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 Moroni 1
 Chapter 1
 Moroni 1:1
  1 Now I, Moroni, after having made an end of abridging the
 account of the people of Jared, I had supposed not to have
 written more, but I have not as yet perished; and I make not
 myself known to the Lamanites lest they should destroy me.
 Moroni 1:2
  2 For behold, their wars are exceedingly fierce among
 themselves; and because of their hatred they put to death every
 Nephite that will not deny the Christ.
 Moroni 1:3
  3 And I, Moroni, will not deny the Christ; wherefore, I wander
 whithersoever I can for the safety of mine own life.
 Moroni 1:4
  4 Wherefore, I write a few more things, contrary to that which I
 had supposed; for I had supposed not to have written any more;
 but I write a few more things, that perhaps they may be of worth
 unto my brethren, the Lamanites, in some future day, according to
 the will of the Lord.
 Moroni 2
 Chapter 2
 Moroni 2:1
  1 The words of Christ, which he spake unto his disciples, the
 twelve whom he had chosen, as he laid his hands upon them--
 Moroni 2:2
  2 And he called them by name, saying: Ye shall call on the
 Father in my name, in mighty prayer; and after ye have done this
 ye shall have power that to him upon whom ye shall lay your
 hands, ye shall give the Holy Ghost; and in my name shall ye give
 it, for thus do mine apostles.
 Moroni 2:3
  3 Now Christ spake these words unto them at the time of his
 first appearing; and the multitude heard it not, but the
 disciples heard it; and on as many as they laid their hands, fell
 the Holy Ghost.
 Moroni 3
 Chapter 3
 Moroni 3:1
  1 The manner which the disciples, who were called the elders of
 the church, ordained priests and teachers--
 Moroni 3:2
  2 After they had prayed unto the Father in the name of Christ,
 they laid their hands upon them, and said:
 Moroni 3:3
  3 In the name of Jesus Christ I ordain you to be a priest, (or,
 if he be a teacher) I ordain you to be a teacher, to preach
 repentance and remission of sins through Jesus Christ, by the
 endurance of faith on his name to the end.  Amen.
 Moroni 3:4
  4 And after this manner did they ordain priests and teachers,
 according to the gifts and callings of God unto men; and they
 ordained them by the power of the Holy Ghost, which was in them.
 Moroni 4
 Chapter 4
 Moroni 4:1
  1 The manner of their elders and priests administering the flesh
 and blood of Christ unto the church; and they administered it
 according to the commandments of Christ; wherefore we know the
 manner to be true; and the elder or priest did minister it--
 Moroni 4:2
  2 And they did kneel down with the church, and pray to the
 Father in the name of Christ, saying:
 Moroni 4:3
  3 O God, the Eternal Father, we ask thee in the name of thy Son,
 Jesus Christ, to bless and sanctify this bread to the souls of
 all those who partake of it; that they may eat in remembrance of
 the body of thy Son, and witness unto thee, O God, the Eternal
 Father, that they are willing to take upon them the name of thy
 Son, and always remember him, and keep his commandments which he
 hath given them, that they may always have his Spirit to be with
 them.  Amen.
 Moroni 5
 Chapter 5
 Moroni 5:1
  1 The manner of administering the wine--Behold, they took the
 cup, and said:
 Moroni 5:2
  2 O God, the Eternal Father, we ask thee, in the name of thy
 Son, Jesus Christ, to bless and sanctify this wine to the souls
 of all those who drink of it, that they may do it in remembrance
 of the blood of thy Son, which was shed for them; that they may
 witness unto thee, O God, the Eternal Father, that they do always
 remember him, that they may have his Spirit to be with them. 
 Moroni 6
 Chapter 6
 Moroni 6:1
  1 And now I speak concerning baptism.  Behold, elders, priests,
 and teachers were baptized; and they were not baptized save they
 brought forth fruit meet that they were worthy of it.
 Moroni 6:2
  2 Neither did they receive any unto baptism save they came forth
 with a broken heart and a contrite spirit, and witnessed unto the
 church that they truly repented of all their sins.
