Thought Control / As A Man Thinkethas a man thinketh

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Top Resources (each leads to many more resources) Church Magazine Articles on Controlling Thoughts Search Results

General Conference

Balm of Gilead - Boyd K. Packer

Inspiring Music—Worthy Thoughts - Boyd K. Packer

Let Virtue Garnish Thy Thoughts - Gordon B. Hinckley

Pollution of the Mind - Robert L. Simpson

The Power of Self-Mastery - James E. Faust

The Spirit of Revelation - Boyd K. Packer

General Resources

Chastity (See also)

Resist Evil Thoughts

Stephen Covey Story on Thoughts

What is Your Ratio of Education vs. Entertainment?

Where Will This Lead?

Scriptures Guide to the Scriptures: Topic Thoughts


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Quotes 2

Thoughts on Thoughts

Quotes on Thoughts with large printable PDF


Direct Your Thoughts in Wholesome Paths - Elder Dallin H. Oaks (good analogy) (1:46)

Watch Your Thoughts - Henry B. Eyring (1:17)

BYU Speeches

As a Man Thinketh - Robert J. Parsons

Of Starfish and Destinies

Stones in the Wall - H. Burke Peterson

The Desires of Our Hearts - Dallin H. Oaks

The Talent of Spirituality

Think on Christ - President Ezra Taft Benson

Thoughts about Thoughts - Dean L. Larsen

Purify Your Thoughts - H. Burke Peterson


All the Water in the World

The Effect of a Thought

The Words

Additional Articles

Clean Thoughts, Pure Lives - Ensign

Questions & Answers: Controlling Your Thoughts - 2014 New Era

Think About What You are Thinking About - Ensign

You are the Master of Your Thoughts - Linda S. Reeves - 2015 Church News (good analogy by Elder Bednar)

Mormonads / New Era Posters

Get it Together

Mental Floss

Spotless Future

Mormonads for Thought Control

Lessons in Church Manuals

Pure Thoughts: Clean Language - Aaronic Priesthood

Purity of Thought - Priesthood Manual

Purity of Thought - Relief Society

Family Home Evening Lessons

Object Lesson: Protecting our Mind

Self-control (FHE Resource Book at

Library Books and Books on CD

What on Earth are You Thinking? - Brad Wilcox