Verses Found: 241
1 Nephi 3:2
For behold, it came to pass that after my father had made an end of speaking the words of his dream, and also of exhorting them to all diligence, He spake unto them concerning the Jews- How that after they were destroyed, yea, even that great City Jerusalem, and that many were carried away captive into Babylon, That according to the own due time of the Lord they should return again, yea, even be brought back out of captivity;
1 Nephi 3:3
And after that they are brought back out of captivity to possess again their land of inheritance,
1 Nephi 3:33
Therefore, remember O man, for all thy doings thou shalt be brought into judgment;
1 Nephi 3:204
They shall be no more brought down into captivity,
1 Nephi 3:216
Either to the convincing of them unto peace and life eternal, Or unto the deliverance of them to the hardness of their hearts and the blindness of their minds, Unto their being brought down into captivity and also unto destruction, both temporally and spiritually, according to the captivity of the devil of which I have spoken.'"
1 Nephi 4:54
Wherefore, they must be brought to stand before God to be judged of their works;
1 Nephi 5:31
And it came to pass that the voice of the Lord came unto my father, And he was truly chastened because of his murmurings against the Lord insomuch that he was brought down into the depths of sorrow.
1 Nephi 5:46
And they did murmur against my father because that he had brought them out of the Land of Jerusalem, saying: "Our father is dead, yea, and we have wandered much in the wilderness, And we have suffered much affliction, hunger, thirst and fatigue; And after all these sufferings we must perish in the wilderness with hunger."
1 Nephi 5:106
Wherefore, ye know that it must needs be a good thing for them that they should be brought out of bondage.
1 Nephi 5:177
We did go down into the ship with all our loading and our seeds and whatsoever thing we had brought with us, every one according to his age;
1 Nephi 5:183
Yea, even that they did forget by what power they had been brought thither-
1 Nephi 5:201
And my parents, being stricken in years and having suffered much grief because of their children, they were brought down, yea, even upon their sickbeds;
1 Nephi 5:202
Because of their grief and much sorrow and the iniquity of my brethren, they were brought near even to be carried out of this time to meet their God;
1 Nephi 5:203
Yea, their grey hairs were about to be brought down to lie low in the dust,
1 Nephi 5:214
And it came to pass that we did begin to till the earth and we began to plant seeds, Yea, we did put all our seeds into the earth which we had brought from the Land of Jerusalem.
1 Nephi 6:22
Also saith the Lord: "I, the Lord, yea, I have spoken. Yea, I have called him to declare; I have brought him and he shall make his way prosperous.
1 Nephi 6:51
Then shalt thou say in thine heart: 'Who hath begotten me these, seeing I have lost my children, And am desolate, a captive, and removing to and fro? And who hath brought up these? Behold, I was left alone; These-where have they been?'"
1 Nephi 7:24
And they shall be brought out of obscurity and out of darkness;
1 Nephi 7:52
It is they which must be brought low in the dust;
2 Nephi 1:10
"Wherefore, I, Lehi, prophesy according to the workings of the Spirit which is in me that there shall be none come into this land save they should be brought by the hand of the Lord;
2 Nephi 1:13
Wherefore, they shall never be brought down into captivity; If so, it shall be because of iniquity,
2 Nephi 1:22
"But behold, when the time cometh that they shall dwindle in unbelief- After that they have received so great blessings from the hand of the Lord, Having a knowledge of the creation of the earth and all men, knowing the great and marvelous works of the Lord from the creation of the world, Having power given them to do all things by faith, Having all the commandments from the beginning, And having been brought by His infinite goodness into this precious Land of Promise-
2 Nephi 1:35
"And now, that my soul might have joy in you and that my heart might leave this world with gladness because of you, that I might not be brought down with grief and sorrow to the grave,
2 Nephi 1:55
"And now Zoram, I speak unto you: Behold, thou art the servant of Laban; Nevertheless, thou hast been brought out of the Land of Jerusalem, And I know that thou art a true friend unto my son Nephi forever;
2 Nephi 1:82
If not so, my firstborn in the wilderness, righteousness could not be brought to pass- neither wickedness, neither holiness, nor misery, neither good, nor bad.
2 Nephi 1:106
And they have brought forth children, yea, even the family of all the earth;
2 Nephi 2:4
"And now Joseph, my last born whom I have brought out of the wilderness of mine afflictions, May the Lord bless thee forever, for thy seed shall not utterly be destroyed;
2 Nephi 3:11
For behold, I know that if ye are brought up in the right way that ye should go, ye will not depart from it;
2 Nephi 3:14
And it came to pass that after my father had made an end of speaking to the sons and daughters of Laman, he caused the sons and daughters of Lemuel to be brought before him;
2 Nephi 4:17
And I, Nephi, had also brought the records which were engraven upon the plates of brass, And also the ball, or the compass, which was prepared for my father by the hand of the Lord, according to that which is written.
