How Do I Resist Temptation?


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What YOU Must Do to Receive the Promised Blessings

What You Must Do

Begin a serious study of the Book of Mormon.  Hunger and thirst after those words  (the words of life). 

President Ezra Taft Benson “The Book of Mormon - Keystone of our Religion” October 1986 General Conference


What You Must Do

Read the Scriptures. Hearken unto the word of God, and hold fast unto it.

President Benson - Ensign, May 1986, Priesthood Leadership Meeting, p. 79 “The Power of the Word”


What You Must Do

Faithfully attend to Temple Work

Vaughn J. Featherstone


What You Must Do

Hold Family Home Evening. Fathers and mothers gather their boys and girls about them in the home, and teach them the words of God.

First Presidency of the Church in the 1965 Family Home Evening Manual (quoting the First Presidency of the Church in 1915)


What You Must Do

Faithfully plan and hold quality family home evenings.

President Spencer W. Kimball - 1978 Family Home Evening Manual


What You Must Do

Family Prayer

President Kimball, quoted in“No Substitute for Family Prayer,” Ensign, Feb. 2001, 25


President Ezra Taft Benson

The Lord's Promises to You

Greater power to resist temptation.

President Ezra Taft Benson “The Book of Mormon - Keystone of our Religion” October 1986 General Conference


President Ezra Taft Benson

The Lord's Promises to You

“It (the iron rod) was the word of God; and [note this promise] whoso would hearken unto the word of God, and would hold fast unto it, they would never perish; neither could the temptations and the fiery darts of the adversary overpower them unto blindness, to lead them away to destruction.” (1 Ne. 15:23-24)

“Not only will the word of God lead us to the fruit which is desirable above all others, but in the word of God and through it we can find the power to resist temptation, the power to thwart the work of Satan and his emissaries.”

President Benson - Ensign, May 1986, Priesthood Leadership Meeting, p. 79 “The Power of the Word”


Vaughn J. Featherstone

The Lord's Promises to You

Unseen angels will watch over your loved ones when Satanic forces tempt them.

Vaughn J. Featherstone


First Presidency

The Lord's Promises to You

They (our children) will gain power to combat the evil influences and temptations which beset them.

First Presidency of the Church in the 1965 Family Home Evening Manual (quoting the First Presidency of the Church in 1915)


President Spencer W. Kimball

The Lord's Promises to You

You will gain strength to withstand the temptations of the world.

President Spencer W. Kimball - 1978 Family Home Evening Manual


President Spencer W. Kimaball

The Lord's Promises to You

“...protection against exposure to unknown hazards, evil people, and base temptations.”

President Kimball, quoted in“No Substitute for Family Prayer,” Ensign, Feb. 2001, 25