Book of Mormon Stories, (1997), 136–37
After Jesus returned to heaven, his disciples set up his Church throughout the land.
4 Nephi 1:1
The people who repented of their sins were baptized and received the Holy Ghost.
Soon all the Nephites and Lamanites were converted. They did not argue and everyone was honest.
4 Nephi 1:2
No one was rich or poor. The people shared everything, and they all had what they needed.
4 Nephi 1:3
The disciples performed many miracles in the name of Jesus Christ. They healed the sick and brought the dead back to life.
4 Nephi 1:5
The people built new cities where others had been destroyed.
4 Nephi 1:7
They obeyed God’s commandments. They fasted and prayed and met together often to hear the word of God.
4 Nephi 1:12
The people were happy.
4 Nephi 1:16
There were no robbers, no liars, no murderers. The people were no longer divided into Nephites and Lamanites but were all one, the children of Christ.
4 Nephi 1:16–17
The Lord blessed the people in everything they did.
4 Nephi 1:18
They lived in peace for 200 years. The people became very rich.
4 Nephi 1:22–23