Christ will be as a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense—Seek the Lord, not muttering wizards—Turn to the law and to the testimony for guidance—Compare 2 Nephi 18.
2 And I took unto me faithful witnesses to record, Uriah the priest, and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah.
5 ¶ The Lord spake also unto me again, saying,
7 Now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up upon athem the bwaters of the river, strong and many, even the king of cAssyria, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and go over all his banks:
9 ¶ aAssociate yourselves, O ye people, and ye shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all ye of far countries: gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces.
11 ¶ For the Lord spake thus to me awith a strong hand, and instructed me that I should not walk in the way of this people, saying,
12 Say ye not, A aconfederacy, to all them to whom this people shall say, A confederacy; neither fear ye their fear, nor be afraid.
13 Sanctify the Lord of hosts himself; and alet him be your fear, and let him be your dread.
15 And many among them shall stumble, and fall, and be broken, and be snared, and be taken.
18 Behold, I and the children whom the Lord hath given me are for asigns and for wonders in Israel from the Lord of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion.
21 And athey shall pass through it, hardly bestead and hungry: and it shall come to pass, that when they shall be hungry, they shall fret themselves, and bcurse their king and their God, and look upward.