Ask no man

No More Contention is the pursuit of clarity, charity and understanding. Contention arises from the compulsion to have others agree with us. Seeking understanding in an environment of clarity and charity produces no more contention. As Joseph Smith said, "I will ask no man to believe as I do."

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In a sense, contention is inevitable and unavoidable because every individual is unique, and no two people agree on everything.  Ideally, we...

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Elder Cook promotes peace and harmony on X


Quentin L. Cook
We know that world peace and harmony are not prevalent in our world today. We are bombarded with angry, contentious language and provocative, devastating actions that destroy peace and tranquility. In my lifetime, I have never seen a greater lack of civility in our society. Luckily, one of the most cherished titles of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, is “Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6). Ultimately His kingdom will be established including peace and love. For us, personal peace—found in and through the Prince of Peace—can be achieved despite the anger, contention, and division that blight and corrupt our world today. It has never been more important to seek personal peace than now. Gently the Savior reminds us, “Learn of me, and listen to my words; walk in the meekness of my Spirit, and you shall have peace in me” (Doctrine and Covenants 19:23).

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