 Moroni 6:3
  3 And none were received unto baptism save they took upon them
 the name of Christ, having a determination to serve him to the
 Moroni 6:4
  4 And after they had been received unto baptism, and were
 wrought upon and cleansed by the power of the Holy Ghost, they
 were numbered among the people of the church of Christ; and their
 names were taken, that they might be remembered and nourished by
 the good word of God, to keep them in the right way, to keep them
 continually watchful unto prayer, relying alone upon the merits
 of Christ, who was the author and the finisher of their faith.
 Moroni 6:5
  5 And the church did meet together oft, to fast and to pray, and
 to speak one with another concerning the welfare of their souls.
 Moroni 6:6
  6 And they did meet together oft to partake of bread and wine,
 in remembrance of the Lord Jesus.
 Moroni 6:7
  7 And they were strict to observe that there should be no
 iniquity among them; and whoso was found to commit iniquity, and
 three witnesses of the church did condemn them before the elders,
 and if they repented not, and confessed not, their names were
 blotted out, and they were not numbered among the people of
 Moroni 6:8
  8 But as oft as they repented and sought forgiveness, with real
 intent, they were forgiven.
 Moroni 6:9
  9 And their meetings were conducted by the church after the
 manner of the workings of the Spirit, and by the power of the
 Holy Ghost; for as the power of the Holy Ghost led them whether
 to preach, or to exhort, or to pray, or to supplicate, or to
 sing, even so it was done.
 Moroni 7
 Chapter 7
 Moroni 7:1
  1 And now I, Moroni, write a few of the words of my father
 Mormon, which he spake concerning faith, hope, and charity; for
 after this manner did he speak unto the people, as he taught them
 in the synagogue which they had built for the place of worship.
 Moroni 7:2
  2 And now I, Mormon, speak unto you, my beloved brethren; and it
 is by the grace of God the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, and
 his holy will, because of the gift of his calling unto me, that I
 am permitted to speak unto you at this time.
 Moroni 7:3
  3 Wherefore, I would speak unto you that are of the church, that
 are the peaceable followers of Christ, and that have obtained a
 sufficient hope by which ye can enter into the rest of the Lord,
 from this time henceforth until ye shall rest with him in heaven.
 Moroni 7:4
  4 And now my brethren, I judge these things of you because of
 your peaceable walk with the children of men.
 Moroni 7:5
  5 For I remember the word of God, which saith by their works ye
 shall know them; for if their works be good, then they are good
 Moroni 7:6
  6 For behold, God hath said a man being evil cannot do that
 which is good; for if he offereth a gift, or prayeth unto God,
 except he shall do it with real intent it profiteth him nothing.
 Moroni 7:7
  7 For behold, it is not counted unto him for righteousness.
 Moroni 7:8
  8 For behold, if a man being evil giveth a gift, he doeth it
 grudgingly; wherefore it is counted unto him the same as if he
 had retained the gift; wherefore he is counted evil before God.
 Moroni 7:9
  9 And likewise also is it counted evil unto a man, if he shall
 pray and not with real intent of heart; yea, and it profiteth him
 nothing, for God receiveth none such.
 Moroni 7:10
  10 Wherefore, a man being evil cannot do that which is good;
 neither will he give a good gift.
 Moroni 7:11
  11 For behold, a bitter fountain cannot bring forth good water;
 neither can a good fountain bring forth bitter water; wherefore,
 a man being a servant of the devil cannot follow Christ; and if
 he follow Christ he cannot be a servant of the devil.
 Moroni 7:12
  12 Wherefore, all things which are good cometh of God; and that
 which is evil cometh of the devil; for the devil is an enemy unto
 God, and fighteth against him continually, and inviteth and
 enticeth to sin, and to do that which is evil continually.
 Moroni 7:13
  13 But behold, that which is of God inviteth and enticeth to do
 good continually; wherefore, every thing which inviteth and
 enticeth to do good, and to love God, and to serve him, is
 inspired of God.
 Moroni 7:14
  14 Wherefore, take heed, my beloved brethren, that ye do not
 judge that which is evil to be of God, or that which is good and
 of God to be of the devil.
 Moroni 7:15
  15 For behold, my brethren, it is given unto you to judge, that
 ye may know good from evil; and the way to judge is as plain,
 that ye may know with a perfect knowledge, as the daylight is
 from the dark night.
