As man named Lachoneus becomes chief judge, Nephi hands the Nephite records down to his son, also named Nephi, then leaves Zarahemla, and is never heard from again.
Many of Samuel’s prophesied signs and miracles come to pass, but even so, some naysayers insist that the believers’ faith is in vain.
Controversy spreads through the land—the people become anxious to see the night that will be light as day.
A day is designated to execute all the believers if Samuel’s sign does not come to pass.
Rejection and Unbelief