Mormon had a Message to Emphasize

a )  King Benjamin exhorts his sons (1:1-8)

  b )  Mosiah chosen king to succeed his father (1:10)

    c )  Mosiah receives the records (1:16)

      d )  Benjamin's speech and the words of an angel of the Lord (2:9-5:15)

        e )  People enter into a covenant (6:1)

          f )  Priests consecrated (6:3)

            g )  Ammon leaves Zarahemla for the land of Lehi-Nephi (7:1-6)

              h )  People Limhi in bondage, Ammon put in prison (7:15)

                i )  The 24 gold plates (8:9)

                  j )  The record of Zeniff begins as he leaves Zarahemla (9:1)

                    k )  Zeniff prevails against the Lamanites (9:14-10:20)

                      l )  Noah and his priests (11:1-15)

                        m )  Abinadi persecuted and thrown in prison (11-12

                          n )  Abinadi reads Isaiah's prophecies of Christ (13-14)

                          n')  Abinadi make his own prophecies of Christ (15-16)

                        m')  Abinadi persecuted and killed (17:5-20)

                      l')  Noah and his priests (18:32-20:5)

                    k')  Lamanites threaten the people of Limhi (20:6-26)

                  j')  Record of Zeniff ends as Limhi's people leave the land of Lehi-Nephi

                i')  The 24 gold plates (21:27, 22:14)

              h')  People of Alma in bondage (23)

            g')  Alma leaves the land of Lehi-Nephi for Zarahemla (24)

          f')  The Church organized by Alma (25:14-24)

        e')  Unbelievers refuse to enter covenant (26:1-4)

      d')  The words of Alma and the words of an angel of the Lord (26-27)

    c')  Alma the Younger receives the records (28:20)

  b')  Judges chosen instead of a king (29:5-32)

a')  Mosiah exhorts his people (29:5-32)