 Moroni 7:16
  16 For behold, the Spirit of Christ is given to every man, that
 he may know good from evil; wherefore, I show unto you the way to
 judge; for every thing which inviteth to do good, and to persuade
 to believe in Christ, is sent forth by the power and gift of
 Christ; wherefore ye may know with a perfect knowledge it is of
 Moroni 7:17
  17 But whatsoever thing persuadeth men to do evil, and believe
 not in Christ, and deny him, and serve not God, then ye may know
 with a perfect knowledge it is of the devil; for after this
 manner doth the devil work, for he persuadeth no man to do good,
 no, not one; neither do his angels; neither do they who subject
 themselves unto him.
 Moroni 7:18
  18 And now, my brethren, seeing that ye know the light by which
 ye may judge, which light is the light of Christ, see that ye do
 not judge wrongfully; for with that same judgment which ye judge
 ye shall also be judged.
 Moroni 7:19
  19 Wherefore, I beseech of you, brethren, that ye should search
 diligently in the light of Christ that ye may know good from
 evil; and if ye will lay hold upon every good thing, and condemn
 it not, ye certainly will be a child of Christ.
 Moroni 7:20
  20 And now, my brethren, how is it possible that ye can lay hold
 upon every good thing?
 Moroni 7:21
  21 And now I come to that faith, of which I said I would speak;
 and I will tell you the way whereby ye may lay hold on every good
 Moroni 7:22
  22 For behold, God knowing all things, being from everlasting to
 everlasting, behold, he sent angels to minister unto the children
 of men, to make manifest concerning the coming of Christ; and in
 Christ there should come every good thing.
 Moroni 7:23
  23 And God also declared unto prophets, by his own mouth, that
 Christ should come.
 Moroni 7:24
  24 And behold, there were divers ways that he did manifest
 things unto the children of men, which were good; and all things
 which are good cometh of Christ; otherwise men were fallen, and
 there could no good thing come unto them.
 Moroni 7:25
  25 Wherefore, by the ministering of angels, and by every word
 which proceeded forth out of the mouth of God, men began to
 exercise faith in Christ; and thus by faith, they did lay hold
 upon every good thing; and thus it was until the coming of
 Moroni 7:26
  26 And after that he came men also were saved by faith in his
 name; and by faith, they become the sons of God.  And as sure as
 Christ liveth he spake these words unto our fathers, saying:
 Whatsoever thing ye shall ask the Father in my name, which is
 good, in faith believing that ye shall receive, behold, it shall
 be done unto you.
 Moroni 7:27
  27 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, have miracles ceased because
 Christ hath ascended into heaven, and hath sat down on the right
 hand of God, to claim of the Father his rights of mercy which he
 hath upon the children of men?
 Moroni 7:28
  28 For he hath answered the ends of the law, and he claimeth all
 those who have faith in him; and they who have faith in him will
 cleave unto every good thing; wherefore he advocateth the cause
 of the children of men; and he dwelleth eternally in the heavens.
 Moroni 7:29
  29 And because he hath done this, my beloved brethren, have
 miracles ceased?  Behold I say unto you, Nay; neither have angels
 ceased to minister unto the children of men.
 Moroni 7:30
  30 For behold, they are subject unto him, to minister according
 to the word of his command, showing themselves unto them of
 strong faith and a firm mind in every form of godliness.
 Moroni 7:31
  31 And the office of their ministry is to call men unto
 repentance, and to fulfill and to do the work of the covenants of
 the Father, which he hath made unto the children of men, to
 prepare the way among the children of men, by declaring the word
 of Christ unto the chosen vessels of the Lord, that they may bear
 testimony of him.
 Moroni 7:32
  32 And by so doing, the Lord God prepareth the way that the
 residue of men may have faith in Christ, that the Holy Ghost may
 have place in their hearts, according to the power thereof; and
 after this manner bringeth to pass the Father, the covenants
 which he hath made unto the children of men.
 Moroni 7:33
  33 And Christ hath said: If ye will have faith in me ye shall
 have power to do whatsoever thing is expedient in me.
 Moroni 7:34
  34 And he hath said: Repent all ye ends of the earth, and come
 unto me, and be baptized in my name, and have faith in me, that
 ye may be saved.
