17: Alma Preaches the Word of God | Alma 4–7
  • April 24: Alma and Amulek Are Delivered by the Power of God | Alma 8–15
  • May 1: Ammon Serves and Teaches King Lamoni | Alma 17–19
  • May 8: Alma and Amulek Teach about Faith in Jesus Christ | Alma 31–34
  • May 15: Alma Counsels His Sons | Alma 36–42

Abinadi Testifies of Jesus Christ – Video Summary

King Noah does not keep the commandments of God. In fact, he has many wives and commits many sins. The king has replaced the Lord’s priests with new ones who support his wickedness. King Noah also demands high taxes from his people to support his lifestyle.

The Book of Mormon prophet Abinadi starts to prophesy to the people. Abinadi says if they do not repent, their city will be conquered and the people placed into bondage. They are angry with Abinadi and wonder why he judges them. They take Abinadi to the king and his priests. The king puts Abinadi into prison.

After a few days, the king brings Abinadi before the priests for questioning. In response, Abinadi teaches them the law of Moses. The priests say salvation comes through the law of Moses alone. Abinadi teaches the king and his priests that the law of Moses points them to the Messiah. God Himself will come into the world to redeem His people. The king is angry and tells his guards to kill Abinadi. But the Lord protects Abinadi.

Abinadi continues to teach the Ten Commandments to the king and his priests. Abinadi teaches them that salvation will come through Jesus Christ. One of the king’s priests, Alma, believes Abinadi. The king is angry and tells his guards to kill Abinadi. This time Abinadi lets them take him. Abinadi says the king will die the same way Abinadi dies.

Alma runs away because the king wants to kill him too. Alma writes about the things Abinadi taught. And Alma begins to teach the people in private. Many people believe Alma and repent. Alma baptizes them in the Waters of Mormon. Based on Mosiah 11–18.

Additional videos depicting events from the books of Helaman through 3 Nephi will be filmed this summer. More information about the filming of episodes about the Savior Jesus Christ’s ministry to the people of Nephi will be forthcoming. Episodes detailing events from the books of Mormon, Ether, Moroni and others will be filmed in 2021.


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