Accommodating religion

This is known as divine investiture, whereby Christ is invested with authority to speak for and in behalf of the Father (see also D&C 29:1, 42, 46).

The Book of Moses, which is the original and perfect record of a part of Genesis, speaks of the Holy Ghost; so do the Nephite prophets, including those who lived in the era before Christ” ( President Brigham Young said: “How many earths are there?

We can, even now, bind Satan through righteous living, so that he has no power over us (see 1 Nephi ).

“The importance of not accommodating temptation in the least degree is underlined by the Savior’s example.

Did not he recognize the danger when he was on the mountain with his fallen brother, Lucifer, being sorely tempted by that master tempter?

[see Matthew 4:1–11.] He could have opened the door and flirted with danger by saying, ‘All right, Satan, I’ll listen to your proposition.


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