 Moroni 7:35
  35 And now, my beloved brethren, if this be the case that these
 things are true which I have spoken unto you, and God will show
 unto you, with power and great glory at the last day, that they
 are true, and if they are true has the day of miracles ceased?
 Moroni 7:36
  36 Or have angels ceased to appear unto the children of men?  Or
 has he withheld the power of the Holy Ghost from them?  Or will
 he, so long as time shall last, or the earth shall stand, or
 there shall be one man upon the face thereof to be saved?
 Moroni 7:37
  37 Behold I say unto you, Nay; for it is by faith that miracles
 are wrought; and it is by faith that angels appear and minister
 unto men; wherefore, if these things have ceased wo be unto the
 children of men, for it is because of unbelief, and all is vain.
 Moroni 7:38
  38 For no man can be saved, according to the words of Christ,
 save they shall have faith in his name; wherefore, if these
 things have ceased, then has faith ceased also; and awful is the
 state of man, for they are as though there had been no redemption
 Moroni 7:39
  39 But behold, my beloved brethren, I judge better things of
 you, for I judge that ye have faith in Christ because of your
 meekness; for if ye have not faith in him then ye are not fit to
 be numbered among the people of his church.
 Moroni 7:40
  40 And again, my beloved brethren, I would speak unto you
 concerning hope.  How is it that ye can attain unto faith, save
 ye shall have hope?
 Moroni 7:41
  41 And what is it that ye shall hope for?  Behold I say unto you
 that ye shall have hope through the atonement of Christ and the
 power of his resurrection, to be raised unto life eternal, and
 this because of your faith in him according to the promise.
 Moroni 7:42
  42 Wherefore, if a man have faith he must needs have hope; for
 without faith there cannot be any hope.
 Moroni 7:43
  43 And again, behold I say unto you that he cannot have faith
 and hope, save he shall be meek, and lowly of heart.
 Moroni 7:44
  44 If so, his faith and hope is vain, for none is acceptable
 before God, save the meek and lowly in heart; and if a man be
 meek and lowly in heart, and confesses by the power of the Holy
 Ghost that Jesus is the Christ, he must needs have charity; for
 if he have not charity he is nothing; wherefore he must needs
 have charity.
 Moroni 7:45
  45 And charity suffereth long, and is kind, and envieth not, and
 is not puffed up, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked,
 thinketh no evil, and rejoiceth not in iniquity but rejoiceth in
 the truth, beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all
 things, endureth all things.
 Moroni 7:46
  46 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, if ye have not charity, ye
 are nothing, for charity never faileth.  Wherefore, cleave unto
 charity, which is the greatest of all, for all things must fail--
 Moroni 7:47
  47 But charity is the pure love of Christ, and it endureth
 forever; and whoso is found possessed of it at the last day, it
 shall be well with him.
 Moroni 7:48
  48 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, pray unto the Father with all
 the energy of heart, that ye may be filled with this love, which
 he hath bestowed upon all who are true followers of his Son,
 Jesus Christ; that ye may become the sons of God; that when he
 shall appear we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is;
 that we may have this hope; that we may be purified even as he is
 pure.  Amen.
 Moroni 8
 Chapter 8
 Moroni 8:1
  1 An epistle of my father Mormon, written to me, Moroni; and it
 was written unto me soon after my calling to the ministry.  And
 on this wise did he write unto me, saying:
 Moroni 8:2
  2 My beloved son, Moroni, I rejoice exceedingly that your Lord
 Jesus Christ hath been mindful of you, and hath called you to his
 ministry, and to his holy work.
 Moroni 8:3
  3 I am mindful of you always in my prayers, continually praying
 unto God the Father in the name of his Holy Child, Jesus, that
 he, through his infinite goodness and grace, will keep you
 through the endurance of faith on his name to the end.
 Moroni 8:4
  4 And now, my son, I speak unto you concerning that which
 grieveth me exceedingly; for it grieveth me that there should
 disputations rise among you.
 Moroni 8:5
  5 For, if I have learned the truth, there have been disputations
 among you concerning the baptism of your little children.
