Posts Tagged ‘’ May 2010’

Jude 1:24-25 “Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, 25 To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.”

We all have our favorite go-to verses reminding us the Lord has all things under control even when things around us seem to be falling apart. The passage in Jude is one of my favorites and is something I’ve prayed for Mormons to embrace as their own.

Today we’re looking at part of a talk given by Julie Beck in May 2010. To read her talk in full see Liahona, “And upon the Handmaids in Those Days Will I Pour Out My Spirit”, May 2010, p.10-12. At the time she gave the talk she was serving as the LDS Relief Society President. (more…)

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“He must increase, but I must decrease.” John 3:30

Liahona, ‘The Power of the Priesthood,’ May 2010, p. 7 “The priesthood…was to be named after Melchizedek, the great high priest to whom Abraham paid tithes. …

President Joseph Fielding Smith said, “While it may be said . . . that we are but a handful in comparison with . . . the world, yet we may be compared with the leaven of which the Savior spoke, which will eventually leaven [or lift] the whole world.” We can and in due time certainly will influence all of humanity. It will be known who we are and why we are. …

Priesthood is the authority and the power which God has granted to men on earth to act for Him. When priesthood authority is exercised properly, priesthood bearers do what He would do if He were present. We have done very well at distributing the authority of the priesthood. We have priesthood authority planted nearly everywhere.” — Boyd K. Packer (more…)

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