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Colossians 2:8 “Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.”

True to the Faith: A Gospel Reference, ‘Modesty’, p.107 “Central to the command to be modest is an understanding of the sacred power of procreation, the ability to bring children into the world. This power is to be used only between husband and wife. Revealing and sexually suggestive clothing, which includes short shorts and skirts, tight clothing, and shirts that do not cover the stomach, can stimulate desires and actions that violate the Lord’s law of chastity.”

True to the Faith ~ Gospel Reference Manual

Link above is an encyclopedic type work of references used by teachers in the Church. (more…)

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Ensign, ‘True to the Faith,’ June 1996 “This work stands as an anchor of stability, an anchor of values, in a world whose values are shifting. We stand for something. Our values find their roots in the teachings of the gospel of Jesus Christ. These are unchanging. They are today as they were when Jesus walked the earth. They are as applicable now as they were then. They have been tested in the cauldron of human history, and they have not been found wanting.” – Gordon B. Hinckley (more…)

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2 Timothy 1:12 ‘…for I know whom I have believed…’

salt lake mormon temple 2 Prophets, ‘True to the Faith’, (2004), 129–30

While looking over the Church’s website, LDS.org, I’ve noticed a recurring theme in the last few months. Not that they haven’t pounded their message of following the prophet before, but as of late, it seems to be with a new urgency of sorts.

One of the main teaching manuals they use even today is ‘Prophets, True to the Faith’. We decided to have a look at this to find out what it says, and what, if any insights, it contains to lead someone into having a stronger walk and relationship with the Lord.

Before we look at the three quotes pulled from the teaching manual, I’d like to share a contrasting visual to ponder.

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