scripturesSelected Talks, Speeches, and Articles by
Thomas S. Monson



Selected Teachings as President of the Church

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Nov. 1, 2011
BYU Devotional "Be a Light to the World"
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Oct. 2, 2011
General Conference "Until We Meet Again"
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Oct. 2, 2011
General Conference "Stand in Holy Places"
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Oct. 1, 2011 Priesthood Session "Dare to Stand Alone"
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Oct. 1, 2011 General Conference "As We Meet Again"
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Apr. 2011 General Conference "At Parting"
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Apr. 2011 General Conference "The Holy Temple—A Beacon to the World"
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Apr. 2011 Priesthood Session "Priesthood Power"
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Apr. 2011 General Conference "It's Conference Once Again"
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Oct. 2010 General Conference "Till We Meet Again"
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Oct. 2010 General Conference "The Divine Gift of Gratitude"
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Oct. 2010 Priesthood Session "The Three Rs of Choice"
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Oct. 2010 General Conference "As We Meet Together Again"
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Oct. 2010 Liahona "Blessings of the Temple"
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Sept. 2010 General RS Meeting "Charity Never Faileth"
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Apr. 2010 General Conference "A Word at Closing"
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Apr. 2010 General Conference "He is Risen!"
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Apr. 2010 Priesthood Session "Preparation Brings Blessings"
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Apr. 2010 General Conference "Welcome to Conference"
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Oct. 2009 General Conference "Closing Remarks"
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Oct. 2009 General Conference "What Have I Done for Someone Today?"
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Oct. 2009 Priesthood Session "School Thy Feelings, O My Brother"
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Oct. 2009 General Conference "Welcome to Conference"
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Sept. 2009 BYU Speech "Principles from Prophets"
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Apr. 2009 General Conference "Until We Meet Again"
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Apr. 2009 General Conference "Be of Good Cheer"
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Apr. 2009 Priesthood Session "Be Your Best Self"
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Apr. 2009 General Conference "Welcome to Conference"
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Apr. 2009 General YW Meeting "May You have Courage"
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Jan. 2009 BYU Speech "Great Expectations"
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Oct. 2008 General Conference "Until We Meet Again"
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Oct. 2008 General Conference "Finding Joy in the Journey"
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Oct. 2008 Priesthood Session "To Learn, to Do, to Be"
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Oct. 2008 General Conference "Welcome to Conference"
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Apr. 2008 General Conference "Abundantly Blessed"
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Apr. 2008 General Conference "Looking Back and Moving Forward"
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Apr. 2008 Priesthood Session "Examples of Righteousness"
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Feb. 2008 Worldwide Leadership "A Sanctuary from the World"
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Selected Teachings as a Member of the First Presidency

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Nov. 2007 BYU Devotional "Guideposts for Life's Journey"
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Oct. 2007 General Conference "Mrs. Patton—the Story Continues"
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Oct. 2007 Priesthood Session "A Royal Priesthood"
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Oct. 2007 Relief Society Meeting "Three Goals to Guide You"
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Apr. 2007 Priesthood Session "The Priesthood—A Sacred Gift"
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Apr. 2007 General Conference "Tabernacle Memories"
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Apr. 2007 General Conference "I Know That My Redeemer Lives!"
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Nov. 2006 BYU Devotional "Three Gates to Open"
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Oct. 2006 General Conference "How Firm a Foundation"
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Oct. 2006 Priesthood Session "True to Our Priesthood Trust"
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Apr. 2006 Priesthood Session "Our Sacred Priesthood Trust"
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Apr. 2006 General Conference "True to the Faith"
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Feb. 2006 Worldwide Leadership "Heavenly Homes, Forever Families"
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Nov. 2005 BYU Devotional "Decisions Determine Destiny"
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Oct. 2005 General Conference "The Prophet Joseph Smith: Teacher by Example"
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Oct. 2005 Priesthood Session "Do Your Duty, That is Best"
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Apr. 2005 Priesthood Session "The Sacred Call of Service"
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Apr. 2005 General Conference "Constant Truths for Changing Times"
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Mar. 2005 General YW Meeting "Be Thou an Example"
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Oct. 2004 General Conference "Choose You This Day"
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Oct. 2004 Priesthood Session "Anxiously Engaged"
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Sept. 2004 General RS Meeting "If Ye Are Prepared Ye Shall Not Fear"
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Apr. 2004 Priesthood Session "The Call for Courage"
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Apr. 2004 General Conference "Your Personal Influence"
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Oct. 2003 General Conference "The Bridge Builder"
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Oct. 2003 Priesthood Session "Bring Him Home"
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Sept. 2003 BYU Devotional "Life's Greatest Decisions" (Audio Only)
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Apr. 2003 Priesthood Session "Stand in Your Appointed Place"
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Apr. 2003 General Conference "In Search of Treasure"
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Oct. 2002 General Conference "Models to Follow"
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Oct. 2002 Priesthood Session "Peace be Still"
