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the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
3 Nephi 11:26
26 And then shall ye immerse them in the water, and come forth
again out of the water.
3 Nephi 11:27
27 And after this manner shall ye baptize in my name; for
behold, verily I say unto you, that the Father, and the Son, and
the Holy Ghost are one; and I am in the Father, and the Father in
me, and the Father and I are one.
3 Nephi 11:28
28 And according as I have commanded you thus shall ye baptize.
And there shall be no disputations among you, as there have
hitherto been; neither shall there be disputations among you
concerning the points of my doctrine, as there have hitherto
3 Nephi 11:29
29 For verily, verily I say unto you, he that hath the spirit of
contention is not of me, but is of the devil, who is the father
of contention, and he stirreth up the hearts of men to contend
with anger, one with another.
3 Nephi 11:30
30 Behold, this is not my doctrine, to stir up the hearts of men
with anger, one against another; but this is my doctrine, that
such things should be done away.
3 Nephi 11:31
31 Behold, verily, verily, I say unto you, I will declare unto
you my doctrine.
3 Nephi 11:32
32 And this is my doctrine, and it is the doctrine which the
Father hath given unto me; and I bear record of the Father, and
the Father beareth record of me, and the Holy Ghost beareth
record of the Father and me; and I bear record that the Father
commandeth all men, everywhere, to repent and believe in me.
3 Nephi 11:33
33 And whoso believeth in me, and is baptized, the same shall be
saved; and they are they who shall inherit the kingdom of God.
3 Nephi 11:34
34 And whoso believeth not in me, and is not baptized, shall be
3 Nephi 11:35
35 Verily, verily, I say unto you, that this is my doctrine, and
I bear record of it from the Father; and whoso believeth in me
believeth in the Father also; and unto him will the Father bear
record of me, for he will visit him with fire and with the Holy
3 Nephi 11:36
36 And thus will the Father bear record of me, and the Holy
Ghost will bear record unto him of the Father and me; for the
Father, and I, and the Holy Ghost are one.
3 Nephi 11:37
37 And again I say unto you, ye must repent, and become as a
little child, and be baptized in my name, or ye can in nowise
receive these things.
3 Nephi 11:38
38 And again I say unto you, ye must repent, and be baptized in
my name, and become as a little child, or ye can in nowise
inherit the kingdom of God.
3 Nephi 11:39
39 Verily, verily, I say unto you, that this is my doctrine, and
whoso buildeth upon this buildeth upon my rock, and the gates of
hell shall not prevail against them.
3 Nephi 11:40
40 And whoso shall declare more or less than this, and establish
it for my doctrine, the same cometh of evil, and is not built
upon my rock; but he buildeth upon a sandy foundation, and the
gates of hell stand open to receive such when the floods come and
the winds beat upon them.
3 Nephi 11:41
41 Therefore, go forth unto this people, and declare the words
which I have spoken, unto the ends of the earth.
3 Nephi 12
3 Nephi 12:1
1 And it came to pass that when Jesus had spoken these words
unto Nephi, and to those who had been called, (now the number of
them who had been called, and received power and authority to
baptize, was twelve) and behold, he stretched forth his hand unto
the multitude, and cried unto them, saying: Blessed are ye if ye
shall give heed unto the words of these twelve whom I have chosen
from among you to minister unto you, and to be your servants; and
unto them I have given power that they may baptize you with
water; and after that ye are baptized with water, behold, I will
baptize you with fire and with the Holy Ghost; therefore blessed
are ye if ye shall believe in me and be baptized, after that ye
have seen me and know that I am.
3 Nephi 12:2
2 And again, more blessed are they who shall believe in your
words because that ye shall testify that ye have seen me, and
that ye know that I am. Yea, blessed are they who shall believe
in your words, and come down into the depths of humility and be
baptized, for they shall be visited with fire and with the Holy
Ghost, and shall receive a remission of their sins.
3 Nephi 12:3
3 Yea, blessed are the poor in spirit who come unto me, for
theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
3 Nephi 12:4
4 And again, blessed are all they that mourn, for they shall be
3 Nephi 12:5
5 And blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
3 Nephi 12:6
6 And blessed are all they who do hunger and thirst after
righteousness, for they shall be filled with the Holy Ghost.
3 Nephi 12:7
7 And blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.
3 Nephi 12:8
8 And blessed are all the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
3 Nephi 12:9
9 And blessed are all the peacemakers, for they shall be called
the children of God.
3 Nephi 12:10
10 And blessed are all they who are persecuted for my name's
sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
3 Nephi 12:11
11 And blessed are ye when men shall revile you and persecute,
and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my
3 Nephi 12:12
12 For ye shall have great joy and be exceedingly glad, for
great shall be your reward in heaven; for so persecuted they the
prophets who were before you.
3 Nephi 12:13
13 Verily, verily, I say unto you, I give unto you to be the
salt of the earth; but if the salt shall lose its savor wherewith
shall the earth be salted? The salt shall be thenceforth good for
nothing, but to be cast out and to be trodden under foot of men.
3 Nephi 12:14
14 Verily, verily, I say unto you, I give unto you to be the
light of this people. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid.
3 Nephi 12:15
15 Behold, do men light a candle and put it under a bushel? Nay,
but on a candlestick, and it giveth light to all that are in the
3 Nephi 12:16
16 Therefore let your light so shine before this people, that
they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in
3 Nephi 12:17
17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law or the prophets.
I am not come to destroy but to fulfil;
3 Nephi 12:18
18 For verily I say unto you, one jot nor tittle hath not passed
away from the law, but in me it hath all been fulfilled.
3 Nephi 12:19
19 And behold, I have given you the law and the commandments of
my Father, that ye shall believe in me, and that ye shall repent
of your sins, and come unto me with a broken heart and a contrite
spirit. Behold, ye have the commandments before you, and the law
3 Nephi 12:20
20 Therefore come unto me and be ye saved; for verily I say unto
you, that except ye shall keep my commandments, which I have
commanded you at this time, ye shall in no case enter into the
kingdom of heaven.
3 Nephi 12:21
21 Ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, and
it is also written before you, that thou shalt not kill, and
whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment of God;
3 Nephi 12:22
22 But I say unto you, that whosoever is angry with his brother
shall be in danger of his judgment. And whosoever shall say to
his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council; and
whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
3 Nephi 12:23
23 Therefore, if ye shall come unto me, or shall desire to come
unto me, and rememberest that thy brother hast aught against
3 Nephi 12:24
24 Go thy way unto thy brother, and first be reconciled to thy
brother, and then come unto me with full purpose of heart, and I
will receive you.
3 Nephi 12:25
25 Agree with thine adversary quickly while thou art in the way
with him, lest at any time he shall get thee, and thou shalt be
cast into prison.
3 Nephi 12:26
26 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, thou shalt by no means come
out thence until thou hast paid the uttermost senine. And while
ye are in prison can ye pay even one senine? Verily, verily, I
say unto you, Nay.
3 Nephi 12:27
27 Behold, it is written by them of old time, that thou shalt
not commit adultery;
3 Nephi 12:28
28 But I say unto you, that whosoever looketh on a woman, to
lust after her, hath committed adultery already in his heart.
3 Nephi 12:29
29 Behold, I give unto you a commandment, that ye suffer none of
these things to enter into your heart;
3 Nephi 12:30
30 For it is better that ye should deny yourselves of these
things, wherein ye will take up your cross, than that ye should
be cast into hell.
3 Nephi 12:31
31 It hath been written, that whosoever shall put away his wife,
let him give her a writing of divorcement.
