The Covenant Prophecy of the Book of Mormon

 

I. The Captivity & Return of the Jews and Their Rejection of Christ
(ca. 587 BC—34 AD)

Lehi's
Prophecy

Nephi's
Vision
Isaiah's Prophecy Jacob's Prophecy Nephi's
Prophecy
Jesus's Prophecy
1. Jerusalem to be destroyed by Babylon and many Jews taken captive to Babylon. 1 Ne. 10:3     2 Ne. 6:8 2 Ne. 25:10  
2. The Jews to return again to Jerusalem. 1 Ne. 10:3     2 Ne. 6:8-9 2 Ne. 25:11  
3. Jesus Christ to come among the Jews. He will be rejected by them, crucified, and resurrected. 1 Ne. 10:4-11 1 Ne. 11:24, 27-28, 32-33 (see also 19:8-12; 22:5) Isa. 7-9
(2 Ne. 17-19)
2 Ne. 6:9; 10:3-5 2 Ne. 25:12-13, 19  
II. The Season of Scattering
(ca. 70 AD—1800 AD)

Lehi's
Prophecy

Nephi's
Vision
Isaiah's Prophecy Jacob's Prophecy Nephi's
Prophecy
Jesus's Prophecy
4. Jerusalem to be destroyed again and the Jews scattered by Gentile nations. 1 Ne. 10:12-13 1 Ne. 19:13-14; 22:5

Isa. 48
(1 Ne. 20); Isa. 5:1-25 (2 Ne. 15:1-25); Isa. 6:9-13 (2 Ne. 16:9-13)

2 Ne. 6:10-11; 10:5-6 2 Ne. 25:14-15  
5. On the American continent Gentiles will kill and scatter the remnant of the Lamanite nation. 2 Ne. 1:9-12 1 Ne. 13:14 (see also 15:17; 22:7-8)     2 Ne. 26:15, 19 3 Ne. 16:8-9; 20:27-28; 21:2
III. Era of Restoration and Gathering; Fulness of the Gentiles; Expansion and Conflict
(ca. 1800 AD—Just Prior to 2nd Coming of Christ)

Lehi's
Prophecy

Nephi's
Vision
Isaiah's Prophecy Jacob's Prophecy Nephi's
Prophecy
Jesus's Prophecy
6. After many generations the Lord will perform a “marvelous work and wonder” wherein He will restore the lost Gospel and begin restoring scattered Israel to their lost lands. The gospel will go first to the Gentiles and from them to the Jews and the remnant of Lehi's seed. 1 Ne. 10:14 1 Ne. 13:29-34; 14:7; 15:13-20 (see also 19:15-17; 22:6-12) Isa. 49
(1 Ne. 21); Isa. 5:26-30; (2 Ne. 15:26-30)
2 Ne. 6:6-7, 14; 10:7-12 2 Ne. 25:16-18; 29:1-2 3 Ne. 16:6-11; 21:1-11
7. The Book of Mormon will play a significant role in restoring the Jews and the seed of Lehi to a knowledge of the Gospel of their Redeemer in the last days. The Gospel will be given to them by Gentiles 2 Ne. 3:11-23 1 Ne. 13:35-42 Isa. 29   2 Ne. 25:18, 21-23; 26:15-17; 27:6-35; 30:3-7 3 Ne. 16:4; 21:1-7
8. Both Zion and Babylon will spread throughout the earth. Gentiles who accept the gospel will be numbered among the covenant people of the House of Israel. Those who reject the gospel will be cut off from the covenant people and become part of Babylon. The covenant people of the Lord will be found throughout the earth. They will assist in building the New Jerusalem. Meanwhile, Babylon, the whore, will have dominion throughout the world. The Great and Abominable church will fight against the covenant people of the Lord in the latter-days.   1 Ne. 14:1-2, 8-13   2 Ne. 10:18 2 Ne. 30:1-2 3 Ne. 16:12-15; 21:6, 11, 20-24
IV. Triumph of Israel and the Fulfillment of the Covenant
(ca. 2nd Coming of Christ—End of Millennium)

Lehi's
Prophecy

Nephi's
Vision
Isaiah's Prophecy Jacob's Prophecy Nephi's
Prophecy
Jesus's Prophecy
9. The final triumph of Israel. The Great and Abominable church will fall. Israel will be protected and all who fight against righteous Israel will be destroyed .   1 Ne. 14:14-17 (see also 22:13-23) Isa. 49
(1 Ne. 21:24-26); Isa. 50-51 (2 Ne. 7-8); Isa. 2-4 (2 Ne. 12-14); Isa. 10 (2 Ne. 20); Isa. 13 (2 Ne. 23)
2 Ne. 6:13-18; 10:13-16 2 Ne. 27:2-3; 28:18; 30:10 3 Ne. 16:15, 17-20; 20:15-20; 21:11-24
10. The Father will commence His work of restoring Israel to their promised lands, and the Lord’s covenant people will dwell with Him during the Millennium of peace.   1 Ne. 14:17 (see also 22:24-28)   2 Ne. 9:1-3 2 Ne. 30:8-18 3 Ne. 20:21-22; 21:25-29