 Moroni 8:6
  6 And now, my son, I desire that ye should labor diligently,
 that this gross error should be removed from among you; for, for
 this intent I have written this epistle.
 Moroni 8:7
  7 For immediately after I had learned these things of you I
 inquired of the Lord concerning the matter.  And the word of the
 Lord came to me by the power of the Holy Ghost, saying:
 Moroni 8:8
  8 Listen to the words of Christ, your Redeemer, your Lord and
 your God.  Behold, I came into the world not to call the
 righteous but sinners to repentance; the whole need no physician,
 but they that are sick; wherefore, little children are whole, for
 they are not capable of committing sin; wherefore the curse of
 Adam is taken from them in me, that it hath no power over them;
 and the law of circumcision is done away in me.
 Moroni 8:9
  9 And after this manner did the Holy Ghost manifest the word of
 God unto me; wherefore, my beloved son, I know that it is solemn
 mockery before God, that ye should baptize little children.
 Moroni 8:10
  10 Behold I say unto you that this thing shall ye
 teach--repentance and baptism unto those who are accountable and
 capable of committing sin; yea, teach parents that they must
 repent and be baptized, and humble themselves as their little
 children, and they shall all be saved with their little children.
 Moroni 8:11
  11 And their little children need no repentance, neither
 baptism.  Behold, baptism is unto repentance to the fulfilling
 the commandments unto the remission of sins.
 Moroni 8:12
  12 But little children are alive in Christ, even from the
 foundation of the world; if not so, God is a partial God, and
 also a changeable God, and a respecter to persons; for how many
 little children have died without baptism!
 Moroni 8:13
  13 Wherefore, if little children could not be saved without
 baptism, these must have gone to an endless hell.
 Moroni 8:14
  14 Behold I say unto you, that he that supposeth that little
 children need baptism is in the gall of bitterness and in the
 bonds of iniquity, for he hath neither faith, hope, nor charity;
 wherefore, should he be cut off while in the thought, he must go
 down to hell.
 Moroni 8:15
  15 For awful is the wickedness to suppose that God saveth one
 child because of baptism, and the other must perish because he
 hath no baptism.
 Moroni 8:16
  16 Wo be unto them that shall pervert the ways of the Lord after
 this manner, for they shall perish except they repent.  Behold, I
 speak with boldness, having authority from God; and I fear not
 what man can do; for perfect love casteth out all fear.
 Moroni 8:17
  17 And I am filled with charity, which is everlasting love;
 wherefore, all children are alike unto me; wherefore, I love
 little children with a perfect love; and they are all alike and
 partakers of salvation.
 Moroni 8:18
  18 For I know that God is not a partial God, neither a
 changeable being; but he is unchangeable from all eternity to all
 Moroni 8:19
  19 Little children cannot repent; wherefore, it is awful
 wickedness to deny the pure mercies of God unto them, for they
 are all alive in him because of his mercy.
 Moroni 8:20
  20 And he that saith that little children need baptism denieth
 the mercies of Christ, and setteth at naught the atonement of him
 and the power of his redemption.
 Moroni 8:21
  21 Wo unto such, for they are in danger of death, hell, and an
 endless torment.  I speak it boldly; God hath commanded me. 
 Listen unto them and give heed, or they stand against you at the
 judgment-seat of Christ.
 Moroni 8:22
  22 For behold that all little children are alive in Christ, and
 also all they that are without the law.  For the power of
 redemption cometh on all them that have no law; wherefore, he
 that is not condemned, or he that is under no condemnation,
 cannot repent; and unto such baptism availeth nothing--
 Moroni 8:23
  23 But it is mockery before God, denying the mercies of Christ,
 and the power of his Holy Spirit, and putting trust in dead
 Moroni 8:24
  24 Behold, my son, this thing ought not to be; for repentance is
 unto them that are under condemnation and under the curse of a
 broken law.
 Moroni 8:25
  25 And the first fruits of repentance is baptism; and baptism
 cometh by faith unto the fulfilling the commandments; and the
 fulfilling the commandments bringeth remission of sins;
 Moroni 8:26
  26 And the remission of sins bringeth meekness, and lowliness of
 heart; and because of meekness and lowliness of heart cometh the
 visitation of the Holy Ghost, which Comforter filleth with hope
 and perfect love, which love endureth by diligence unto prayer,
 until the end shall come, when all the saints shall dwell with
 Moroni 8:27
  27 Behold, my son, I will write unto you again if I go not out
 soon against the Lamanites.  Behold, the pride of this nation, or
 the people of the Nephites, hath proven their destruction except
 they should repent.
