Abinadi’s Message to Noah and his Priests

The Law of Moses

Mosiah 13:11
Abinadi condemns Noah’s court, and reads the remainder of God’s commandments to them.
Mosiah 13:12-24
Remember the ten commandments.
Mosiah 13:25–26
Have you taught the commandments to the people? If you had, the Lord would not have sent me.
Mosiah 13:27
The Law of Moses must be kept for now, but there will come a time when it will no longer be needed.
Mosiah 13:28
Salvation does not come by the law alone: atonement is essential.
Mosiah 13:29
The law was given because of the stubbornness of the people.
Mosiah 13:30–31
The law was comprised of types of things to come.
Mosiah 13:32
The law was misunderstood; the people did not realize that salvation comes only through divine redemption.

The Coming of Christ

Mosiah 13:33
Moses and other prophets foretold of a Messiah who would redeem his people.
Mosiah 13:34–35
The prophets taught that God himself would take upon himself a mortal body, be resurrected, and be oppressed.
Mosiah 14:1–12
Isaiah taught of the Lord’s suffering, his offering, and his intercession for transgressors.
Mosiah 15:1
God himself will come down to redeem his people.

The Father and the Son

Mosiah 15:2-4
The Messiah will be will be both Father and Son, the united Eternal Father of heaven and earth.
Mosiah 15:5
God does not yield to temptation, and allows himself to be mistreated by his people.
Mosiah 15:6
Despite performing many miracles, he will be silent lead like a sheep to a shearer.
Mosiah 15:7
He will be lead to be crucified, and will die as the will of Son is swallowed in the will of the Father.
Mosiah 15:8
God thereby breaks the bands of death, intercedes for humanity, and in merciful compassion, stands to meet and satisfy the demands of justice by taking upon himself their sins.

The Lord’s Seed

Mosiah 15:10
When this offering for sin has been made you will see his seed; who will His seed be?
Mosiah 15:11
Those who have listened to the prophets and believed in the Lord’s redemption, looking forward to the remission of their sins are His seed.
Mosiah 15:12–13
Those whose sins He bore—including the prophets of old—are His seed.
Mosiah 15:14–17
His seed publishes salvation and peace, and their feet have been and ever will be beautiful, wherever they go.
Mosiah 15:18
The Lord himself—the Redeemer—is likewise beautiful as he brings good tidings.

Breaking the Bands of Death

Mosiah 15:19
If it weren’t for the His redemption, mankind would be lost; but the dead will indeed be resurrected because the Son reigns.
Mosiah 15:21–23
The first resurrection is the resurrection of Christ, when all the righteous who will dwell with God will resurrect.
Mosiah 15:24–25
Little children and those who have died in ignorance prior to the coming of Christ.
Mosiah 15:26–27
The sinner who die in their sins having willfully and knowingly rebelled against God cannot be redeemed.

The Salvation of the Lord

Mosiah 15:28-31
The salvation of the Lord will be declared abroad, leading to rejoicing in all the ends of the earth as Zion is built.
Mosiah 16:1
Everyone will confess the justice of God’s judgement when they see the salvation of the Lord eye to eye.
Mosiah 16:2–3
The wicked, having become carnal, sensual, and devilish, will be cast out because of their refusal to hear the Lord’s voice.
Mosiah 16:4–5
God redeems humanity, unless they persist in carnal ways of sin, rebelling against God, in which case it is as though there were no redemption.

The Light and Life

Mosiah 16:6
Were it not for the coming of Christ, there could be no redemption.
Mosiah 16:7–8
Christ’s death enables the resurrection, thereby conquering death and the grave.
Mosiah 16:9
He is the endless light and life of the world.
Mosiah 16:10-11
In an immortal, incorruptible state, we will be brought to the judgement of God, and obtain either endless life and happiness or damnation.
Mosiah 16:12
The damned will have lived according to their own carnal wills, rejecting the Lord’s mercy, and failing to repent.
Mosiah 16:13–15
You should repent, and teach the people that the Law of Moses is a shadow of the redemption that comes only in and through Christ the Lord, the very Eternal Father.