Profess See also Claim; Profession ye that have professed to know ways of righteousness have gone astray, Alma 5:37. Moroni1 puts end to pride of those who professed blood of nobility, Alma 51:21. pride enters hearts of those who profess to belong to Church, Hel. 3:33. slaughter of Nephites caused by wickedness of those who professed to belong to Church, Hel. 4:11. many churches profess to know Christ, but deny his gospel, 4 Ne. 1:27. bishop to discern spiritual gifts lest some profess and yet be not of God, D&C 46:27. abominations in church that professes the Lord’s name, D&C 50:4 (41:1; 112:26).