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1 Nephi 1:25
And because thou hast been faithful and declared unto this people the things which I commanded thee,Behold, they seek to take away thy life."
1 Nephi 1:26
And it came to pass that the Lord commanded my father, even in a dream, that he should take his family and depart into the wilderness.
1 Nephi 1:27
And it came to pass that he was obedient unto the word of the Lord;Wherefore, he did as the Lord commanded him.
1 Nephi 1:45
And he did confound them, that they durst not utter against him;Wherefore, they did do as he commanded them;
1 Nephi 1:60
And it came to pass that he spake unto me, saying: "Behold, I have dreamed a dream in the which the Lord hath commanded me that thou and thy brethren shall return to Jerusalem,
1 Nephi 1:62
Wherefore, the Lord hath commanded me that thou and thy brothers should go unto the house of Laban and seek the records and bring them down hither into the wilderness.
1 Nephi 1:65
And it came to pass that I, Nephi, said unto my father: "I will go and do the things which the Lord hath commanded, For I know that the Lord giveth no commandments unto the children of men save He shall prepare a way for them, that they may accomplish the thing which He commandeth them."
1 Nephi 1:75
But behold, I said unto them that, "As the Lord liveth and as we live, we will not go down unto our father in the wilderness until we have accom- plished the thing which the Lord hath commanded us;
1 Nephi 1:80
Wherefore, if my father should dwell in the land after that he hath been commanded to flee out of the land, behold, he would also perish;
1 Nephi 1:124
And I commanded him in the voice of Laban that he should go with me into the treasury, And he supposing me to be his master Laban, for he beheld the garments and also the sword girded about my loins,
1 Nephi 1:138
And I also spake unto him, saying: "Surely the Lord hath commanded us to do this thing; And shall we not be diligent in keeping the commandment of the Lord?
1 Nephi 1:154
And she spake, saying: "Now I know of a surety that the Lord hath commanded my husband to flee into the wilderness;
1 Nephi 1:155
Yea, and I also know of a surety that the Lord hath protected my sons and delivered them out of the hands of Laban, And gave them power whereby they could accomplish the thing which the Lord hath commanded them."
1 Nephi 1:172
And it came to pass that thus far I and my father had kept the commandments wherewith the Lord had commanded us,
1 Nephi 1:173
And we had obtained the record which the Lord had commanded us and searched them and found that they were desirable, Yea, even of great worth unto us insomuch that we could preserve the commandments of the Lord unto our children;
1 Nephi 2:8
And it came to pass that the Lord commanded him that I, Nephi, and my brethren should again return into the Land of Jerusalem and bring down Ishmael and his family into the wilderness.
1 Nephi 2:99
Wherefore, the Lord hath commanded me to make these plates for a wise purpose in Him, which purpose I know not,
1 Nephi 5:10
And it came to pass that the voice of the Lord spake unto my father by night and commanded him that on the morrow he should take his journey into the wilderness.
1 Nephi 5:59
And if it so be that the children of men keep the command- ments of God, He doth nourish them and strengthen them and provide ways and means whereby they can accomplish the thing which He hath commanded them;
1 Nephi 5:104
"Yea, do ye suppose that they would have been led out of bondage if the Lord had not commanded Moses that he should lead them out of bondage?
1 Nephi 5:107
"Now ye know that Moses was commanded of the Lord to do that great work;
1 Nephi 5:141
"Wherefore, the Lord commanded my father that he should depart into the wilderness;
1 Nephi 5:156
And it came to pass that I, Nephi, saith unto them that they should murmur no more against their father, Neither should they withhold their labor from me, for God had commanded me that I should build a ship.
