Moroni and His Teachings


Moroni finished the record

After Mormon died, Moroni was alone. He finished the records that his father, Mormon, had given him. Morm. 8:1, 5

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

Moroni knew that the gold plates would one day be taken out of the ground. Morm. 8:16, 32, 34–35

The plates tell of Jesus

The words on the gold plates tell us about Jesus Christ. They bear testimony and tell us how to live righteously. Morm. 9:11–12, 27

Lamanites killed all the Nephites who would not deny Jesus

The wicked Lamanites killed every Nephite who would not deny Jesus Christ. Moro. 1:1–2

Moroni hid from the Lamanites

Moroni would never deny Jesus Christ. He wandered about the land, hiding from the Lamanites. Moro. 1:3

Moroni wrote more on the gold plates

Moroni wrote more on the gold plates, especially to the Lamanites of these latter days. Moro. 1:4

He wrote about teh sacrament

He wrote many important things. He told how the sacrament should be blessed, including the words of the sacrament prayers. Moro. 4, Moro. 5

About baptism

He wrote that if we really want to be baptized, we will repent of our sins and serve Jesus Christ. Moro. 6:1–3

Moronie wanted us to believe in Jesus

Moroni wanted us to believe in Jesus Christ. He said that everything good comes through Christ. Moro. 10:18, 30

He said if we follow Jesus we can become perfect

Moroni wrote that if we love Heavenly Father and follow the Savior, we may become perfect. Moro. 10:32

He knew he would live again with Heavenly Father and Jesus

Moroni knew that after he died, he would be resurrected, that he would live with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. Moro. 10:34

[illustrations] Illustrated by Jerry Thompson