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Chapter 53: Moroni and His Teachings
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“Chapter 53: Moroni and His Teachings,” Book of Mormon Stories (1997), 154–55

“Chapter 53,” Book of Mormon Stories, 154–55

Chapter 53

Moroni and His Teachings

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After Mormon died, Moroni was alone. He finished the records his father had given him.

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Moroni knew the gold plates would one day be taken out of the ground.

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The words on the gold plates tell about Jesus Christ. They bear testimony and teach people how to live righteously.

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The wicked Lamanites killed every Nephite who would not deny Jesus Christ.

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Moroni would never deny Jesus Christ. He moved around, hiding from the Lamanites.

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Moroni wrote more on the gold plates, especially to the Lamanites of the latter days.

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He wrote many important things, including the words of the sacrament prayers.

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Moroni wrote that the only people who can be baptized are those willing to repent of their sins and serve Jesus Christ.

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Moroni wanted everyone to believe in Jesus Christ and come to know him. He said everything good comes from Christ.

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Moroni wrote that if people love God and follow him, they can become perfect.

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Moroni knew that after he died he would be resurrected and would live with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ.