proper use of the sabbath will brighten our light of faith and hope in an ever-darkening storm of wickedness.
he had a set of rules on what he could and could not do.“young women, resist too much hanging out, and encourage dates that are simple, inexpensive, and frequent.
All around you is competition” (“A Prophet’s Counsel and Prayer for Youth,” Ensign, January 2001, 4).
In general conference in April 2007, Elder Jeffrey R.
Holland said that our culture has an “obsession with comparing [and] competing” (“The Tongue of Angels,” Ensign, May 2007, 17).
This morning I would like to review with you certain principles taught in the scriptures and by living prophets that relate to comparing and competing, first in our academic and professional lives, then more generally in our personal lives.
He has said, “The world into which you will move will be terribly competitive” (“Words of the Prophet: A Chosen Generation,” New Era, January 1999, 6).
He has also said, “You are moving into the most competitive age the world has ever known.
in john taylor, “the organization of the church,” millennial star, nov.
as [members and] missionaries we are proud to say we are disciples of christ—and we are.
members of the opposite sex have no commitment to one another (i.
his fireside, it became apparent that young single adults need to reevaluate how they approach their social interactions with the opposite sex and break down obstacles that may be hindering the dating experience.
However, I hope the same principle will apply: that something you hear in the words of the prophets and the scriptures we will consider this morning will impress upon your mind and heart something you personally “should do about it.” President Gordon B.