Cruelty and Violence
-Book of Moroni
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THE BOOK OF MORONI
How to ordain priests and teachers
Moroni provides the Lamanites with instructions on ordaining priests and teachers.
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|3:1 The manner which the disciples, who were called the elders of the church, ordained
priests and teachers -- ||
(3:1-4) After this manner did they ordain priests and teachers.|
It's pretty easy. Pray to the Father in the name of Christ, put your hands on the candidates, and say, "In the name of Jesus Christ I
ordain you to be a priest, (or, if he be a teacher) I ordain you to be a teacher." That's how the disciples (who were called the
elders of the church) did it.
After the Lamanites kill Moroni and read these simple instructions, they'll be able to make priests and teachers too.
|3:2 After they had prayed unto the Father in the name of Christ, they laid their hands upon
them, and said:
|3:3 In the name of Jesus Christ I ordain you to be a priest, (or, if he be a teacher) I
ordain you to be a teacher, to preach repentance and remission of sins through Jesus Christ, by
the endurance of faith on his name to the end. Amen.
|3:4 And after this manner did they ordain priests and teachers, according to the gifts
and callings of God unto men; and they ordained them by the power of the Holy Ghost, which was in
- The Annotated Book of Mormon
- Moroni 3