1 Nephi 5:157
And I saith unto them: "If God had commanded me to do all things, I could do it;
1 Nephi 5:176
And it came to pass that on the morrow, after that we had prepared all things-much fruits and meat from the wilderness and honey in abundance and provisions according to that which the Lord had commanded us-
1 Nephi 5:180
And it came to pass that after we had all gone down into the ship and had taken with us our provisions and things which had been commanded us,
1 Nephi 5:218
And it came to pass that the Lord commanded me, wherefore I did make plates of ore, that I might engraven upon them the record of my people;
1 Nephi 5:220
And I knew not at that time when I made them that I should be commanded of the Lord to make these plates;
1 Nephi 5:226
And now this have I done and commanded my people that they should do after that I was gone, And that these plates should be handed down from one generation to another, or from one prophet to another, until further commandments of the Lord.
1 Nephi 6:12
And I have, even from the beginning, declared to thee- Before it came to pass, I showed them thee; And I showed them for fear, lest thou shouldst say, 'Mine idol hath done them, And my graven image and my molten image hath commanded them.'
2 Nephi 10:3
I have commanded My sanctified ones; I have also called My mighty ones, For Mine anger is not upon them that rejoice in My highness."
2 Nephi 11:100
Behold, hath He commanded any that they should depart out of the synagogues, or out of the houses of worship?
2 Nephi 11:102
Hath He commanded any that they should not partake of His salvation?
2 Nephi 11:103
Behold I say unto you, Nay! But He hath given it free for all men; And He hath commanded His people that they should persuade all men unto repentance.
2 Nephi 11:104
Behold, hath the Lord commanded any that they should not partake of His goodness?
2 Nephi 11:110
And again, the Lord God hath commanded that men should not murder, That they should not lie, That they should not steal, That they should not take the name of the Lord their God in vain, That they should not envy, That they should not have malice, That they should not contend one with another, That they should not commit whoredoms, And that they should not do any of these things;
2 Nephi 11:144
"Wherefore, when thou hast read the words which I have commanded thee and obtained the witnesses which I have promised unto thee, Then shalt thou seal up the book again and hide it up unto Me, that I may preserve the words which thou hast not read until I shall see fit in Mine own wisdom to reveal all things unto the children of men.
2 Nephi 15:14
And you and I shall stand face to face before His bar, And ye shall know that I have been commanded of Him to write these things, notwithstanding my weakness.
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.
"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;
And I told him the things which my brother Nephi had commanded me; And he promised obedience unto the commands.
Behold, it came to pass that I, Omni, being com- manded by my father Jarom, that I should write some- what upon these plates to preserve our genealogy,
And it came to pass that he did according as the Lord had commanded him,
And now it came to pass that Mosiah went and did as his father had commanded him and proclaimed unto all the people which were in the Land of Zarahemla, That thereby they might gather themselves together to go up to the temple to hear the words which his father should speak unto them.
And it came to pass that after Mosiah had done as his father had commanded him and had made a proclamation throughout all the land, That the people gathered themselves together throughout all the land, that they might go up to the temple to hear the words which King Benjamin should speak unto them;
For I have not commanded you to come up hither to trifle with the words which I shall speak, But that you should hearken unto me and open your ears, that ye may hear, And your hearts, that ye may understand, And your minds, that the mysteries of God may be unfolded to your view.
"I have not commanded you to come up hither that ye should fear me, or that ye should think that I, of myself, am more than a mortal man;
Or even I have not suffered that ye should commit any manner of wickedness, And have taught you that ye should keep the commandments of the Lord in all things which He hath commanded you.
"And secondly, He doth require that ye should do as He hath commanded you, for which, if ye do, He doth immediately bless you, And therefore, He hath paid you,
Therefore, as I said unto you that I had served you, walking with a clear conscience before God, Even so, I at this time have caused that ye should assemble yourselves together, that I might be found blameless, And that your blood should not come upon me when I shall stand to be judged of God of the things whereof He hath commanded me concerning you.
But the Lord God doth support me and hath suffered me that I should speak unto you, And hath commanded me that I should declare unto you this day that my son Mosiah is a king and a ruler over you.
And behold also, they spake that which was commanded them of the Lord, Therefore, they are just and true.
'And even at this time when thou shalt have taught thy people the things which the Lord thy God hath commanded thee, Even then are they found no more blameless in the sight of God, Only according to the words which I have spoken unto thee.'
