1 Nephi 11: Nephi sees the Spirit of the Lord and is shown in vision the tree of life—He sees the mother of the Son of God and learns of the condescension of God—He sees the baptism, ministry, and crucifixion of the Lamb of God—He sees also the call and ministry of the Twelve Apostles of the Lamb. About 600–592 B.C. 1 Nephi 12: Nephi sees in vision the land of promise; the righteousness, iniquity, and downfall of its inhabitants; the coming of the Lamb of God among them; how the Twelve Disciples and the Twelve Apostles will judge Israel; and the loathsome and filthy state of those who dwindle in unbelief. About 600–592 B.C. 1 Nephi 13: Nephi sees in vision the church of the devil set up among the Gentiles, the discovery and colonizing of America, the loss of many plain and precious parts of the Bible, the resultant state of gentile apostasy, the restoration of the gospel, the coming forth of latter-day scripture, and the building up of Zion. About 600–592 B.C. 1 Nephi 14: An angel tells Nephi of the blessings and cursings to fall upon the Gentiles—There are only two churches: the Church of the Lamb of God and the church of the devil—The Saints of God in all nations are persecuted by the great and abominable church—The Apostle John will write concerning the end of the world. About 600–592 B.C. 1 Nephi 15: Lehi’s seed are to receive the gospel from the Gentiles in the latter days—The gathering of Israel is likened unto an olive tree whose natural branches will be grafted in again—Nephi interprets the vision of the tree of life and speaks of the justice of God in dividing the wicked from the righteous. About 600–592 B.C.
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1 Nephi 8: Lehi sees a vision of the tree of life—He partakes of its fruit and desires his family to do likewise—He sees a rod of iron, a strait and narrow path, and the mists of darkness that enshroud men—Sariah, Nephi, and Sam partake of the fruit, but Laman and Lemuel refuse. About 600–592 B.C. 1 Nephi 9: Nephi makes two sets of records—Each is called the plates of Nephi—The larger plates contain a secular history; the smaller ones deal primarily with sacred things. About 600–592 B.C. 1 Nephi 10: Lehi predicts that the Jews will be taken captive by the Babylonians—He tells of the coming among the Jews of a Messiah, a Savior, a Redeemer—Lehi tells also of the coming of the one who should baptize the Lamb of God—Lehi tells of the death and resurrection of the Messiah—He compares the scattering and gathering of Israel to an olive tree—Nephi speaks of the Son of God, of the gift of the Holy Ghost, and of the need for righteousness. About 600–592 B.C.
1 Nephi 1: Nephi begins the record of his people—Lehi sees in vision a pillar of fire and reads from a book of prophecy—He praises God, foretells the coming of the Messiah, and prophesies the destruction of Jerusalem—He is persecuted by the Jews. About 600 B.C. 1 Nephi 2: Lehi takes his family into the wilderness by the Red Sea—They leave their property—Lehi offers a sacrifice to the Lord and teaches his sons to keep the commandments—Laman and Lemuel murmur against their father—Nephi is obedient and prays in faith; the Lord speaks to him, and he is chosen to rule over his brethren. About 600 B.C. 1 Nephi 3: Lehi’s sons return to Jerusalem to obtain the plates of brass—Laban refuses to give the plates up—Nephi exhorts and encourages his brethren—Laban steals their property and attempts to slay them—Laman and Lemuel smite Nephi and Sam and are reproved by an angel. About 600–592 B.C. 1 Nephi 4: Nephi slays Laban at the Lord’s command and then secures the plates of brass by stratagem—Zoram chooses to join Lehi’s family in the wilderness. About 600–592 B.C. 1 Nephi 5: Sariah complains against Lehi—Both rejoice over the return of their sons—They offer sacrifices—The plates of brass contain writings of Moses and the prophets—The plates identify Lehi as a descendant of Joseph—Lehi prophesies concerning his seed and the preservation of the plates. About 600–592 B.C. 1 Nephi 6: Nephi writes of the things of God—Nephi’s purpose is to persuade men to come unto the God of Abraham and be saved. About 600–592 B.C. 1 Nephi 7: Lehi’s sons return to Jerusalem and invite Ishmael and his household to join them in their journey—Laman and others rebel—Nephi exhorts his brethren to have faith in the Lord—They bind him with cords and plan his destruction—He is freed by the power of faith—His brethren ask forgiveness—Lehi and his company offer sacrifice and burnt offerings. About 600–592 B.C.
