Posts Tagged ‘L. Whitney Clayton’

‘And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent’ Matthew 27:51

General Conference, ‘The Finest Homes’, April 2020 “…As we continue in faith, the Lord gradually changes us. We receive His image in our countenance and begin to reflect the love and beauty of His character. As we become more like Him, we will feel at home in His house, and He will feel at home in ours.

We can maintain our home’s close connection to His home by qualifying for and using a temple recommend as frequently as circumstances allow. As we do so, the holiness of the Lord’s house rests in our house as well.” — L. Whitney Clayton (more…)

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Salt Lake Trib, April 26, 2017 “In a 2017 BYU commencement address L. Whitney Clayton, a senior president of the LDS Church’s Quorums of the Seventy … encouraged students to be wary of former church members who have abandoned LDS teachings. …

“The faithless often promote themselves as the wise, who can rescue the rest of us from our naiveté,” Clayton said. “We should disconnect, immediately and completely, from listening to the proselytizing efforts of those who have lost their faith, and instead reconnect promptly with the holy spirit.” (more…)

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Mormon Decisions 10General Conference, April 2015, “Choose to Believe”; “The decision to believe is the most important choice we ever make. It shapes all of our other decisions. …Belief and testimonyl-whitney-clayton and faith are not passive principles. They do not just happen to us. Belief is something we choose—we hope for it, we work for it, and we sacrifice for it. We will not accidentally come to believe in the Savior and His gospel any more than we will accidentally pray or pay tithing. We actively choose to believe, just like we choose to keep other commandments. …” – Elder L. Whitney Clayton, Presidency of the Seventy


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