3 Nephi 12:32
32 Verily, verily, I say unto you, that whosoever shall put away
his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to
commit adultery; and whoso shall marry her who is divorced
3 Nephi 12:33
33 And again it is written, thou shalt not forswear thyself, but
shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths;
3 Nephi 12:34
34 But verily, verily, I say unto you, swear not at all; neither
by heaven, for it is God's throne;
3 Nephi 12:35
35 Nor by the earth, for it is his footstool;
3 Nephi 12:36
36 Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not
make one hair black or white;
3 Nephi 12:37
37 But let your communication be Yea, yea; Nay, nay; for
whatsoever cometh of more than these is evil.
3 Nephi 12:38
38 And behold, it is written, an eye for an eye, and a tooth for
3 Nephi 12:39
39 But I say unto you, that ye shall not resist evil, but
whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the
3 Nephi 12:40
40 And if any man will sue thee at the law and take away thy
coat, let him have thy cloak also;
3 Nephi 12:41
41 And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him
3 Nephi 12:42
42 Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow
of thee turn not away.
3 Nephi 12:43
43 And behold it is written also, that thou shalt love thy
neighbor and hate thine enemy;
3 Nephi 12:44
44 But I say unto you, love your enemies, bless them that curse
you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who
despitefully use you and persecute you;
3 Nephi 12:45
45 That ye may be the children of your Father who is in heaven;
for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good.
3 Nephi 12:46
46 Therefore those things which were of old time, which were
under the law, in me are all fulfilled.
3 Nephi 12:47
47 Old things are done away, and all things have become new.
3 Nephi 12:48
48 Therefore I would that ye should be perfect even as I, or
your Father who is in heaven is perfect.
3 Nephi 13
3 Nephi 13:1
1 Verily, verily, I say that I would that ye should do alms unto
the poor; but take heed that ye do not your alms before men to be
seen of them; otherwise ye have no reward of your Father who is
3 Nephi 13:2
2 Therefore, when ye shall do your alms do not sound a trumpet
before you, as will hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the
streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you,
they have their reward.
3 Nephi 13:3
3 But when thou doest alms let not thy left hand know what thy
right hand doeth;
3 Nephi 13:4
4 That thine alms may be in secret; and thy Father who seeth in
secret, himself shall reward thee openly.
3 Nephi 13:5
5 And when thou prayest thou shalt not do as the hypocrites, for
they love to pray, standing in the synagogues and in the corners
of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto
you, they have their reward.
3 Nephi 13:6
6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when
thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father who is in secret; and
thy Father, who seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.
3 Nephi 13:7
7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen,
for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
3 Nephi 13:8
8 Be not ye therefore like unto them, for your Father knoweth
what things ye have need of before ye ask him.
3 Nephi 13:9
9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father who art in
heaven, hallowed be thy name.
3 Nephi 13:10
10 Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
3 Nephi 13:11
11 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
3 Nephi 13:12
12 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
3 Nephi 13:13
13 For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory,
3 Nephi 13:14
14 For, if ye forgive men their trespasses your heavenly Father
will also forgive you;
3 Nephi 13:15
15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses neither will your
Father forgive your trespasses.
3 Nephi 13:16
16 Moreover, when ye fast be not as the hypocrites, of a sad
countenance, for they disfigure their faces that they may appear
unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward.
3 Nephi 13:17
17 But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thy head, and wash thy
3 Nephi 13:18
18 That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father,
who is in secret; and thy Father, who seeth in secret, shall
reward thee openly.
3 Nephi 13:19
19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth
and rust doth corrupt, and thieves break through and steal;
3 Nephi 13:20
20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither
moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break
through nor steal.
3 Nephi 13:21
21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
3 Nephi 13:22
22 The light of the body is the eye; if, therefore, thine eye be
single, thy whole body shall be full of light.
3 Nephi 13:23
23 But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of
darkness. If, therefore, the light that is in thee be darkness,
how great is that darkness!
3 Nephi 13:24
24 No man can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one
and love the other, or else he will hold to the one and despise
the other. Ye cannot serve God and Mammon.
3 Nephi 13:25
25 And now it came to pass that when Jesus had spoken these
words he looked upon the twelve whom he had chosen, and said unto
them: Remember the words which I have spoken. For behold, ye are
they whom I have chosen to minister unto this people. Therefore
I say unto you, take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat,
or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put
on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?
3 Nephi 13:26
26 Behold the fowls of the air, for they sow not, neither do
they reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth
them. Are ye not much better than they?
3 Nephi 13:27
27 Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his
3 Nephi 13:28
28 And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of
the field how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin;
3 Nephi 13:29
29 And yet I say unto you, that even Solomon, in all his glory,
was not arrayed like one of these.
3 Nephi 13:30
30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which
today is, and tomorrow is cast into the oven, even so will he
clothe you, if ye are not of little faith.
3 Nephi 13:31
31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or,
What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?
3 Nephi 13:32
32 For your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all
3 Nephi 13:33
33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness,
and all these things shall be added unto you.
3 Nephi 13:34
34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow, for the morrow
shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient is the
day unto the evil thereof.
3 Nephi 14
3 Nephi 14:1
1 And now it came to pass that when Jesus had spoken these words
he turned again to the multitude, and did open his mouth unto
them again, saying: Verily, verily, I say unto you, Judge not,
that ye be not judged.
3 Nephi 14:2
2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and with
what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
3 Nephi 14:3
3 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye,
but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
3 Nephi 14:4
4 Or how wilt thou say to thy brother: Let me pull the mote out
of thine eye--and behold, a beam is in thine own eye?
3 Nephi 14:5
5 Thou hypocrite, first cast the beam out of thine own eye; and
then shalt thou see clearly to cast the mote out of thy brother's
3 Nephi 14:6
6 Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye
your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their
feet, and turn again and rend you.
3 Nephi 14:7
7 Ask, and it shall be given unto you; seek, and ye shall find;
knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
3 Nephi 14:8
8 For every one that asketh, receiveth; and he that seeketh,
findeth; and to him that knocketh, it shall be opened.
3 Nephi 14:9
9 Or what man is there of you, who, if his son ask bread, will
give him a stone?
3 Nephi 14:10
10 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?
3 Nephi 14:11
11 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your
children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give
good things to them that ask him?
3 Nephi 14:12
12 Therefore, all things whatsoever ye would that men should do
to you, do ye even so to them, for this is the law and the
3 Nephi 14:13
13 Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and
broad is the way, which leadeth to destruction, and many there be
who go in thereat;
3 Nephi 14:14
14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which
leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
3 Nephi 14:15
15 Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's
clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
3 Nephi 14:16
16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of
thorns, or figs of thistles?
3 Nephi 14:17
17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a
corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
3 Nephi 14:18
18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither a corrupt
tree bring forth good fruit.
3 Nephi 14:19
19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down,
and cast into the fire.
3 Nephi 14:20
20 Wherefore, by their fruits ye shall know them.
3 Nephi 14:21
21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter
into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my
Father who is in heaven.
3 Nephi 14:22
22 Many will say to me in that day: Lord, Lord, have we not
prophesied in thy name, and in thy name have cast out devils, and
in thy name done many wonderful works?
3 Nephi 14:23
23 And then will I profess unto them: I never knew you; depart
from me, ye that work iniquity.
3 Nephi 14:24
24 Therefore, whoso heareth these sayings of mine and doeth
them, I will liken him unto a wise man, who built his house upon
3 Nephi 14:25
25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds
blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not, for it was
founded upon a rock.
