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Things General Authorities say that are directed at you
« on: January 30, 2021, 09:35:32 am »
'One of the greatest indicators of our own spiritual maturity is revealed in how we respond to the weaknesses, the inexperience and the potentially offensive actions of others. -- Elder Bednar

I saw this as a meme on FB this morning. It landed on me like an anvil. Hopefully, when I crawl out, I will put more effort into seeing people through the Lord's eyes and be more willing to forgive the flaws of the weak and strong.
 
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Re: Things General Authorities say that are directed at you
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2021, 10:04:17 am »
And the related teaching from Marvin J. Ashton: “The best and most clear indicator that we are progressing spiritually and coming unto Christ is the way we treat other people.”

It's interesting how much of Christ's Sermon on the Mount addresses those two issues: How we treat others, and specifically how we respond to others whom we believe have wronged us, testify to the world that we are disciples of Christ. Anyone can make the claim. The proof is in the evidence of action. "Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven." - Matt. 7:21
All grown-ups were once children...but only few of them remember it. ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, "The Little Prince."
 
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