How Can I Be Protected From Apostasy?

Apostasy

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What YOU Must Do to Receive the Promised Blessings

What You Must Do

Give Generous Fast Offerings.

Russell M. Nelson, April 1986 General Conference “In the Lord's Own Way”.


What You Must Do

Pray for Church Leaders.

Spencer W. Kimball, “Faith Precedes the Miracle”, p. 203.


What You Must Do

Obedience to God.

Obedience: The Path to Freedom“ - President James E. Faust - April 1999 Conference.


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

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

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


What You Must Do

Repent of our sins - Overcome offense - Eliminate Faultfinding - Follow Church Leaders - Humble Ourselves - Forgive Others - Keep Covenants - Partake of the Sacrament Worthily each week - Strengthen our Testimonies through Prayer, Daily Scripture, Temple Attendance where possible - Magnify our Church Callings - Serve our Fellowmen - Be Concerned and Watchful.

“Avoiding Personal Apostasy”, Elder Claudio D. Zivic, of the Seventy - June 2009 Ensign


What You Must Do

Live our Religion - Seek the Holy Spirit - Guard carefully against any degree of wrongdoing - Pray - Keep the Sabbath - Don't be overcome with anger, nor curse or swear, nor take the name of Deity in vain - Don't do anything which you know to be wrong and not repent. Do not transgress. Do your Duty. Do not complain nor find fault with Church Leaders. Do not make false Prophecies. Do not boast nor claim your own wisdom and strength. Live so as to have the Spirit every day, every hour of the day, every minute of the day. Seek the Holy Ghost to lead you in your individual duties.

“Preventing Personal Apostasy” - Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Brigham Young. Chapter 12, 78-84


What You Must Do

Attend Sacrament Meeting and partake of the Sacrament each week.

Classic Discourses from the General Authorities: The Sacramental Covenant - Elder Melvin J. Ballard, of the Council of the Twelve from 1919 to 1939, delivered at a June Conference


Russell M. Nelson

The Lord's Promises to You

We will be blessed and protected from Apostasy.

Russell M. Nelson, April 1986 General Conference “In the Lord's Own Way”.


Spencer W. Kimball

The Lord's Promises to You

If children all their days in their turn at family prayers and in their secret prayers remember before the Lord the leaders of the Church, they are quite unlikely to ever fall into apostasy.

Spencer W. Kimball, “Faith Precedes the Miracle”, p. 203.


James E. Faust

The Lord's Promises to You

“Obedience brings spiritual safety.”

Obedience: The Path to Freedom“ - President James E. Faust - April 1999 Conference.


President Ezra Taft Benson

The Lord's Promises to You

Power to avoid deception.

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

...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)

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


Elder Claudio D. Zivic

The Lord's Promises to You

“I testify that we can avoid the mists of darkness that lead to personal apostasy...”

“Avoiding Personal Apostasy”, Elder Claudio D. Zivic, of the Seventy - June 2009 Ensign


President Brigham Young

The Lord's Promises to You

“We can stand firm by living our religion and seeking the Holy Spirit.”

“Preventing Personal Apostasy” - Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Brigham Young. Chapter 12, 78-84


Elder Melvin J. Ballard

The Lord's Promises to You

No man goes away from this Church and becomes an apostate in a week or in a month. It is a slow process. The one thing that would make for the safety of every man and woman would be to appear at the sacrament table every Sabbath day. We would not get very far away in one week—not so far away that, by the process of self-investigation, we could not rectify the wrongs we may have done. If we should refrain from partaking of the sacrament, condemned by ourselves as unworthy to receive these emblems, we could not endure that long, and we would soon, I am sure, have the spirit of repentance. The road to the sacrament table is the path of safety for Latter-day Saints.

Classic Discourses from the General Authorities: The Sacramental Covenant - Elder Melvin J. Ballard, of the Council of the Twelve from 1919 to 1939, delivered at a June Conference