Dallin H. Oaks

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  • Freedom Of Religion, By Dallin H. Oaks

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    conscience, and allow all men the same privilege: let them worship how, where, or what they may.” As society grows less religious, there are concerns that freedom of religion is in danger. In his 1990 Ensign article “Religion in Public Life,” Dallin H. Oaks states that “we must reaffirm and even contend for religious liberty.” The best ways we can defend our freedom of religion are to ensure that our government is secular and to exercise self-government in the

  • Reflection Of Class Reflection

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    progression that we have made whether we have an addiction, or we are just working on bettering ourselves. A talk that really hit home with me was the talk titled Strengthened by the Atonement of Jesus Christ by Elder Dallin H. Oaks. There was a passage in there that really hit me where Elder Oaks states that, “He therefore knows our struggles, our heartaches, our temptations, and our suffering, for He willingly experienced them all as an essential part of His Atonement. And because of this, His Atonement

  • Is Age At Marriage Associated With Your Chances Of Getting A Divorce? Essay

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    Is age at marriage associated with your chances of getting a divorce? This is the question that I decided to research. On the surface it seems like age shouldn’t matter, after all it is only a number, but age is also indicative of other markers in life such as maturity and stability. Older ages are most often associated with emotional maturity and a stable personality. Young people often have fluid personalities as they are trying to understand the world and figure out who they are. When expectations

  • L01 Writing Assignment : An Analysis OfThe Living Christ?

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    each one of us, and how much He wants us to return to Him. By following His example, I can help those who are spiritually sick, blind, or dead, by proclaiming His gospel and inviting others to come unto Him. 2. Based on your readings of Elder Dallin H. Oaks, “Two Lines of Communication,” (Ensign, November 2010), how does a person come to know the Lord, Jesus Christ (John 17:3)? What do you learn from this reading that helps answer this question? Provide two specific examples and explanations. Example

  • Homosexuality And Its Views On Homosexuality

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    Homosexuality is one of the most controversial topics in the world today. Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalyst had his theory on human sexuality and claims, “ all human beings were innately bisexual, and that they become heterosexual or homosexual as a result of their experiences with parents and others.” Many people view it as a natural thing, but others think it is absolutely wrong and utterly a personal choice. The Bible, other religions, and the world all have different opinions on this

  • Essay on Depression and Mormon Women

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    4). They begin to focus only on keeping up with the Jones'. Continuously comparing oneself to others and over-achieving are not a practices endorsed by the LDS church. In fact, in his article "Our Strengths Can Become Our Downfall" Elder Dallin H. Oaks states that the "devilish diversions" of many church-goers are "the desire to sacrifice more than is needful, excess in giving, and inordinate church service" (12). Yet the restrictive thought process these women share doesn't allow them to

  • The Bible Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints

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    Religion 121 A Prof. Cory Sackett Research Paper One of the largest struggles for members in the church is animosity of non-members. On one hand, many express their dislike of the LDS church without even knowing what Sacrament Meeting is or the full the title of the “Mormon church” (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints). On the other hand, there are a number supposed experts about Mormon doctrine. Some have belonged to the Church themselves at one point, leaving after finding unresolved

  • The Church Of Jesus Christ Essay

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    all their creeds were an abomination in his sight; … that: ‘they draw near to me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me, they teach for doctrines the commandments of men, having a form of godliness, but they deny the power thereof.’” (JS-H 1:19) People heard of Josephs encounter but few chose to believe him, Fours years passed before Joseph was visited by a heavenly messenger by the name of Moroni who said god has special work for joseph to do and that deposited in a nearby hill were some

  • The Is Not A Soul Alive Who Will Not

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    Kevin R. Duncan There is not a soul alive who will not, at one time or another, be the victim to someone else’s careless actions, hurtful conduct, or even sinful behavior. (Love this, reminds me of the lyrics “Who am I to judge another, when {even} I walk imperfectly?”) Gratefully God has taught us that we can forgive! Even though we may be a victim once, we need not be a victim twice by carrying the burden of hate, bitterness, pain, resentment, or even revenge. We can forgive, and we can be free

  • Essay on The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison

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    The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison JEFFREY H. REIMAN American University or the same criminal behavior, the poor are more likely to be arrested; if arrested, they are more likely to be charged; if charged, more likely to be convicted; if convicted, more likely to be sentenced to prison; and if sentenced, more likely to be given longer prison terms than members of the middle and upper classes.1 In other words, the image of the criminal population one sees in our nation’s jails and prisons

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