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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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