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Apr. 2002 Priesthood Session "They Pray and They Go"
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Apr. 2002 General Conference "Hidden Wedges"
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Mar. 2002 General YW Meeting "Pathways to Perfection"
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Oct. 2001 General Conference "Now is the Time"
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Oct. 2001 Priesthood Session "Duty Calls"
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Sept. 2001 General RS Meeting "Be Thou an Example"
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Apr. 2001 Priesthood Session "To the Rescue"
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Apr. 2001 General Conference "Compassion"
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Oct. 2000 General Conference "Dedication Day"
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Oct. 2000 Priesthood Session "The Call to Serve"
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Apr. 2000 General Conference "Your Eternal Home"
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Apr. 2000 Priesthood Session "Your Eternal Voyage"
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Oct. 1999 Priesthood Session "Priesthood Power"
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Oct. 1999 General Conference "Becoming Our Best Selves"
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Apr. 1999 General Conference "For I Was Blind, but Now I See"
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Apr. 1999 Priesthood Session "The Priesthood—the Mighty Arm of the Lord"
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Oct. 1998 Priesthood Session "Today Determines Tomorrow"
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Oct. 1998 General Conference "Think to Thank"
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Apr. 1998 General Conference "Look to God and Live"
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Apr. 1998 Priesthood Session "In Harm's Way"
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Oct. 1997 Priesthood Session "Home Teaching—a Divine Service"
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Oct. 1997 General Conference "Teach the Children"
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Sept. 1997 General RS Meeting "The Mighty Strength of the Relief Society"
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Apr. 1997 General Conference "They Showed the Way"
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Apr. 1997 Priesthood Session "They Will Come"
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Mar. 1997 General YW Meeting "Pioneers All"
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Oct. 1996 Priesthood Session "Be Thou an Example"
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Oct. 1996 General Conference "Christ at Bethesda's Pool"
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Apr. 1996 General Conference "The Way of the Master"
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Apr. 1996 Priesthood Session "Duty Calls"
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Oct. 1995 General Conference "Patience—a Heavenly Virtue"
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Oct. 1995 Priesthood Session "Who Honors God, God Honors"
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Apr. 1995 General Conference "Mercy—the Divine Gift"
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Apr. 1995 Priesthood Session "That All May Hear"
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Apr. 1995 General YW Meeting "A Time to Choose"
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Oct. 1994 General Conference "The Fatherless and the Widows—Beloved of God"
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Oct. 1994 Priesthood Session "My Brother's Keeper"
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Apr. 1994 General Conference "What He Would Have Us Do"
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Apr. 1994 General Conference "The Path to Peace"
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Apr. 1994 Priesthood Session "The Priesthood—A Sacred Trust"
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Oct. 1993 General Conference "Meeting Life's Challenges"
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Oct. 1993 Priesthood Session "The Upward Reach"
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Oct. 1993 Priesthood Session Scouting Award to President Monson (audio only)
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Apr. 1993 General Conference "Gifts"
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Apr. 1993 Priesthood Session "Search and Rescue"
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Apr. 1993 General Conference "The Temple of the Lord"
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Oct. 1992 General Conference "At Parting"
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Oct. 1992 General Conference "Miracles—Then and Now"
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Oct. 1992 Priesthood Session "The Priesthood in Action"
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Sept. 1992 General RS Meeting "An Example of the Believers"
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Apr. 1992 General Conference "An Attitude of Gratitude"
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Apr. 1992 Priesthood Session "To Learn, to Do, to Be"
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Apr. 1992 General Conference "Memories of Yesterday, Counsel Today"
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Mar. 1992 RS Sesquicentennial "The Spirit of Relief Society"
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Oct. 1991 General Conference "The Lord Bless You"
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Oct. 1991 General Conference "Precious Children—a Gift from God"
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Oct. 1991 Priesthood Session "Called to Serve"
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Apr. 1991 General Conference "Never Alone"
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Apr. 1991 Priesthood Session "A Royal Priesthood"
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Apr. 1991 General Conference "The Power of Prayer"
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Oct. 1990 General Conference "God Be with You Till We Meet Again"
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Oct. 1990 General Conference "Days Never to be Forgotten"
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Oct. 1990 Priesthood Session "That We May Touch Heaven"
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Sept. 1990 General RS Meeting "The Lighthouse of the Lord"
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Apr. 1990 General Conference "A Little Child Shall Lead Them"
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Apr. 1990 Priesthood Session "My Brother's Keeper"
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Apr. 1990 General Conference "Conference is Here"
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Mar. 1990 Member Finances Fireside "The Lord's Way"
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Oct. 1989 General Conference "Windows"
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Oct. 1989 Priesthood Session "The Service That Counts"
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Apr. 1989 General Conference "Thanks be to God"
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Apr. 1989 Priesthood Session "Go For It!"
