Printer’s Manuscript of the Book of Mormon, circa August 1829–circa January 1830

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  • Historical Introduction
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in nowise inherit the kingdom of God, I say unto you unless this be the case they must be cast off. and this I know bcause I was like to be cast off. never theless after wadeing through much tribulation repenting nigh unto death the Lord in mercy hath seen fit to snatch me out of an everlasting burning & I am born of God my soul hath been redeemed from the gall of bitterness & bonds of iniquity I was in the darkest abyss but now I behold the marvilous light of God my soul was wrecked with Eternal torment but I am snatched & my soul is pained no more I rejected my redeemer & denied that which had been spoken of by our Fathers but now that they may foresee that he will come & that he remembereth every creature of his creating & he will make himself manifest unto all, yea every knee shall bow & every tongue confess before him yea even at the last day when all men shall stand to be Judged of him then shall they confess that he is God then shall they confess who live without God in the world that the Judgment of an everlasting punishment is Just upon them & they shall quake & tremble & shrink bneath the glance of his allsearching eye, & now it came to pass that Alma began from this time forward to teach the people & those that which were with Alma at the time the angel appeared unto them traveling round about through all the land publishing to all the people the things which they had heard & seen & preaching the word of God in much tribulation being greatly persecuted by those which were unbeleivers being smitten by many of them but notwthstanding all this they did impart much consolation to the church confirming their faith & exhorting them with long suffering and much travel to keep the commandments of God, And of them were the Sons of Mosiah & their names were Ammon and Aaron and Omner and Himni these were the names of the Sons of Mosiah & after they had traveled throughout all the land of Zarahemla & among all the people which was under the reign of King Mosiah Zealously striving to repair all the injuries which they had done to the church conffessing all their Sins & publishing all the things which they had seen, & explaining the Prophesies & the sctrip scriptures to all who desired to hear them & thus they were instruments in the hands of God in bringing many to the knowledge of the truth. yea to the knowledge of their redeemer & how blessed are they for they did publish peace they did publish good tidings of good and they did deliver declare unto the people that the Lord reigneth E
Mosiah, Chapter 12 [Mosiah 28:1–19]
Chapter 13 [p. 163]
in nowise inherit the kingdom of God, I say unto you unless this be the case they must be cast off. and this I know bcause I was like to be cast off. never theless after wadeing through much tribulation repenting nigh unto death the Lord in mercy hath seen fit to snatch me out of an everlasting burning & I am born of God my soul hath been redeemed from the gall of bitterness & bonds of iniquity I was in the darkest abyss but now I behold the marvilous light of God my soul was wrecked with Eternal torment but I am snatched & my soul is pained no more I rejected my redeemer & denied that which had been spoken of by our Fathers but now that they may foresee that he will come & that he remembereth every creature of his creating & he will make himself manifest unto all, yea every knee shall bow & every tongue confess before him yea even at the last day when all men shall stand to be Judged of him then shall they confess that he is God then shall they confess who live without God in the world that the Judgment of an everlasting punishment is Just upon them & they shall quake & tremble & shrink bneath the glance of his allsearching eye, & now it came to pass that Alma began from this time forward to teach the people & those that which were with Alma at the time the angel appeared unto them traveling round about through all the land publishing to all the people the things which they had heard & seen & preaching the word of God in much tribulation being greatly persecuted by those which were unbeleivers being smitten by many of them but notwthstanding all this they did impart much consolation to the church confirming their faith & exhorting them with long suffering and much travel to keep the commandments of God, And of them were the Sons of Mosiah & their names were Ammon and Aaron and Omner and Himni these were the names of the Sons of Mosiah & after they had traveled throughout all the land of Zarahemla & among all the people which was under the reign of King Mosiah Zealously striving to repair all the injuries which they had done to the church conffessing all their Sins & publishing all the things which they had seen, & explaining the Prophesies & the scriptures to all who desired to hear them & thus they were instruments in the hands of God in bringing many to the knowledge of the truth. yea to the knowledge of their redeemer & how blessed are they for they did publish peace they did publish good tidings of good and they did declare unto the people that the Lord reigneth E
Mosiah, Chapter 12 [Mosiah 28:1–19]
Chapter 13 [p. 163]
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