quotes tagged with 'temperance'

You do not pray enough, you do not read the Scriptures enough, you do not meditate enough, you are all the time on the wing, and in such a hurry that you do not know what to do first. This is not the way to get rich. I merely use the term "rich" to lead the mind along, until we obtain eternal riches in the celestial kingdom of God . . . . Be calm and composed; you are in too much of a hurry. Hold on, be easy, never let your nervous system rise above your judgment . . . . It is just so with men. I see them through the world, I have watched their progress for many years, and I see that many of them are too much in a hurry. If we are not in too much of a hurry we can attend these two-days' meetings, and talk to each other. Are you full of faith? You can tell whether I am or not by looking at me . . . . I wish there was a little more patience and obedience.
Author: Brigham Young, Source: Journal of Discourses 15:36-7Saved by Doc in obedience faith fear patience anxiety meditation calm temperance hurry rush 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The [body] must be brought in subjection to the spirit perfectly, or your bodies cannot be raised to inherit eternal life. ... Seek diligently, until you bring all into subjection to the law of Christ.
Author: Brigham Young, Source: Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Brigham Young [1997], 204Saved by cboyack in spirit body eternallife selfcontrol subjection mastery temperance 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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