"And the great God has had mercy on us, and made these things known unto us that we might not perish, … because he loveth our souls as well as he loveth our children; therefore, in his mercy he doth visit us by his angels …"
"For if ye would hearken unto the Spirit which teacheth a man to pray, ye would know that ye must pray; for … I say unto you that ye must pray always, and not faint."
2 Nephi 32:8–9
"And their meetings were conducted by the church after the manner of the workings of the Spirit … for as the power of the Holy Ghost led them whether to preach, or to exhort, or to pray, or to supplicate, or to sing, even so it was done."
"And it came to pass that he did teach and minister unto the children of the multitude of whom hath been spoken, and he did loose their tongues, and they did speak unto their fathers great and marvelous things, even greater than he had revealed unto the people; and he loosed their tongues that they could utter."
3 Nephi 26:14
"And Nephi did cry unto the people … and he did preach unto them repentance and remission of sins. Now I would have you to remember also, that there were none who were brought unto repentance who were not baptized with water."
3 Nephi 7:23-24
"And angels did appear unto men, wise men, and did declare unto them glad tidings of great joy."
"And thus, if ye shall say unto this temple it shall be rent in twain, it shall be done."
“Yea, I say unto you, my son, that there could be nothing so exquisite and so bitter as were my pains. Yea, and again I say unto you, my son, that on the other hand, there can be nothing so exquisite and sweet as was my joy”
“But behold I am a man, and do sin in my wish”
“O that I were an angel, and could have the wish of mine heart, that I might go forth and speak with the trump of God, with a voice to shake the earth, and cry repentance unto every people!”