"And now, I have spoken the words which the Lord God hath commanded me,
"Thus hath the Lord commanded me. Amen."
And it came to pass that King Mosiah did walk in the ways of the Lord, And did observe His judgments and His statutes, And did keep His commandments in all things whatsoever He commanded him.
And they stood before the king and were permitted, or rather commanded, that they should answer the questions which he should ask them.
And now King Limhi commanded his guards that they should no more bind Ammon nor his brethren, But caused that they should go to the hill which was north of Shilom and bring their brethren into the city, That thereby they might eat and drink and rest themselves from the labors of their journey,
And the things are called interpreters; And no man can look in them except he be commanded, lest he should look for that he had not ought and he should perish,
And whosoever is commanded to look in them, the same is called seer.
"And behold, the king of the people which is in the Land of Zarahemla is the man that is commanded to do these things and which hath this high gift from God."
But he, being an austere and a bloodthirsty man, commanded that I should be slain, but I was rescued by the shedding of much blood,
And he also commanded that his people should depart out of that land, And I and my people went into the land, that we might possess it;
And again, they were wroth with him because he departed into the wilderness as the Lord had commanded him and took the records which were engraven on the plates of brass, For they said that he robbed them.
"Behold, thus saith the Lord and thus hath He commanded me, saying:
"And thus saith the Lord, And thus hath He commanded me."
"Thus hath the Lord commanded me, saying: 'Abinadi, go and prophesy unto this My people, for they have hardened their hearts against My words; They have repented not of their evil doings;
And he commanded that the priests should gather themselves together that he might hold a council with them what he should do with him.
And the king commanded that he should be brought before them,
But I must fulfill the commandments wherewith God hath commanded me; And because I have told you the truth ye are angry with me;
And they were commanded to repent and yet they would not repent.
And now it came to pass that when Abinadi had finished these sayings, that the king commanded that the priests should take him and cause that he should be put to death.
And he commanded them that they should teach nothing save it were the things which he had taught and which had been spoken by the mouth of the holy prophets.
Yea, even he commanded them that they should preach nothing save it were repentance and faith on the Lord who hath redeemed His people.
And he commanded them that there should be no contention one with another, But that they should look forward with one eye, having one faith and one baptism, Having their hearts knit together in unity and in love one toward another;
And thus he commanded them to preach; And thus they became the children of God.
And he commanded them that they should observe the Sabbath day and keep it holy, And also every day they should give thanks to the Lord their God.
And he also commanded them that the priests which he had ordained should labor with their own hands for their support;
And again, Alma commanded that the people of the church should impart of their substance, everyone according to that which he hath-
And this he said unto them, having been commanded of God;
And the king commanded the people that they should flee before the Lamanites, And he himself did go before them, And they did flee into the wilderness with their women and their children.
Now it came to pass that the king commanded them that all the men should leave their wives and their children and flee before the Lamanites;
And the king commanded them that they should not return; And they were angry with the king and caused that he should suffer, even unto death by fire;
Now there was a great number of women, more than there was of men; Therefore, King Limhi commanded that every man should impart to the support of the widows and their children, that they might not perish with hunger; And this they did because of the greatness of their number that had been slain.
And it came to pass that Amulon commanded them that they should stop their cries; And he put guards over them to watch them, that whosoever should be found calling upon God should be put to death.
And they did admonish their brethren; And they were also admonished, everyone, by the word of God according to his sins, or to the sins which he had committed, Being commanded of God to pray without ceasing and to give thanks in all things.
Now when Amlici was made king over them, he commanded them that they should take up arms against their brethren; And this he did that he might subject them to him.
Yea, I am commanded to stand and testify unto this people the things which have been spoken by our fathers concerning the things which are to come.
"And now I, Alma, do command you in the language of Him who hath commanded me, that ye observe to do the words which I have spoken unto you;
Nevertheless, the children of God were commanded that they should gather themselves together oft and join in fasting and mighty prayer in behalf of the welfare of the souls of those who knew not God.