3 Nephi 14:26
26 And every one that heareth these sayings of mine and doeth
them not shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house
upon the sand--
3 Nephi 14:27
27 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds
blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell, and great was the
fall of it.
3 Nephi 15
3 Nephi 15:1
1 And now it came to pass that when Jesus had ended these
sayings he cast his eyes round about on the multitude, and said
unto them: Behold, ye have heard the things which I taught before
I ascended to my Father; therefore, whoso remembereth these
sayings of mine and doeth them, him will I raise up at the last
3 Nephi 15:2
2 And it came to pass that when Jesus had said these words he
perceived that there were some among them who marveled, and
wondered what he would concerning the law of Moses; for they
understood not the saying that old things had passed away, and
that all things had become new.
3 Nephi 15:3
3 And he said unto them: Marvel not that I said unto you that
old things had passed away, and that all things had become new.
3 Nephi 15:4
4 Behold, I say unto you that the law is fulfilled that was
given unto Moses.
3 Nephi 15:5
5 Behold, I am he that gave the law, and I am he who covenanted
with my people Israel; therefore, the law in me is fulfilled, for
I have come to fulfil the law; therefore it hath an end.
3 Nephi 15:6
6 Behold, I do not destroy the prophets, for as many as have not
been fulfilled in me, verily I say unto you, shall all be
3 Nephi 15:7
7 And because I said unto you that old things have passed away,
I do not destroy that which hath been spoken concerning things
which are to come.
3 Nephi 15:8
8 For behold, the covenant which I have made with my people is
not all fulfilled; but the law which was given unto Moses hath an
end in me.
3 Nephi 15:9
9 Behold, I am the law, and the light. Look unto me, and endure
to the end, and ye shall live; for unto him that endureth to the
end will I give eternal life.
3 Nephi 15:10
10 Behold, I have given unto you the commandments; therefore
keep my commandments. And this is the law and the prophets, for
they truly testified of me.
3 Nephi 15:11
11 And now it came to pass that when Jesus had spoken these
words, he said unto those twelve whom he had chosen:
3 Nephi 15:12
12 Ye are my disciples; and ye are a light unto this people, who
are a remnant of the house of Joseph.
3 Nephi 15:13
13 And behold, this is the land of your inheritance; and the
Father hath given it unto you.
3 Nephi 15:14
14 And not at any time hath the Father given me commandment that
I should tell it unto your brethren at Jerusalem.
3 Nephi 15:15
15 Neither at any time hath the Father given me commandment that
I should tell unto them concerning the other tribes of the house
of Israel, whom the Father hath led away out of the land.
3 Nephi 15:16
16 This much did the Father command me, that I should tell unto
3 Nephi 15:17
17 That other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also
I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be
one fold, and one shepherd.
3 Nephi 15:18
18 And now, because of stiffneckedness and unbelief they
understood not my word; therefore I was commanded to say no more
of the Father concerning this thing unto them.
3 Nephi 15:19
19 But, verily, I say unto you that the Father hath commanded
me, and I tell it unto you, that ye were separated from among
them because of their iniquity; therefore it is because of their
iniquity that they know not of you.
3 Nephi 15:20
20 And verily, I say unto you again that the other tribes hath
the Father separated from them; and it is because of their
iniquity that they know not of them.
3 Nephi 15:21
21 And verily I say unto you, that ye are they of whom I said:
Other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also I must
bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold,
and one shepherd.
3 Nephi 15:22
22 And they understood me not, for they supposed it had been the
Gentiles; for they understood not that the Gentiles should be
converted through their preaching.
3 Nephi 15:23
23 And they understood me not that I said they shall hear my
voice; and they understood me not that the Gentiles should not at
any time hear my voice--that I should not manifest myself unto
them save it were by the Holy Ghost.
3 Nephi 15:24
24 But behold, ye have both heard my voice, and seen me; and ye
are my sheep, and ye are numbered among those whom the Father
hath given me.
3 Nephi 16
3 Nephi 16:1
1 And verily, verily, I say unto you that I have other sheep
which are not of this land, neither of the land of Jerusalem,
neither in any parts of that land round about whither I have been
3 Nephi 16:2
2 For they of whom I speak are they who have not as yet heard my
voice; neither have I at any time manifested myself unto them.
3 Nephi 16:3
3 But I have received a commandment of the Father that I shall
go unto them, and that they shall hear my voice, and shall be
numbered among my sheep, that there may be one fold and one
shepherd; therefore I go to show myself unto them.
3 Nephi 16:4
4 And I command you that ye shall write these sayings after I am
gone, that if it so be that my people at Jerusalem, they who have
seen me and been with me in my ministry, do not ask the Father in
my name, that they may receive a knowledge of you by the Holy
Ghost, and also of the other tribes whom they know not of, that
these sayings which ye shall write shall be kept and shall be
manifested unto the Gentiles, that through the fulness of the
Gentiles, the remnant of their seed, who shall be scattered forth
upon the face of the earth because of their unbelief, may be
brought in, or may be brought to a knowledge of me, their
3 Nephi 16:5
5 And then will I gather them in from the four quarters of the
earth; and then will I fulfill the covenant which the Father hath
made unto all the people of the house of Israel.
3 Nephi 16:6
6 And blessed are the Gentiles, because of their belief in me,
in and of the Holy Ghost, which witnesses unto them of me and of
3 Nephi 16:7
7 Behold, because of their belief in me, saith the Father, and
because of the unbelief of you, O house of Israel, in the latter
day shall the truth come unto the Gentiles, that the fulness of
these things shall be made known unto them.
3 Nephi 16:8
8 But wo, saith the Father, unto the unbelieving of the
Gentiles--for notwithstanding they have come forth upon the face
of this land, and have scattered my people who are of the house
of Israel; and my people who are of the house of Israel have been
cast out from among them, and have been trodden under feet by
3 Nephi 16:9
9 And because of the mercies of the Father unto the Gentiles,
and also the judgments of the Father upon my people who are of
the house of Israel, verily, verily, I say unto you, that after
all this, and I have caused my people who are of the house of
Israel to be smitten, and to be afflicted, and to be slain, and
to be cast out from among them, and to become hated by them, and
to become a hiss and a byword among them--
3 Nephi 16:10
10 And thus commandeth the Father that I should say unto you: At
that day when the Gentiles shall sin against my gospel, and shall
reject the fulness of my gospel, and shall be lifted up in the
pride of their hearts above all nations, and above all the people
of the whole earth, and shall be filled with all manner of
lyings, and of deceits, and of mischiefs, and all manner of
hypocrisy, and murders, and priestcrafts, and whoredoms, and of
secret abominations; and if they shall do all those things, and
shall reject the fulness of my gospel, behold, saith the Father,
I will bring the fulness of my gospel from among them.
3 Nephi 16:11
11 And then will I remember my covenant which I have made unto
my people, O house of Israel, and I will bring my gospel unto
3 Nephi 16:12
12 And I will show unto thee, O house of Israel, that the
Gentiles shall not have power over you; but I will remember my
covenant unto you, O house of Israel, and ye shall come unto the
knowledge of the fulness of my gospel.
