Jesus Expounds the Prophets

The Great Gathering

3 Nephi 20:10
Jesus tells the people that by teaching them from the scriptures, he is fulfilling God’s commandments.
3 Nephi 20:11
Remember and search the worlds of Isaiah.
3 Nephi 20:12
When Isaiah’s words are fulfilled, the covenant between God and is people is also being fulfilled.
3 Nephi 20:13
The remnants of the house of Israel will be gathered.
3 Nephi 20:14–15
The Promised Land land is to be inherited by the house of Israel.
3 Nephi 20:16–17
The remnant of Jacob will integrate with the Gentiles.
3 Nephi 20:18–19
The Lord with gather his people.
3 Nephi 20:20
Unless the people repent, they will be subject to the justice of God.
3 Nephi 20:21–22
A “New Jerusalem” will be established in the Promised Land, where Christ will be.
3 Nephi 20:23
Jesus is the Prophet mentioned by Moses.
3 Nephi 20:24–25
The prophets testify of Christ.
3 Nephi 20:26
Blessings come to children of the covenant.
3 Nephi 20:27
The Christian covenant fulfills the Abrahamic covenant.
3 Nephi 20:28–29
Rejecting the covenant after having received it has serious negative consequences.

The Fulness of the Gospel [Isaiah 52:8–10]

3 Nephi 20:30–31
The time will come that the Gentiles will receive the fulness of the gospel, and believe in Jesus Christ.
3 Nephi 20:32–33
Unified joy and harmony will abound as they receive their inheritance.
3 Nephi 20:34–35
Jerusalem will be delivered, and God’s power will be evident to all.

Israel’s Deliverence [Isaiah 52:1–3, 6–7, 11–15]

3 Nephi 20:36–37
Jerusalem is called to wake up and come forth.
3 Nephi 20:38–39
Israel was sold for nothing, and is redeemed without money—they know the name of their redeemer.
3 Nephi 20:40
How beautiful are the bringers of the good news of salvation.
3 Nephi 20:41
Israel is admonished to stay clean.
3 Nephi 20:42–44
Israel is commanded to leave, but not too hastily, reassured that God is supporting them.
3 Nephi 20:45
Kings and nations will be in awe.
3 Nephi 20:46
God’s people will return to Jerusalem, and these thing will come to pass.

A Sign of the Covenant’s Fulfillment [Isaiah 52:14–15]

3 Nephi 21:1
The gathering of Israel is a sign.
3 Nephi 21:2
When the remnant of Jacob learns of these things, it will be a sign.
3 Nephi 21:3–4
When a free land blessed by God is established, it will be a sign.
3 Nephi 21:5–6
When the heretofore mentioned works come to pass it will be a sign.
3 Nephi 21:7
It is all a sign that the Lord is beginning to fulfill his covenant to his people.
3 Nephi 21:8–9
The fulfillment of the covenant will be a great and marvelous work.
3 Nephi 21:10
The Lord’s servant will be protected.

Redemption Through Christ [Micah 5:8–15]

3 Nephi 21:11–13
The remnant of Jacob will be among the Gentiles, and the non–believers will be cut off.
3 Nephi 21:14–16
Unless the Gentiles repent, the will be stricken by the hand of God.
3 Nephi 21:17–19
The Gentiles will no longer worship idols or wallow in sin.
3 Nephi 21:20–21
Humanity must repent and come unto Christ.
3 Nephi 21:22–25
The repentant Gentiles will have God’s church established among them, and will build a New Jerusalem.
3 Nephi 21:26
The gospel will then be preached abroad, in the great gathering effort.
3 Nephi 21:27
The dispersed people will have a chance to come unto God.
3 Nephi 21:28
The believers will be gathered to obtain their inheritance.
3 Nephi 21:29
There is no need to rush, for God is present.

The Abrahamic Covenant Expanded [Isaiah 54:1–17]

3 Nephi 22:1–4
Infertile women should rejoice and expand their tents: barren households will soon be filled with people.
3 Nephi 22:5–6
The Lord will redeem his people and bless them.
3 Nephi 22:7–8
God momentarily leaves his people, but always returns with kindness and mercy.
3 Nephi 22:9–10
Just as the covenant with Noah promised no more global floods, the new covenant promises everlasting love and mercy.
3 Nephi 22:11–13
Israel will be well taken care of by the Lord.
3 Nephi 22:14–15
Israel will enjoy peace in the gathering.
3 Nephi 22:16–17
Israel will be the ultimate victor in the strength of the Lord’s righteousness.

Search the Scriptures

3 Nephi 23:1–3
Search the words of Isaiah diligently, they have great relevance to the house of Israel.
3 Nephi 23:4
Take Jesus’ words seriously.
3 Nephi 23:5
Repent, be baptized, and be saved.