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Alma10:1 - Alma10:11

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Passage: Alma 10:1 - Alma 10:11

1 Now as I said concerning the holy order of this high priesthood: there were many who were ordained and became high priests of God;
2 And it was on account of their exceeding faith and repentance, and their righteousness before God, they choosing to repent and work righteousness, rather than to perish;
3 Therefore they were called after this holy order, and were sanctified, and their garments were washed white, through the blood of the Lamb.
4 Now they, after being sanctified by the Holy Ghost, having their garments made white, being pure and spotless before God, could not look upon sin, save it were with abhorrence;
5 And there were many, exceeding great many, who were made pure, and entered into the rest of the Lord their God.
6 And now, my brethren, I would that ye should humble yourselves before God, and bring forth fruit meet for repentance, that ye may also enter into that rest;
7 Yea, humble yourselves even as the people in the days of Melchisedec, who was also a high priest after this same order which I have spoken, who also took upon him the high priesthood for ever.
8 And it was this same Melchisedec to whom Abraham paid tithes: yea, even our father Abraham paid tithes of one tenth part of all that he possessed.
9 Now these ordinances were given after this manner, that thereby the people might look forward on the Son of God, it being a type of his order, or it being his order;
10 And this, that they might look forward to him for a remission of their sins, that they might enter into the rest of the Lord.
11 Now this Melchisedec was a king over the land of Salem; and his people had waxed strong in iniquity and abominations; yea, they had all gone astray: they were full of all manner of wickedness;

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