And thus ended the thirtieth year; And thus were the affairs of the people of Nephi.
And it came to pass in the thirty and first year that they were divided into tribes, every man according to his family, kindred and friends;
Nevertheless, they had come to an agreement that they would not go to war one with another; But they were not united as to their laws and their manner of government, for they were established according to the minds of them which were their chiefs and their leaders;
But they did establish very strict laws that one tribe should not trespass against another, insomuch that in some degree they had peace in the land;
Nevertheless, their hearts were turned from the Lord their God and they did stone the prophets and did cast them out from among them.
And it came to pass that Nephi- Having been visited by angels, and also the voice of the Lord, Therefore, having seen angels and being eyewitness, And having had power given unto him that he might know concerning the ministry of Christ, And also being eyewitness to their quick return from right- eousness unto their wickedness and also abominations, 57
Therefore, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts and the blindness of their minds- Went forth among them in that same year and began to testify boldly repentance and remission of sins through faith on the Lord Jesus Christ.
And he did minister many things unto them- And all of them cannot be written and a part of them would not suffice, Therefore, they are not written in this book- And Nephi did minister with power and with great authority.
And it came to pass that they were angry with him, even because he had greater power than they, For it were not possible that they could disbelieve his words, For so great was his faith on the Lord Jesus Christ that angels did minister unto him daily;
And in the name of Jesus did he cast out devils and unclean spirits; And even his brother did he raise from the dead after he had been stoned and suffered death by the people;
And the people saw it and did witness of it and were angry with him because of his power; And he did also do many more miracles in the sight of the people in the name of Jesus.
Israel Shall Call Upon Jesus
Jesus reveals himself to a notable Jewish scientist.
Dr. James Tour shares his life-changing testimony of Jesus here:
"Yea, when ye shall call upon the Father in my name, with a broken heart and a contrite spirit, then shall ye know that the Father hath remembered the covenant which he made unto your fathers, O house of Israel;"
"And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications; and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.