2 Nephi 5:102
And none to guide her among all the sons she hath brought forth;
2 Nephi 5:103
Neither that taketh her by the hand of all the sons she hath brought up.
2 Nephi 8:28
For the day of the Lord of Hosts soon cometh upon all nations, yea, upon everyone- Yea, upon the proud and lofty and upon everyone which is lifted up; And he shall be brought low;
2 Nephi 8:72
And He fenced it and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower in the midst of it, and also made a winepress therein; And He looked, that it should bring forth grapes, And it brought forth wild grapes.'
2 Nephi 8:74
What could have been done more to My vineyard that I have not done in it? Wherefore, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, it brought forth wild grapes.
2 Nephi 8:85
And the mean man shall be brought down, And the mighty man shall be humbled, And the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled.
2 Nephi 10:33
Thy pomp is brought down to the grave; The noise of thy viols is not heard; The worm is spread under thee, And the worms cover thee.
2 Nephi 10:37
Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.
2 Nephi 11:38
And as the Lord God liveth that brought Israel up out of the Land of Egypt, And gave unto Moses power that he should heal the nations, that after that they had been bitten by the poisonous serpents, if they would cast their eyes unto the serpent which he did raise up before them, And also gave him power that he should smite the rock and the water should come forth,
2 Nephi 11:83
And after that they shall have been brought down low in the dust, even that they are not, Yet the words of the righteous shall be written, And the prayers of the faithful shall be heard, And all they which have dwindled in unbelief shall not be forgotten.
2 Nephi 11:157
"For assuredly as the Lord liveth, they shall see that the terrible one is brought to naught, and the scorner is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off, and they that make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproveth in the gate, and turn aside the just for a thing of naught."
2 Nephi 14:5
Wherefore, now after that I have spoken these words, If ye cannot understand them, it will be because ye ask not, neither do ye knock; Wherefore, ye are not brought into the light, but must perish in the dark.
2 Nephi 15:18
For what I seal on earth shall be brought against you at the judgment bar; For thus hath the Lord commanded me and I must obey. Amen.
O my brethren, I fear that unless ye shall repent of your sins, that their skins will be whiter than yours when ye shall be brought with them before the throne of God.
"And He saith unto the Servant: 'Behold, the branches of the wild tree hath taken hold of the moisture of the root thereof, that the root thereof hath brought forth much strength;
And because of the much strength of the root thereof, the wild branches hath brought forth tame fruit;
And now behold, I shall lay up much fruit which the tree thereof hath brought forth, And the fruit thereof I shall lay up against the season unto Mine own self.'
"And He beheld the first, that it had brought forth much fruit, And He beheld also that it was good.
For behold,' saith He, 'this long time have I nourished it and it hath brought forth much fruit.'
"And the Lord of the vineyard saith unto Him: 'Counsel Me not; I knew that it was a poor spot of ground; Wherefore I said unto Thee, I have nourished it this long time, And Thou beholdest that it hath brought forth much fruit.'
But behold the tree; I have nourished it this long time and it hath brought forth much fruit; Therefore, gather it and lay it up against the season, that I may preserve it unto Mine own self.'
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard saith again unto His Servant: 'Look hither and behold another branch also which I have planted; Behold that I have nourished it also and it hath brought forth fruit.'
"And He saith unto the Servant: 'Look hither and behold the last; Behold, this have I planted in a good spot of ground, And I have nourished it this long time and only a part of the tree hath brought forth tame fruit, And the other part of the tree hath brought forth wild fruit; Behold, I have nourished this tree like unto the others.'
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard saith unto the Servant: 'Pluck off the branches that have not brought forth good fruit and cast them into the fire.'
But behold, this time it hath brought forth much fruit and there is none of it which is good;
Nevertheless, I know that the roots are good and for Mine own purpose I have preserved them; And because of their much strength, they have hitherto brought forth from the wild branches good fruit,
But behold, the wild branches have grown and have overrun the roots thereof; And because that the wild branches have overcome the roots thereof, it hath brought forth much evil fruit;
And because that it hath brought forth so much evil fruit, Thou beholdest that it beginneth to perish, And it will soon become ripened that it may be cast into the fire, except We should do something for it to preserve it.'
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard saith unto His Servant: 'Let Us go down into the nethermost parts of the vineyard and behold if the natural branches have also brought forth evil fruit.'