3 Nephi 16:13
13 But if the Gentiles will repent and return unto me, saith the
Father, behold they shall be numbered among my people, O house of
3 Nephi 16:14
14 And I will not suffer my people, who are of the house of
Israel, to go through among them, and tread them down, saith the
3 Nephi 16:15
15 But if they will not turn unto me, and hearken unto my voice,
I will suffer them, yea, I will suffer my people, O house of
Israel, that they shall go through among them, and shall tread
them down, and they shall be as salt that hath lost its savor,
which is thenceforth good for nothing but to be cast out, and to
be trodden under foot of my people, O house of Israel.
3 Nephi 16:16
16 Verily, verily, I say unto you, thus hath the Father
commanded me--that I should give unto this people this land for
3 Nephi 16:17
17 And then the words of the prophet Isaiah shall be fulfilled,
3 Nephi 16:18
18 Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice together
shall they sing, for they shall see eye to eye when the Lord
shall bring again Zion.
3 Nephi 16:19
19 Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of
Jerusalem; for the Lord hath comforted his people, he hath
3 Nephi 16:20
20 The Lord hath made bare his holy arm in the eye of all the
nations; and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of
3 Nephi 17
3 Nephi 17:1
1 Behold, now it came to pass that when Jesus had spoken these
words he looked round about again on the multitude, and he said
unto them: Behold, my time is at hand.
3 Nephi 17:2
2 I perceive that ye are weak, that ye cannot understand all my
words which I am commanded of the Father to speak unto you at
3 Nephi 17:3
3 Therefore, go ye unto your homes, and ponder upon the things
which I have said, and ask of the Father, in my name, that ye may
understand, and prepare your minds for the morrow, and I come
unto you again.
3 Nephi 17:4
4 But now I go unto the Father, and also to show myself unto the
lost tribes of Israel, for they are not lost unto the Father, for
he knoweth whither he hath taken them.
3 Nephi 17:5
5 And it came to pass that when Jesus had thus spoken, he cast
his eyes round about again on the multitude, and beheld they were
in tears, and did look steadfastly upon him as if they would ask
him to tarry a little longer with them.
3 Nephi 17:6
6 And he said unto them: Behold, my bowels are filled with
compassion towards you.
3 Nephi 17:7
7 Have ye any that are sick among you? Bring them hither. Have
ye any that are lame, or blind, or halt, or maimed, or leprous,
or that are withered, or that are deaf, or that are afflicted in
any manner? Bring them hither and I will heal them, for I have
compassion upon you; my bowels are filled with mercy.
3 Nephi 17:8
8 For I perceive that ye desire that I should show unto you what
I have done unto your brethren at Jerusalem, for I see that your
faith is sufficient that I should heal you.
3 Nephi 17:9
9 And it came to pass that when he had thus spoken, all the
multitude, with one accord, did go forth with their sick and
their afflicted, and their lame, and with their blind, and with
their dumb, and with all them that were afflicted in any manner;
and he did heal them every one as they were brought forth unto
3 Nephi 17:10
10 And they did all, both they who had been healed and they who
were whole, bow down at his feet, and did worship him; and as
many as could come for the multitude did kiss his feet, insomuch
that they did bathe his feet with their tears.
3 Nephi 17:11
11 And it came to pass that he commanded that their little
children should be brought.
3 Nephi 17:12
12 So they brought their little children and set them down upon
the ground round about him, and Jesus stood in the midst; and the
multitude gave way till they had all been brought unto him.
3 Nephi 17:13
13 And it came to pass that when they had all been brought, and
Jesus stood in the midst, he commanded the multitude that they
should kneel down upon the ground.
3 Nephi 17:14
14 And it came to pass that when they had knelt upon the ground,
Jesus groaned within himself, and said: Father, I am troubled
because of the wickedness of the people of the house of Israel.
3 Nephi 17:15
15 And when he had said these words, he himself also knelt upon
the earth; and behold he prayed unto the Father, and the things
which he prayed cannot be written, and the multitude did bear
record who heard him.
3 Nephi 17:16
16 And after this manner do they bear record: The eye hath never
seen, neither hath the ear heard, before, so great and marvelous
things as we saw and heard Jesus speak unto the Father;
3 Nephi 17:17
17 And no tongue can speak, neither can there be written by any
man, neither can the hearts of men conceive so great and
marvelous things as we both saw and heard Jesus speak; and no one
can conceive of the joy which filled our souls at the time we
heard him pray for us unto the Father.
3 Nephi 17:18
18 And it came to pass that when Jesus had made an end of
praying unto the Father, he arose; but so great was the joy of
the multitude that they were overcome.
3 Nephi 17:19
19 And it came to pass that Jesus spake unto them, and bade them
3 Nephi 17:20
20 And they arose from the earth, and he said unto them: Blessed
are ye because of your faith. And now behold, my joy is full.
3 Nephi 17:21
21 And when he had said these words, he wept, and the multitude
bare record of it, and he took their little children, one by one,
and blessed them, and prayed unto the Father for them.
3 Nephi 17:22
22 And when he had done this he wept again;
3 Nephi 17:23
23 And he spake unto the multitude, and said unto them: Behold
your little ones.
3 Nephi 17:24
24 And as they looked to behold they cast their eyes towards
heaven, and they saw the heavens open, and they saw angels
descending out of heaven as it were in the midst of fire; and
they came down and encircled those little ones about, and they
were encircled about with fire; and the angels did minister unto
3 Nephi 17:25
25 And the multitude did see and hear and bear record; and they
know that their record is true for they all of them did see and
hear, every man for himself; and they were in number about two
thousand and five hundred souls; and they did consist of men,
women, and children.
3 Nephi 18
3 Nephi 18:1
1 And it came to pass that Jesus commanded his disciples that
they should bring forth some bread and wine unto him.
3 Nephi 18:2
2 And while they were gone for bread and wine, he commanded the
multitude that they should sit themselves down upon the earth.
3 Nephi 18:3
3 And when the disciples had come with bread and wine, he took
of the bread and brake and blessed it; and he gave unto the
disciples and commanded that they should eat.
3 Nephi 18:4
4 And when they had eaten and were filled, he commanded that
they should give unto the multitude.
3 Nephi 18:5
5 And when the multitude had eaten and were filled, he said unto
the disciples: Behold there shall one be ordained among you, and
to him will I give power that he shall break bread and bless it
and give it unto the people of my church, unto all those who
shall believe and be baptized in my name.
3 Nephi 18:6
6 And this shall ye always observe to do, even as I have done,
even as I have broken bread and blessed it and given it unto you.
3 Nephi 18:7
7 And this shall ye do in remembrance of my body, which I have
shown unto you. And it shall be a testimony unto the Father that
ye do always remember me. And if ye do always remember me ye
shall have my Spirit to be with you.
3 Nephi 18:8
8 And it came to pass that when he said these words, he
commanded his disciples that they should take of the wine of the
cup and drink of it, and that they should also give unto the
multitude that they might drink of it.
3 Nephi 18:9
9 And it came to pass that they did so, and did drink of it and
were filled; and they gave unto the multitude, and they did
drink, and they were filled.
3 Nephi 18:10
10 And when the disciples had done this, Jesus said unto them:
Blessed are ye for this thing which ye have done, for this is
fulfilling my commandments, and this doth witness unto the Father
that ye are willing to do that which I have commanded you.
3 Nephi 18:11
11 And this shall ye always do to those who repent and are
baptized in my name; and ye shall do it in remembrance of my
blood, which I have shed for you, that ye may witness unto the
Father that ye do always remember me. And if ye do always
remember me ye shall have my Spirit to be with you.
3 Nephi 18:12
12 And I give unto you a commandment that ye shall do these
things. And if ye shall always do these things blessed are ye,
for ye are built upon my rock.
