The Book of Mormon Really Teaches This?

Feb 26, 2012
10 min read

Please consider the power of these teachings pulled straight from the text of the Book of Mormon:

  1. “And now, ought ye not to tremble and repent of your sins, and remember that only in and through Christ ye can be saved?” – Mosiah 16:13
  2. “..these things are true, and as the Lord God liveth, there is none other name given under heaven save it be this Jesus Christ, of which I have spoken, whereby man can be saved.” – 2 Nephi 25:20
  3. “remember that there is no other way nor means whereby man can be saved, only through the atoning blood of Jesus Christ, who shall come; yea, remember that he cometh to redeem the world.” – Helaman 5:9
  4. “reconcile yourselves to the will of God, and not to the will of the devil and the flesh; and remember, after ye are reconciled unto God, that it is only in and through the grace of God that ye are saved.” – 2 Nephi 10:24
  5. “I have told you this that ye may learn wisdom, that ye may learn of me that there is no other way or means whereby man can be saved, only in and through Christ. Behold, he is the life and the light of the world. Behold, he is the word of truth and righteousness.” – Alma 38:9
  6. “And moreover, I say unto you, that there shall be no other name given nor any other way nor means whereby salvation can come unto the children of men, only in and through the name of Christ, the Lord Omnipotent.” – Mosiah 3:17
  7. “And thus he shall bring salvation to all those who shall believe on his name; this being the intent of this last sacrifice, to bring about the bowels of mercy, which overpowereth justice, and bringeth about means unto men that they may have faith unto repentance.” – Alma 34:15
  8. “For behold he judgeth, and his judgment is just; and the infant perisheth not that dieth in his infancy; but men drink damnation to their own souls except they humble themselves and become as little children, and believe that salvation was, and is, and is to come, in and through the atoning blood of Christ, the Lord Omnipotent.” – Mosiah 3:18
  9. “There is no other name given whereby salvation cometh; therefore, I would that ye should take upon you the name of Christ, all you that have entered into the covenant with God that ye should be obedient unto the end of your lives.” – Mosiah 5:8
  10. “Now have we not reason to rejoice? Yea, I say unto you, there never were men that had so great reason to rejoice as we, since the world began; yea, and my joy is carried away, even unto boasting in my God; for he has all power, all wisdom, and all understanding; he comprehendeth all things, and he is a merciful Being, even unto salvation, to those who will repent and believe on his name.” – Alma 26:35
  11. “And except ye have charity ye can in nowise 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.” – Moroni 10:21
  12. “…for this cause, that men might be saved, hath repentance been declared” – Helaman 12:22
  13. “…no man be saved except his garments are washed white; yea, his garments must be purified until they are cleansed from all stain, through the blood of him of whom it has been spoken by our fathers, who should come to redeem his people from their sins.” – Alma 5:21
  14. “For no man can be saved, according to the words of Christ, save they shall have faith in his name” – Moroni 7:38
  15. “…the Spirit of the Lord came upon them, and they were filled with joy, having received a remission of their sins, and having peace of conscience, because of the exceeding faith which they had in Jesus Christ” – Mosiah 4:3
  16. “I say unto you, can ye think of being saved when you have yielded yourselves to become subjects to the devil?” – Alma 5:20
  17. “Therefore, blessed are they who will repent and hearken unto the voice of the Lord their God; for these are they that shall be saved.” – Helaman 12:23
  18. “Now, the decrees of God are unalterable; therefore, the way is prepared that whosoever will may walk therein and be saved.” – Alma 41:8
  19. “And whoso taketh upon him my name, and endureth to the end, the same shall be saved at the last day.” – 3 Nephi 27:6
  20. “Know ye that ye must come unto repentance, or ye cannot be saved.” – Mormon 7:3
  21. “…none but the truly penitent are saved.” – Alma 42:24
  22. “…unless a man shall endure to the end, in following the example of the Son of the living God, he cannot be saved.” – 2 Nephi 31:16
  23. “If ye will repent ye shall be saved” – Alma 22:6
  24. “Wherefore, he is the firstfruits unto God, inasmuch as he shall make intercession for all the children of men; and they that believe in him shall be saved.” – 2 Nephi 2:9
  25. “For the fulness of mine intent is that I may persuade men to come unto the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, and be saved.” – 1 Nephi 6:4
  26. “Therefore come unto me and be ye saved; for verily I say unto you, that except ye shall keep my commandments, which I have commanded you at this time, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.” – 3 Nephi 12:20
  27. “Therefore, whoso repenteth and cometh unto me as a little child, him will I receive, for of such is the kingdom of God. Behold, for such I have laid down my life, and have taken it up again; therefore repent, and come unto me ye ends of the earth, and be saved.” – 3 Nephi 9:22
  28. “…believe in Christ, and to be reconciled to God; for we know that it is by grace that we are saved, after all we can do…and we are made alive in Christ because of our faith; yet we keep the law because of the commandments.” – 2 Nephi 25:23,25
