And now it came to pass that after I, Nephi, had made an end of teaching my brethren, our father, Lehi, also spake many things unto them, and rehearsed unto them, how great things the Lord had done for them in bringing them out of the land of Jerusalem. Early Mormons found these chapters, which will be the focus of this study, brimming with prophetic meaning for their day. 2 Nephi 30:5–6 — Lehi’s Posterity Receive the Gospel. Home > The Book of Mormon > Second Nephi > Chapters 1-5 > Chapter 2 > Verses 2:6-10 Previous page: Verses 2:1-5 Next page: Verses 2:11-15. 1. ... Chapter 2. Mormons assert that 2 Nephi 2 refers to events that took place on the American continent in approximately 588–570 BC. We learn about the redemption and salvation through Jesus Christ, Lehi also speaks about how there is no good without evil… 2.1. Then, beginning with chapter 25, Nephi provides us with a synthesis of the major teachings concerning some of the major events of the last days, events which he has learned about from these voluminous and extensive sources and experiences. For instance verse 8 begins, 'O the wisdom of God, his mercy and grace!' "As one reads 2 Nephi 9 one notices the interesting way that Jacob approaches each of his subjects: always in terms of God's goodness and greatness. 1 The narrative in this chapter is roughly parallel to the Genesis account of Creation; however, unlike the Genesis account, this passage contains significant discussion of the purpose of evil in the world. But just as Nephi’s vision in 1 Nephi 14, and just as Isaiah’s prophecies in 2 Nephi 23 and 24 all end in the victory of God, Nephi concludes his exposition of Isaiah’s revelations on a set of very promising notes. Chapter 1. Summary of 2 Nephi Lehi opens Second Nephi with his prophecies concerning the future of his posterity. You are invited to contribute. And now it came to pass that after I, Nephi, had made an end of teaching my brethren, our father, Lehi, also spake many things unto them--how great things the Lord had done for them in bringing them out of the land of Jerusalem. The Lord warns Nephi to depart into the wilderness. THE SECOND BOOK OF NEPHI. 2. Lehi explains that Jerusalem will be destroyed, and he bestows a general curse and blessing upon Jerusalem. Chapter 2. SECOND NEPHI 2 Nephi 1 (Lehi As Moses): According to Noel Reynolds, it could easily be said that Lehi was a Moses figure, for he led his people out of a wicked land because of commands received in visions from God, through the wilderness, across the sea, and to a promised land. And after quoting 13 consecutive chapters of Isaiah (Isaiah 2–14) in 2 Nephi 12–24. And now I speak unto you, Joseph, my last born. 2. During the years before the Saints came to Utah, few portions of the Book of Mormon drew as much attention as “Chapter XII” of 2 Nephi, now known as 2 Nephi 28–30 (see Underwood, “Book of Mormon Usage,” for database). Thou wast born in the wilderness of mine afflictions, yea, in the days of my greatest sorrow did thy mother bear thee. This page would ideally always be under construction. Nephi’s brethren rebelleth against him. Verse 10 begins, 'O how great the goodness … Second Book of Nephi Chapter One 1. Summary []. An account of the death of Lehi. 15. This heading should be very brief. Second Nephi chapter 28 is a prophetic writing opening to full view important truths concerning several of the chief enemies of Jesus Christ and the restored gospel as follows: (1) false doctrines, identified as the precepts of men; (2) false teachers; (3) pride; and (4) Satan himself. 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