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Moroni the last prophet of a once great nation, sees it destroyed. he then buries the Nephite record in the hope that a future people might gain wisdom from their mistakes.

The practice of using stones or glass to receive divine revelation is found in many cultures, including among the ancient Israelites and the ancient (as well as modern) Maya. Mormon theology allows for the Lord to communicate to His children through culturally embedded methods such as the Liahona used by Lehi and Nephi. https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/why-was-a-stone-used-as-an-aid-in-translating-the-book-of-mormon #JosephSmith #Seer #Stone #Hat #BookofMormon #LDS #Faith

By exhibiting Limhi’s personality in his carefully preserved quotations, Mormon was able to use the king as a positive example of one who greatly benefited from knowing the scriptures. https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/why-are-mormons-extensive-quotations-of-limhi-significant #Righteous #Scriptures #Example #Mormon #LDS #BookofMormon #Knowhy

Alma’s words are among the most spiritually moving in all of scripture concerning this important high priest who brought forth bread and wine and blessed the patriarch Abraham, from whom he received tithes (Genesis 14:18–20). Alma brilliantly used Melchizedek as his primary model of righteous priestly influence. https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/why-did-alma-talk-about-melchizedek #Priesthood #Authority #Repentance #BookofMormon #LDS #Mormon #Faith #Knowhy