"And we will guard them from their enemies with our armies, on condition that they will give us a portion of their substance to assist us that we may maintain our armies."
“And now, behold, if Adam had not transgressed he would not have fallen, but he would have remained in the garden of Eden. … And they would have … remained in a state of innocence, having no joy …. But behold, all things have been done in the wisdom of him who knoweth all things. Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy.”
2 Nephi 2:22–25
“Therefore I did obey the voice of the Spirit, and took Laban by the hair of the head, and I smote off his head with his own sword.”
1 Nephi 4:18
“Now Christ spake these words unto them at the time of his first appearing; and the multitude heard it not, but the disciples heard it; and on as many as they laid their hands, fell the Holy Ghost.”
“And it came to pass that after he had smitten off the head of Shiz, that Shiz raised up on his hands and fell; and after that he had struggled for breath, he died.”
“O ye fair ones, how could ye have departed from the ways of the Lord!”
"And Lamah ... and Gilgal ... and Limhah ... and Jeneum ... and Cumenihah, and Moronihah, and Antionum, and Shiblom, and Shem, and Josh, had fallen with their ten thousand each."
"And they did … take many prisoners both women and children, and did offer them up as sacrifices unto their idol gods."
“And upon the plates of Nephi I did make a full account of all the wickedness and abominations; but upon these plates I did forbear to make a full account of their wickedness and abominations, for behold, a continual scene of wickedness and abominations has been before mine eyes ever since I have been sufficient to behold the ways of man.”
“Verily, verily, I say unto you, this is my gospel”
3 Nephi 27:21