Posts Tagged ‘‘The Power of the Priesthood’

“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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