 Moroni 8:28
  28 Pray for them, my son, that repentance may come unto them. 
 But behold, I fear lest the Spirit hath ceased striving with
 them; and in this part of the land they are also seeking to put
 down all power and authority which cometh from God; and they are
 denying the Holy Ghost.
 Moroni 8:29
  29 And after rejecting so great a knowledge, my son, they must
 perish soon, unto the fulfilling of the prophecies which were
 spoken by the prophets, as well as the words of our Savior
 Moroni 8:30
  30 Farewell, my son, until I shall write unto you, or shall meet
 you again.  Amen.
 Moroni 9
 Chapter 9
 Moroni 9:1
  1 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.
 Moroni 9:2
  2 For behold, I have had a sore battle with the Lamanites, in
 which we did not conquer; and Archeantus has fallen by the sword,
 and also Luram and Emron; yea, and we have lost a great number of
 our choice men.
 Moroni 9:3
  3 And now behold, my son, I fear lest the Lamanites shall
 destroy this people; for they do not repent, and Satan stirreth
 them up continually to anger one with another.
 Moroni 9:4
  4 Behold, I am laboring with them continually; and when I speak
 the word of God with sharpness they tremble and anger against me;
 and when I use no sharpness they harden their hearts against it;
 wherefore, I fear lest the Spirit of the Lord hath ceased
 striving with them.
 Moroni 9:5
  5 For so exceedingly do they anger that it seemeth me that they
 have no fear of death; and they have lost their love, one towards
 another; and they thirst after blood and revenge continually.
 Moroni 9:6
  6 And now, my beloved son, notwithstanding their hardness, let
 us labor diligently; for if we should cease to labor, we should
 be brought under condemnation; for we have a labor to perform
 whilst in this tabernacle of clay, that we may conquer the enemy
 of all righteousness, and rest our souls in the kingdom of God.
 Moroni 9:7
  7 And now I write somewhat concerning the sufferings of this
 people.  For according to the knowledge which I have received
 from Amoron, behold, the Lamanites have many prisoners, which
 they took from the tower of Sherrizah; and there were men, women,
 and children.
 Moroni 9:8
  8 And the husbands and fathers of those women and children they
 have slain; and they feed the women upon the flesh of their
 husbands, and the children upon the flesh of their fathers; and
 no water, save a little, do they give unto them.
 Moroni 9:9
  9 And notwithstanding this great abomination of the Lamanites,
 it doth not exceed that of our people in Moriantum.  For behold,
 many of the daughters of the Lamanites have they taken prisoners;
 and after depriving them of that which was most dear and precious
 above all things, which is chastity and virtue--
 Moroni 9:10
  10 And after they had done this thing, they did murder them in a
 most cruel manner, torturing their bodies even unto death; and
 after they have done this, they devour their flesh like unto wild
 beasts, because of the hardness of their hearts; and they do it
 for a token of bravery.
 Moroni 9:11
  11 O my beloved son, how can a people like this, that are
 without civilization--
 Moroni 9:12
  12 (And only a few years have passed away, and they were a civil
 and a delightsome people)
 Moroni 9:13
  13 But O my son, how can a people like this, whose delight is in
 so much abomination--
 Moroni 9:14
  14 How can we expect that God will stay his hand in judgment
 against us?
 Moroni 9:15
  15 Behold, my heart cries: Wo unto this people.  Come out in
 judgment, O God, and hide their sins, and wickedness, and
 abominations from before thy face!
 Moroni 9:16
  16 And again, my son, there are many widows and their daughters
 who remain in Sherrizah; and that part of the provisions which
 the Lamanites did not carry away, behold, the army of Zenephi has
 carried away, and left them to wander whithersoever they can for
 food; and many old women do faint by the way and die.