But behold, I have been commanded that I should turn again and prophesy unto this people, Yea, and to testify against them concerning their iniquities.
And again, I, Alma, having been commanded of God that I should take Amulek and go forth and preach again unto this people, or the people which were in the City of Ammonihah, And it came to pass as I began to preach unto them, they began to contend with me, saying: "Who art thou?
"But behold, this is not all- He hath commanded you to repent or He will utterly destroy you from off the face of the earth; Yea, He will visit you in His anger, And in His fierce anger He will not turn away.
And he commanded them to speak, but they answered nothing.
And it came to pass that Alma and Amulek were commanded to depart out of that land; And they departed and came out even into the Land of Sidom;
Therefore, they did as Ammon commanded them; And he went forth and stood to contend with those which stood by the Waters of Sebus;
Now the king had commanded his servants previous to the time of the watering of their flocks that they should prepare his horses and his chariots and conduct him forth to the Land of Nephi,
And it came to pass that Ammon did as he was commanded and went in unto the queen and desired to know what she would that he should do.
Now the father of Lamoni commanded him that he should slay Ammon with the sword,
And he also commanded him that he should not go to the Land of Middoni, but that he should return with him to the Land of Ishmael.
and she came in unto the king; And when she saw him lay as if he were dead, and also Aaron and his brethren standing as though they had been the cause of his fall, She was angry with them and commanded that her servants, or the servants of the king, should take them and slay them.
And she commanded her servants that they should go and call the people, that they might slay Aaron and his brethren.
Nay, they would not even make any preparations for war; Yea, and also their king commanded them that they should not.
I know that which the Lord hath commanded me and I glory in it; I do not glory of myself, but I glory in that which the Lord hath commanded me;
Now Moroni, when he saw their terror, he commanded his men that they should stop shedding their blood.
And now Moroni was angry because of the stubbornness of the Lamanites, Therefore, he commanded his people that they should fall upon them and slay them.
And now it came to pass that the king was wroth because of their disobedience; Therefore, he gave Amalickiah the command of that part of his army which was obedient unto his commands, And commanded him that he should go forth and compel them to arms.
And it came to pass that Amalickiah commanded that his armies should march forth and see what had happened to the king,
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 Moroni commanded that his army should go against those Kingmen to pull down their pride and their nobility and level them with the earth, Or they should take up arms and support the cause of liberty.
And thus he was endeavoring to harass the Nephites and to draw away a part of their forces to that part of the land, While he had commanded those which he had left to possess the cities which he had taken, that they should also harass the Nephites on the borders by the East Sea, And should take possession of their lands as much as it were in their power, according to the power of their armies.
And while Teancum was thus leading away the Lamanites which were pursuing them in vain, Behold, Moroni commanded that a part of his army which were with him should march forth into the city and take possession of it.
And Moroni commanded his men that they should fall upon them until they had given up their weapons of war.
And it came to pass that when the Lamanites had heard these words, Their chief captains-all those which were not slain- came forth and threw down their weapons of war at the feet of Moroni, And also commanded their men that they should do the same.
They were commanded by Ammaron to maintain those cities which they had taken. "And thus ended the twenty and sixth year.
But ye have said, 'Except they repent, the Lord hath commanded you that ye should go against them.'
Now behold, all those engravings which were in the possession of Helaman were written and sent forth among the children of men throughout all the land, save it were those parts which had been commanded by Alma should not go forth.
And that they had altered and trampled under their feet the laws of Mosiah-or that which the Lord commanded him to give unto the people.
Now behold, it is these secret oaths and covenants which Alma commanded his son should not go forth unto the world, Lest they should be a means of bringing down the people unto destruction.
And they said among themselves as they went: "Behold, now we will know of a surety whether this man be a prophet, And God hath commanded him to prophesy such marvelous things unto us-
"And behold, thus hath the Lord commanded me, by His angel, that I should come and tell this thing unto you; Yea, He hath commanded that I should prophesy these things unto you; Yea, He hath said unto me, 'Cry unto this people, Repent and prepare the way of the Lord!'
