2 Nephi 29: 9

2 Nephi 29: 9

2 Nephi 29: 9: “And I do this that I may prove unto many that I am the same yesterday, today, and forever; and that I speak forth my words according to mine own pleasure. And because that I have spoken one word ye need not suppose that I cannot speak another; for my work
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2 Nephi 29: 8

2 Nephi 29: 8

2 Nephi 29: 8:   “Wherefore murmur ye, because that ye shall receive more of my word? Know ye not that the testimony of two nations is a witness unto you that I am God, that I remember one nation like unto another? Wherefore, I speak the same words unto one nation like unto another.
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2 Nephi 29: 6-7

2 Nephi 29: 6-7

2 Nephi 29: 6-7:   “Thou fool, that shall say: A Bible, we have got a Bible, and we need no more Bible. Have ye obtained a Bible save it were by the Jews?  Know ye not that there are more nations than one? Know ye not that I, the Lord your God, have created
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2 Nephi 29: 4-5

2 Nephi 29: 4-5

2 Nephi 29: 4-5:   “But thus saith the Lord God: O fools, they shall have a Bible; and it shall proceed forth from the Jews, mine ancient covenant people. And what thank they the Jews for the Bible which they receive from them? Yea, what do the Gentiles mean? Do they remember the travails,
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2 Nephi 29: 3

2 Nephi 29: 3

2 Nephi 29: 3:   “And because my words shall hiss forth—many of the Gentiles shall say: A Bible! A Bible! We have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible.”   This is one of the great missionary scriptures.  It is used to show the Book of Mormon already anticipated an argument against it,
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2 Nephi 29: 1-2

2 Nephi 29: 1-2

The quote of the Lord continues into 2 Nephi 29: 1-2: “But behold, there shall be many—at that day when I shall proceed to do a marvelous work among them, that I may remember my covenants which I have made unto the children of men, that I may set my hand again the second time
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Come and be saved

Come and be saved

In the preceding verses Nephi has changed from giving his own advice and counsel to quoting the Lord. He began in verse 30 with the words: “behold, thus saith the Lord” and continues quoting Him through the end of that chapter and into the next. The third “wo” was pronounced by Nephi as a quote
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2 Nephi 28: 32

2 Nephi 28: 32

2 Nephi 28: 32: “Wo be unto the Gentiles, saith the Lord God of Hosts! For notwithstanding I shall lengthen out mine arm unto them from day to day, they will deny me; nevertheless, I will be merciful unto them, saith the Lord God, if they will repent and come unto me; for mine arm
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2 Nephi 28: 31

2 Nephi 28: 31

2 Nephi 28: 31:   “Cursed is he that putteth his trust in man, or maketh flesh his arm, or shall hearken unto the precepts of men, save their precepts shall be given by the power of the Holy Ghost.”   Now we move beyond the wo’s to cursing.  Cursing by one holding authority to
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2 Nephi 28: 30

2 Nephi 28: 30

2 Nephi 28: 30: “For behold, thus saith the Lord God: I will give unto the children of men line upon line, precept upon precept, here a little and there a little; and blessed are those who hearken unto my precepts, and lend an ear unto my counsel, for they shall learn wisdom; for unto
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