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Dwindling in Unbelief
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Intolerance in 2 Nephi

  1. God cursed the Lamanites (the ancestors of the Native Americans) causing their skin to turn dark and making them "loathsome" to His people. 5:21-22

  2. God forbids intermarriage between the Nephites and Lamanites. Those who do will be cursed by God with "the same cursing". 5:23

  3. God's curse on the Lamanites (Native Americans) also caused them to "become an idle people, full of mischief." 5:24

  4. Those who don't fight against Zion (the Mormon Church) and who don't join "the great and abominable church (the Catholic Church) will be saved. 6:12

  5. Those who do not believe in the Messiah (Jesus) will be destroyed by fires, storms, earthquakes, war, disease, and starvation. 6:15

  6. God will force people to eat their own flesh and drink their own blood. 6:18

  7. "Many of our children shall perish in the flesh because of unbelief." 10:2

  8. Jews are wicked. Only the Jews would crucify their God. 10:3

  9. God gave the entire Western Hemisphere to the Mormon Church, but he blesses non-Mormon, non-Catholic, white Christians ("Gentiles" in Mormon-speak) too. 10:10

  10. God will protect and strengthen America (since it's his favorite country). 10:12

  11. Those who fight against Zion (Mormonism) will die, for they are the whore of all the earth. Those who are not for God are against God. 10:16

  12. America was consecrated by God to the seed of Nephi (Mormons). God likes America better than any other country. All Americans will someday worship God. (And become Mormons?) 10:19

  13. The Jews created abominations and works of darkness. 25:2

  14. Wo unto them that fight against God and the people of his church (the Mormons). 25:14

  15. God will destroy (in varous ways) those who "dwindle in unbelief." 26:15

  16. God won't give good stuff to those who "dwindle in unbelief." 26:17

  17. God will get the Gentiles to kill all those who "dwindle in unbelief." 26:19

  18. There are many bad churches out there. (The non-LDS ones.) 26:21

  19. The devil is the founder of all those "secret combinations." 26:22

  20. "Wo be unto him that rejecteth the word of God!
    (By "word of God" Joseph Smith means the Book of Mormon.) 27:14

  21. More ranting about "that great and abominable church, the whore of all the earth." 28:18

  22. Death, hell, the devil, and the "endless torment" of "the lake of fire and brimstone." 28:23

  23. Before many generations pass, Native Americans will convert to Mormonism, their skins will turn white, and they will become a "delightsome" people. 30:6

  24. The Jews will also be converted and become a "delightsome" people. 30:7

  25. Those who reject the Book of Mormon are of the devil. 33:5

  26. Those who believe in Christ will also believe in the Book of Mormon. 33:10