Agency

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Top Resources (each leads to many more resources)

All General Conference Talks on Agency

Official ChurchofJesusChrist.org Topic page on Agency, with additional study resources

ChurchofJesusChrist.org Resources for teaching Children about "Agency"


General Resources

"Adversity and Agency" - M. Russell Ballard (excerpt from Conf. talk)

The Choice (between doing what is easy and what is hard)

5 Powerful Book of Mormon Scriptures on Agency

Agency-It's Our Choice: Book of Mormon Insights - Victor L. Ludlow


Quotes

Inspirational Quotes of the General Authorities on Agency

Quotes on Agency (LDS Daily WOOL)

Quotes on Agency with large printable PDF


Youth

"Agency and Accountability" - For the Strength of Youth

Agency and Accountability - Mormonads

"Agency and Inspiration" Youth article by Elder Bruce R. McConkie, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles


General Conference Talks

"Agency: Essential to the Plan of Life" - Robert D. Hales - Oct. 2010

"Agency--a Blessing and a Burden" - Oct. 1999 -  Sharon G. Larsen

"Agency and Accountability" - Victor L. Brown - April 1985

"Agency and Accountability" - Elaine Cannon - 1983

"Agency and Control" - Boyd K. Packer - April 3, 1983

"Agency and Love" - Marion D. Hanks - Oct. 1983

"Atonement, Agency, and Accountability" - Boyd K. Packer - April 1988

"Free Forever, to Act for Themselves" - D. Todd Christofferson - Oct. 2014

"Using Our Free Agency" - Delbert L. Stapley - April 1975


BYU Speeches

Agency - Royden G. Derrick - June 14, 1983

Agency, Accountability, and the Atonement of Jesus Christ - Benjamin M. Ogles - January 30, 2018

Agency: A Gift with Responsibility - Ruth E. Brasher - May 30, 1995

"Agency and Accountability" - Elaine Cannon - 1983

Agency and Context - Claudia J. Clayton - April 6, 2004

Agency or Inspiration - Which? - Bruce R. McConkie - February 27, 1973

Free Agency and Freedom - Dallin H. Oakes - October 11, 1987

"Free to Choose" - Elder Neal A. Maxwell - March 16, 2004 (good talk)

Free to Choose - Ronald A. Rasband - January 21, 2020

Free to Choose Liberty or Captivity - Paul V. Johnson - November 6, 2012

Moral Agency - D. Todd Christofferson - January 31, 2006

Moral Free Agency - Daniel H. Ludlow - July 2, 1974

On Giving and Getting - F. Burton Howard - May 22, 1984

Our Essential Spiritual Agency - Robert D. Hales - September 14, 2010

"Seasons of Choice" - Randall W. Boothe" - Feb. 4, 2003 (some good thoughts)

The Blessings of Choice - James L. Slaughter - July 1, 2014

The Elusive Balance - Glenn L. Pace - March 25, 1986

The Sacred Gift of Agency - David V. Dearden - March 31, 2009

"The Three A's: Atonement, Agency, and Accountability" - Marion D. Hanks - April 16, 1996

You and Your Free Agency - Angel Abrea - June 26, 1984


Additional Talks and Articles

"Agency - A Blessing and a Burden" - Sharon G. Larsen - Oct. 1999 Ensign

"Agency and accountability are precious gifts from the Lord" - Mary N. Cook - April 22, 2012 Church News

"Agency and Accountability" - Elaine Cannon - Nov. 1983

"Agency and Accountability" - For the Strength of Youth

"Agency and Accountability" - Shayne M. Bowen - Sept. 2012 New Era

"Agency and Answers: Recognizing Revelation" - Richard G. Scott - June 2014 New Era

"Agency: The Gift of Choices" - Spencer J. Condie - Sept. 1995 Ensign

"Free Agency or Moral Agency?" - Oct. 2014 New Era

"Moral Agency" - D. Todd Christofferson - June 2009 Ensign

"Teaching Children to Use Agency Wisely" October 1988 Ensign

"The Fulness of the Gospel: Agency" - March 2006 Ensign

"What Joseph Taught: Agency" October 2008 New Era


FHE Lessons

"Agency"

"Agency" (Sugardoodle.net)

"Agency and Accountability" (families.com)

"Agency--The Key to Growth" FHE Resource Book

"We can Choose" FHE Resource Book


Books

The Magnificent Gift of Agency - Gary C. Lawrence

Why God Lets Us Choose - How Agency Explains the Way Life Works - Stephen D. Nadauld

Your Agency Handle With Care - Spencer J. Condie


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