13 And Zeezrom began to inquire of them diligently, that he might know more concerning the kingdom of God.
14 And he said 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?
15 And now Alma began to expound these things unto him, saying, It is given unto many to know the mysteries of God;
16 Nevertheless they are laid under a strict command, that they shall not impart only according to the portion of his word, which he doth grant unto the children of men; according to the heed and diligence which they give unto him;
17 And therefore he that will harden his heart, the same receiveth the lesser portion of the word;
18 And he that will not harden his heart, to him is given the greater portion of the word, until it is given unto him to know the mysteries of God, until they know them in full;
19 And they that will harden their hearts, to them is given the lesser portion of the word, until they know nothing concerning his mysteries;
20 And then they are taken captive by the devil, and led by his will down to destruction.
21 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.
22 Then if our hearts have been hardened, yea, if we have hardened our hearts against the word, insomuch that it has not been found in us, then will our state be awful, for then we shall be condemned;
23 For our words will condemn us, yea, all our works will condemn us; we shall not be found spotless: