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Passage: 2 Nephi 1:49 - 2 Nephi 1:69

49 And that which ye call anger, was the truth, according to that which is in God, which he could not restrain, manifesting boldly concerning your iniquities.
50 And it must needs be that the power of God must be with him, even unto his commanding you, that ye must obey.
51 But behold, it was not him, but it was the Spirit of the Lord which was in him, which opened his mouth to utterance, that he could not shut it.
52 And now my son Laman and also Lemuel and Sam, and also my sons who are the sons of Ishmael, behold, if ye will hearken unto the voice of Nephi, ye shall not perish.
53 And if ye will hearken unto him, I leave unto you a blessing, yea, even my first blessing.
54 But if ye will not hearken unto him, I take away my first blessing, yea, even my blessing, and it shall rest upon him.
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, for ever.
56 Wherefore, because thou hast been faithful, thy seed shall be blessed with his seed, that they dwell in prosperity long upon the face of this land;
57 And nothing, save it shall be iniquity among them, shall harm or disturb their prosperity upon the face of this land for ever.
58 Wherefore, if ye shall keep the commandments of the Lord, the Lord hath consecrated this land for the security of thy seed with the seed of my son.
59 And now, Jacob, I speak unto you: Thou art my first born in the days of my tribulation in the wilderness.
60 And behold, in thy childhood thou hast suffered afflictions and much sorrow, because of the rudeness of thy brethren.
61 Nevertheless, Jacob, my first born in the wilderness, thou knowest the greatness of God; and he shall consecrate thine afflictions for thy gain.
62 Wherefore thy soul shall be blessed, and thou shalt dwell safely with thy brother Nephi; and thy days shall be spent in the service of thy God.
63 Wherefore, I know that thou art redeemed, because of the righteousness of thy Redeemer: for thou hast beheld, that in the fullness of time, he cometh to bring salvation unto men.
64 And thou hast beheld in thy youth his glory; wherefore, thou art blessed even as they unto whom he shall minister in the flesh:
65 For the Spirit is the same, yesterday, to-day, and for ever.
66 And the way is prepared from the fall of man, and salvation is free.
67 And men are instructed sufficiently, that they know good from evil.
68 And the law is given unto men.
69 And by the law, no flesh is justified, or, by the law, men are cut off.

 

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