3 Nephi 18:13
13 But whoso among you shall do more or less than these are not
built upon my rock, but are built upon a sandy foundation; and
when the rain descends, and the floods come, and the winds blow,
and beat upon them, they shall fall, and the gates of hell are
ready open to receive them.
3 Nephi 18:14
14 Therefore blessed are ye if ye shall keep my commandments,
which the Father hath commanded me that I should give unto you.
3 Nephi 18:15
15 Verily, verily, I say unto you, ye must watch and pray
always, lest ye be tempted by the devil, and ye be led away
captive by him.
3 Nephi 18:16
16 And as I have prayed among you even so shall ye pray in my
church, among my people who do repent and are baptized in my
name. Behold I am the light; I have set an example for you.
3 Nephi 18:17
17 And it came to pass that when Jesus had spoken these words
unto his disciples, he turned again unto the multitude and said
3 Nephi 18:18
18 Behold, verily, verily, I say unto you, ye must watch and
pray always lest ye enter into temptation; for Satan desireth to
have you, that he may sift you as wheat.
3 Nephi 18:19
19 Therefore ye must always pray unto the Father in my name;
3 Nephi 18:20
20 And whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, which is
right, believing that ye shall receive, behold it shall be given
3 Nephi 18:21
21 Pray in your families unto the Father, always in my name,
that your wives and your children may be blessed.
3 Nephi 18:22
22 And behold, ye shall meet together oft; and ye shall not
forbid any man from coming unto you when ye shall meet together,
but suffer them that they may come unto you and forbid them not;
3 Nephi 18:23
23 But ye shall pray for them, and shall not cast them out; and
if it so be that they come unto you oft ye shall pray for them
unto the Father, in my name.
3 Nephi 18:24
24 Therefore, hold up your light that it may shine unto the
world. Behold I am the light which ye shall hold up--that which
ye have seen me do. Behold ye see that I have prayed unto the
Father, and ye all have witnessed.
3 Nephi 18:25
25 And ye see that I have commanded that none of you should go
away, but rather have commanded that ye should come unto me, that
ye might feel and see; even so shall ye do unto the world; and
whosoever breaketh this commandment suffereth himself to be led
3 Nephi 18:26
26 And now it came to pass that when Jesus had spoken these
words, he turned his eyes again upon the disciples whom he had
chosen, and said unto them:
3 Nephi 18:27
27 Behold verily, verily, I say unto you, I give unto you
another commandment, and then I must go unto my Father that I may
fulfil other commandments which he hath given me.
3 Nephi 18:28
28 And now behold, this is the commandment which I give unto
you, that ye shall not suffer any one knowingly to partake of my
flesh and blood unworthily, when ye shall minister it;
3 Nephi 18:29
29 For whoso eateth and drinketh my flesh and blood unworthily
eateth and drinketh damnation to his soul; therefore if ye know
that a man is unworthy to eat and drink of my flesh and blood ye
shall forbid him.
3 Nephi 18:30
30 Nevertheless, ye shall not cast him out from among you, but
ye shall minister unto him and shall pray for him unto the
Father, in my name; and if it so be that he repenteth and is
baptized in my name, then shall ye receive him, and shall
minister unto him of my flesh and blood.
3 Nephi 18:31
31 But if he repent not he shall not be numbered among my
people, that he may not destroy my people, for behold I know my
sheep, and they are numbered.
3 Nephi 18:32
32 Nevertheless, ye shall not cast him out of your synagogues,
or your places of worship, for unto such shall ye continue to
minister; for ye know not but what they will return and repent,
and come unto me with full purpose of heart, and I shall heal
them; and ye shall be the means of bringing salvation unto them.
3 Nephi 18:33
33 Therefore, keep these sayings which I have commanded you that
ye come not under condemnation; for wo unto him whom the Father
3 Nephi 18:34
34 And I give you these commandments because of the disputations
which have been among you. And blessed are ye if ye have no
disputations among you.
3 Nephi 18:35
35 And now I go unto the Father, because it is expedient that I
should go unto the Father for your sakes.
3 Nephi 18:36
36 And it came to pass that when Jesus had made an end of these
sayings, he touched with his hand the disciples whom he had
chosen, one by one, even until he had touched them all, and spake
unto them as he touched them.
3 Nephi 18:37
37 And the multitude heard not the words which he spake,
therefore they did not bear record; but the disciples bare record
that he gave them power to give the Holy Ghost. And I will show
unto you hereafter that this record is true.
3 Nephi 18:38
38 And it came to pass that when Jesus had touched them all,
there came a cloud and overshadowed the multitude that they could
not see Jesus.
3 Nephi 18:39
39 And while they were overshadowed he departed from them, and
ascended into heaven. And the disciples saw and did bear record
that he ascended again into heaven.
3 Nephi 19
3 Nephi 19:1
1 And now it came to pass that when Jesus had ascended into
heaven, the multitude did disperse, and every man did take his
wife and his children and did return to his own home.
3 Nephi 19:2
2 And it was noised abroad among the people immediately, before
it was yet dark, that the multitude had seen Jesus, and that he
had ministered unto them, and that he would also show himself on
the morrow unto the multitude.
3 Nephi 19:3
3 Yea, and even all the night it was noised abroad concerning
Jesus; and insomuch did they send forth unto the people that
there were many, yea, an exceedingly great number, did labor
exceedingly all that night, that they might be on the morrow in
the place where Jesus should show himself unto the multitude.
3 Nephi 19:4
4 And it came to pass that on the morrow, when the multitude was
gathered together, behold, Nephi and his brother whom he had
raised from the dead, whose name was Timothy, and also his son,
whose name was Jonas, and also Mathoni, and Mathonihah, his
brother, and Kumen, and Kumenonhi, and Jeremiah, and Shemnon, and
Jonas, and Zedekiah, and Isaiah--now these were the names of the
disciples whom Jesus had chosen--and it came to pass that they
went forth and stood in the midst of the multitude.
3 Nephi 19:5
5 And behold, the multitude was so great that they did cause
that they should be separated into twelve bodies.
3 Nephi 19:6
6 And the twelve did teach the multitude; and behold, they did
cause that the multitude should kneel down upon the face of the
earth, and should pray unto the Father in the name of Jesus.
3 Nephi 19:7
7 And the disciples did pray unto the Father also in the name of
Jesus. And it came to pass that they arose and ministered unto
3 Nephi 19:8
8 And when they had ministered those same words which Jesus had
spoken--nothing varying from the words which Jesus had
spoken--behold, they knelt again and prayed to the Father in the
name of Jesus.
3 Nephi 19:9
9 And they did pray for that which they most desired; and they
desired that the Holy Ghost should be given unto them.
3 Nephi 19:10
10 And when they had thus prayed they went down unto the water's
edge, and the multitude followed them.
3 Nephi 19:11
11 And it came to pass that Nephi went down into the water and
3 Nephi 19:12
12 And he came up out of the water and began to baptize. And he
baptized all those whom Jesus had chosen.
3 Nephi 19:13
13 And it came to pass when they were all baptized and had come
up out of the water, the Holy Ghost did fall upon them, and they
were filled with the Holy Ghost and with fire.
3 Nephi 19:14
14 And behold, they were encircled about as if it were by fire;
and it came down from heaven, and the multitude did witness it,
and did bear record; and angels did come down out of heaven and
did minister unto them.
3 Nephi 19:15
15 And it came to pass that while the angels were ministering
unto the disciples, behold, Jesus came and stood in the midst and
ministered unto them.