 Moroni 9:17
  17 And the army which is with me is weak; and the armies of the
 Lamanites are betwixt Sherrizah and me; and as many as have fled
 to the army of Aaron have fallen victims to their awful
 Moroni 9:18
  18 O the depravity of my people!  They are without order and
 without mercy.  Behold, I am but a man, and I have but the
 strength of a man, and I cannot any longer enforce my commands.
 Moroni 9:19
  19 And they have become strong in their perversion; and they are
 alike brutal, sparing none, neither old nor young; and they
 delight in everything save that which is good; and the suffering
 of our women and our children upon all the face of this land doth
 exceed everything; yea, tongue cannot tell, neither can it be
 Moroni 9:20
  20 And now, my son, I dwell no longer upon this horrible scene. 
 Behold, thou knowest the wickedness of this people; thou knowest
 that they are without principle, and past feeling; and their
 wickedness doth exceed that of the Lamanites.
 Moroni 9:21
  21 Behold, my son, I cannot recommend them unto God lest he
 should smite me.
 Moroni 9:22
  22 But behold, my son, I recommend thee unto God, and I trust in
 Christ that thou wilt be saved; and I pray unto God that he will
 spare thy life, to witness the return of his people unto him, or
 their utter destruction; for I know that they must perish except
 they repent and return unto him.
 Moroni 9:23
  23 And if they perish it will be like unto the Jaredites,
 because of the wilfulness of their hearts, seeking for blood and
 Moroni 9:24
  24 And if it so be that they perish, we know that many of our
 brethren have deserted over unto the Lamanites, and many more
 will also desert over unto them; wherefore, write somewhat a few
 things, if thou art spared and I shall perish and not see thee;
 but I trust that I may see thee soon; for I have sacred records
 that I would deliver up unto thee.
 Moroni 9:25
  25 My son, be faithful in Christ; and may not the things which I
 have written grieve thee, to weigh thee down unto death; but may
 Christ lift thee up, and may his sufferings and death, and the
 showing his body unto our fathers, and his mercy and
 long-suffering, and the hope of his glory and of eternal life,
 rest in your mind forever.
 Moroni 9:26
  26 And may the grace of God the Father, whose throne is high in
 the heavens, and our Lord Jesus Christ, who sitteth on the right
 hand of his power, until all things shall become subject unto
 him, be, and abide with you forever.  Amen.
 Moroni 10
 Chapter 10
 Moroni 10:1
  1 Now I, Moroni, write somewhat as seemeth me good; and I write
 unto my brethren, the Lamanites; and I would that they should
 know that more than four hundred and twenty years have passed
 away since the sign was given of the coming of Christ.
 Moroni 10:2
  2 And I seal up these records, after I have spoken a few words
 by way of exhortation unto you.
 Moroni 10:3
  3 Behold, I would exhort you that when ye shall read these
 things, if it be wisdom in God that ye should read them, that ye
 would remember how merciful the Lord hath been unto the children
 of men, from the creation of Adam even down unto the time that ye
 shall receive these things, and ponder it in your hearts.
 Moroni 10:4
  4 And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you
 that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ,
 if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere
 heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest
 the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost.
 Moroni 10:5
  5 And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of
 all things.
 Moroni 10:6
  6 And whatsoever thing is good is just and true; wherefore,
 nothing that is good denieth the Christ, but acknowledgeth that
 he is.
 Moroni 10:7
  7 And ye may know that he is, by the power of the Holy Ghost;
 wherefore I would exhort you that ye deny not the power of God;
 for he worketh by power, according to the faith of the children
 of men, the same today and tomorrow, and forever.
 Moroni 10:8
  8 And again, I exhort you, my brethren, that ye deny not the
 gifts of God, for they are many; and they come from the same God.
 And there are different ways that these gifts are administered;
 but it is the same God who worketh all in all; and they are given
 by the manifestations of the Spirit of God unto men, to profit
 Moroni 10:9
  9 For behold, to one is given by the Spirit of God, that he may
 teach the word of wisdom;
 Moroni 10:10
  10 And to another, that he may teach the word of knowledge by
 the same Spirit;
 Moroni 10:11
  11 And to another, exceedingly great faith; and to another, the
 gifts of healing by the same Spirit;
 Moroni 10:12
  12 And again, to another, that he may work mighty miracles;
 Moroni 10:13
  13 And again, to another, that he may prophesy concerning all
 Moroni 10:14
  14 And again, to another, the beholding of angels and
 ministering spirits;
 Moroni 10:15
  15 And again, to another, all kinds of tongues;
 Moroni 10:16
  16 And again, to another, the interpretation of languages and of
 divers kinds of tongues.
