Book of Mormon, 1830

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ye can in no wise 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; and if ye have no hope,  ye must needs be in despair; and despair cometh because of  iniquity. And Christ truly said unto our fathers, If ye have  faith, ye can do all things which is expedient unto me. 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. 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. And wo unto them which 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. And I exhort you to re member 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 was written by this man, like as one  crying from the dead? yea, even as one speaking out of the  dust, I declare these things unto the fulfilling of the proph ecies. And behold, they shall proceed forth out of the mouth  of the everlasting God; and his word shall hiss forth from  generation to generation. And God shall shew unto you, that  that which I have written, is true. 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.—  And awake, and arise from the dust, O Jerusalem; yea, and  put on thy beautiful garments, O daughter of Zion, and strength en thy stakes, and enlarge thy borders forever, that thou may est no more be confounded, that the covenants of the Eternal  Father, which he hath made unto thee, O house of Israel, may  be fulfilled. 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 no wise deny  the power of God. And again, if ye, by the grace of God are  perfect in Christ, and deny not his power, then are ye sancti fied in Christ by the grace of God, through the shedding of  the blood of Christ, which is in the covenant of the Father, [p. 587]
ye can in no wise 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; and if ye have no hope, ye must needs be in despair; and despair cometh because of iniquity. And Christ truly said unto our fathers, If ye have faith, ye can do all things which is expedient unto me. 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. 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. And wo unto them which 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. 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 was written by this man, like as one crying from the dead? yea, even as one speaking out of the dust, 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 generation. And God shall shew unto you, that that which I have written, is true. 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.— 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. 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 no wise deny the power of God. 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, [p. 587]
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