3 Nephi 19:16
16 And it came to pass that he spake unto the multitude, and
commanded them that they should kneel down again upon the earth,
and also that his disciples should kneel down upon the earth.
3 Nephi 19:17
17 And it came to pass that when they had all knelt down upon
the earth, he commanded his disciples that they should pray.
3 Nephi 19:18
18 And behold, they began to pray; and they did pray unto Jesus,
calling him their Lord and their God.
3 Nephi 19:19
19 And it came to pass that Jesus departed out of the midst of
them, and went a little way off from them and bowed himself to
the earth, and he said:
3 Nephi 19:20
20 Father, I thank thee that thou hast given the Holy Ghost unto
these whom I have chosen; and it is because of their belief in me
that I have chosen them out of the world.
3 Nephi 19:21
21 Father, I pray thee that thou wilt give the Holy Ghost unto
all them that shall believe in their words.
3 Nephi 19:22
22 Father, thou hast given them the Holy Ghost because they
believe in me; and thou seest that they believe in me because
thou hearest them, and they pray unto me; and they pray unto me
because I am with them.
3 Nephi 19:23
23 And now Father, I pray unto thee for them, and also for all
those who shall believe on their words, that they may believe in
me, that I may be in them as thou, Father, art in me, that we may
3 Nephi 19:24
24 And it came to pass that when Jesus had thus prayed unto the
Father, he came unto his disciples, and behold, they did still
continue, without ceasing, to pray unto him; and they did not
multiply many words, for it was given unto them what they should
pray, and they were filled with desire.
3 Nephi 19:25
25 And it came to pass that Jesus blessed them as they did pray
unto him; and his countenance did smile upon them, and the light
of his countenance did shine upon them, and behold they were as
white as the countenance and also the garments of Jesus; and
behold the whiteness thereof did exceed all the whiteness, yea,
even there could be nothing upon earth so white as the whiteness
3 Nephi 19:26
26 And Jesus said unto them: Pray on; nevertheless they did not
cease to pray.
3 Nephi 19:27
27 And he turned from them again, and went a little way off and
bowed himself to the earth; and he prayed again unto the Father,
3 Nephi 19:28
28 Father, I thank thee that thou hast purified those whom I
have chosen, because of their faith, and I pray for them, and
also for them who shall believe on their words, that they may be
purified in me, through faith on their words, even as they are
purified in me.
3 Nephi 19:29
29 Father, I pray not for the world, but for those whom thou
hast given me out of the world, because of their faith, that they
may be purified in me, that I may be in them as thou, Father, art
in me, that we may be one, that I may be glorified in them.
3 Nephi 19:30
30 And when Jesus had spoken these words he came again unto his
disciples; and behold they did pray steadfastly, without ceasing,
unto him; and he did smile upon them again; and behold they were
white, even as Jesus.
3 Nephi 19:31
31 And it came to pass that he went again a little way off and
prayed unto the Father;
3 Nephi 19:32
32 And tongue cannot speak the words which he prayed, neither
can be written by man the words which he prayed.
3 Nephi 19:33
33 And the multitude did hear and do bear record; and their
hearts were open and they did understand in their hearts the
words which he prayed.
3 Nephi 19:34
34 Nevertheless, so great and marvelous were the words which he
prayed that they cannot be written, neither can they be uttered
3 Nephi 19:35
35 And it came to pass that when Jesus had made an end of
praying he came again to the disciples, and said unto them: So
great faith have I never seen among all the Jews; wherefore I
could not show unto them so great miracles, because of their
3 Nephi 19:36
36 Verily I say unto you, there are none of them that have seen
so great things as ye have seen; neither have they heard so great
things as ye have heard.
3 Nephi 20
3 Nephi 20:1
1 And it came to pass that he commanded the multitude that they
should cease to pray, and also his disciples. And he commanded
them that they should not cease to pray in their hearts.
3 Nephi 20:2
2 And he commanded them that they should arise and stand up upon
their feet. And they arose up and stood upon their feet.
3 Nephi 20:3
3 And it came to pass that he brake bread again and blessed it,
and gave to the disciples to eat.
3 Nephi 20:4
4 And when they had eaten he commanded them that they should
break bread, and give unto the multitude.
3 Nephi 20:5
5 And when they had given unto the multitude he also gave them
wine to drink, and commanded them that they should give unto the
3 Nephi 20:6
6 Now, there had been no bread, neither wine, brought by the
disciples, neither by the multitude;
3 Nephi 20:7
7 But he truly gave unto them bread to eat, and also wine to
3 Nephi 20:8
8 And he said unto them: He that eateth this bread eateth of my
body to his soul; and he that drinketh of this wine drinketh of
my blood to his soul; and his soul shall never hunger nor thirst,
but shall be filled.
3 Nephi 20:9
9 Now, when the multitude had all eaten and drunk, behold, they
were filled with the Spirit; and they did cry out with one voice,
and gave glory to Jesus, whom they both saw and heard.
3 Nephi 20:10
10 And it came to pass that when they had all given glory unto
Jesus, he said unto them: Behold now I finish the commandment
which the Father hath commanded me concerning this people, who
are a remnant of the house of Israel.
3 Nephi 20:11
11 Ye remember that I spake unto you, and said that when the
words of Isaiah should be fulfilled--behold they are written, ye
have them before you, therefore search them--
3 Nephi 20:12
12 And verily, verily, I say unto you, that when they shall be
fulfilled then is the fulfilling of the covenant which the Father
hath made unto his people, O house of Israel.
3 Nephi 20:13
13 And then shall the remnants, which shall be scattered abroad
upon the face of the earth, be gathered in from the east and from
the west, and from the south and from the north; and they shall
be brought to the knowledge of the Lord their God, who hath
3 Nephi 20:14
14 And the Father hath commanded me that I should give unto you
this land, for your inheritance.
3 Nephi 20:15
15 And I say unto you, that if the Gentiles do not repent after
the blessing which they shall receive, after they have scattered
3 Nephi 20:16
16 Then shall ye, who are a remnant of the house of Jacob, go
forth among them; and ye shall be in the midst of them who shall
be many; and ye shall be among them as a lion among the beasts of
the forest, and as a young lion among the flocks of sheep, who,
if he goeth through both treadeth down and teareth in pieces, and
none can deliver.
3 Nephi 20:17
17 Thy hand shall be lifted up upon thine adversaries, and all
thine enemies shall be cut off.
3 Nephi 20:18
18 And I will gather my people together as a man gathereth his
sheaves into the floor.
3 Nephi 20:19
19 For I will make my people with whom the Father hath
covenanted, yea, I will make thy horn iron, and I will make thy
hoofs brass. And thou shalt beat in pieces many people; and I
will consecrate their gain unto the Lord, and their substance
unto the Lord of the whole earth. And behold, I am he who doeth
3 Nephi 20:20
20 And it shall come to pass, saith the Father, that the sword
of my justice shall hang over them at that day; and except they
repent it shall fall upon them, saith the Father, yea, even upon
all the nations of the Gentiles.
3 Nephi 20:21
21 And it shall come to pass that I will establish my people, O
house of Israel.
3 Nephi 20:22
22 And behold, this people will I establish in this land, unto
the fulfilling of the covenant which I made with your father
Jacob; and it shall be a New Jerusalem. And the powers of heaven
shall be in the midst of this people; yea, even I will be in the
midst of you.
3 Nephi 20:23
23 Behold, I am he of whom Moses spake, saying: A prophet shall
the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto
me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto
you. And it shall come to pass that every soul who will not hear
that prophet shall be cut off from among the people.
