quotes tagged with 'deed'

With free agency there comes responsibility. If a man is to be rewarded for righteousness and punished for evil, then common justice demands that he be given the power of independent action. A knowledge of good and evil is essential to a man's progress on earth.


If he were coerced to do right at all times, or were helplessly enticed to commit sin, he would, he would merit neither a blessing for the first nor a punishment for the second.


Man's responsibility is correspondingly operative with his free agency. Actions in harmony with divine laws and the laws of nature will bring happiness, and those in opposition to divine truth, misery. Man is responsible not only for every deed, but also for every idle word and thought.

Author: David O. McKay, Source: Free Agency...the Gift Divine. Improvement Era, Feb 1962, p.86Saved by mlsscaress in truth agency happiness blessings responsibility thought word deed coercion merit entice 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
In word and deed he doth require
My will to his, like son to sire,
Be made to bend, and I, as son,
Learn conduct from the Holy One.
Author: Text: Edward P. Kimball, 18821937, Music: Alexander Schreiner, 19011987, Source: God Loved Us, So He Sent His Son - #187 : 4th Verse. http://ww...Saved by mlsscaress in obedience jesuschrist example will learn music word deed bend hymn 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
No event, knowledge, or influence has had a greater impact upon me during my 54 years of mortality than repeatedly reading about, studying in depth, and searching for connections, patterns, and themes related to the doctrine of the Atonement. This central, saving doctrine, over time, gradually has distilled upon my soul as the dews from heaven; has influenced my thoughts, words, and deeds (see Mosiah 4:30); and literally has become for me a well of living water.
Author: David A. Bednar, Source: http://speeches.byu.edu/reader/reader.php?id=11595Saved by richardkmiller in thought water atonement scripture study word deed 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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