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Quotes on Faith: Without Faith It Is Impossible to Please God

Quotes on Faith: Without Faith It Is Impossible to Please God

[Faith] is the foundation of all righteousness (Hebrews 11:6).  Without faith, it is impossible to please God (1 John 3:7).  Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1).  …Faith is the first great governing principle which has power, dominion, and authority over all things.  By it they exist, by it they are upheld, by it they are changed, or by it they remain, agreeable to the will of God; and without it there is no power…(Joseph Smith, Lectures on Faith, 1). Faith is always a gift of God to man, which is obtained by obedience, as all other blessings are….An enriched faith means an enlarged power, and though man may not have in this life an occasion to exercise all the powers that come to him through the enrichment of his faith, those powers may be exercised in their fulness in eternity, if not in time (Joseph F. Smith, Gospel Doctrine, 444–45). Read the rest of this entry »  Read More →