Book of Mormon Day 87

Day 87: Eth13-15 It is hard to read these chapters about a people completely destroying each other! The prophecies of Ether in ch13 are a bright spot, though. The words of Ether talk about this land being a choice land and that a New Jerusalem would be established here. V2+ “that after the waters had receded from off the face of this land it became a choice land above all other lands, a chosen land of the Lord; wherefore the Lord would have that all men should serve him who dwell upon the face thereof; and that it was the place of the New Jerusalem, which should come out of heaven, and the Holy sanctuary of the Lord… and blessed are they who dwell therein, for it is they whose garments are white through the blood of the Lamb; and they are they who are numbered among the remnant of the seed of Joseph, who were of the house of Israel. And then also cometh the Jerusalem of old; and the inhabitants thereof, blessed are they, for they have been washed in the blood of the Lamb; and they are they who were scattered and gathered in from the four quarters of the earth, and from the north countries, and are partakers of the fulfilling of the covenant which God made with their father, Abraham.”

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