quotes tagged with 'temptations'

I know that each one of you faces overwhelming challenges. Sometimes they are so concentrated, so unrelenting, that you may feel they are beyond your capacity to control.


Donít face the world alone. ďTrust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.Ē (Prov. 3:5.)


In many ways, the world is like a jungle, with dangers that can har

m or mutilate your body, enslave or destroy your mind, or decimate your morality. It was intended that life be a challenge, not so that you would fail, but that you might succeed through overcoming. You face on every hand difficult but vitally important decisions. There is an array of temptations, destructive influences, and camouflaged dangers, the like of which no previous generation has faced. I am persuaded that today no one, no matter how gifted, strong, or intelligent, will avoid serious problems without seeking the help of the Lord.


I repeat: Donít face the world alone. Trust in the Lord.

Author: Elder Richard G. Scott, Source: http://tinyurl.com/lnkjreSaved by mlsscaress in control righteous faith jesuschrist world trust mortality trials decisions capacity overcome problemsolving influences temptations 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

We must never make a promise or covenant we do not intend to keep. If we can't make the larger ones, then we should begin by making the smaller ones. But we must begin somewhere to conquer temptations and unworthy habits.


I think most of us need to start with acquiring control over our body. We know in our minds what we need to do. Our problem is not a lack of knowledge - it is a habit. The body is sacred. It is the house in which the spirit lives. Paul, the apostle, called it a temple.

Author: Stephen R. Covey , Source: "Spiritual Roots of Human Relations", Deseret Book 1970 - 8th printing, p.34Saved by mlsscaress in control progress body temple promise covenant conquer habits holy temptations 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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