- no flesh that can dwell in the presence of God, save it be through the merits … of the Holy Messiah: 2 Ne. 2:8 .
- man … could not merit anything of himself: Alma 22:14 .
- taken away the guilt from our hearts, through the merits of his Son: Alma 24:10 .
- relying alone upon the merits of Christ: Moro. 6:4 . ( D&C 3:20 . )