Family Values

Book of Mormon: Family Values

    1 Nephi

  1. Nephi, his brothers, and Zoram (Laban's servant) all got married to Ishmael's nameless daughters. It was a group wedding with Lehi serving as the Reverend Moon, saying stuff like, "Do you [Nephi, Laman, Lemuel, Sam, Zoram] take what's her name here to be your lawfully wedded wife?" 16:7

    2 Nephi

  2. All humans are lost because of the transgression of their parents. 2:21
  3. God forbids intermarriage between the Nephites and Lamanites. Those who do will be cursed by God with "the same cursing". 5:23
  4. "Many of our children shall perish in the flesh because of unbelief." 10:2
  5. "And in that day, seven women shall take hold of one man, saying: let us be called by thy name to take away our reproach." 14:1
  6. God will not have mercy on orphans or widows. 19:17
  7. God will make every man kill his brother and then force him to eat "the flesh of his own arm." 19:19-20
  8. If God can find you, he will "thrust you through," smash your children "to pieces" before your eyes, and rape your wife. 23:15-18

    Alma

  9. "The Spirit constraineth me."
    Alma refuses to ask God to prevent the burning to death of women and children. It is "the will of the Lord." 14:8-13

    Moroni

  10. "The husbands and fathers ... feed the women upon the flesh of their husbands, and the children upon the flesh of their fathers." 9:8