"And now because I am a Lamanite and hath spoken unto you the words which the Lord hath commanded me, And because it was hard against you, Ye are angry with me and do seek to destroy me and have cast me out from among you.
3 Nephi 2:58
And it came to pass that Gidgiddoni commanded that his armies should pursue them as far as to the borders of the wilderness, And that they should not spare any that should fall into their hands by the way;
3 Nephi 3:48
Therefore, Jacob seeing that their enemies were more numerous than they, he being the king of the band, Therefore, he commanded his people that they should take their flight into the northernmost part of the land,
3 Nephi 5:18
And it came to pass that He spake unto Nephi- for Nephi was among the multitude-and commanded him that he should come forth;
3 Nephi 5:20
And the Lord commanded him that he should arise, And he arose and stood before Him.
3 Nephi 5:28
And according as I have commanded you, thus shall ye baptize;
3 Nephi 5:68
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 7:17
"And now because of stiff-neckedness 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 7:18
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 7:42
"Verily, verily I say unto you, thus hath the Father commanded Me that I should give unto this people this land for their inheritance;
3 Nephi 8:2
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 this time;
3 Nephi 8:12
And it came to pass that He commanded that their little children should be brought,
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 8:28
And it came to pass that Jesus commanded His disciples that they should bring forth some bread and wine unto Him;
3 Nephi 8:29
And while they were gone for bread and wine, He commanded the multitude that they should sit themselves down upon the earth;
3 Nephi 8:30
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 8:31
And when they had eaten and were filled, He commanded that they should give unto the multitude.
3 Nephi 8:37
And it came to pass that when He had 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 8:39
And when the disciples had done this, Jesus saith 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 8:46
"Therefore, blessed are ye if ye shall keep My commandments which the Father hath commanded Me that I should give unto you;
3 Nephi 8:56
Behold, ye have seen I have prayed unto the Father, And ye all have witnessed 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-
3 Nephi 8:66
"Therefore, keep these sayings which I have commanded you, that ye come not under condemnation, For wo unto him whom the Father condemneth!
3 Nephi 9:17
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 9:18
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 9:37
And it came to pass that He commanded the multitude that they should cease to pray, and also His disciples,
3 Nephi 9:38
And He commanded them that they should not cease to pray in their hearts;
3 Nephi 9:39
And He commanded them that they should arise and stand up upon their feet, And they arose up and stood up upon their feet.
3 Nephi 9:41
And when they had eaten, He commanded them that they should break bread and give unto the multitude;
3 Nephi 9:42
And when they had given unto the multitude, He also gave them wine to drink and commanded them that they should give unto the multitude.
3 Nephi 9:46
And it came to pass that when they had all given glory unto Jesus, He saith unto them: "Behold, now I finish the commandment which the Father hath commanded Me concerning this people which are a remnant of the house of Israel.
3 Nephi 9:50
And the Father hath commanded Me that I should give unto you this land for your inheritance.
3 Nephi 9:84
"Verily, verily I say unto you, all these things shall surely come, even as the Father hath commanded Me;
3 Nephi 10:36
"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 which should arise from the dead and should appear unto many and should minister unto them."
3 Nephi 10:41
And it came to pass that Jesus commanded that it should be written, Therefore, it was written according as He commanded.
3 Nephi 11:1
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 11:2
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.
3 Nephi 11:25
'Remember ye the law of Moses My servant, which I commanded unto him in Horeb for all Israel with the statutes and judgments.
3 Nephi 11:29
And He saith: "These scriptures which ye had not with you, the Father commanded that I should give unto you, For it was wisdom in Him that they should be given unto future generations."
3 Nephi 12:5
Behold, I was about to write them all which were engraven upon the plates of Nephi, But the Lord forbid it, saying, "I will try the faith of My people"; Therefore, I, Mormon, do write the things which have been commanded me of the Lord.
3 Nephi 12:6
And now I, Mormon, make an end of my sayings and proceed to write the things which have been commanded me; Therefore, I would that ye should behold that the Lord truly did teach the people for the space of three days; And after that, He did show Himself unto them oft and did break bread oft and bless it and give it unto them.
