Reverence

“Our ability and our credibility to exemplify reverence for God is strengthened as we show respect for each other.” (Margaret S. Lifferth, Primary General Presidency, “Respect and Reverence,” General Conference, April 2009)

“Respect for others and reverence for God are close cousins.” (Margaret S. Lifferth, Primary General Presidency, “Respect and Reverence,” General Conference, April 2009)

“If reverence is rooted in love, so is the teaching of it. Harshness in our training begets resentment, not reverence.” (Margaret S. Lifferth, Primary General Presidency, “Respect and Reverence,” General Conference, April 2009)

“As parents and leaders, we must set the example of reverent behavior in our Church meetings.” (Margaret S. Lifferth, Primary General Presidency, “Respect and Reverence,” General Conference, April 2009)

“Only in an attitude of reverence can the Spirit confirm the truths of the gospel through the word of God, music, testimony, and prayer.” (Margaret S. Lifferth, Primary General Presidency, “Respect and Reverence,” General Conference, April 2009)

“Texting or reading e-mails in a Church meeting is not only irreverent, it is distracting and signals a lack of respect for those around us.” (Margaret S. Lifferth, Primary General Presidency, “Respect and Reverence,” General Conference, April 2009)

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