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—Lorenzo Snow

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    To Proclaim Liberty to the Captives


    else’s misuse of agency] requires childlike faith in the unalterable fact that Father in Heaven loves you ... the prisons created by the agency of others. When we are able to understand his doctrine, rely on his love ... or to respond to any situation in an unrighteous way, their agency is being tested by the agency of others. ...

    From My Redeemer Lives!

    1. "Resist Not Evil": The Supreme Test of Christian Discipleship


    the agency of man, which I, the Lord God, had given him, . . . I caused that he should be cast down” (Moses ... of the hosts of heaven” used their agency to reject God’s plan and were “thrust down, and thus came the devil ... had their agency; but we believe that God has always been at work, from all eternity; ...

    From The Sermon on the Mount in Latter-day Scripture

    One Continuous Flow: Revelations Surrounding the “New Translation”

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    have engaged in after the reception of Moses 3–5. The Lord hastened to add that Adam had agency, and “I ... not merely temporal commands (see D&C 29). While He was on the subject of Adam’s agency, the Lord expounded on the process of how Satan became the devil and how that impacted Adam’s agency. He had recently ...

    Alma 39: A Model for Teaching Morality


    counsels his son in Alma 39:1–2. Because his son chose to misuse agency and because Alma loved the young ... to the student’s age, maturity, personality, and prior use of agency. For example, we would likely not be very ... is the family, when individuals use their agency in such a way as to place their exaltation in jeopardy, ...

    From Volume 2, No. 2, 2001 of The Religious Educator

    17. Bitter and Sweet: Dual Dimensions of the Tree of Life


    of the Father would be annulled and the basic principle of the Gospel, free agency, would be ended. If pain ... no development of character, no growth of powers, no free agency, no Satanic controls. Should all prayers ... As Elder David A. Bednar taught, being “endowed with agency, we are agents, and we primarily are to act ...

    From The Things Which My Father Saw: Approaches to Lehi's Dream and Nephi's Vision

    Recollections of David O. McKay’s Educational Practices


    McKay’s teaching style.   The Responsibility of Respecting Agency One concept that most colleagues agree on is President McKay’s deep regard for another’s agency. His teaching style included never overstepping the bounds of a student’s or subordinate’s agency. Elder Loren C. Dunn, who ...

    From Volume 4 Number 2, 2003 of The Religious Educator

    Faithful Families and Doctrinal Deceptions


    agency” by the indulgent, is the adversary’s counterfeit of what the Lord has termed in the scriptures as “moral agency” (D&C 101:78). President Boyd K. Packer clarified this point of doctrine ... their children that moral agency does not simply imply the choice between alternatives but the choice between ...

    From Volume 12 Number 2, 2011 of The Religious Educator



    demonstrated and taught by Joseph and Hyrum: honoring agency and exerting righteous influence, managing ...

    From Joseph and Hyrum--Leading as One

    21. Conclusion and Charge


    hopes that the Religious Studies Center will be an extremely visible and very influential agency ... on opposition and agency somewhere back in 1 Nephi, but how much more powerful it is for his sons and for us ...

    From The Book of Mormon: First Nephi, the Doctrinal Foundation

    The Love of God


    exist, intelligent beings can have an existence filled with meaning and agency. By understanding ... everything He can to nurture it and help it grow, but He will not infringe upon our agency. Eternal ...

    From Volume 9 Number 2, 2008 of The Religious Educator