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

—Lorenzo Snow

Topic: Agency

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    Nephi: An Ideal Teacher of Less-Than-Ideal Students


    as learners. Nephi had used his agency to act; he consistently sought to learn “by study and also by faith” ... to exercise their agency and faith to the required degree for that to happen. For them as learners, the first ... and a teacher while still respecting their agency. Nephi had other, more receptive students to teach, whose ...

    From Volume 13 Number 2, 2012 of The Religious Educator

    The Merits, Mercy, and Grace of Jesus Christ


    enables humankind to condition and train for eternal life. Without his saving grace there is no agency ... this imply that we may resist his pleas without consequence?  Certainly not. Agency dictates our complete ... agency to learn how to act appropriately and become Christlike. In our first estate we qualified ...

    From Volume 12 Number 1, 2011 of The Religious Educator

    Active Learning and the Savior’s Nephite Ministry


    physically, mentally, and spiritually engaged. 3. Student participation. When students exercise agency ... that there is abundant participation because that use of agency by a student authorizes the Holy Ghost to instruct. ... by faith, or are they waiting to be taught and acted upon?... A learner exercising agency by acting ...

    From RE 10, no. 3 (2009) of The Religious Educator

    Grandparenting and the Eternal Family Pattern


    birthright. Agency and the Family Pattern The law of agency was in effect in the premortal life. Doctrinal lessons regarding agency remind us that in the premortal setting all spirits were not equally diligent ... for generations of descendants, unless the Lord reaches out to bring some of them back.” [10] The use of agency ...

    From RE 6, no. 2 (2005) of The Religious Educator

    The Church in a Cross-Cultural World


    Yes, there is, but we must understand that the axiomatic and eternal principle of agency demands ... between good and evil but also from among an array of righteous alternatives. Moral agency refers ... actions. Exercising agency is a spiritual matter (see D&C 29:35); it consists of either receiving ...

    From The Voice of My Servants: Apostolic Messages on Teaching, Learning, and Scripture

    Purpose of Earth Life


    5. To exercise agency without memory of the premortal existence, thus to “walk by faith” and have ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    Relief Society


    and private welfare agencies. The Relief Society Social Services Department, established in 1919 by general secretary-treasurer Amy Brown Lyman, served as the Church’s professional link with other Welfare agencies and trained ... for women and girls and served as the Church’s licensed agency for child placement until 1963.             ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    An Appreciation


    and seeking for himself God’s honor, power, and glory. His desire is to destroy our agency and lead us ...

    From The Book of Moses and the Joseph Smith Translation Manuscripts

    The Joseph Smith Papers Project

    Religious Education Review Article

    of stewardship and accountability over it. Indeed, he endowed mankind with agency to act on the ample, abundant ...

    From Winter 2009

    14. Correlation: The Early Years


    through inspired servants using their agency to act to the best of their abilities. Elder Maxwell ... through his chosen servants living in a specific time and place who use their agency to bring to pass ... acknowledged the historical realities they were working through and the agency and personalities of those ...

    From A Firm Foundation