1. Ezra Taft BensonI Testify » [Ezra Taft Benson » November 1988] [more]
    My beloved brethren and sisters, my heart is full and my feelings tender as we conclude this great general conference of the Church. We have been richly blessed as we have listened to the counsel and testimonies of those who have spoken to us. As a special witness of Jesus Christ, and as His humble servant, it is now my obligation and privilege, as the Spirit dictates, to bear pure testimony and witness to that which I know to be true. (See Alma 4:19.) This I will do. I testify that we are the spirit...
  2. Ezra Taft BensonThe Constitution--A Heavenly Banner » [Ezra Taft Benson » September 16 1986] [more]

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    On the seventeenth day of September 1987, we commemorate the two-hundredth birthday of the Constitutional Convention, which gave birth to the document that Gladstone said is "the most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man"[1. William Ewart Gladstone: Life and Public Services, ed. Thomas W. Handford Chicago: The Dominion Co., 1899, p. 323 *1]. I heartily endorse this assessment, and today I would like to pay honor--honor to the document itself, honor to the men who framed it, and honor to the God who inspired...