The Book of Mormon: an account written by the hand of Mormon upon plates taken from the plates of Nephi (Google eBook)

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s,n., 1905 - Religion - 623 pages
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User Review  - jawalter - LibraryThing

I can't think about this book without being overwhelmed by how terrible the writing was. Despite having been edited many times over since its initial publication, the language remains awkward, stilted ... Read full review

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User Review  - The_Hibernator - LibraryThing

Although I think itís a good idea to educate oneself on other religions (especially those religions which have an undeserved bad reputation), Iím not sure reading the Book of Mormon is the best way to ... Read full review

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Page 87 - Lord's house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills ; and all nations shall flow unto it. And many people shall go and say, " Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob ; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths : " for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.
Page 510 - If ye then being evil know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
Page 509 - No man can serve two masters: for either he *will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Page 123 - The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.
Page 530 - For this is as the waters of Noah unto me: for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth; so have I sworn that I would not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.
Page 93 - Above it stood the Seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly.
Page 530 - For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the Lord thy Redeemer.
Page 526 - As many were astonied at thee, (his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men) so shall he sprinkle many nations ; the kings shall shut their mouths at him : for that which had not been told them shall they see ; and that which they had not heard shall they consider.
Page 506 - Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison. Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.
Page 99 - I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.

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