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2 Nephi 1:12
And if it so be that they shall serve Him according to the commandments which He hath given, it shall be a land of liberty unto them;
2 Nephi 1:120
And they are free to choose liberty and eternal life through the great Mediator of all men, Or to choose captivity and death, according to the captivity and power of the devil,
2 Nephi 7:18
And this land shall be a land of liberty unto the Gentiles, And there shall be no kings upon the land which shall raise up unto the Gentiles;
Yea, even out of the hands of King Noah and his people, and also from the bonds of iniquity, Even so, I desire that ye should stand fast in this liberty wherewith ye have been made free and that ye trust no man to be a king over you,
And it came to pass that the Lamanites promised unto Alma and his brethren that if they would show them the way which led to the Land of Nephi, that they would grant unto them their lives and their liberty.
But I desire that this land be a land of liberty, And every man may enjoy his rights and privileges alike, so long as the Lord seeth fit that we may live and inherit the land,
And they were exceedingly rejoiced because of the liberty which had been granted unto them,
"For behold, they do study at this time that they may destroy the liberty of thy people-for thus saith the Lord-which is contrary to the statutes and judgments and commandments which He hath given unto His people."
And he also declared unto them that they might have the liberty of worshipping the Lord their God according to their desires in whatsoever place they were in, if it were in the land which was under the reign of King Lamoni;
yea, and also their liberty, That they might worship God according to their desires; For they knew that if they should fall into the hands of the Lamanites, That whosoever should worship God in spirit and in truth, the true and the living God, the Lamanites would destroy.
And he also knowing that it was the only desire of the Nephites to preserve their lands and their liberty and their church, Therefore, he thought it no sin that he should defend them by stratagem, Therefore, he found, by his spies, which course the Lamanites were to take.
And Moroni, perceiving their intent, sent forth and inspired their hearts with these thoughts- yea, the thoughts of their lands, their liberty, yea, their freedom from bondage.
And it came to pass that they turned upon the Lamanites, And they cried with one voice unto the Lord their God for their liberty and their freedom from bondage;
"And now, Zerahemnah, I command you in the name of that all-powerful God who hath strengthened our arms that we have gained power over you- By our faith, By our religion, And by our rights of worship, And by our church, And by the sacred support which we owe to our wives and our children, By that liberty which binds us to our lands and our country, Yea, and also by the maintenance of the sacred word of God to which we owe all our happiness,
Yea, and to seek to destroy the church of God and to destroy the foundation of liberty which God had granted unto them, Or which blessing God had sent upon the face of the land for the righteous' sake.
And he fastened on his headplate and his breastplate and his shields and girded on his armor about his loins, And he took the pole which had on the end thereof his rent coat and he called it the title of liberty.
And he bowed himself to the earth, And he prayed mightily unto his God for the blessings of liberty to rest upon his brethren, so long as there should a band of Christians remain to possess the land-
And it came to pass that when he had poured out his soul to God, He gave all the land which was south of the Land Desolation, Yea, and in fine all the land, both on the north and on the south, a chosen land and the land of liberty.
Yea, and now behold, let us remember to keep the commandments of God, Or our garments shall be rent by our brethren and we be cast into prison or be sold or be slain; Yea, let us preserve our liberty, as a remnant of Joseph;
And now it came to pass that when Moroni had said these words, he went forth, and also sent forth in all the parts of the land where there were dissensions, And gathered together all the people which were desirous to maintain their liberty to stand against Amalickiah and those which had dissented, which were called Amalickiahites.
And it came to pass also that he caused the title of liberty to be hoisted upon every tower which was in all the land which was possessed by the Nephites. And thus Moroni planted the standard of liberty among the Nephites,
And thus he was preparing to support their liberty, their lands, their wives and their children and their peace, And that they might live unto the Lord their God, And that they might maintain that which was called by their enemies the cause of Christians.
And Moroni was a strong and a mighty man- He was a man of a perfect understanding, Yea, a man that did not delight in bloodshed, A man whose soul did joy in the liberty and the freedom of his country and his brethren from bondage and slavery,
Now behold, the people which were in the Land Bountiful- Or rather, Moroni feared that they would hearken to the words of Morionton and unite with his people; And thus he would obtain possession of those parts of the land, which would lay a foundation for serious consequences among the people of Nephi, Yea, which consequences would lead to the overthrow of their liberty;
And it came to pass that the voice of the people came in the favor of the Freemen; And Pahoron retained the judgment seat which caused much rejoicing among the brethren of Pahoron, and also among the people of liberty, Which also put the Kingmen to silence, that they durst not oppose, but were obliged to maintain the cause of freedom.
And it came to pass that when the men which were called Kingmen had heard that the Lamanites were coming down to battle against them, They were glad in their hearts and they refused to take up arms; For they were so wroth with the chief judge, and also with the people of liberty, that they would not take up arms to defend their country.
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 the remainder of those dissenters, rather than to be smote down to the earth by the sword, Yielded to the standard of liberty and were compelled to hoist the title of liberty upon their towers and in their cities and to take up arms in defense of their country.
And they entered into a covenant to fight for the liberty of the Nephites, yea, to protect the land unto the laying down of their lives;
Yea, even they covenanted that they never would give up their liberty, but they would fight in all cases to protect the Nephites and themselves from bondage.
"Now they never had fought, yet they did not fear death; And they did think more upon the liberty of their fathers than they did upon their lives; Yea, they had been taught by their mothers that if they did not doubt, that God would deliver them;
And we did take courage with our small force which we had received, And were fixed with a determination to conquer our enemies and to maintain our lands and our possessions and our wives and our children and the cause of our liberty.
"But behold, they have received many wounds; Nevertheless, they stand fast in that liberty wherewith God hath made them free;
"I, Pahoron, do not seek for power, save only to retain my judgment seat, that I may preserve the rights and the liberty of my people;
My soul standeth fast in that liberty in the which God hath made us free!
"See that ye strengthen Lehi and Teancum in the Lord; Tell them to fear not, for God will deliver them, yea, and also all those who stand fast in that liberty wherewith God hath made them free.
And he did raise the standard of liberty in whatsoever place he did enter, And gained whatsoever force he could in all his march toward the Land of Gideon.
Now it came to pass that when Lehi and Moroni knew that Teancum was dead, they were exceeding sorrowful; For behold, he had been a man which had fought valiantly for his country, yea, a true friend to liberty, And he had suffered very many exceeding sore afflictions;
And it came to pass as he was about to do this, Behold, he was taken and was tried according to the voice of the people and condemned unto death; For he had raised up in rebellion and sought to destroy the liberty of the people.
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.
3 Nephi 1:50
Yea, and also to maintain their rights, and their privileges of their church, and of their worship, and their freedom and their liberty.
3 Nephi 2:2
And these were the words which were written, saying: "Lachoneus, most noble and chief governor of the land, Behold, I write this epistle unto you and do give unto you exceeding great praise because of your firmness, and also the firmness of your people, in maintaining that which ye suppose to be your right and liberty;
3 Nephi 2:3
Yea, ye do stand well-as if ye were supported by the hand of a God in the defense of your liberty and your prop- erty and your country, or that which ye do call so;
3 Nephi 2:87
And as many as would repent of their sins and enter into a covenant that they would murder no more were set at liberty;
3 Nephi 3:35
And they did set at defiance the law and the rights of their country; And they did covenant one with another to destroy the governor and to establish a king over the land, That the land should no more be at liberty, but should be subject unto kings.