33) COMMUNISM: What guidance have leaders of the Church given in regard to the threat of Socialism and Communism?
Quotes “I was innocent of crime, and . . . I had been abused and thrust into a dungeon, and confined for months on account of my faith, and the “testimony of Jesus Christ.” However I thank God that I felt a determination to die, rather than deny the things which my eyes had […]
17) SELF-RELIANCE: Should a person or family be supported by others when capable of providing for themselves? What is the danger of accepting a “dole” – something-for-nothing handout?
Prophetic Statements First Presidency False Political Isms We again warn our people in America of the constantly increasing threat against our inspired Constitution and our free institutions set up under it. The same political tenets and philosophies that have brought war and terror in other parts of the world are at work amongst us in […]
01) CHURCH/GOVERNMENT WELFARE: What is the difference between the Church welfare system and the government welfare system? Should government be involved in welfare?
Prophetic Statements Brigham Young To give to the idler is as wicked as anything else. Never give anything to the idler. Joseph F. Smith There is such a thing as encouraging idleness and fostering pauperism among men. Men and women ought not to be willing to receive charity unless they are compelled to do so […]
01) TEMPLE: Can Satan enter the temples?
Prophetic Statements Heber J. Grant If we inspire in the hearts of the people a desire to do their duty, it will be the easiest thing in the world to take care of all those who are in distress among this people. . . . I am confident beyond the shadow of a doubt that […]
This Nation Shall Endure
Prophetic Statements Joseph F. Smith “As he observed human behavior, Joseph Fielding wondered about the nature of evil and its source. He asked his father [Joseph F.] whether Satan was the sole source of evil and to what extent Satan was restricted from sacred places, such as the temple. An avid student of Church history, […]
Author: Ezra Taft Benson Type: Talk or Speech Runtime: 00:37:04 Download Audio Here