quotes tagged with 'worldly'

"Some things are changeless—priceless. We must anchor ourselves to the eternal verities of life, for life is   eternal. The honors of men more often than not are fleeting. Anxious to run after the honors of office or succumb to the pressures of public glamour and worldly acclaim, some of us are no longer willing to stand up for all the principles of the gospel. We seek to justify our unrighteousness by claiming that if only we can get title or position, then think of the good we can do. Hence we lose our salvation en route to those honors. We sometimes look among our numbers to find one to whom we can point who agrees with us, so we can have company to justify our apostasy."


Excellent Talk  http://scriptures.byu.edu/gettalk.php?ID=1361

Author: Ezra Taft Benson, Source: Three Threatening Dangers, Conference Report, October 1964, pp. 56-60Saved by cmiket in pride ambition honorofmen worldly 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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