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Author: Ezra Taft Benson, Source: General Conference, October 1966
...you cannot fully live the gospel without working to save freedom and the Constitution ...our stand for freedom is a most basic part of our religion.
We have a prophet today. He may not be able to speak to us as he once did. He need not. During the time that he stood before us as the President of this church, he pleaded with us to do more than we are now doing and to be better than we now are. Author: Gordon B. Hinckley, Source: “God Is at the Helm,” Ensign, May 1994, 53
Pride is essentially competitive in nature. We pit our will against God’s. When we direct our pride toward God, it is in the spirit of “my will and not thine be done.” As Paul said, they “seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ’s.”Author: Ezra Taft Benson, Source: "Beware of Pride," General Conference, April, 1989