 Moroni 10:17
  17 And all these gifts come by the Spirit of Christ; and they
 come unto every man severally, according as he will.
 Moroni 10:18
  18 And I would exhort you, my beloved brethren, that ye remember
 that every good gift cometh of Christ.
 Moroni 10:19
  19 And I would exhort you, my beloved brethren, that ye remember
 that he is the same yesterday, today, and forever, and that all
 these gifts of which I have spoken, which are spiritual, never
 will be done away, even as long as the world shall stand, only
 according to the unbelief of the children of men.
 Moroni 10:20
  20 Wherefore, there must be faith; and if there must be faith
 there must also be hope; and if there must be hope there must
 also be charity.
 Moroni 10:21
  21 And except ye have charity ye can in nowise be saved in the
 kingdom of God; neither can ye be saved in the kingdom of God if
 ye have not faith; neither can ye if ye have no hope.
 Moroni 10:22
  22 And if ye have no hope ye must needs be in despair; and
 despair cometh because of iniquity.
 Moroni 10:23
  23 And Christ truly said unto our fathers: If ye have faith ye
 can do all things which are expedient unto me.
 Moroni 10:24
  24 And now I speak unto all the ends of the earth--that if the
 day cometh that the power and gifts of God shall be done away
 among you, it shall be because of unbelief.
 Moroni 10:25
  25 And wo be unto the children of men if this be the case; for
 there shall be none that doeth good among you, no not one.  For
 if there be one among you that doeth good, he shall work by the
 power and gifts of God.
 Moroni 10:26
  26 And wo unto them who shall do these things away and die, for
 they die in their sins, and they cannot be saved in the kingdom
 of God; and I speak it according to the words of Christ; and I
 lie not.
 Moroni 10:27
  27 And I exhort you to remember these things; for the time
 speedily cometh that ye shall know that I lie not, for ye shall
 see me at the bar of God; and the Lord God will say unto you: Did
 I not declare my words unto you, which were written by this man,
 like as one crying from the dead, yea, even as one speaking out
 of the dust?
 Moroni 10:28
  28 I declare these things unto the fulfilling of the prophecies.
 And behold, they shall proceed forth out of the mouth of the
 everlasting God; and his word shall hiss forth from generation to
 Moroni 10:29
  29 And God shall show unto you, that that which I have written
 is true.
 Moroni 10:30
  30 And again I would exhort you that ye would come unto Christ,
 and lay hold upon every good gift, and touch not the evil gift,
 nor the unclean thing.
 Moroni 10:31
  31 And awake, and arise from the dust, O Jerusalem; yea, and put
 on thy beautiful garments, O daughter of Zion; and strengthen thy
 stakes and enlarge thy borders forever, that thou mayest no more
 be confounded, that the covenants of the Eternal Father which he
 hath made unto thee, O house of Israel, may be fulfilled.
 Moroni 10:32
  32 Yea, come unto Christ, and be perfected in him, and deny
 yourselves of all ungodliness; and if ye shall deny yourselves of
 all ungodliness and love God with all your might, mind and
 strength, then is his grace sufficient for you, that by his grace
 ye may be perfect in Christ; and if by the grace of God ye are
 perfect in Christ, ye can in nowise deny the power of God.
 Moroni 10:33
  33 And again, if ye by the grace of God are perfect in Christ,
 and deny not his power, then are ye sanctified in Christ by the
 grace of God, through the shedding of the blood of Christ, which
 is in the covenant of the Father unto the remission of your sins,
 that ye become holy, without spot.
 Moroni 10:34
  34 And now I bid unto all, farewell.  I soon go to rest in the
 paradise of God, until my spirit and body shall again reunite,
 and I am brought forth triumphant through the air, to meet you
 before the pleasing bar of the great Jehovah, the Eternal Judge
 of both quick and dead.  Amen.