And Jesus Christ is the Son of God, the Almighty, the Creator, the Master of the only true way of life—the gospel of Jesus Christ. Spencer W. Kimball + Follow Similar authors to follow + + + See more recommendations Something went wrong. There is no room for doubt. Conferences. When will it be for you? He suffered hunger, thirst, persecutions. He actually gave his life and literally took it up again as the “first fruits,” to be followed by every soul that has ever lived. A finer substance will give life to the body and will render it immortal. He has given the key. The article almost entirely on accounts of Kimball's life written by his sons, rather than on independent secondary sources. He led the Church with spiritual power and energetic determination during a period of dramatic vitality and growth. Remembering the 'most significant' General Conference talks of the decade and revisiting the sudden death of LDS Church President Harold B. Lee and the naming of his successor, Spencer W. Kimball. It must come by a careful, honest, and sincere investigation. If one can accept these unassailable truths, then he is ready to start his experimentation and his laboratory work. Reply. In President Spencer W Kimball’s biography, his son Edward reveals the aftermath of Bruce R McConkie’s ‘7 Deadly Heresies’ talk: ‘President Kimball was not doctrinaire, and he felt a need to interfere in doctrinal matters only when he saw strong statements of personal opinion as being divisive. It is here to stay. Someday you will see and feel and understand and perhaps even berate yourself for the long delay and waste of time. The Teachings of President Spencer W. Kimball (from lds.org); Read or download full talks/articles on this topic (Arranged alphabetically by last name) Show Timeline. Atonement; Jesus Christ; plan of salvation; Sabbath; All topics (316) Spencer W. Kimball. The tiny organization, begun in 1830 with six members, has had phenomenal growth to some four million in that short period. He must know stresses and strains; temperatures at which pipes will freeze; laws which govern steam, hot water, expansion, contraction, and so forth. In addition to this, I will make it possible for you to eventually return to me as you improve your life, overcoming obstacles and approaching perfection.”. Family Preparedness April 1976. This story on pp. Now, with great humility, I send this message to you, John, and to all others who may hear it, with a prayer in my heart that you will not cast it aside, but that you will think it through and ponder about it as you pray about it. Overcoming severe health problems, he became Church President on December 30, 1973, at the age of 78. . Spencer W. Kimball and the Revelation on Priesthood Edward L. Kimball N o doubt the most dramatic moment of the Spencer W. Kimball administration and probably the highlight of Church history in the twentieth century occurred in June 1978, when the First Presidency The true and living Church and its members and representatives stand ready to provide answers to any questions; and I promise you faithfully that if you will study and pray, keeping your mind open, you will receive the light, and it will be to you as the dawning of a new day after having gone through the night of darkness. In short, opinion alone has no power in the matter of an absolute truth. Conferences. I realize I cannot convince you against your will, but I know I can help you if you will only listen and let me call to your attention some salient truths, and if you will listen with a prayer and a desire to know that what I say is true. Most of the world disbelieves it, ministers attempt to disprove it, intellectuals think to rationalize it out of existence; but when all the people of the world are dead, and ministers and priests are ashes, and the highly trained are mouldering in their graves, the truth will go forward—the Church will continue triumphant and the gospel will still be true. After completing a mission and marrying Camilla Eyring, he settled in Safford, Arizona, to raise his family and run an insurance business. Experience in one field does not automatically create expertise in another field. In the 12 years of his presidency, the number of operating temples doubled, the number of missionaries increased by 50 percent, and the priesthood was extended to all worthy male members. All the theorists in the world cannot disprove it. Spencer W. Kimball gave an address at a Regional Representatives Seminar on April 4, 1974. With preconceived religious notions stubbornly held, one is not teachable. But the spirit, which is supreme in the dual man, transcends the body. Paul knew more about the healing and saving truths that were necessary for the welfare of human souls than all of the sages and the doctors of his time or this time. He finally knew it so positively that he gave the balance of his life teaching it. Why not now? (“The Life and Ministry of Spencer W. Kimball,” Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Spencer W. Kimball, (2006),xiv–xxxvii) Spencer W. Kimball was called to be an apostle on July 8, 1943. We are now on trial—on the proving ground. Much time has been lost. We have that promise now, that even though individuals may fall the Church and the gospel are here to stay, and all the powers of the earth and hell cannot effect total apostasy again. Before his crucifixion, the Savior recognized the absolute necessity for an organization of persons duly empowered to carry on his work, teach his plan to the world, and persuade people to follow the eternal program. Behold these thy brethren; they are the workmanship of mine own hands, and I gave unto them their knowledge, in the day I created them; and in the Garden of Eden, gave I unto man his agency. Follow the prescribed procedures, and you may have an absolute knowledge that these things are absolute truths. If the watch had a tongue, it might even lie and say, “There is no watchmaker.” That would not alter the truth. Spencer Kimball always spoke well, and I received it well. President Kimball writes