And the wild fruit of the last had overcome that part of the tree which brought forth good fruit, even that the branch had withered away and died.
And now these which have once brought forth good fruit have also become corrupted;
And Thou beheldest that a part thereof brought forth good fruit and a part thereof brought forth wild fruit;
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard sent His Servant, And the Servant went and did as the Lord had commanded Him and brought other servants, and they were few;
For because that ye have been diligent in laboring with Me in My vineyard and have kept My commandments, And hath brought unto Me again the natural fruit, that My vineyard is no more corrupted and the bad is cast away, Behold, ye shall have joy with Me because of the fruit of My vineyard.
Even if it so be by the power of His holy arm, That it might be brought forth at some future day unto the Lamanites, that perhaps they might be brought unto salvation;
And they journeyed in the wilderness and were brought by the hand of the Lord across the great waters into the land where Mosiah discovered them; And they had dwelt there from that time forth;
And their language had become corrupted, And they had brought no records with them;
And it came to pass in the days of Mosiah there was a large stone brought unto him with engravings on it, And he did interpret the engravings by the gift and power of God;
Therefore, he had Mosiah brought before him; And these are the words which he spake unto him, saying: "My son, I would that ye should make a proclamation throughout all this land among all this people- or the people of Zarahemla and the people of Mosiah which dwell in this land-that thereby they may be gathered together,
"And moreover, I shall give this people a name that thereby they may be distinguished above all the people which the Lord God hath brought out of the Land of Jerusalem; And this I do because they have been a diligent people in keeping the commandments of the Lord;
And also, that they might give thanks to the Lord their God who had brought them out of the Land of Jerusalem, And who had delivered them out of the hands of their enemies and had appointed just men to be their teachers, And also a just man to be their king
"Perhaps thou shalt say, 'The man hath brought upon himself his misery, therefore I will stay my hand and will not give unto him of my food, nor impart unto him of my substance that he may not suffer, for his punishments are just';
And it is the faith which we have had on the things which our king hath spoken unto us and hath brought us to this great knowledge whereby we do rejoice with such exceeding great joy;
"Therefore, I would that ye should be steadfast and immovable, always abounding in good works, That Christ, the Lord God Omnipotent, may seal you His, That you may be brought to heaven, That ye may have everlasting salvation and eternal life through the wisdom and power and justice and mercy of Him who created all things in heaven and in earth, who is God above all. Amen."
And it came to pass when they had been in prison two days, they were again brought before the king and their bands were loosed;
For I am Ammon and am a descendant of Zarahemla, And have come up out of the Land of Zarahemla to inquire concerning our brethren which Zeniff brought up out of that land."
And also that God who brought the children of Israel out of the Land of Egypt and caused that they should walk through the Red Sea on dry ground, And fed them with manna, that they might not perish in the wilderness; And many more things did He do for them.
"And again, that same God hath brought our fathers out of the Land of Jerusalem and hath kept and preserved His people, even until now.
"And behold, it is because of our iniquities and abominations that has brought us into bondage;
And now because he said this, they did put him to death. "And many more things did they do which brought down the wrath of God upon them;
And it came to pass that he caused that the plates which contained the record of his people from the time that they left the Land of Zarahemla should be brought before Ammon, that he might read them.
"And for a testimony that the things that they had said were true, they have brought twenty-four plates which are filled with engravings, And they are of pure gold.
"And behold also, they have brought breastplates which are large, And they are of brass and of copper and are perfectly sound.
"And again, they have brought swords- The hilts thereof hath perished, And the blades thereof were cankered with rust.
For this very cause hath King Laman-by his cunning and lying craftiness and his fair promises-hath deceived me, that I have brought this my people up into this land that they may destroy them; Yea, and we have suffered this many years in the land.
Yea, and they shall be brought into bondage; And they shall be afflicted by the hand of their enemies.
'And it shall come to pass that except this people repent and turn unto the Lord their God, they shall be brought into bondage; And none shall deliver them, except it be the Lord, the Almighty God.
"And the Lord said unto me: 'Stretch forth thy hand and prophesy, saying: Thus saith the Lord, it shall come to pass that this generation, because of their iniquities, shall be brought into bondage and shall be smitten on the cheek,
"Behold, we have brought a man before thee which has prophesied evil concerning thy people and saith that God will destroy them;
And the king commanded that he should be brought before them,
Yea, if ye keep the commandments which the Lord delivered unto Moses in the Mount of Sinai, saying: 'I Am the Lord thy God which has brought thee out of the Land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage;
'He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He opened not His mouth; He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, And as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so He opened not His mouth.
