Posts Tagged ‘April 1995’

April 10 — Obey the Prophet’s Voice. Acts 5:29 “Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.” (more…)

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“Many men want a religion in which there is no cross, but they cannot enter heaven that way.” — D.L. Moody

 Conference Report, April 1995, p. 65 “…In a church as vast and far-reaching as ours, there must be order. We must have, in addition to the scriptures and modern addition to the scriptures and modern revelations, guidelines and procedures for the Church to move forward around the world in an orderly manner. There are some elements of bureaucracy which cannot help but occasionally produce some irritation and perhaps frustration. We ask you to look beyond any irritations or inconvenience in Church administration. We ask you to focus and concentrate on the simple, sublime, spiritually nourishing, and saving principles of the gospel…We ask you to be faithful in our stewardships as the shepherding priesthood authority of the Church… Let us be united in supporting and sustaining authority over us.” — James E. Faust (more…)

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 Conference Report, ‘Apostasy and Restoration’, April 1995, p. 115 “The purpose of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is to help all of the children of God understand their potential and achieve their highest destiny. The church exists to provide the sons and daughters of God with the means of entrances into and exaltation in the celestial kingdom.

This is a family-centered church in doctrine and practices. Our understanding of the nature and purpose of God the Eternal father explains our destiny and our relationship in his eternal family.

Our theology begins with heavenly parents. Our highest aspiration is to be like them.

Under the merciful plan of the father, all of this is possible through the atonement of the Only Begotten of the Father, our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

As earthly parents we participate in the gospel plan by providing mortal bodies for the spirit children of God. The fulness of eternal salvation is a family matter.” — Dallin H. Oaks (more…)

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April 10 — Obedience. Acts 5:29; “Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.” (more…)

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