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"In proportion to the exercise of our faith do we receive information"

—Lorenzo Snow

Topic: Agency

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    Joseph and Hyrum--Leading as One


    and examples of their shared leadership illustrate how they honored agency, exerted righteous influence, grew ...

    ISBN: 978-0-8425-2754-5

    The Key to Righteous Leadership


    be the ultimate sacrifice. Our will is our own private, personal treasure. Our will, or agency, is the one thing that is ours. God, even God who is omnipotent, will never desire to take anyone’s will. By giving our agency ... his or her personal will to the Father’s will; doing this is really a sacrifice of agency. Notice ...

    From Volume 9 Number 3, 2008 of The Religious Educator

    A Liar from the Beginning


    by taking away our agency or forcing us to choose the right. [10] This faulty idea finds ... measure of agency. Therefore, to become like him, we must also possess and righteously use the gift of agency. Exaltation is the result of personal choice to exercise faith in our Heavenly Father and his Son, ...

    From Volume 12 Number 3, 2011 of The Religious Educator

    Premortal Life


    of the first estate and with the agency to fail or succeed.             In a Council in Heaven to preview earth ... without regard to the rights and agency of others, seeking to destroy the agency of man (Talmage, Jesus ... “God gave his children their free agency even in the spirit world, by which the individual spirits had ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    God's Plan and Satan's Proposal


    to the son and the manner in which he chose to exercise his agency. I said to the mother, “Don’t you ... family upon the earth. The issues involved such things as agency, how to gain salvation, and who should ... turned he away from me because of their agency” (v. 36). What this verse says is just as important ...

    From Volume 12 Number 2, 2011 of The Religious Educator

    Message from the Deans' Office

    Religious Education Review Article

    I believe that as we allow his will to be supreme in the exercising of our agency, our Father ...

    From Winter 2013

    Premortality in the Pearl of Great Price and the Qur’an


    of man, and the assertion of agency as a crucial component of that plan. In parallel fashion, the Holy ... of vicegerent to God. The proper exercise of the power of will, or agency, is of the utmost importance. When man ... to the “God-like nature.” Agency, as discussed in the Pearl of Great Price and Book of Mormon, is a quality of man ...

    From Selections from the 2004 Religious Education Student Symposium

    “More Freedom from Earth-Stains, More Longing for Home”


    and all the rest of humanity were going to be Lucifer’s trophy kids. Our agency overridden, he would haul ... his plan been tried, it would necessarily have involved coercion or manipulation of human agency ... Second, we teach that we are agents. Satan seeks to “destroy the agency of man” (Moses 4:3) and “to ...

    From Volume 10 Number 1, 2009 of The Religious Educator

    Plan of Salvation


    by the exercise of agency, they could prove their willingness to keep God’s commandments (Abr. 3:25). On the other ... soul shall not be lost,” but they would have no choice in the matter. Their agency would be destroyed (Moses 4:1–3). Such a proposal was out of harmony with the plan of the Father, for the agency of mankind ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    Endowed with Power


    the conditions upon which they were predicated. This blessing and burden of agency made it important for me ... shall receive of his fulness” (D&C 93:20). This conditional construction locates agency. The simple ... will receive the Father’s fulness. This power is agency. “The power is in them,” one revelation says, “wherein ...

    From Volume 5 Number 2, 2004 of The Religious Educator