Freedom, War and Pacifism: How to Do the Will of God in Troubled Times

Alma 43:13 – Those who promised never to fight again weren’t pacifists all the way though – they heartily supported the Nephite military efforts with their substance and time, and even their sons they shipped off to battle – but the covenant was that they themselves wouldn’t personally fight, having made it some 3 to 17 or so years earlier.