1. Ezra Taft BensonConference Report April 1969 » [Ezra Taft Benson » April 1969] [more]
    Elder Ezra Taft Benson Of the Council of the Twelve Thank God for that timely and inspiring message from our beloved leader, President David O. McKay. My remarks today are directed to the humble followers of Christ. I pray that what I have to say will be of help to them. One of the grand promises which the Lord made when he restored his Church in these latter days was that the Church should never again be taken from the earth nor given to another people. This is reassuring, for no matter how much individual apostasy we may see occur among Church members, the Church...
  2. J. Reuben ClarkThe Constitution » [J. Reuben Clark » April 6 1957] [more]

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    MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS, contrary to my usual custom and practice. I intend to read what. 1 have to say today. I assure you I have tried to prepare it under the influence of our Heavenly Father, and I humbly pray that it will carry the message which I had hoped for. I plan to say something today about the Constitution[1. The Constitution of the Unite States *7] of the United States of America - its Framers and some of its essential principles - America, the land choice above all other lands - for our great and priceless liberties. including the security...
  3. David O. McKayJesus' Prayer For Unity » [David O. McKay » October 1939] [more]
    President David O. McKay Second Counselor in the First Presidency JESUS' PRAYER FOR UNITY Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me that they may be one as we are. Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word; That they all may be one: as thou, Father, art in me and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe in us. (John 17:11-21.) As nearly all of you readily recognize,...
  4. Heber J. Grant First PresidencyWarning on Communism » [Heber J. Grant First Presidency » July 3 1936] [more]
    July 3-Deseret News, July 3, 1936; Salt Lake Tribune, July 4, 1936; News release draft, Clark papers, Brigham Young University Library; Improvement Era, 39:488, August, 1936; see also Editorial, Deseret News, November, 1936. This "Warning to Church Members" on the dangers of Communism is one of a series issued over the years but is one of the most succinct. It warns that at least Communist sympathizers were found in the ranks of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. According to the Columbia Encyclopedia. 1950: "In 1935, following the...
  5. Marion G. RomneySocialism & The United Order » [Marion G. Romney » October 1966] [more]

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    What I am going to give you now is a statement I have prepared in answer to the question, "Is Socialism the United Order?" Some of you may have already heard it. This is the first time I have ever attempted to give a talk a second time. My excuse is that the Brethren have asked me to give this talk here tonight. I suppose the best way to start a comparison of socialism and the United Order is with a definition of the terms. Webster defines socialism as: Socialism defined "A political and economic theory of social organization based on collective...