"And thus Laman and Lemuel, being the eldest, did murmur against their father. And they did murmur because they knew not the dealings of that God who had created them. Neither did they believe that Jerusalem, that great city, could be destroyed according to the words of the prophets. And they were like unto the Jews who were at Jerusalem, who sought to take away the life of my father."
1 Nephi 2:12–13
“And it came to pass that the Lord commanded my father, even in a dream, that he should take his family and depart into the wilderness.”
1 Nephi 2:2
"How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings unto them, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings unto them of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion: Thy God reigneth!"
3 Nephi 20:40
“And it shall come to pass in that day that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.”
2 Nephi 21:11
"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 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 some were lifted up unto pride and boastings because of their exceedingly great riches, yea, even unto great persecutions.”
3 Nephi 6:10
“And it shall come to pass in the last days, when the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills, and all nations shall flow unto it.”
2 Nephi 12:2; Isaiah 2:2