I say unto you that they are His seed. "And these are they which hath published peace, That hath brought good tidings of good, That hath published salvation, That saith unto Zion, 'Thy God reigneth!'
"Even this mortal shall put on immortality, And this corruption shall put on incorruption and shall be brought to stand before the bar of God, To be judged of Him according to their works, whether they be good or whether they be evil.
And after three days, having counseled with his priests, he caused that he should again be brought before him.
Yea, concerning that which was to come, And also concerning the resurrection of the dead and the redemption of the people, which was to be brought to pass through the power and sufferings and death of Christ, And His resurrection and ascension into heaven.
And they took him and bound up his wounds and brought him before Limhi and said: "Behold, here is the king of the Lamanites; He having received a wound hath fallen among their dead and they have left him, And behold, we have brought him before you; And now, let us slay him!"
But Limhi saith unto them: "Ye shall not slay him, but bring him hither that I may see him"; And they brought him.
And they brought a record with them, even a record of the people whose bones they had found, And they were engraven on plates of ore.
"And now I say unto you, as you have been oppressed by King Noah and have been in bondage to him and his priests and have been brought into iniquity by them, Therefore, ye were bound with the bands of iniquity.
For behold, I will show unto you that they were brought into bondage and none could deliver them but the Lord their God, Yea, even the God of Abraham and of Isaac and of Jacob.
And the remainder of them went to the Land of Nephi, And a part of them returned to the Land of Helam, and also brought with them the wives and the children of the guards which had been left in the land.
And it came to pass that they were brought before the priests and delivered up unto the priests by the teachers; And the priests brought them before Alma which was the high priest.
Now there had not any such thing happened before in the church; Therefore, Alma was troubled in his spirit and he caused that they should be brought before the king.
And he saith unto the king: "Behold, here are many which we have brought before thee which are accused of their brethren, Yea, and they have been taken in divers iniquities,
And they do not repent of their iniquities; Therefore, we have brought them before thee that thou may judge them according to their crimes."
And ye shall also forgive one another your trespasses, For verily I say unto you, he that forgiveth not his neighbor's trespasses when he saith that he repenteth, the same hath brought himself under condemnation.
For he hath prayed with much faith concerning thee, that thou mightest be brought to the knowledge of the truth;
And that perhaps they might cure them of their hatred toward the Nephites, That they might also be brought to rejoice in the Lord their God,
"Behold, what great destruction did come upon them, And also because of their iniquities, they were brought into bondage;
And it came to pass that in the first year of the reign of Alma in the judgment seat, there was a man brought before him to be judged, A man which was large and was noted for his much strength.
And the man who slew him was taken by the people of the church and was brought before Alma to be judged according to the crime which he had committed.
And it came to pass that whosoever would not believe in the tradition of the Lamanites, But believed those records which were brought out of the Land of Jerusalem, and also in the tradition of their fathers, which were correct, Which believed in the commandments of God and kept them, Were called the Nephites, or the people of Nephi, from that time forth;
Now I would that ye should see that they brought upon themselves the curse;
"And behold, after that they were brought into bondage by the hands of the Lamanites in the wilderness, Yea, I say unto you, they were in captivity and again the Lord did deliver them out of bondage by the power of His word;
And we were brought into this land and here we began to establish the church of God throughout this land also.
"Or otherwise, can ye imagine yourselves brought before the tribunal of God with your souls filled with guilt and remorse, having a remembrance of all your guilt?
Yea, will ye persist in the persecutions of your brethren who humble themselves and do walk after the holy order of God wherewith they have been brought into this church, having been sanctified by the Holy Spirit?- And they do bring forth works which are meet for repentance-
And may the Lord bless you and keep your garments spotless, That ye may at last be brought to sit down with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and the holy prophets which have been ever since the world began, Having your garments spotless, even as their garments are spotless, In the kingdom of heaven, to go no more out.
And it came to pass that the man received him into his house, And the man was called Amulek; And he brought forth bread and meat and sat before Alma.
Do ye not remember that our father Lehi was brought out of Jerusalem by the hand of God?
And at some period of time they will be brought to believe in His word and to know of the incorrectness of the traditions of their fathers;
And they having been waxed strong in battle that they might not be destroyed, Having been brought out of bondage time after time, And having been kept and preserved until now; And they have been prospered until they are rich in all manner of things.
Now it was in the law of Mosiah that every man which was a judge of the law, or which were appointed to be judges, should receive wages according to the time which they labored to judge those which were brought before them to be judged.
And the judge executed authority and sent forth officers that the man should be brought before him;
And he judgeth the man according to the law and the evidences which are brought against him; And thus the man is compelled to pay that which he oweth, or be striped, or be cast out from among the people as a thief and a robber.
and that they might get money according to the suits which were brought before them; Therefore, they did stir up the people against Alma and Amulek.
