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Jeffrey R. Holland on Rescuing Those in Need

“As surely as the rescue of those in need was the general conference theme of October 1856, so too is it the theme of this conference and last conference and the one to come next spring. It may not be … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith on Desiring to Bless the Whole Human Race

“A man who is full of the love of God is not content with blessing his family only, but thinks about all of the people in the world, anxious to bless the whole human race.” Joseph Smith, History of the … Continue reading

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Gordon B. Hinckley on The Happiest People He Knows

“Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others. By and large, I have come to see that if we complain … Continue reading

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John A. Widtsoe on Becoming Parties to the Salvation of Mankind

“In our pre-existent state, in the day of the great council, we made a certain agreement with the Almighty. The Lord proposed a plan, conceived by him. We accepted it. Since the plan is intended for all men (mankind), we … Continue reading

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David A. Bednar on Becoming a Missionary

“My beloved brethren, you and I, today and always, are to bless all peoples in all the nations of the earth. You and I, today and always, are to bear witness of Jesus Christ and declare the message of the … Continue reading

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Gordon B. Hinckley on Accomplishment

“In this work there must be commitment. There must be devotion. We are engaged in a great eternal struggle that concerns the very souls of the sons and daughters of God. We are not losing. We are winning. We will … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith: The Standard of Truth

“The standard of truth has been erected; No unhallowed hand can stop the work from progressing; persecutions may rage, mobs may combine, armies may assemble, calumny may defame, but the truth of God will go forth boldly, nobly, and independent, … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith on Missionary Work

“After all that has been said, our greatest and most important duty is to preach the gospel.” Joseph Smith, Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, pg. 113. “A man who is full of the love of god is not content … Continue reading

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Bruce R. McConkie on Missionary Work

Elder Bruce R. McConkie wrote the following while serving as a mission president in Australia: ”I am called of God. My authority is above that of the kings of the earth. By revelation I have been selected as a personal … Continue reading

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Ezra Taft Benson on Missionary Work

“I have often said that one of the greatest secrets of missionary work is work! If a missionary works, he will get the Spirit; if he gets the Spirit, he will teach by the Spirit; and if he teaches by … Continue reading

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