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Robert H. Daines – Story of Repentance: Pray to Live Clean

“A number of years ago, when I first came to this campus, I was called to be a bishop of a student ward. One day a young man walked into my office–a young man I had never seen or met … Continue reading

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Jeffrey R. Holland – To all of you who think you are lost or without hope

“To all of you who think you are lost or without hope, or who think you have done too much that was too wrong for too long, to every one of you who worry that you are stranded somewhere on … Continue reading

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Richard G. Scott on Complete Forgiveness

“If you have repented from serious transgression and mistakenly believe that you will always be a second-class citizen in the kingdom of God, learn that is not true. The Savior said: ‘Behold, he who has repented of his sins, the … Continue reading

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Vaughn J. Featherstone – I have listened to possibly a thousand major transgressions

“I have listened to possibly a thousand major transgressions; and each time after a truly repentant transgressor has left my office, I have either knelt behind the desk or bowed my head in prayer and said, ‘Lord, forgive him or … Continue reading

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Jeffrey R. Holland – Remember just enough to avoid repeating the mistake

“You can remember just enough to avoid repeating the mistake, but then put the rest of it all on the dung heap Paul spoke of to the Philippians. Dismiss the destructive, and keep dismissing it until the beauty of the … Continue reading

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Jeffrey R. Holland – Repentance is not a foreboding word

“Repentance is not a foreboding word. It is followingfaith, the most encouraging word in the Christian vocabulary. Repentance is simply the scriptural invitation for growth and improvement and progress and renewal. You can change! You can be anything you want … Continue reading

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Jeffrey R. Holland – We must believe in repentance

“Unless we believe in repentance and restoration, unless we believe there can be a way back from our mistakes–whether those sins be sexual or social or civil or academic, whether they be great or small–unless we believe we can start … Continue reading

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Jeffrey R. Holland – “Let’s go to the penitentiary…”

“After Alma had established with Corianton that God had to be just, it was then determined that that same God would have to be merciful as well and that mercy would claim the penitent. Now, the reason that thought was … Continue reading

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Truman G. Madsen – “You cannot sink farther than the light of Jesus Christ can reach”

“I stayed up part of the night worried as to whether I should say this, but I’m going to say it… If there are here some of you who have been tricked into the conviction that you have gone too … Continue reading

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Truman G. Madson – No good fruit comes easily

“I pray that in hours of gladness, should your cup run o’er, you will remember that, to make that possible, a cup, the bitterest of cups, was drunk. I pray that when your life, the life of attempted faithfulness, is … Continue reading

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