And we shall be brought to stand before God, knowing even as we know now, and have a bright recollection of all our guilt.
And shall be brought and be arraigned before the bar of Christ the Son and God the Father and the Holy Spirit, which is one Eternal God, To be judged according to their works, whether they be good or whether they be evil.
And he saith unto Alma: "What does this mean which Amulek hath spoken concerning the resurrection of the dead, That all shall rise from the dead, both the just and the unjust, and are brought to stand before God to be judged according to their works?"
Now this is what is meant by the chains of hell. "And Amulek hath spoken plainly concerning death, And being raised from this mortality to a state of immortality, And being brought before the bar of God to be judged according to our works.
And they brought their wives and children together, And whosoever have believed, or had been taught to believe in the word of God, they caused that they should be cast into the fire;
And they also brought forth their records which contained the holy scriptures and cast them into the fire also, that they might be burned and destroyed by fire.
And they were brought by their brethren to possess their own lands.
Yea, by the power of their words many were brought before the altar of God to call on His name and confess their sins before Him.
Ammon saith unto him: "I am a man, And man in the beginning was created after the image of God; And I am called by His Holy Spirit to teach these things unto this people, that they may be brought to a knowledge of that which is just and true;
But others rebuked them, saying: "The king hath brought this evil upon his house because he slew his servants who had had their flocks scattered at the Waters of Sebus."
And it came to pass that Lamoni found favor in the eyes of the king of the land, therefore, the brethren of Ammon were brought forth out of prison.
And it came to pass that the Lord began to bless them insomuch that they brought many to the knowledge of the truth, Yea, they did convince many of their sins and of the tradition of their fathers which were not correct.
And the king saith: "Is God that Great Spirit that brought our fathers out of the Land of Jerusalem?"
And thousands were brought to the knowledge of the Lord, Yea, thousands were brought to believe in the traditions of the Nephites; And they were taught the records and the prophecies which were handed down, even to the present time.
And as sure as the Lord liveth, so sure as many as believed-or as many as were brought to the knowledge of the truth through the preaching of Ammon and his brethren, according to the spirit of revelation and of prophecy and the power of God working miracles in them-
Let us hide them away, that they may be kept bright as a testimony to our God at the last day-or at the day that we shall be brought to stand before Him to be judged- that we have not stained our swords in the blood of our brethren since He imparted His word unto us and has made us clean thereby.
And thus we see that when these Lamanites were brought to believe and to know the truth, that they were firm and would suffer even unto death rather than to commit sin;
And there was not a wicked man slain among them, but there were more than a thousand brought to the knowledge of the truth; Thus we see that the Lord worketh in many ways to the salvation of His people.
And behold, they are hunted at this day by the Lamanites. Thus the words of Abinadi were brought to pass which he said concerning the seed of the priests which caused that he should suffer death by fire;
Behold, I answer for you- For our brethren, the Lamanites, were in darkness, yea, even in the darkest abyss, But behold how many of them are brought to behold the marvelous light of God!
"Behold, thousands of them do rejoice and have been brought into the fold of God;
"Behold how many thousands of our brethren hath He loosed from the pains of hell and they are brought to sing redeeming love! And this because of the power of His word which is in us, Therefore, have we not great reason to rejoice?
Yea, they were encircled about with everlasting darkness and destruction, But behold, He hath brought them into His everlasting light, yea, into everlasting salvation, And they are encircled about with the matchless bounty of His love.
Behold, He did not exercise His justice upon us, But in His great mercy hath brought us over that everlasting gulf of death and misery, even to the salvation of our souls.
And from the first year to the fifteenth has brought to pass the destruction of many thousand lives, yea, it has brought to pass an awful scene of bloodshed;
Behold, they have labored exceedingly and have brought forth much fruit; And how great shall be their reward.
And Korihor saith unto him: "Because I do not teach the foolish traditions of your fathers, And because I do not teach this people to bind themselves down under the foolish ordinances and performances which are laid down by ancient priests to usurp power and authority over them, To keep them in ignorance that they may not lift up their heads, but be brought down according to thy words.
Yea, they durst not make use of that which is their own, lest they should offend their priests which do yoke them according to their desires, And hath brought them to believe- by their traditions, and their dreams, and their whims, and their visions, and their pretended mysteries- That they should-if they did not do according to their words-offend some Unknown Being, which they say is God, A Being which never hath been seen nor known, which never was nor never will be."
But they caused that he should be bound, And they delivered him up into the hands of the officers and sent him to the Land of Zarahemla, that he might be brought before Alma and the chief judge which was governor over all the land.
