Four hundred years pass not away save ... heavy destruction ... cometh unto this people, and nothing can save this people save it be repentance and faith on the Lord Jesus Christ”
“And ye may know that the words of the Lord, which have been spoken by the holy prophets, shall all be fulfilled; and ye need not say that the Lord delays his coming unto the children of Israel.”
3 Nephi 29:2
“He ... cried with a loud voice, and prophesied unto the people whatsoever things the Lord put into his heart.”
"And that [this land] was the place of the New Jerusalem, which should come down out of heaven, and the holy sanctuary of the Lord. … And he spake also concerning the house of Israel, and the Jerusalem from whence Lehi should come … And that a New Jerusalem should be built up upon this land, unto the remnant of the seed of Joseph."
"And for this intent shall they go—that they may be persuaded that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God.”
"And it came to pass that he commanded them that they should write the words which the Father had given unto Malachi, which he should tell unto them."
3 Nephi 24:1
“Yea, a commandment I give unto you that ye search these things diligently; for great are the words of Isaiah”
3 Nephi 23:1
"Behold, I am Jesus Christ, whom the prophets testified shall come into the world."
3 Nephi 11:10
“And it came to pass that there was thick darkness upon all the face of the land, insomuch that the inhabitants thereof who had not fallen could feel the vapor of darkness”
3 Nephi 8:20
"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