Lynn G Robbins, Which Way Do You Face?, October 2014 General Conference
“May His inspiring example strengthen us against the pitfalls of flattery from without or of conceit from within. May it give us courage to never cower or fawn at the feet of intimidation. May it inspire us to go about doing good as anonymously as possible and not ‘aspire to the honors of men’ (D&C 121:35). ”
Helping Others to Help Themselves: The Story of the Mormon Church Welfare Program (1945), 4.
“The Church cannot hope to save a man on Sunday if during the week it is a complacent witness to the crucifixion of his soul.”
Elder M Russell Ballard - Apostle, Be Anxiously Engaged, General Conference October 2012
“As the Epistle of James notes, service is the very definition of pure religion ”
27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph F. Smith , 382, 384)
“There is no happiness without service, and there is no service greater than that which converts the home into a divine institution, and which promotes and preserves family life.”
Elder Ronald A Rasband, Special Lessons, General Conference April 2012
“If you come upon a person who is drowning, would you ask if they need help—or would it be better to just jump in and save them from the deepening waters? The offer, while well meaning and often given, ‘Let me know if I can help’ is really no help at all.”
Jose L Alonso of the Seventy, Doing the Right Thing at the Right Time, without Delay, General Conference, October 2011
When we serve our neighbor, we help those who are in need. In the process we may find solutions to our own difficulties.
President Spencer W. Kimball (1895–1985), “,” Ensign, July 1978, 2.