And it came to pass that when he was brought before Alma and the chief judge, that he did go on in the same manner as he did in the Land of Gideon, Yea, he went on to blasphemy;
And I taught them even until I had much success, insomuch that I verily believed that they were true; And for this cause I withstood the truth, even until I have brought this great curse upon me."
For it is because that ye are cast out that ye are despised of your brethren, Because of your exceeding poverty that ye are brought to a lowliness of heart, For ye are necessarily brought to be humble.
Or rather, in other words, Blessed is he that believeth in the word of God and is baptized without stubbornness of heart, Yea, without being brought to know the word, or even compelled to know, before they will believe.
"And thus mercy can satisfy the demands of justice and encircles them in the arms of safety, While he that exerciseth no faith unto repentance is exposed to the whole law of the demands of justice; Therefore, only unto him that hath faith unto repentance is brought about the great and eternal plan of redemption.
Yea, I would that ye would come forth and harden not your hearts any longer; For behold, now is the time and the day of your salvation; And therefore, if ye will repent and harden not your hearts, Immediately shall the great plan of redemption be brought about unto you;
"Ye cannot say when ye are brought to that awful crisis that 'I will repent, that I will return to my God';
And Alma and Ammon and their brethren, and also the two sons of Alma, returned to the Land of Zarahemla after having been instruments in the hands of God of bringing many of the Zoramites to repentance, And as many as were brought to repentance were driven out of their land;
O, thought I, that I could be banished and become extinct, both soul and body! That I might not be brought to stand in the presence of my God to be judged of my deeds!
And I know that He will raise me up at the last day to dwell with Him in glory. Yea, and I will praise Him forever! For He hath brought our fathers out of Egypt- And He hath swallowed up the Egyptians in the Red Sea- And He led them by His power into the Promised Land,
Yea, and He hath delivered them out of bondage and captivity from time to time, Yea, and He hath also brought our fathers out of the Land of Jerusalem, And He hath also, by His everlasting power, delivered them out of bondage and captivity from time to time, even down to the present day;
Now ye may suppose that this is foolishness in me; But behold, I say unto you that by small and simple things are great things brought to pass, And small means, in many instances, doth confound the wise;
And now, it hath hitherto been wisdom in God that these things should be preserved; For behold, they have enlarged the memory of this people, Yea, and convinced many of the error of their ways, And brought them to the knowledge of their God, unto the salvation of their souls;
Yea, these records and their words brought them unto repentance, That is, they brought them to the knowledge of the Lord their God and to rejoice in Jesus Christ their Redeemer;
And now my son, we see that they did not repent, Therefore, they have been destroyed; And thus far the word of God hath been fulfilled, Yea, their secret abominations have been brought out of darkness and made known unto us.
Behold, O my son, how great iniquity ye brought upon the Zoramites! For when they saw your conduct, they would not believe in my words.
But whether it be at His resurrection, or after, I do not say. But this much I say-that there is a space between death and the resurrection of the body, and a state of the soul in happiness or in misery, Until the time which is appointed of God that the dead shall come forth and be reunited, both soul and body, And be brought to stand before God and be judged according to their works.
Therefore, as the soul could never die, And the fall had brought upon all mankind a spiritual death as well as a temporal- That is, they were cut off from the presence of the Lord- Therefore, it was expedient that mankind should be reclaimed from this spiritual death;
And now, there was no means to reclaim men from this fallen state which man had brought upon himself because of his own disobedience;
Therefore, according to justice, the plan of redemption could not be brought about, only on conditions of repentance of men in this probationary state, yea, this preparatory state; For, except it were for these conditions, mercy could not take effect, except it should destroy the work of justice;
And now the plan of mercy could not be brought about, except an atonement should be made; Therefore, God Himself atoneth for the sins of the world to bring about the plan of mercy to appease the demands of justice, that God might be a perfect, just God and a merciful God also.
Now there was a punishment affixed and a just law given which brought remorse of conscience unto man.
Therefore, he divided his army and brought a part over into the valley and concealed them on the east and on the south of the Hill Riplah, And the remainder he concealed in the west valley, on the west of the River Sidon, and so down into the borders of the Land Manti;
But it was more dreadful on the part of the Lamanites, For their nakedness was exposed to the heavy blows of the Nephites with their swords and their scimitars which brought death almost at every stroke, While on the other hand, there was now and then a man fell among the Nephites by their wounds and the loss of blood,
And then we will see who shall have power over this people, Yea, we will see who shall be brought into bondage."
