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    Humility and Confidence


    S. Andrew Ning, “Humility and Confidence,” Selections from the Religious Education Student Symposium 2005 (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2005), 127–138. Humility ... an appropriate balance of confidence and humility. Proper self-confidence lets every man know there is a spark ...

    From Selections from the 2005 Religious Education Student Symposium

    The Problem of Pride: A Book of Mormon Perspective


    humility, righteousness, and deliverance. It is a tour well worth taking, perhaps sparing the readers from ... as well as in the life to come (see Alma 41:11). Humility Just as pride leads one away from God (the most devastating form of destruction), humility is a necessary prerequisite to “com[ing] unto Christ and be[ing] ...

    From Selections from the 2004 Religious Education Student Symposium

    “They Were of One Heart and One Mind": Councils in Zion, Zion in Councils


    of counseling together begins with the core principle, humility, and then from the top of the diagram, beginning ... to councils, humility means understanding that your own view of any situation, issue, or circumstance ... illustrated this kind of humility when he ordained Harvey Whitlock a high priest in 1831. Immediately after he ...

    From Joseph and Hyrum--Leading as One

    The Journey of Lifelong Learning


    a lifelong learner are courage, faithful desire, humility, patience, curiosity, and a willingness ... “that [they] may learn and glorify the name of [their] God” (2 Nephi 6:4). Humility. “Let him ... that he may see, and his ears opened that he may hear” (D&C 136:32). Next is the quality of humility ...

    From RE 10, no. 2 (2009) of The Religious Educator

    17. The Sermon on the Mount in the Joseph Smith Translation


    in a covenantal orientation: those “ that shall believe on your words, and come down into the depth of humility ...

    From The Sermon on the Mount in Latter-day Scripture

    19. “Weak Things Made Strong”


    in writing. Humility Humility has not always been my favorite topic. For many years I wanted to be the best, ... Maxwell’s statement that humility and meekness rank “low on the mortal scale of things” (ix) described my attitude. My awakening awareness of the necessity for the developing humility came during general conference ...

    From The Book of Mormon: Fourth Nephi Through Moroni, From Zion to Destruction

    8. Seeds of Faith: A Follower's View of Alma 32


    profound insights into humility, through the metaphor of the planting and nourishing of the seed of God’s ... for understanding the essential characteristics of the doctrine of faith.   Humility Precedes ... abandoned the essential humility necessary to maintain a faithful connection with truth. With the loss ...

    From The Book of Mormon: Alma, the Testimony of the Word

    Historical Parallels and Patterns: Enlightened Absolutism and the Israelite-Nephite Concept of Kingship


    a monarchical nation could be free. Humility . The idea that the king was some inherently superior class ... another Holy Roman emperor, demonstrated his humility through a famously symbolic gesture. While traveling ... humility necessarily leads to the principle of an egalitarian society. The enlightened absolutists’ ...

    From The BYU Religious Education Student Symposium 2009

    Room for Hope: Dealing with Depression and Perfectionism


    and help from God to change. A key to this change is humility. However, as mentioned above, it is not easy to switch from a mindset of perfectionism to one of humility. The rest of this paper outlines several principles that help break the pattern of perfectionism and create room for humility. Making Room ...

    From The BYU Religious Education Student Symposium 2008

    Obedient to the Death of the Cross: The Christological Hymn in Philippians


    “presents the example of Christ as a way of life characterized by humility and self-sacrifice,” while ... spoke of the humility of Christ: “But notwithstanding he [Christ] being holy, he showeth unto ... and then demonstrates Christ’s humility and other characteristics that brought the Son of God to Earth with the power ...

    From The BYU Religious Education Student Symposium 2010