Category Archives: Perfection

Make Your Calling and Election Sure

Make Your Calling and Election Sure Elder Bruce R. McConkie Doctrinal New Testament Commentary, volume 3:323-355 Among those who have received the gospel, and who are seeking diligently to live its laws and gain eternal life, there is an instinctive … Continue reading

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The Probationary Test of Mortality

THE PROBATIONARY TEST OF MORTALITY Elder Bruce R. McConkie Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Address given at the University of Utah Institute of Religion January 10, 1982 I’m very pleased and honored to have this opportunity to meet … Continue reading

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Suffering

President Spencer W. Kimball said: “No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted.  It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all … Continue reading

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Expectations of Prophets

See also: The Nature of Prophets and Prophecy On the Fallibility of Inspired Human Leaders or What are your Expectations of Prophets? By Jeff Lindsay (accessed 5.16.16 from http://www.jefflindsay.com/fallible.shtml ) Fallible Prophets–A Scriptural Truth Many critics of the Church, and … Continue reading

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Obtaining perfection takes more than a lifetime

“Salvation does not come all at once; we are commanded to be perfect even as our Father in Heaven is perfect. It will take us ages to accomplish this end, for there will be greater progress beyond the grave, and … Continue reading

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