And now behold, it came to pass that when the Lamanites had found that Lehi commanded the city, They were again disappointed, for they feared Lehi exceedingly; Nevertheless, their chief captains had sworn with an oath to attack the city, Therefore, they brought up their armies.
And it came to pass that the captains of the Lamanites brought up their armies before the place of entrance, And began to contend with the Nephites, to get into their place of security;
And we see that these promises have been verified to the people of Nephi; For it has been their quarrelings and their contentions- yea, their murderings and their plunderings, their idolatry, their whoredoms and their abominations which were among themselves-which brought upon them their wars and their destructions.
And thus ended the twenty and fourth year of the reign of the judges over the people of Nephi. And thus were the people of Morionton brought back.
But they were brought down to humble themselves, like unto their brethren, and to fight valiantly for their freedom from bondage.
And they had been brought down into the Land of Zarahemla and had ever since been protected by the Nephites; And because of their oath, they had been kept from taking up arms against their brethren,
And for this cause, they were brought down into the Land of Zarahemla, And they ever had been protected by the Nephites.
Therefore, Moroni resolved upon a stratagem to obtain as many prisoners of the Nephites from the Lamanites as it were possible; Therefore, he wrote an epistle and sent it by the servant of Ammaron, the same who had brought an epistle to Moroni.
"I am Ammaron and a descendant of Zoram whom your fathers pressed and brought out of Jerusalem. And behold, I am now a bold Lamanite.
But he saith unto them: "Fear not- Behold, I am a Lamanite; Behold, we have escaped from the Nephites and they sleepeth; And behold, we have taken of their wine and brought with us."
Therefore, their chief captains demanded their weapons of war, And they brought them forth and cast them at the feet of the Nephites, pleading for mercy. Now behold, this was the desire of Moroni;
"Behold, two thousand of the sons of those men which Ammon brought down out of the Land of Nephi-
"And now they were determined to conquer in this place, or die; Therefore, you may well suppose that this little force which I brought with me, yea, those sons of mine, gave them great hopes and much joy.
"And now it came to pass in the second month of this year, there was brought unto us many provisions from the fathers of those my two thousand sons;
"And now behold, we were strong; Yea, and we had also a plenty of provisions brought to us.
Yea, it is that same being who put it into the heart of Gaddianton to still carry on the work of darkness and of secret murder; And he hath brought it forth from the beginning of man, even down to this time.
And it came to pass that the judges desired that they should be brought; And they were brought, And behold, they were the five which were sent.
Nevertheless, they caused that Nephi should be taken and bound and brought before the multitude; And they began to question him in divers ways, that they might cross him, that they might accuse him, to death,
And he was brought to prove that he himself was the very murderer, insomuch that the five were set at liberty, and also was Nephi.
For behold, he hath told us the thoughts of our hearts, and also hath told us things; And even he hath brought unto our knowledge the true murderer of our chief judge."
And may God grant in His great fullness that men might be brought unto repentance and good works, That they might be restored unto grace for grace according to their works.
Yea, it behooveth Him and becometh expedient that He dieth to bring to pass the resurrection of the dead, That thereby men may be brought into the presence of the Lord;
"Therefore, repent ye, repent ye! Lest by knowing these things and not doing them, ye shall suffer yourselves to come under condemnation and ye are brought down unto this second death.
"And behold, ye do know of yourselves- for ye have witnessed it- That as many of them as are brought to the knowledge of the truth and to know of the wicked and abominable traditions of their fathers and are led to believe the holy scriptures,
And this is according to the prophecy that they shall again be brought to the true knowledge- Which is knowledge of their Redeemer and their great and their true Shepherd- And be numbered among His sheep.
3 Nephi 1:31
Yea, the word came unto them that it must be fulfilled, Yea, that one jot nor tittle should not pass away till it should all be fulfilled; Therefore, in this same year were they brought to a knowledge of their error and did confess their faults.
3 Nephi 2:103
I have reason to bless my God and my Savior Jesus Christ- That He brought our fathers out of the Land of Jerusalem-and no one knew it, save it were Himself and those which He brought out of that land- And that He hath given me and my people so much knowledge unto the salvation of our souls.
3 Nephi 3:31
Now it came to pass that they were taken and brought up before the judge to be judged of their crime which they had done, according to the law which had been given by the people.
3 Nephi 3:44
Now this secret combination which had brought so great iniquity upon the people did gather themselves together and did place at their head a man whom they did call Jacob, And they did call him their king;
3 Nephi 3:68
Now I would have you remember also that there were none which were brought unto repentance who were not baptized with water;
3 Nephi 4:73
And these things, which testify of us, are they not written upon the plates of brass which our father Lehi brought out of Jerusalem?