3 Nephi 20:24
24 Verily I say unto you, yea, and all the prophets from Samuel
and those that follow after, as many as have spoken, have
testified of me.
3 Nephi 20:25
25 And behold, ye are the children of the prophets; and ye are
of the house of Israel; and ye are of the covenant which the
Father made with your fathers, saying unto Abraham: And in thy
seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.
3 Nephi 20:26
26 The Father having raised me up unto you first, and sent me to
bless you in turning away every one of you from his iniquities;
and this because ye are the children of the covenant--
3 Nephi 20:27
27 And after that ye were blessed then fulfilleth the Father the
covenant which he made with Abraham, saying: In thy seed shall
all the kindreds of the earth be blessed--unto the pouring out of
the Holy Ghost through me upon the Gentiles, which blessing upon
the Gentiles shall make them mighty above all, unto the
scattering of my people, O house of Israel.
3 Nephi 20:28
28 And they shall be a scourge unto the people of this land.
Nevertheless, when they shall have received the fulness of my
gospel, then if they shall harden their hearts against me I will
return their iniquities upon their own heads, saith the Father.
3 Nephi 20:29
29 And I will remember the covenant which I have made with my
people; and I have covenanted with them that I would gather them
together in mine own due time, that I would give unto them again
the land of their fathers for their inheritance, which is the
land of Jerusalem, which is the promised land unto them forever,
saith the Father.
3 Nephi 20:30
30 And it shall come to pass that the time cometh, when the
fulness of my gospel shall be preached unto them;
3 Nephi 20:31
31 And they shall believe in me, that I am Jesus Christ, the Son
of God, and shall pray unto the Father in my name.
3 Nephi 20:32
32 Then shall their watchmen lift up their voice, and with the
voice together shall they sing; for they shall see eye to eye.
3 Nephi 20:33
33 Then will the Father gather them together again, and give
unto them Jerusalem for the land of their inheritance.
3 Nephi 20:34
34 Then shall they break forth into joy--Sing together, ye waste
places of Jerusalem; for the Father hath comforted his people, he
hath redeemed Jerusalem.
3 Nephi 20:35
35 The Father hath made bare his holy arm in the eyes of all the
nations; and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of
the Father; and the Father and I are one.
3 Nephi 20:36
36 And then shall be brought to pass that which is written:
Awake, awake again, and put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy
beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city, for henceforth
there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the
3 Nephi 20:37
37 Shake thyself from the dust; arise, sit down, O Jerusalem;
loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of
3 Nephi 20:38
38 For thus saith the Lord: Ye have sold yourselves for naught,
and ye shall be redeemed without money.
3 Nephi 20:39
39 Verily, verily, I say unto you, that my people shall know my
name; yea, in that day they shall know that I am he that doth
3 Nephi 20:40
40 And then shall they say: How beautiful upon the mountains are
the feet of him that bringeth good tidings unto them, that
publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings unto them of good,
that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion: Thy God
3 Nephi 20:41
41 And then shall a cry go forth: Depart ye, depart ye, go ye
out from thence, touch not that which is unclean; go ye out of
the midst of her; be ye clean that bear the vessels of the Lord.
3 Nephi 20:42
42 For ye shall not go out with haste nor go by flight; for the
Lord will go before you, and the God of Israel shall be your
3 Nephi 20:43
43 Behold, my servant shall deal prudently; he shall be exalted
and extolled and be very high.
3 Nephi 20:44
44 As many were astonished at thee--his visage was so marred,
more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men--
3 Nephi 20:45
45 So shall he sprinkle many nations; the kings shall shut their
mouths at him, for that which had not been told them shall they
see; and that which they had not heard shall they consider.
3 Nephi 20:46
46 Verily, verily, I say unto you, all these things shall surely
come, even as the Father hath commanded me. Then shall this
covenant which the Father hath covenanted with his people be
fulfilled; and then shall Jerusalem be inhabited again with my
people, and it shall be the land of their inheritance.
3 Nephi 21
3 Nephi 21:1
1 And verily I say unto you, I give unto you a sign, that ye may
know the time when these things shall be about to take
place--that I shall gather in, from their long dispersion, my
people, O house of Israel, and shall establish again among them
3 Nephi 21:2
2 And behold, this is the thing which I will give unto you for a
sign--for verily I say unto you that when these things which I
declare unto you, and which I shall declare unto you hereafter of
myself, and by the power of the Holy Ghost which shall be given
unto you of the Father, shall be made known unto the Gentiles
that they may know concerning this people who are a remnant of
the house of Jacob, and concerning this my people who shall be
scattered by them;
3 Nephi 21:3
3 Verily, verily, I say unto you, when these things shall be
made known unto them of the Father, and shall come forth of the
Father, from them unto you;
3 Nephi 21:4
4 For it is wisdom in the Father that they should be established
in this land, and be set up as a free people by the power of the
Father, that these things might come forth from them unto a
remnant of your seed, that the covenant of the Father may be
fulfilled which he hath covenanted with his people, O house of
3 Nephi 21:5
5 Therefore, when these works and the works which shall be
wrought among you hereafter shall come forth from the Gentiles,
unto your seed which shall dwindle in unbelief because of
3 Nephi 21:6
6 For thus it behooveth the Father that it should come forth
from the Gentiles, that he may show forth his power unto the
Gentiles, for this cause that the Gentiles, if they will not
harden their hearts, that they may repent and come unto me and be
baptized in my name and know of the true points of my doctrine,
that they may be numbered among my people, O house of Israel;
3 Nephi 21:7
7 And when these things come to pass that thy seed shall begin
to know these things--it shall be a sign unto them, that they may
know that the work of the Father hath already commenced unto the
fulfilling of the covenant which he hath made unto the people who
are of the house of Israel.
3 Nephi 21:8
8 And when that day shall come, it shall come to pass that kings
shall shut their mouths; for that which had not been told them
shall they see; and that which they had not heard shall they
3 Nephi 21:9
9 For in that day, for my sake shall the Father work a work,
which shall be a great and a marvelous work among them; and there
shall be among them those who will not believe it, although a man
shall declare it unto them.
3 Nephi 21:10
10 But behold, the life of my servant shall be in my hand;
therefore they shall not hurt him, although he shall be marred
because of them. Yet I will heal him, for I will show unto them
that my wisdom is greater than the cunning of the devil.
3 Nephi 21:11
11 Therefore it shall come to pass that whosoever will not
believe in my words, who am Jesus Christ, which the Father shall
cause him to bring forth unto the Gentiles, and shall give unto
him power that he shall bring them forth unto the Gentiles, (it
shall be done even as Moses said) they shall be cut off from
among my people who are of the covenant.
3 Nephi 21:12
12 And my people who are a remnant of Jacob shall be among the
Gentiles, yea, in the midst of them as a lion among the beasts of
the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep, who, if he
go through both treadeth down and teareth in pieces, and none can
3 Nephi 21:13
13 Their hand shall be lifted up upon their adversaries, and all
their enemies shall be cut off.
3 Nephi 21:14
14 Yea, wo be unto the Gentiles except they repent; for it shall
come to pass in that day, saith the Father, that I will cut off
thy horses out of the midst of thee, and I will destroy thy
3 Nephi 21:15
15 And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and throw down all
3 Nephi 21:16
16 And I will cut off witchcrafts out of thy land, and thou
shalt have no more soothsayers;
3 Nephi 21:17
17 Thy graven images I will also cut off, and thy standing
images out of the midst of thee, and thou shalt no more worship
the works of thy hands;
3 Nephi 21:18
18 And I will pluck up thy groves out of the midst of thee; so
will I destroy thy cities.
