Dallin H. OaksSelected Talks, Speeches, and Articles by
Dallin H. Oaks



Selected Teachings as a Member of the Twelve

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Apr. 2014 UVU Symposium "Hope for the Years Ahead"
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Feb. 2014 BYU-Idaho Devotional "Witnesses of God"
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Feb. 2013 Evening w/G.A. "As He Thinketh In His Heart"
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Oct. 2012 General Conference "Protect the Children"
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Apr. 2012 BYU Devotional "Holding the Banner High"
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Apr. 2012 General Conference "Sacrifice"
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Oct. 2011 General Conference "Teachings of Jesus"
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Sept. 2011 CES Devotional "Truth and Tolerance"
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Aug. 2011 New Era Article "The Only True and Living Church"
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Apr. 2011 General Conference "Desire"
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Feb. 2011 Chapman University "Preserving Religious Freedom"
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Oct. 2010 General Conference "Two Lines of Communication"
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Sept. 2010 Utah Constitution Day "Fundamentals of Our Constitutions"
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Apr. 2010 Priesthood Session "Healing the Sick"
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Feb. 2010 Harvard Law School "Fundamental Premises of Our Faith"
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Oct. 2009 BYU-I Devotional "Religious Freedom"
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Oct. 2009 General Conference "Love and Law"
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Apr. 2009 General Conference "Unselfish Service"
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Oct. 2008 General Conference "Sacrament Meeting and the Sacrament"
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Apr. 2008 General Conference "Testimony"
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Nov. 2007 CES Fireside "Push Back Against the World"
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Oct. 2007 General Conference "Good, Better, Best"
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Apr. 2007 General Conference "Divorce"
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Oct. 2006 General Conference "He Heals the Heavy Laden"
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May 2006 Public Affairs Interview "Same Gender Attraction"
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Apr. 2006 General Conference "All Men Everywhere"
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Oct. 2005 General Conference "Priesthood Authority and in the Family and the Church"
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May 2005 CES Fireside "The Dedication of a Lifetime"
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Apr. 2005 General Conference "Pornography"
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Nov. 2004 BYU Devotional "Where Will It Lead?"
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Oct. 2004 General Conference "Be Not Deceived"
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Apr. 2004 General Conference "Preparation for the Second Coming"
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Oct. 2003 General Conference "Repentance and Change"
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Apr. 2003 General Conference "Give Thanks in All Things"
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Oct. 2002 General Conference "I'll Go Where You Want Me to Go"
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Apr. 2002 General Conference "The Gospel in Our Lives"
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Jan. 2002 BYU Devotional "Timing"
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Oct. 2001 General Conference "Sharing the Gospel"
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Apr. 2001 General Conference "Focus and Priorities"
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Oct. 2000 General Conference "The Challenge to Become"
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May 2000 BYU Devotional "Miracles"
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Apr. 2000 General Conference "Resurrection"
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Jan. 2000 BYU Devotional "Timing"
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Oct. 1999 General Conference "Gospel Teaching"
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Apr. 1999 General Conference "The Witness: Martin Harris"
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Feb. 1999 BYU Devotional "Weightier Matters"
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Oct. 1998 Priesthood Session "The Aaronic Priesthood and the Sacrament"
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Aug. 1998 BYU Annual Conference "Why Do We Serve at BYU?"
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Apr. 1998 General Conference "Have You Been Saved?"
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Mar. 1998 CES Devotional "Judge Not and Judging"
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Oct. 1997 General Conference "Following the Pioneers"
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Apr. 1997 General Conference "Bishop, Help!"
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Oct. 1996 General Conference "Always Have His Spirit"
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Apr. 1996 General Conference "Joseph, the Man and the Prophet"
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Oct. 1995 Ensign Article "Same-Gender Attraction"
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Oct. 1995 General Conference "Powerful Ideas"
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June 1995 Ensign Article "Parental Leadership in the Family"
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Apr. 1995 General Conference "Apostasy and Restoration"
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Jan. 1995 BYU Devotional "Adversity"
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Jan. 1995 Ensign Article "Scripture Reading and Revelation"
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Oct. 1994 General Conference "Worship through Music"
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Aug. 1994 BYU Devotional "Sins and Mistakes"
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July 1994 Freedom Festival "Some Responsibilities of Citizenship"
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Apr. 1994 General Conference "Tithing"
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Apr. 1994 General YW Meeting "Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ"
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Oct. 1993 FARMS Annual Dinner "The Historicity of the Book of Mormon"
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Oct. 1993 General Conference "The Great Plan of Happiness"
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June 1993 BYU Devotional "Another Testament of Jesus Christ"
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Apr. 1993 General Conference "The Language of Prayer"
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Oct. 1992 Priesthood Meeting "Bible Stories and Personal Prayer"
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June 1992 BYU Devotional "Our Strengths Can Become Our Downfall"
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Apr. 1992 General Conference "The Relief Society and the Church"
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Feb. 1992 Evening w/G.A. "Sin, Crimes, and Atonement"
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Feb. 1992 Ensign Article "Divinely Inspired Constitution"
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Oct. 1991 General Conference "Joy and Mercy"
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Apr. 1991 General Conference "Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother"
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Mar. 1991 BYU Devotional "Getting to Know China"
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Oct. 1990 General Conference "Witnesses of Christ"
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Aug. 1990 BYU Devotional "Meeting the Challenges of the Nineties"
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Aug. 1990 BYU Devotional "Sin and Suffering"
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Apr. 1990 General Conference "World Peace"
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Oct. 1989 General Conference "Modern Pioneers"
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Apr. 1989 General Conference "Alternate Voices"
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Oct. 1988 General Conference "What Think Ye of Christ?"
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Apr. 1988 General Conference "Always Remember Him"
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Oct. 1987 BYU Devotional "Free Agency and Freedom"
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Oct. 1987 General Conference "The Light and Life of the World"
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Apr. 1987 General Conference "Priesthood Blessings"
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Jan. 1987 Ricks College Devotional "Gambling: Morally Wrong and Politically Unwise"
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Oct. 1986 General Conference "Brother's Keeper"
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Apr. 1986 General Conference "Reverent and Clean"
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Mar. 1986 BYU Devotional "Spiritual Gifts"
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Oct. 1985 BYU Devotional "The Desires of Our Hearts"
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Oct. 1985 General Conference "Spirituality"
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Aug. 1995 CES Symposium "Reading Church History"
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Apr. 1985 General Conference "Taking Upon Us the Name of Jesus Christ"
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Oct. 1984 General Conference "Why Do We Serve?"
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Sept. 1984 BYU Devotional "Counsel for Students"
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Selected Teachings as Utah Supreme Court Justice

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Sept. 1981 BYU Devotional "Revelation"
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Selected Teachings as President of BYU

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Sept. 1979 BYU Devotional "The Formula for Success at BYU"
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Sept. 1978 BYU Devotional "Where Much is Given"
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Aug. 1976 BYU Devotional "Expectations at BYU"
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Sept. 1975 BYU Devotional "The Student Body and the President"
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Sept. 1974 BYU Devotional "The Blessing of Commandments"
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Sept. 1973 BYU Devotional "Challenges for the Year Ahead"
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Jan. 1973 BYU Devotional "Be Honest in All Behavior"
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Apr. 1972 Ricks College Devotional Untitled (audio only)  
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Oct. 1971 General Conference "Strive for Excellence"
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Aug. 1971 BYU Devotional "Gambling"
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