3 Nephi 7:28
That these sayings which ye shall write shall be kept and shalt be manifested unto the Gentiles, That through the fullness of the Gentiles, the remnant of their seed-which 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 Redeemer;
3 Nephi 8:9
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 they that were afflicted in any manner; And He did heal them every one as they were brought forth unto Him;
3 Nephi 8:12
And it came to pass that He commanded that their little children should be brought,
3 Nephi 8:13
So they brought their little children and sat 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 8:14
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 9:43
Now there had been no bread, neither wine, brought by the disciples, neither by the multitude, But He truly gave unto them bread to eat, and also wine to drink;
3 Nephi 9:49
O house of Israel; 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 redeemed them;
3 Nephi 9:74
"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 unclean.
3 Nephi 10:35
And when Nephi had brought forth the records and laid them before Him, And He cast His eyes upon them and saith:
3 Nephi 12:2
And these things have I written which are a lesser part of the things which He taught the people, And I have written them to the intent that they may be brought again unto this people from the Gentiles according to the words which Jesus hath spoken.
And He hath brought to pass the redemption of the world, Whereby he that is found guiltless before Him at the judgment day hath it given unto them to dwell in the presence of God in His kingdom, To sing ceaseless praises with the choirs above unto the Father and unto the Son and unto the Holy Ghost, which is one God, in a state of happiness which hath no end.
And blessed be him that shall bring this thing to light; For it shall be brought out of darkness unto light, according to the word of God,
Yea, it shall be brought out of the earth, And it shall shine forth out of darkness and come unto the knowledge of the people, And it shall be done by the power of God; And if there be faults, they be faults of a man.
Yea, in that great day when ye shall be brought to stand before the Lamb of God, then will ye say that there is no God?
For behold, when ye shall be brought to see your nakedness before God, and also the glory of God and the holiness of Jesus Christ, It will kindle a flame of unquenchable fire upon you.
And because of the redemption of man, which came by Jesus Christ, they are brought back into the presence of the Lord. Yea, this is wherein all men are redeemed because the death of Christ bringeth to pass the resurrection, Which bringeth to pass a redemption from an endless sleep, From which sleep all men shall be awakened by the power of God when the trump shall sound;
And when he had said these words, Behold, the Lord showed Himself unto him and said: "Because thou knowest these things, ye are redeemed from the fall; Therefore, ye are brought back into My presence; Therefore, I show Myself unto you.
And when he had gathered together an army, he came up unto the Land of Moron where the king dwelt and took him captive, Which brought to pass the saying of the brother of Jared, that they would be brought into captivity;
And it came to pass as he was about to put him to death, the sons of Shule crept into the house of Noah by night and slew him, And broke down the door of the prison and brought out their father, And placed him upon his throne in his own kingdom; Wherefore, the son of Noah did build up his kingdom in his stead.
And it came to pass that King Shule did execute judgment against all those who did revile against the prophets, And he did execute a law throughout all the land which gave power unto the prophets that they should go whithersoever they would, And by this cause the people were brought unto repentance;
Hath he not read the record which our fathers brought across the great deep?
And his eldest son whose name was Shez rebelled against him, Nevertheless, Shez was smitten by the hand of a robber because of his exceeding riches, which brought peace again unto his father.
And it came to pass that Shiblon was slain; And Seth was brought into captivity, And he did dwell in captivity all his days.
And that the Lord God would send or bring forth another people to possess the land by His power, after the manner which He brought their fathers;
And that a New Jerusalem should be built up upon this land unto the remnant of the seed of Joseph, for the which things there has been a type- For as Joseph brought his father down into the Land of Egypt, even so he died there;
Wherefore, the Lord brought a remnant of the seed of Joseph out of the Land of Jerusalem, That He might be merciful unto the seed of Joseph, that they should perish not, Even as He was merciful unto the father of Joseph, that he should perish not.
Behold, elders, priests and teachers were baptized; And they were not baptized, save they brought forth fruit meet that they were worthy of it; Neither did they receive any unto baptism, save they came forth with a broken heart and a contrite spirit and witnessed unto the church that they truly repented of all their sins;
"And now my beloved son, notwithstanding their hardness, let us labor diligently; For if we should cease to labor, we should be brought under condemnation; For we have a labor to perform whilst in this tabernacle of clay, that we may conquer the enemy of all righteous- ness and rest our souls in the kingdom of God.
And now, I bid unto all, farewell; I soon go to rest in the paradise of God until my spirit and body shall again reunite, And I am brought forth triumphant through the air to meet you before the pleasing bar of the great Jehovah, the Eternal Judge of both quick and dead. Amen.