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THE SECOND BOOK OF NEPHI
CHAPTER 28
  8 And there shall also be many which shall say: aEat, drink, and be bmerry; nevertheless, fear God—he will cjustify in committing a little dsin; yea, elie a little, take the advantage of one because of his words, dig a fpit for thy neighbor; there is gno harm in this; and do all these things, for tomorrow we die; and if it so be that we are guilty, God will beat us with a few stripes, and at last we shall be saved in the kingdom of God.

Footnotes
8a
Isa. 22: 13.
  13 And behold ajoy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us beat and drink; for cto morrow we shall die.
b
c
Morm. 8: 31.
  31 Yea, it shall come in a day when there shall be great apollutions upon the face of the earth; there shall be bmurders, and robbing, and lying, and deceivings, and whoredoms, and all manner of abominations; when there shall be many who will say, Do this, or do that, and it cmattereth not, for the Lord will duphold such at the last day. But wo unto such, for they are in the egall of bitterness and in the fbonds of iniquity.
d
Mal. 2: 17.
  17 ¶ Ye have wearied the Lord with your words. Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied him? When ye say, Every one that doeth aevil is good in the sight of the Lord, and he delighteth in them; or, Where is the God of bjudgment?
e
D&C 10: 25.
  25 Yea, he saith unto them: aDeceive and lie in wait to catch, that ye may destroy; behold, this is no harm. And thus he flattereth them, and telleth them that it is no sin to blie that they may catch a man in a lie, that they may destroy him.
Moses 4: 4.
  4 And he became aSatan, yea, even the bdevil, the father of all clies, to ddeceive and to blind men, and to lead them ecaptive at his will, even as many as would not fhearken unto my voice.
f
Job 6: 27.
  27 Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig a apit for your friend.
Prov. 26: 27.
  27 Whoso diggeth a apit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.
1 Ne. 14: 3.
  3 And that great apit, which hath been digged for them by that great and abominable church, which was founded by the devil and his children, that he might lead away the souls of men down to hell—yea, that great pit which hath been digged for the destruction of men shall be filled by those who digged it, unto their utter destruction, saith the Lamb of God; not the destruction of the soul, save it be the casting of it into that bhell which hath no end.
1 Ne. 22: 14.
  14 And every anation which shall war against thee, O house of Israel, shall be turned one against another, and they shall bfall into the pit which they digged to ensnare the people of the Lord. And all that cfight against Zion shall be destroyed, and that great whore, who hath perverted the right ways of the Lord, yea, that great and abominable church, shall tumble to the ddust and great shall be the fall of it.
D&C 109: 25.
  25 That no weapon aformed against them shall prosper; that he who diggeth a bpit for them shall fall into the same himself;
g
Alma 30: 17.
  17 And many more such things did he say unto them, telling them that there could be no atonement made for the sins of men, but every man afared in this life according to the management of the creature; therefore every man prospered according to his genius, and that every man conquered according to his strength; and bwhatsoever a man did was cno crime.