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THE SECOND BOOK OF NEPHI
CHAPTER 25
  23 For we labor diligently to write, to apersuade our children, and also our brethren, to believe in Christ, and to be reconciled to God; for we know that it is by bgrace that we are saved, after all we can cdo.

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Ps. 130: 4 (3-4)
  4 But there is aforgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be bfeared.
Rom. 3: 20 (20-24)
  20 Therefore by the adeeds of the blaw there shall no flesh be cjustified in his sight: for dby the law is the knowledge of sin.
Rom. 7: 5.
  5 aFor when we were in the flesh, the bmotions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto cdeath.
2 Ne. 2: 5 (4-10)
  5 And men are instructed sufficiently that they aknow good from evil. And the blaw is given unto men. And by the law no flesh is cjustified; or, by the law men are dcut off. Yea, by the temporal law they were cut off; and also, by the spiritual law they perish from that which is good, and become miserable forever.
Mosiah 13: 32.
  32 And now, did they aunderstand the law? I say unto you, Nay, they did not all understand the law; and this because of the hardness of their hearts; for they understood not that there could not any man be saved bexcept it were through the redemption of God.
Alma 42: 14 (12-16)
  14 And thus we see that all mankind were afallen, and they were in the grasp of bjustice; yea, the justice of God, which consigned them forever to be cut off from his presence.
D&C 20: 30.
  30 And we know that ajustification through the bgrace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is just and true;
D&C 138: 4.
  4 That through his aatonement, and by bobedience to the principles of the gospel, mankind might be saved.
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James 2: 24 (14-26)
  24 Ye see then how that by aworks a man is bjustified, and not by faith only.