When we are faced with temptation, it would be wise to follow the Savior’s example by dismissing Satan without any further argument or discussion—immediately and swiftly.
To recognize sin we must not rely on the world but rely on our living prophet, President Hinckley; the scriptures; and our ecclesiastical leaders to show us the way.
It is better to be than to seem. Be real, be genuine, be sincere in your relationship with God and in your relationships with others—including dating.
Sins and mistakes can both hurt us, but are not the same thing. Understanding the difference between the two is necessary to learn how to deal with them.
"A choice to be good—even with the trials that come, or perhaps because of the trials that come—will allow the Atonement to change your heart."
"We don’t have to have personal experience with the effects of serious transgressions to know that they are destructive of our eternal welfare."
My beloved brothers and sisters in the gospel, our Heavenly Father desires nothing for us but to be happy. He tells us only those things that will bring us joy. And one of the surest principles given by God to help us find that joy is the law of chastity.
If your prayers don’t always seem answered, take heart. One greater than you cried, “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" If for a while the harder you try, the harder it gets, take heart. So it has been with the best people who ever lived.
Understanding the difference between love and lust can help us in understanding God's laws about reserving sexual intimacy for marriage.