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Passage: Mormon 2:44 - Mormon 3:10
44 For this people shall be scattered, and shall become a dark, a filthy, and a loathsome people, beyond the description of that which ever hath been amongst us; yea, even that which hath been among the Lamanites; and this because of their unbelief and idolatry.
45 For behold, the Spirit of the Lord hath already ceased to strive with their fathers, and they are without Christ and God in the world, and they are driven about as chaff before the wind.
46 They were once a delightsome people, and they had Christ for their Shepherd; yea, they were led even by God, the Father.
47 But now, behold they are led about by Satan, even as chaff is driven before the wind, or as a vessel is tossed about upon the waves, without sail or anchor, or without anything wherewith to steer her; and even as she is, so are they.
48 And behold, the Lord hath reserved their blessings, which they might have received in the land, for the Gentiles who shall possess the land.
49 But behold, it shall come to pass that they shall be driven and scattered by the Gentiles; and after they have been driven and scattered by the Gentiles, behold, then will the Lord remember the covenant which he made unto Abraham, and unto all the house of Israel.
50 And also the Lord will remember the prayers of the righteous, which have been put up unto him for them.
51 And then, O ye Gentiles, how can ye stand before the power of God, except ye shall repent and turn from your evil ways!
52 Know ye not that ye are in the hands of God?
53 Know ye not that he hath all power, and at his great command the earth shall be rolled together as a scroll?
54 Therefore repent ye, and humble yourselves before him, lest he shall come out in justice against you; lest a remnant of the seed of Jacob shall go forth among you as a lion, and tear you in pieces, and there is none to deliver.
1 And now I finish my record concerning the destruction of my people, the Nephites.
2 And it came to pass that we did march forth before the Lamanites.
3 And I, Mormon, wrote an epistle unto the king of the Lamanites, and desired of him that he would grant unto us that we might gather together our people unto the land of Cumorah, by a hill which was called Cumorah, and there we would give them battle.
4 And it came to pass that the king of the Lamanites did grant unto me the thing which I desired.
5 And it came to pass that we did march forth to the land of Cumorah, and we did pitch our tents round about the hill Cumorah; and it was in a land of many waters, rivers and fountains; and here we had hope to gain advantage over the Lamanites.
6 And when three hundred and eighty and four years had passed away, we had gathered in all the remainder of our people unto the land Cumorah.
7 And it came to pass that when we had gathered in all our people in one to the land of Cumorah, behold I, Mormon, began to be old; and knowing it to be the last struggle of my people, and having been commanded of the Lord that I should not suffer that the records which had been handed down by our fathers, which were sacred, to fall into the hands of the Lamanites, (for the Lamanites would destroy them,)
8 Therefore I made this record out of the plates of Nephi, and hid up in the hill Cumorah, all the records which had been entrusted to me by the hand of the Lord, save it were these few plates which I gave unto my son Moroni.
9 And it came to pass that my people, with their wives and their children, did now behold the armies of the Lamanites marching towards them; and with that awful fear of death which fills the breasts of all the wicked, did they wait to receive them.
10 And it came to pass that they came to battle against us, and every soul was filled with terror, because of the greatness of their numbers.
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