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  1. “The Israelites were frightened by the threat [the Egyptian army] and became sarcastic and critical. But Moses stood firm in faith to strengthen them. When man can of himself do nothing more, he must simply put his trust in God and “stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord” (v. 13).
    Moses was in his extremity; he was backed up against the sea. He had to rely on the spirit of revelation to know how to fulfill the Lord’s intention that Israel be saved. The spirit of revelation involves having faith enough to take the next step into the unknown.
    [p. 201]
    Andrew C. Skinner, D. Kelly Ogden
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  2. ““Why did the Lord require Abraham in his old age to journey so far as the land of Moriah to perform his sacrifice of Isaac?” It seems that the mount of Moriah was already a spiritually important location to Abraham, and the similitude or representative sacrifice he was to make was meant to be done on the very same mountain where Jesus would suffer in the meridian of time. Moriah is the mount of sacrifice. There have been altars on it from the days of Melchizedek, Abraham, David, and Jesus. All sacrifices offered on Moriah were supposed to be a type of the Great Sacrifice.
    [p. 114]
    Andrew C. Skinner, D. Kelly Ogden
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  3. “Faith is something you feel, not something intellectual. Defining it can be like trying to describe the taste of salt. You have to experience it to understand. (Tito Momen, My Name Used to be Muhammad: The True Story of a Muslim Who Became a Christian [Salt Lake City: Ensign Peak, 2013], 227).”
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  4. “The imam listened before boiling it all down to a simple conclusion. If what I was saying was true, that would mean replacing Allah with Christ as the Supreme Being. (Tito Momen, My Name Used to be Muhammad: The True Story of a Muslim Who Became a Christian [Salt Lake City: Ensign Peak, 2013], 227).”
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  5. “So often in life we think we’ve got things figured out, only to find out otherwise. (Tito Momen, My Name Used to be Muhammad: The True Story of a Muslim Who Became a Christian [Salt Lake City: Ensign Peak, 2013], 223).”
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  6. “I’m not sure why, but I got up and went to church the next day. That simple decision may have saved me from going off the deep end. (Tito Momen, My Name Used to be Muhammad: The True Story of a Muslim Who Became a Christian [Salt Lake City: Ensign Peak, 2013], 191).”
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  7. ““He gave me my first pair of short trunks, and I didn’t argue; they were just like everyone else’s at the time. These shorts became somewhat of a trademark for me as basketball ‘trousers’ became the norm. The truth of the matter is I simply wore what T.C. gave me. I was glad to have a uniform. A couple years before I retired, he finally asked me if I wanted to lengthen my shorts a little. I agreed to an extra inch—not wanting to rock the athletic apparel industry!”


    (John Stockton and Kerry L. Pickett, Assisted: An Autobiography [Salt Lake City: Shadow Mountain, 2013], 176–77).”
    Kerry L. Pickett, John Stockton
    (An Autobiography)
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  8. ““If we wish to meet God face to face, we must learn to knock and recognize in our own lives the Lord’s knocking in return. We feel after him, but he also feels after us. We want to find him, but he also wants to find us. Friendship always flows in both directions. There must be two faces for face-to-face relationships. You and I are not the only ones who wish for heavenly encounters with Deity. God also desires them.””
    S. Michael Wilcox
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  9. ““When we still our minds, thus inviting the Lord’s reflections to reveal themselves, we are saying to God, ‘I am ready to receive.’ God is a teacher at heart, and every teacher knows that hungry students are practically irresistible. Enos simply said, ‘My soul hungered’ (Enos 1:4). Being prepared to receive, however, sometimes requires a pouring out of anxiety, care, worry, pressure, impatience, and a half-dozen other things that might trouble the water. Harboring these emotions is like throwing rocks into the lake. Our pondering will be largely fruitless if our cares are constant enough to never allow our minds sufficient calm for God to show us truth and goodness.” ”
    S. Michael Wilcox
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  10. ““I think that sometimes our highest reaching is contained in how we respond to a question God might ask us about our petitions. ‘If I answer, will you act? Will you believe? Will you testify? Will you live it?.’””
    S. Michael Wilcox
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  11. ““Our wrestlings, like Alma’s, may not always bring immediate answers as they seemed to with Enos, though they took him all day and into the night. Yet eventually the desired reply will come. This is especially true when we labor for another we love.” ”
    S. Michael Wilcox
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  12. ““If you are like me, however, even before the Lord I hesitate to speak of those things I have done wrong or failed to do right. I much prefer to say, ‘Lord, forgive me of my sins,’ and leave it at that general level. Sometimes I hear the Lord answer, ‘Why, Mike, what have you done?’ Knowing this was coming, I reply, ‘Well, you know.’ And he lovingly and tenderly responds with, ‘Yes, but it will do you so much good to tell me.’ So I pour out my sins.””
    S. Michael Wilcox
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  13. ““Saint Teresa of Ávila, the renowned Spanish Carmelite nun, issued the invitation to pour out with these words, ‘Avoid being bashful with God, as some people are, in the belief that they are being humble.’””
    S. Michael Wilcox
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  14. ““There is a difference in my approach when I say, ‘I’m going to pour out my soul to God,’ rather than ‘I’m going to pray.’ There is more intensity, more earnestness, and more honesty. The very phrase suggests there will be no holding back.” ”
    S. Michael Wilcox
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  15. “In the day of Eden,
    the first man had placed before him commandment and law, with an
    explanation of the penalty which would follow a violation of that law.
    No law could have been given him in righteousness, had he not been
    free to act for himself. ‘Nevertheless thou mayest choose for thyself, for
    it is given unto thee, but remember that I forbid it,’ said the Lord God
    to Adam. Concerning His dealings with the first patriarch of the race, God has declared in this day, ‘Behold I gave unto him that he should
    be an agent unto himself.’
    (A Beginner's Guide to Talmage)
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  16. “Apostle John W. Taylor paid this tribute at her funeral: “Inasmuch as the deceased was deprived of bearing children, she is entitled to be called Mother among this people, just as much as George Washington is to be called Father by the people of the United States. She has been a mother to this people. She has made us joyful by her poetical effusions; we have sorrowed when she sorrowed, and we have rejoiced when she rejoiced.” ”
    Jill Mulvay Derr, Karen Lynn Davidson
    (Eliza: The Life and Faith of Eliza R. Snow)
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  17. “Upon hearing of Eliza’s death, Franklin D. Richards wrote in his journal: “Talented, pure and untiring worker for Zion.””
    Jill Mulvay Derr, Karen Lynn Davidson
    (Eliza: The Life and Faith of Eliza R. Snow)
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  18. “Orson F. Whitney expressed his feelings about Eliza’s poem “O My Father”: “If all her other
    writings, prose and verse, were swept into oblivion, this poem alone, the sweetest and sublimest of all the songs of Zion, would perpetuate her fame and render her name immortal.”
    Jill Mulvay Derr, Karen Lynn Davidson
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  19. ““[Eliza] was my patron saint,” wrote Susa Young Gates, “and under her control and encouragement all my few literary and organizing gifts blossomed early into fruition.””
    Jill Mulvay Derr, Karen Lynn Davidson
    (Eliza: The Life and Faith of Eliza R. Snow)
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  20. “An English traveler observed in 1885: “This charming old lady, wearing her years with so grave a grace, mellowed but not humbled by time, burning with an unquenchable zeal for her strange faith, might have been proudly shown as the witness of any creed.””
    Jill Mulvay Derr, Karen Lynn Davidson
    (Eliza: The Life and Faith of Eliza R. Snow)
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