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Revelation 12: John sees the imminent apostasy of the Church—He also sees the War in Heaven in the beginning when Satan was cast out—He sees the continuation of that war on earth. Revelation 13: John sees fierce-looking beasts that represent degenerate earthly kingdoms controlled by Satan—The devil works miracles and deceives men. Revelation 14: The Lamb will stand upon Mount Zion—The gospel will be restored in the last days by angelic ministry—The Son of Man will harvest the earth. Revelation 15: Exalted Saints praise God in celestial glory forever. Revelation 16: God pours out plagues upon the wicked—The nations assemble for Armageddon—Christ comes, islands flee, and mountains cease. Revelation 17: John is shown that Babylon the great, the mother of harlots and abominations, has become established throughout the earth. Revelation 18: The Saints are called out of Babylon lest they partake of her sins—She falls and is lamented by her supporters. Revelation 19: The marriage supper of the Lamb is made ready—The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy—Christ is King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Revelation 20: Satan is bound during the Millennium—The Saints will then live and reign with Christ—The dead stand before God and are judged out of the books according to their works. Revelation 21: Those who overcome will be sons of God—The earth attains its celestial glory. Revelation 22: The Saints will reign in celestial splendor—Christ will come, and men will be judged—Blessed are they who keep His commandments.
Matthew 1: Christ is born of Mary—She conceives by the power of the Holy Ghost—Our Lord is named Jesus. Matthew 2: The wise men are directed by a star to Jesus—Joseph takes the child to Egypt—Herod slays the children in Bethlehem—Jesus is taken to Nazareth to dwell. Luke 1: Gabriel promises Zacharias that Elisabeth will bear a son, whom they will name John—He also tells Mary that she will be the mother of the Son of God—Mary visits Elisabeth and utters a psalm of praise—John the Baptist is born—Zacharias prophesies of John’s mission. Luke 2: Heavenly messengers herald the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem—He is circumcised, and Simeon and Anna prophesy of His mission—At twelve years of age, He goes about His Father’s business.
Some resources for daily reading of the Book of Mormon in 2020 to follow the Come, Follow Me outline of lessons for Sunday School, Primary, and Individual and Family Study.
1 Timothy 1: Counsel is given to teach true doctrine only—Christ came to save repentant sinners. 1 Timothy 2: We should pray for all people—Christ is our Mediator—Women should dress modestly—Women are blessed in childbearing and are admonished to continue in faith, charity, and holiness. 1 Timothy 3: Qualifications are given for bishops and deacons—Great is the mystery of godliness. 1 Timothy 4: Paul describes the latter-day apostasy—Christ is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe. 1 Timothy 5: Saints are to care for their worthy poor—Policies concerning elders are given. 1 Timothy 6: The love of money is the root of all evil—Fight the good fight of faith—Do not trust in worldly riches. 2 Timothy 1: Christ brings immortality and eternal life through the gospel—Be strong in the faith. 2 Timothy 2: Christ gives eternal glory to the elect—Shun contention and seek godliness. 2 Timothy 3: Paul describes the apostasy and perilous times of the last days—The scriptures guide man to salvation. 2 Timothy 4: Paul gives a solemn charge to preach the gospel in a day of apostasy—Paul and all Saints are assured of exaltation. Titus 1: Eternal life was promised before the world began—The qualifications of bishops are given—Unto the pure, all things are pure. Titus 2: Saints should live righteously, deny ungodliness, and seek the Lord. Titus 3: Saints must live righteously after baptism. Philemon: The gospel changes a servant into a brother.
1 Thessalonians 1: The gospel comes both in word and in power. 1 Thessalonians 2: True ministers preach in a godly manner—Converts are the glory and joy of missionaries. 1 Thessalonians 3: The Saints are told to perfect that which is lacking in their faith. 1 Thessalonians 4: The Saints are told to be holy, sanctify themselves, and love one another—The Lord will come, and the dead will rise. 1 Thessalonians 5: The Saints will know the season of the Second Coming of Christ—Live the way Saints should live—Rejoice evermore—Do not despise prophesyings. 2 Thessalonians 1: At His Second Coming, the Lord Jesus will take vengeance upon the ungodly. 2 Thessalonians 2: Apostasy is to precede the Second Coming—The gospel prepares men for eternal glory. 2 Thessalonians 3: Pray for the triumph of the gospel cause—Paul preaches the gospel of work—Be not weary in well-doing.