And it came to pass that in the thirty and fourth year, in the first month, in the fourth day of the month, There arose a great storm, such an one as never had been known in all the land;
And there was also a great and terrible tempest; And there was terrible thunder, insomuch that it did shake the whole earth as if it was about to divide asunder; And there were exceeding sharp lightnings, such as never had been known in all the land.
And the City of Zarahemla did take fire; And the City of Moroni did sink into the depths of the sea and the inhabitants thereof were drowned;
And the earth was carried up upon the City of Moronihah, that in the place of the city thereof there became a great mountain; And there was a great and terrible destruction in the Land Southward.
But behold, there was a more great and terrible destruction in the Land Northward; For behold, the whole face of the land was changed because of the tempests and the whirlwinds and the thunderings and the lightnings and the exceeding great quaking of the whole earth;
And the highways were broken up, And the level roads were spoiled, And many smooth places became rough, And many great and notable cities were sunk, And many were burned, And many were shook till the buildings thereof had fallen to the earth, And the inhabitants thereof were slain, And the places were left desolate. 12
And there were some cities which remained, but the damage thereof was exceeding great, And there were many in them which were slain;
And there were some which were carried away in the whirlwind, And whither they went, no man knoweth, save they know that they were carried away.
And the face of the whole earth became deformed because of the tempests and the thunderings and the lightnings and the quaking of the earth;
And behold, the rocks were rent in twain, yea, they were broken up upon the face of the whole earth, Insomuch that they were found in broken fragments and in seams and in cracks upon all the face of the land.
And it came to pass that when the thunderings and the lightnings and the storm and the tempest and the quakings of the earth did cease- For behold, they did last for about the space of three hours, And it was said by some that the time was greater;
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.