3 Nephi 21:19
19 And it shall come to pass that all lyings, and deceivings,
and envyings, and strifes, and priestcrafts, and whoredoms, shall
be done away.
3 Nephi 21:20
20 For it shall come to pass, saith the Father, that at that day
whosoever will not repent and come unto my Beloved Son, them will
I cut off from among my people, O house of Israel;
3 Nephi 21:21
21 And I will execute vengeance and fury upon them, even as upon
the heathen, such as they have not heard.
3 Nephi 21:22
22 But if they will repent and hearken unto my words, and harden
not their hearts, I will establish my church among them, and they
shall come in unto the covenant and be numbered among this the
remnant of Jacob, unto whom I have given this land for their
3 Nephi 21:23
23 And they shall assist my people, the remnant of Jacob, and
also as many of the house of Israel as shall come, that they may
build a city, which shall be called the New Jerusalem.
3 Nephi 21:24
24 And then shall they assist my people that they may be
gathered in, who are scattered upon all the face of the land, in
unto the New Jerusalem.
3 Nephi 21:25
25 And then shall the power of heaven come down among them; and
I also will be in the midst.
3 Nephi 21:26
26 And then shall the work of the Father commence at that day,
even when this gospel shall be preached among the remnant of this
people. Verily I say unto you, at that day shall the work of the
Father commence among all the dispersed of my people, yea, even
the tribes which have been lost, which the Father hath led away
out of Jerusalem.
3 Nephi 21:27
27 Yea, the work shall commence among all the dispersed of my
people, with the Father to prepare the way whereby they may come
unto me, that they may call on the Father in my name.
3 Nephi 21:28
28 Yea, and then shall the work commence, with the Father among
all nations in preparing the way whereby his people may be
gathered home to the land of their inheritance.
3 Nephi 21:29
29 And they shall go out from all nations; and they shall not go
out in haste, nor go by flight, for I will go before them, saith
the Father, and I will be their rearward.
3 Nephi 22
3 Nephi 22:1
1 And then shall that which is written come to pass: Sing, O
barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and
cry aloud, thou that didst not travail with child; for more are
the children of the desolate than the children of the married
wife, saith the Lord.
3 Nephi 22:2
2 Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the
curtains of thy habitations; spare not, lengthen thy cords and
strengthen thy stakes;
3 Nephi 22:3
3 For thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left,
and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles and make the desolate
cities to be inhabited.
3 Nephi 22:4
4 Fear not, for thou shalt not be ashamed; neither be thou
confounded, for thou shalt not be put to shame; for thou shalt
forget the shame of thy youth, and shalt not remember the
reproach of thy youth, and shalt not remember the reproach of thy
widowhood any more.
3 Nephi 22:5
5 For thy maker, thy husband, the Lord of Hosts is his name; and
thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel--the God of the whole earth
shall he be called.
3 Nephi 22:6
6 For the Lord hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved
in spirit, and a wife of youth, when thou wast refused, saith thy
3 Nephi 22:7
7 For a small moment have I forsaken thee, but with great
mercies will I gather thee.
3 Nephi 22:8
8 In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment, but
with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the
Lord thy Redeemer.
3 Nephi 22:9
9 For this, the waters of Noah unto me, for as I have sworn that
the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth, so have I
sworn that I would not be wroth with thee.
3 Nephi 22:10
10 For the mountains shall depart and the hills be removed, but
my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the
covenant of my peace be removed, saith the Lord that hath mercy
3 Nephi 22:11
11 O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted!
Behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colors, and lay thy
foundations with sapphires.
3 Nephi 22:12
12 And I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of
carbuncles, and all thy borders of pleasant stones.
3 Nephi 22:13
13 And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great
shall be the peace of thy children.
3 Nephi 22:14
14 In righteousness shalt thou be established; thou shalt be far
from oppression for thou shalt not fear, and from terror for it
shall not come near thee.
3 Nephi 22:15
15 Behold, they shall surely gather together against thee, not
by me; whosoever shall gather together against thee shall fall
for thy sake.
3 Nephi 22:16
16 Behold, I have created the smith that bloweth the coals in
the fire, and that bringeth forth an instrument for his work; and
I have created the waster to destroy.
3 Nephi 22:17
17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and
every tongue that shall revile against thee in judgment thou
shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord,
and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.
3 Nephi 23
3 Nephi 23:1
1 And now, behold, I say unto you, that ye ought to search these
things. Yea, a commandment I give unto you that ye search these
things diligently; for great are the words of Isaiah.
3 Nephi 23:2
2 For surely he spake as touching all things concerning my
people which are of the house of Israel; therefore it must needs
be that he must speak also to the Gentiles.
3 Nephi 23:3
3 And all things that he spake have been and shall be, even
according to the words which he spake.
3 Nephi 23:4
4 Therefore give heed to my words; write the things which I have
told you; and according to the time and the will of the Father
they shall go forth unto the Gentiles.
3 Nephi 23:5
5 And whosoever will hearken unto my words and repenteth and is
baptized, the same shall be saved. Search the prophets, for many
there be that testify of these things.
3 Nephi 23:6
6 And now it came to pass that when Jesus had said these words
he said unto them again, after he had expounded all the
scriptures unto them which they had received, he said unto them:
Behold, other scriptures I would that ye should write, that ye
3 Nephi 23:7
7 And it came to pass that he said unto Nephi: Bring forth the
record which ye have kept.
3 Nephi 23:8
8 And when Nephi had brought forth the records, and laid them
before him, he cast his eyes upon them and said:
3 Nephi 23:9
9 Verily I say unto you, I commanded my servant Samuel, the
Lamanite, that he should testify unto this people, that at the
day that the Father should glorify his name in me that there were
many saints who should arise from the dead, and should appear
unto many, and should minister unto them. And he said unto them:
Was it not so?
3 Nephi 23:10
10 And his disciples answered him and said: Yea, Lord, Samuel
did prophesy according to thy words, and they were all fulfilled.
3 Nephi 23:11
11 And Jesus said unto them: How be it that ye have not written
this thing, that many saints did arise and appear unto many and
did minister unto them?
3 Nephi 23:12
12 And it came to pass that Nephi remembered that this thing had
not been written.
3 Nephi 23:13
13 And it came to pass that Jesus commanded that it should be
written; therefore it was written according as he commanded.
3 Nephi 23:14
14 And now it came to pass that when Jesus had expounded all the
scriptures in one, which they had written, he commanded them that
they should teach the things which he had expounded unto them.
3 Nephi 24
3 Nephi 24:1
1 And it came to pass that he commanded them that they should
write the words which the Father had given unto Malachi, which he
should tell unto them. And it came to pass that after they were
written he expounded them. And these are the words which he did
tell unto them, saying: Thus said the Father unto
Malachi--Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare
the way before me, and the Lord whom ye seek shall suddenly come
to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye
delight in; behold, he shall come, saith the Lord of Hosts.
3 Nephi 24:2
2 But who may abide the day of his coming, and who shall stand
when he appeareth? For he is like a refiner's fire, and like
3 Nephi 24:3
3 And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; and he
shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver,
that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.
3 Nephi 24:4
4 Then shall the offering of Judah and Jerusalem be pleasant
unto the Lord, as in the days of old, and as in former years.
3 Nephi 24:5
5 And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift
witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and
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