A Chart Outlining
The Pattern of Destruction

Nation/People
1. The People Ripen in Iniquity
(See Teachings)
2. God Sends Prophets to Warn
2 Nephi 25:9
3. Reject Prophets/ No Repentance
(See Teachings)
4. Spirit Ceases to Strive w/ Man
(See Teachings)
5. God Allows Destruction
People in Noah's Day Moses 8:15, 18, 22, 28-30 Moses 8:16, 19-20, 23-24 Moses 8:17, 19-20, 23-24 Moses 8:17 Gen. 7:11, 21-23
The Jaredites Alma 37:21-31 Ether 9:28; 11:1, 12, 20-21; 12:2-3; 13:20-21 Ether 9:29; 11:2, 5-6, 13, 22; 12:5; 13:2, 13; 13:22 Ether 15:19 Ether 9:30-33; 11:7; 14:21-25
Sodom & Gomorrah Gen. 13:13; 18:20-21; 19:13; Ezek. 16:49-50; Jude 1:4, 7   "The cities of Sodom and Gomorrah … were destroyed for rejecting the Prophets." (TPJS, 271-272)   Gen. 19:24-28
Canaanites 1 Ne. 17:35; more 1 Ne. 17:35 1 Ne. 17:35   1 Ne. 17:32
Northern Kingdom (Israel) 2 Kings 17:7-12 2 Kings 17:13 2 Kings 17:14-17   2 Kings 17:18, 22-23
Southern Kingdom (Judah) 1 Ne. 17:43; more 1 Nephi 1:4, 18; 2 Kings 21:10-15 1 Ne. 1:18-20; 7:13-14; 2 Ne. 25:9-10; Jer. 7:25-26; 25:3-4; 29:17-19 1 Ne. 7:13-14 2 Kings 24:10-16;
2 Kings 25; 1 Ne. 10:3; 2 Ne. 6:8; 25:10
Jewish Nation (70AD)         1 Ne. 19:13-14; 2 Ne. 10:3-6; 25:14-15
The City of Ammonihah Alma 8:9 Alma 9-12; 13:21-31 Alma 14   Alma 14:26-27; 16:1-3
The Wicked Before Christ's Birth (p.1) Hel. 5:2; 6:21-40; 8:25-26   Hel. 8:13-25; 10:12-18   Hel. 10:18; 11:1-6
The Wicked Before Christ's Birth (p.2) Hel.11:36-37        
The Wicked Before Christ's Visit to the Americas          
The Nephite Nation 4 Nephi 1:20-46; Morm. 1:12-13, 18-19 Mormon 3:2-3 Mormon 2:8-15; 3:2-3, 13-15; 4:10-12; 5:2; 6:17-18 Mormon 2:15; 5:16 Mormon 4:5, 16-18; 5:6; 6:7-15; 8:1-3