Wednesday, October 19, 2011

What They Said Wednesday–Elder Richard G. Scott

Talk: Richard G Scott (Quorum of the Twelve)

  • We feel the power of your prayers and need them
  • Challenges are necessary for progress
  • Scriptures:
    • Heavenly Father has inspired inspired men to record solutions to many problems
    • They are inspired of the Holy Ghost and therefore are pure truth. We do not need to worry about the validity of the Standard Works (OT, NT, BoM and D&C).
    • They are always available when needed
    • Great power can come from memorizing scriptures. It’s like a new friend - providing motivation and inspiration when needed and
    • Can be a key to unlocking …..
    • They provide a foundation of support
    • They can accelerate physical healing and provide emotional healing
    • (He quoted many scriptures) eg Proverbs 3:5-6
    • NT: Source of diamond truth. Thou shalt love the Lord They God with all they heart.... thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself
  • Be diligent in keeping the commandments of God. ALWAYS returning thanks unto God.
  • Have Faith, Hope and Charity and you will always about in good works
  • See you have Charity... (Moroni 7).  
  • Charity is the pure love love Christ.
  • His wife Jeanene loved the Book of Mormon. She confirmed early in hear life that those that read the Book of Mormon have a stronger testimony of the divinity of God and a stronger resolve to live the gospel.
  • 1991 - wanted to give a special gift to his family. Quote from his journal: He completed and audio reading of the Book of Mormon for his family. I testify the Book of Mormon is true. All who would study it’s message in humility and faith - will know of it’s true. They will have greater peace in this life!
  • I testify to all THIS BOOK IS TRUE!