The Annotated Book of Mormon : Mosiah : 3

3:1 And again my brethren, I would call your attention, for I have somewhat more to speak unto you; for behold, I have things to tell you concerning that which is to come.  
3:2 And the things which I shall tell you are made known unto me by an angel from God. And he said unto me: Awake; and I awoke, and behold he stood before me.  
3:3 And he said unto me: Awake, and hear the words which I shall tell thee; for behold, 1I am come to declare unto you the glad tidings of great joy. [1] Luke 2:10: ...behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy...
3:4 For the Lord hath heard thy prayers, and hath judged of thy righteousness, and hath sent me to declare unto thee that thou mayest rejoice; and that thou mayest declare unto thy people, that they may also be filled with joy.  
3:5 For behold, the time cometh, and is not far distant, that with power, the 1Lord Omnipotent who reigneth, who was, and is from all eternity to all eternity, shall come down from heaven among the children of men, and shall dwell in a tabernacle of clay, and shall go forth amongst men, working mighty miracles, such as healing the sick, raising the dead, causing the lame to walk, the blind to receive their sight, and the deaf to hear, and curing all manner of diseases. [1] Revelation 19:6: ...the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
3:6 And he shall cast out devils, or the evil spirits which dwell in the hearts of the children of men.  
3:7 And lo, he shall suffer temptations, and pain of body, hunger, thirst, and fatigue, even more than man can suffer, except it be unto death; for behold, blood cometh from every pore, so great shall be his anguish for the wickedness and the abominations of his people.  
3:8 And he shall be called Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the Father of heaven and earth, the Creator of all things from the beginning; and his mother shall be called Mary.  
3:9 And lo, he 1cometh unto his own, that salvation might come unto the children of men even through faith on his name; and even after all this they shall consider him a man, and say that he 2hath a devil, and shall 3scourge him, and shall crucify him. [1] John 1:11: He came unto his own, and his own received him not.
2] John 10:20: ...He hath a devil, and is mad...
3] Matthew 20:19: ...and to scourge, and to crucify him...
3:10 And he shall 1rise the third day from the dead; and behold, he standeth to judge the world; and behold, all these things are done that a righteous judgment might come upon the children of men. [1] Matthew 20:19: ...and the third day he shall rise again.
3:11 For behold, and also his blood atoneth for the sins of those who have fallen by the transgression of Adam, who have died not knowing the will of God concerning them, or who have ignorantly sinned.  
3:12 But wo, wo unto him who knoweth that he rebelleth against God! For salvation cometh to none such except it be through repentance and faith on the Lord Jesus Christ.  
3:13 And the Lord God hath sent his holy prophets among all the children of men, to declare these things to every 1kindred, nation, and tongue, that thereby whosoever should believe that Christ should come, the same might receive remission of their sins, and rejoice with exceedingly great joy, even as though he had already come among them. [1] Revelation 14:6: every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people...
3:14 Yet the Lord God saw that his people were a stiffnecked people, and he appointed unto them a law, even the law of Moses.  
3:15 And many signs, and wonders, and types, and shadows showed he unto them, concerning his coming; and also holy prophets spake unto them concerning his coming; and yet they hardened their hearts, and understood not that the law of Moses availeth nothing except it were through the atonement of his blood.  
3:16 And even if it were possible that little children could sin they could not be saved; but I say unto you they are blessed; for behold, as in Adam, or by nature, they fall, even so the blood of Christ atoneth for their sins.  
3:17 And moreover, I say unto you, 1that there shall be no other name given nor any other way nor means whereby salvation can come unto the children of men, only in and through the name of Christ, the 2Lord Omnipotent. [1] Acts 4:12: Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
[2] Revelation 19:6: ...Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
3:18 For behold 1he judgeth, and his judgment is just; and the infant perisheth not that dieth in his infancy; but men drink damnation to their own souls except they humble themselves and 2become as little children, and believe that salvation was, and is, and is to come, in and through the atoning blood of Christ, the 3Lord Omnipotent. [1] John 5:30: I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just...
2] Matthew 18:3: ...become as little children...
3] Revelation 19:6: ...Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
3:19 For the 1natural man is an enemy to God, and has been from the fall of Adam, and will be, forever and ever, unless he yields to the enticings of the Holy Spirit, and putteth off the natural man and becometh a saint through the atonement of Christ the Lord, and becometh as a child, 2submissive, meek, humble, patient, full of love, willing to submit to all things which the Lord seeth fit to inflict upon him, even as a child doth submit to his father. [1] Romans 8:7: Because the carnal mind is enmity against God...
[2] Galatians 5:22,23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance...
3:20 And moreover, I say unto you, that the time shall come when the knowledge of a Savior shall spread throughout every 1nation, kindred, tongue, and people. [1] Revelation 14:6: every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people,
3:21 And behold, when that time cometh, none shall be found blameless before God, except it be little children, only through repentance and faith on the name of the 1Lord God Omnipotent. [1] Revelation 19:6: ...Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
3:22 And even at this time, when thou shalt have taught thy people the things which the Lord thy God hath commanded thee, even then are they found no more blameless in the sight of God, only according to the words which I have spoken unto thee.  
3:23 And now I have spoken the words which the Lord God hath commanded me.  
3:24 And thus saith the Lord: They shall stand as a bright testimony against this people, at the 1judgment day; whereof they shall be judged, every man according to his works, whether they be good, or whether they be evil. [1] II Corinthians 5:10: For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.
3:25 And if they be evil they are consigned to an awful view of their own guilt and abominations, which doth cause them to shrink from the presence of the Lord into a state of misery and endless torment, from whence they can no more return; therefore they have drunk damnation to their own souls.  
3:26 Therefore, they have drunk out of the cup of the wrath of God, which justice could no more deny unto them than it could deny that Adam should fall because of his partaking of the forbidden fruit; therefore, mercy could have claim on them no more forever.  
3:27 And their 1torment is as a lake of fire and brimstone, whose flames are unquenchable, and whose 2smoke ascendeth up forever and ever. Thus hath the Lord commanded me. Amen. [1] Revelation 14:10: ...and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone...
2] Ibid 14:11 And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever...

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