  29. “…there could not any man be saved except it were through the redemption of God.” – Mosiah 13:32
  30. “surely, whosoever repenteth shall find mercy; and he that findeth mercy and endureth to the end the same shall be saved.” – Alma 32:13
  31. “O blessed Jesus, who has saved me from an awful hell!” – Alma 19:29
  32. “I would that ye should come unto Christ, who is the Holy One of Israel, and partake of his salvation, and the power of his redemption. Yea, come unto him, and offer your whole souls as an offering unto him, and continue in fasting and praying, and endure to the end; and as the Lord liveth ye will be saved.” – Omni 1:26
  33. “…come unto him and be saved.” – 1 Nephi 15:14
  34. “Behold, they will crucify him; and after he is laid in a sepulchre for the space of three days he shall rise from the dead, with healing in his wings; and all those who shall believe on his name shall be saved in the kingdom of God.” – 2 Nephi 25:13
  35. “…this is the way; and there is none other way nor name given under heaven whereby man can be saved in the kingdom of God.” – 2 Nephi 31:21
  36. “O God, … I will give away all my sins to know thee, and that I may be raised from the dead, and be saved at the last day.” – Alma 22:18
  37. “And after that he came men also were saved by faith in his name; and by faith, they become the sons of God.” – Moroni 7:26
  38. “nothing can save this people save it be repentance and faith on the Lord Jesus Christ, who surely shall come into the world, and shall suffer many things and shall be slain for his people.” – Helaman 13:6
  39. “…the Lamb of God is the Son of the Eternal Father, and the Savior of the world; and that all men must come unto him, or they cannot be saved.” – 1 Nephi 13:40
  40. “…after ye have gotten into this strait and narrow path, I would ask if all is done? Behold, I say unto you, Nay; for ye have not come thus far save it were by the word of Christ with unshaken faith in him, relying wholly upon the merits of him who is mighty to save. Wherefore, ye must press forward with a steadfastness in Christ, having a perfect brightness of hope, and a love of God and of all men. Wherefore, if ye shall press forward, feasting upon the word of Christ, and endure to the end, behold, thus saith the Father: Ye shall have eternal life.” – 2 Nephi 31:19,20
  41. “And my soul delighteth in proving unto my people that save Christ should come all men must perish.” – 2 Nephi 11:6
  42. “Behold, I have come unto the world to bring redemption unto the world, to save the world from sin.” – 3 Nephi 9:21
  43. “Yea, cry unto him for mercy; for he is mighty to save.” – Alma 34:18
  44. “Yea, even he commanded them that they should preach nothing save it were repentance and faith on the Lord, who had redeemed his people.” – Mosiah 18:20
  45. “And he said unto the children of men: Follow thou me. Wherefore, my beloved brethren, can we follow Jesus save we shall be willing to keep the commandments of the Father?” – 2 Nephi 31:10
  46. “He doeth not anything save it be for the benefit of the world; for he loveth the world, even that he layeth down his own life that he may draw all men unto him. Wherefore, he commandeth none that they shall not partake of his salvation.” – 2 Nephi 26:24
  47. “…there could be no redemption for mankind save it were through the death and sufferings of Christ, and the atonement of his blood.” – Alma 21:9
  48. “And because of the redemption of man, which came by Jesus Christ, they are brought back into the presence of the Lord; yea, this is wherein all men are redeemed, because the death of Christ bringeth to pass the resurrection…” – Mormon 9:13
  49. “…he is merciful unto the children of men, and that he has all power to save every man that believeth on his name and bringeth forth fruit meet for repentance.” – Alma 12:15
  50. “Wherefore, how great the importance to make these things known unto the inhabitants of the earth, that they may know that there is no flesh that can dwell in the presence of God, save it be through the merits, and mercy, and grace of the Holy Messiah, who layeth down his life according to the flesh, and taketh it again by the power of the Spirit, that he may bring to pass the resurrection of the dead, being the first that should rise.” – 2 Nephi 2:8
  51. “And the Messiah cometh in the fulness of time, that he may redeem the children of men from the fall. And because that they are redeemed from the fall they have become free forever, knowing good from evil; to act for themselves and not to be acted upon” – 2 Nephi 2:26
  52. “…the word is in Christ unto salvation.” – Alma 34:6
  53. “For salvation cometh to none such except it be through repentance and faith on the Lord Jesus Christ.” – Mosiah 3:12
  54. “And lo, he cometh unto his own, that salvation might come unto the children of men even through faith on his name;” – Mosiah 3:9
  55. “And moreover, I say unto you, that salvation doth not come by the law alone; and were it not for the atonement, which God himself shall make for the sins and iniquities of his people, that they must unavoidably perish…” – Mosiah 13:28

This is just a small sampling of what the Book of Mormon has to offer the world as another witness of Jesus Christ, the Savior of all mankind.

The apostle Paul counseled: “Prove all things; hold fast that which is good” (1 Thessalonians 5:21). If you like what you have seen here, feel free to give the rest of the book a shot.

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