A. Theodore Tuttle Quotes

Albert Theodore Tuttle (March 2, 1919 – November 28, 1986) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1958 until his death

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A. Theodore Tuttle


We're not going to survive in this world, temporally or spiritually, without increased faith in the Lord-and I don't mean a positive mental attitude-I mean downright solid faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. That is the one thing that gives vitality and power to otherwise rather weak individuals.

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I think it is not well known in the Church that payment of tithing has very little to do with money. Tithing has to do with faith.

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Fatherhood is a relationship of love and understanding It is power and action. It is counsel and instruction.

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We fail to see the purifying and refining effect wrought by the flames of adversity. These flames are not meant to consume but only to purify us. Disguised as adversity, blessings are showered upon us.

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President J. Reuben Clark, Jr., a modern prophet, said over and over again that the Lord would never let one of his Saints who had been faithful in the payment of tithes and offerings go without the necessities of lifeâ? (Marion G. Romney, â??The Blessings of an Honest Tithe,â? New Era, Jan.-Feb. 1982, 45). Members who faithfully pay tithing are promised spiritual blessings as well. â??I think it is not well known in the Church that payment of tithing has very little to do with money. Tithing has to do with faith

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It should have great meaning that of all the titles of respect and honor and admiration that could be given him, that God himself, he who is the highest of all, chose to be addressed simply as â??Father.â?

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If you would be a better teacher, teach by the spirit. That is the thing that gives strength and power, meaning and life, to our otherwise weak efforts... remember, you cannot give away that which you do not possess. Study the life of the master. You do not have to have a college degree to be an efficient teacher. But you do have to become acquainted with the life and teachings of the master to be an effective teacher in the church.

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What we have done in the past is not sufficient now to prepare our youth.

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Baptism by immersion for the remission of sins is an essential covenant to make with the Lord. Faith and repentance precede this ordinance. Confirmation and the gift of the Holy Ghost follow baptism. Acceptance of these first principles and ordinances may obtain for us a remission of our sins and assure our salvation. In the ordinance of the sacrament, we regularly renew this and other covenants, and by complying with our part of the covenant, we receive the Spirit of the Lord to be with us.

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Before you count the profit, count the cost of a working mother.

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