Remember as you go through the next two days with the differences in the Book of Mormon and scientific proof that not only is there a discrepancy in evidence but a discrepancy as to their hearts as well, this seems to be a continuous theme throughout the Book of Mormon. If the Nephites were really as bad as it says, wouldn’t they have turned out to be dark like the Lamanites? Also notice how they have God referring to himself in this passage.
Jacob 2:12-3; “…that many of you have begun to search for gold, and for silver, and for all manner of precious ores, in the which this land, which is a land of promise unto you and to your seed, doth abound most plentifully. And the hand of providence hath smiled upon you most pleasingly, that you have obtained many riches; and because some of you have obtained more abundantly that that of your brethren ye are lifted up in the pride of your hearts…”