“My beloved son, I write unto you again that ye may know that I am yet alive; but I write somewhat of that which is grievous.”
“I, Nephi, having been born of goodly parents, . . . therefore I make a record of my proceedings in my days.”
1 Nephi 1:1
"And after it had come forth unto them I beheld other books, which came forth by the power of the Lamb, from the Gentiles unto them."
1 Nephi 13:39