3 Nephi 12:12
And it came to pass that they did do all things, even as Jesus had commanded them.
3 Nephi 14:1
Hearken, O ye Gentiles, And hear the words of Jesus Christ, the Son of the living God, which He hath commanded me that I should speak concerning you. For behold, He commandeth me that I should write, saying:
And I, Mormon, being a descendant of Nephi- and my father's name was Mormon- And I remembered the things which Ammoron commanded me.
And it came to pass that I utterly refused to go up against mine enemies; And I did even as the Lord had commanded me; And I did stand as an idle witness to manifest unto the world the things which I saw and heard, according to the manifestations of the Spirit which had testified of things to come.
And it came to pass that when we had gathered in all our people in one to the Land of Cumorah, Behold, I, Mormon, began to be old; And knowing it to be the last struggle of my people, And having been commanded of the Lord that I should not suffer that the records which had been handed down by our fathers, which were sacred, to fall into the hands of the Lamanites- for the Lamanites would destroy them-
And if it so be that ye believe in Christ and are baptized- First with water, then with fire and with the Holy Ghost, following the example of our Savior according to that which He hath commanded us- It shall be well with you in the day of judgment. Amen.
Behold, I, Moroni, do finish the record of my father Mormon; Behold, I have but few things to write, which things I have been commanded of my father.
And it came to pass that the Lord commanded them that they should go forth into the wilderness, Yea, into that quarter where there never had man been.
And it came to pass that the brother of Jared cried unto the Lord, saying: "O Lord, I have performed the work which Thou hast commanded me, And I have made the barges according as Thou hast directed me;
And it came to pass that the brother of Jared did so, according as the Lord had commanded.
And he cried again unto the Lord, saying: "O Lord, behold, I have done even as Thou hast commanded me, And I have prepared the vessels for my people, And behold, there is no light in them;
And it came to pass that the Lord commanded him that he should seal up the two stones which he had received and show them not until the Lord should show them unto the children of men.
And the Lord commanded the brother of Jared to go down out of the mount from the presence of the Lord and write the things which he had seen; And they were forbidden to come unto the children of men until after that He should be lifted up upon the cross;
And after that Christ truly had showed Himself unto His people, He commanded that they should be made manifest.
And now, after that they have all dwindled in unbelief, And there is none, save it be the Lamanites, And they have rejected the gospel of Christ; Therefore, I am commanded that I should hide them up again in the earth.
Behold, I have written upon these plates the very things which the brother of Jared saw; And there never was greater things made manifest than that which was made manifest unto the brother of Jared; Wherefore, the Lord hath commanded me to write them, And I have written them.
And He commanded me that I should seal them up, And He also hath commanded that I should seal up the interpretation thereof; Wherefore, I have sealed up the interpreters according to the commandment of the Lord.
And now I, Moroni, have written the words which were commanded me, according to my memory; And I have told you the things which I have sealed up; Therefore, touch them not in order that ye may translate; For that thing is forbidden you, except by and by it shall be wisdom in God.
And the people would that his father should constrain him, But his father would not; And he commanded them that they should not constrain any man to be their king.
Wherefore, I, Moroni, am commanded to write these things that evil may be done away, And that the time may come that Satan may have no power upon the hearts of the children of men, But that they may be persuaded to do good continually, That they may come unto the fountain of all righteousness and be saved.
And thus the Lord did pour out His blessings upon this land, which was choice above all other lands; And He commanded that whoso should possess the land should possess it unto the Lord or they should be destroyed when they were ripened in iniquity; "For upon such," saith the Lord, "I will pour out the fullness of My wrath."
And it is by faith that my fathers have obtained the promise that these things should come unto their brethren through the Gentiles; Therefore, the Lord hath commanded me, yea, even Jesus Christ.
Now the loss of men, women and children on both sides was so great that Shiz commanded his people that they should not pursue the armies of Coriantumr; Wherefore, they returned to their camp.
I speak it boldly! God hath commanded me.