How are you exercising your agency to further the work of the Lord?
Speeches by Topic | Freedom
With courage, conviction, and civility—drawing upon our noble heritage as Americans—each one of us can make a profound difference.
How could we become like the Savior if we did not have agency to make those choices? By using our agency to choose the right, we begin to put on the divine nature—to pattern our lives after His. We find peace, happiness, and freedom as we make right choices.
Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ we can be liberated from sin on condition of repentance. There is no greater liberation.
We cannot abandon religious freedom, including the influence of religious morality, without jeopardizing the ideals upon with this country was founded.
God's plan of salvation includes "free agency" - the freedom to choose. That cannot be taken away, but our "freedom," or ability to act on our choices, can.
May God bless each of us with a desire to gain a real understanding of the blessings granted to us under this great Constitution of the United States of America. And may we have the strength and the courage to defend and uphold it for our generation and for all who follow after us.
Liberty comes from following Christ and must be defended, not only on wartorn battlefields, but in our everyday actions against the evils of the world.
We are privileged to enjoy freedom in a country where many have sacrificed for it. Let us use our freedom to choose good over evil.
True Christianity is the companion of liberty, not an instrument of oppression. Christ can give you true freedom from sin, futility, and fear.
Daniel H. Ludlow outlines the conditions necessary for our moral free agency to be effective. In our lives and our country, we must preserve this freedom.
God has given us this land, America, as a land choice above all. But its greatness lies in the degree to which we give of our blessings to the world.
I believe with all my heart, I believe as certainly as I stand here, that—if we can repent of our sins, if we can be charitable with the sins of others, if we can take courage toward our circumstances and want to do something about them—there is a power, a living Father of us all who will reach down and, in the scriptural term, “bear us as on eagles’ wings.”
Ezra Taft Benson shares the amazing experience of participating in the celebration in Iran of Persia's founding 2500 years ago by Cyrus.
The American challenge today is to win back and defend morality, freedom from excessive government control, and patriotism.
Many today are seeking greater freedom, especially freedom of thought. Be grateful for your freedom of the mind, and use it well.
No matter how appealing the modern movements toward socialism and communism are, we must defend freedom, which is essential in God's plan.
We are blessed to live in a free land. But is true freedom the ability to do whatever you darn well please? No. True freedom cannot come without morality.
As the central government's power ever increases, we must protect our political freedom and show that we will take a stand as members of the Church.