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(AMM) 1st Nephi Chapter 6

6:1 I won’t give a genealogy of my fathers in my record or on these plates because it is already written in the record kept by my father. 

6:2 It is sufficient to say that we are descendants of Joseph.

6:3 On these plates I will leave room to write the things of God and not a detailed account of my father’s life, for my intent is to persuade all to come unto God.

6:4 My motivation is to bring all people unto God and salvation. 

6:5 I will not write the things which are of the world, but that which is of God and for those who are not of the world. 

6:6 I will also recommend to my posterity not to occupy these plates with things that are not of eternal worth.