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Oct. 1988 General Conference "Halmarks of a Happy Home"
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Oct. 1988 Priesthood Session "Goal Beyond Victory"
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Apr. 1988 Leadership Meeting "Personal Leadership" (audio only)
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Apr. 1988 General Conference "Happiness Through Service"
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Apr. 1988 General Conference "An Invitation to Exaltation"
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Apr. 1988 Priesthood Session "You Make a Difference"
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Oct. 1987 General Conference "A Doorway Called Love"
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Oct. 1987 Priesthood Session "Missionary Memories"
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Apr. 1987 Leadership Meeting "The Prophets Speak—the Wise Obey" (audio only)
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Apr. 1987 General Conference "The Will Within"
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Apr. 1987 Priesthood Session "Tears, Trials, Trust, Testimony"
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Oct. 1986 General Conference "Your Patriarchal Blessing: A Liahona of Light"
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Oct. 1986 Priesthood Session "Courage Counts"
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Apr. 1986 General Conference "A Provident Plan—A Precious Promise"
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Apr. 1986 Priesthood Session "The Call of Duty"
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Selected Teachings as a Member of the Quorum of the Twelve

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Dec. 1985 Ensign Article "Come, Learn of Me"
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Oct. 1985 General Conference "Those Who Love Jesus"
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Apr. 1985 General Conference "The Spirit Giveth Life"
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Feb. 1985 Ensign Article "Seven Steps to Success with Aaronic Priesthood Youth"
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Jan. 1985 Ensign Article "Welfare Work"
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Oct. 1984 General Conference "The Aaronic Priesthood Pathway"
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July 1984 Ensign Article "An Invitation to Exaltation"
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Apr. 1984 General Conference "Building Your Eternal Home"
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Mar. 1984 Ensign Article "Mark E. Petersena Giant Among Men"
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Oct. 1983 General Conference "Labels"
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Apr. 1983 General Conference "Anonymous"
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Oct. 1982 General Conference "Run, Boy, Run!"
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Apr. 1982 General Conference "Sailing Safely the Seas of Life"
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Apr. 1982 Ensign Article "I Know That My Redeemer Lives"
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Oct. 1981 General Conference "He is Risen"
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Apr. 1981 General Conference "The Long Line of the Lonely"
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Oct. 1980 General Conference "The BishopCenter Stage in Welfare"
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Apr. 1980 General Conference "Preparing the Way"
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Oct. 1979 General Conference "Pornography—the Deadly Carrier"
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Apr. 1979 General Conference "The Army of the Lord"
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Oct. 1978 General Conference "Profiles of Faith"
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Apr. 1978 General Conference "The Prayer of Faith"
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Oct. 1977 Ensign Article "Status Report on Missionary Work"
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Oct. 1977 General Conference "The Way of the Lord"
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Apr. 1977 General Conference "Your Jericho Road"
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Oct. 1976 General Conference "Which Road Will You Travel?"
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Apr. 1976 General Conference "Hopeless DawnJoyful Morning"
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Oct. 1975 General Conference "The Faith of a Child"
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Apr. 1975 General Conference "The Way Home"
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Oct. 1974 General Conference "My Personal Hall of Fame"
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Apr. 1974 General Conference "The Paths Jesus Walked"
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Oct. 1973 General Conference "Behold Thy Mother"
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Apr. 1973 General Conference "Yellow Canaries with Gray on Their Wings"
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May. 1973 Ensign Article "Only a Teacher: Personal Observations"
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Jan. 1973 BYU Devotional "A Time to Choose"
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Oct. 1972 General Conference "Hands"
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Apr. 1972 General Conference "Finishers Wanted"
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Oct. 1971 General Conference "With Hand and Heart"
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Apr. 1971 General Conference "Lost Battalions"
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Jan. 1971 Ensign Article "The Women's Movement: Liberation or Deception?"
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Nov. 1970 Ricks College Devotional "Great Expectations" (audio only)  
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Oct. 1970 General Conference "Thou Art a Teacher Come From God"
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Apr. 1970 General Conference "Only a Teacher"
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Dec. 1969 Ricks College Devotional "The Spirit of Christmas" (audio only)  
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Oct. 1969 General Conference "Messengers of Glory"
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Apr. 1969 General Conference "Mrs. Patton, Arthur Lives!"
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Oct. 1968 General Conference "The Miracle of the Friendly Islands"
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Apr. 1968 General Conference "Can There Any Good Thing Come Out of Nazareth?"
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Oct. 1967 General Conference "Meeting Your Goliath"
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Apr. 1967 General Conference "Come, Follow Me"
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Dec. 1966 BYU Devotional "The Spirit of Christmas" (audio only)  
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Oct. 1966 General Conference "God's Gifts to Polynesia's People"
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Apr. 1966 General Conference "I Know That My Redeemer Lives"
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Oct. 1965 General Conference "The Search for Jesus"
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Apr. 1965 General Conference "The Precious Gift of Sight"
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Oct. 1964 General Conference "In Search of Truth"
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Apr. 1964 General Conference "Come Unto Me"
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Oct. 1963 General Conference "I Stand at the Door and Knock"
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