him repeatedly and calls him to repentance. My beloved brothers and sisters, what a joy it is to be with you on your first devotional for the new school year! Years of Church and community leadership preceded his … You may know. With that explanation you will better understand the point of view assumed and the style in which it is given. In order to do so and to get the nations to accept it, pagan superstitions and doctrines were superimposed upon the Christian doctrines and intermingled until the doctrines and ordinances established by the Christ were changed and diluted so that they had only a faint resemblance to the truth. Could it have been the different food which made the change? The years ahead can be far more glorious for you than any years in the past. This truth is absolute. I send to you a solemn warning; and when you stand before the judgment bar in the not-too-distant future, you will know then that I spoke the truth with your eternal welfare in mind. The Lord has defined truth as being a “knowledge of things as they are, and as they were, and as they are to come” (D&C 93:24). They are absolute truths. So, in the early nineteenth century, the “marvelous work and a wonder” was reintroduced in to the world. Start by marking “Spencer W. Kimball Collection: [Four Classic Talks]” as Want to Read: Error rating book. The Lord set up his program of organization fully, gave the governing principles and doctrines, and delegated his full authority to his officers to teach and perform ordinances. This is the church and gospel of Jesus Christ. Now, it is a good question which has been asked by millions since Joseph Smith phrased it: How am I to know which of all, if any, of the organizations is authentic, divine, and recognized by the Lord? [Moses 7:32]. You do not learn to make electric generators in a seminary. God’s church was lost for the moment, as it had been through many centuries in the past. The necessary procedure is: study, think, pray, and do. Why, oh, why do people think they can fathom the most complex spiritual depths without the necessary experimental and laboratory work accompanied by compliance with the laws that govern it? It cannot be disproved. One might be a noted theologian and yet be wholly untrained in watchmaking. Certainly men and women may use their free agency to do as they please, but they cannot ever evade the penalties that might come by reason of any error they make. Then you may know of these truths just as surely, or more surely, than the scientist knows the metals, or the acids, or other elements. If they were, then your opinion would be just as good as mine, or better. See Also. The intellectual may rationalize him out of existence and the unbeliever may scoff, but Christ still lives and guides the destinies of his people. We took our turns and came to earth as bodies were prepared by our earthly parents. These realities will not go away simply because we have different opinions about them. This apostasy is a certainty. One might be the best of bookkeepers and yet not know anything of electricity. How wonderful! These innumerable promises are epitomized by Moroni in the following: “And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things” (Moroni 10:5). Please email the Grampa if you note any broken links, errors, or if you are aware of any Spencer W. Kimball talks or articles not listed here but available on the web. The Lord has promised repeatedly that he will give you a knowledge of spiritual things when you have placed yourself in a proper frame of mind. I repeat, these are not matters of opinion. "Hear and Obey" Spencer W Kimball went in the face of medical advice and followed the counsel given him by his priesthood leaders. This is not another church. This is a talk given by Elder Spencer W. Kimball on December 5, 1955, at Brigham Young University. But I give you these things, not as my opinion—I give them to you as divine truths which are absolute. Of these truths I bear witness in the name of Jesus Christ. Spencer W. Kimball's Final General Conference Talk as LDS Church President . There are absolute truths and relative truths. Immortality is a reality. It cannot be hoped for nor purchased. President Spencer W. Kimball : Modern idols or false gods can take such forms as clothes, homes, businesses, machines, automobiles, pleasure boats, and numerous other material deflectors from the path to godhood. The watchmaker in Switzerland, with materials at hand, made the watch that was found in the sand in a California desert. And then, knowing full well that his life would be taken, he went gloriously to his death, thus giving not only his energy, time, and earning capacity but his very life for the cause. Please try your request again later. This is an absolute truth. It is everlastin… They may have their own opinions, but he still lives, and his form, powers, and attributes do not change according to men’s opinions. After completing a mission and marrying Camilla Eyring, he settled in Safford, Arizona, to raise his family and run an insurance business. Revelation is the key. A million brilliant minds might conjecture otherwise, but it is still true. All the people on the earth might deny him and disbelieve, but he lives in spite of them. It cannot be disproved. Our Father lives; his Son lives. The law of gravity is an absolute truth. Seeking Eternal Riches April 1976. This is the Church. The earth is spherical. It's an energy field created by all living things. I enjoy hearing the prophet. His family had survived the Great Depression, floods and more, but he never faltered, never wavered in his service to the Lord. Now, with the doctrines perverted, the priesthood gone, the organization corrupted, and the knowledge lost, there must come another awakening. The scientists taught for decades that the world was once a nebulous, molten mass cast off from the sun, and later many scientists said it once was a whirl of dust which solidified. Opinion? It takes more than a decade to get a high school diploma; it takes an additional four years for most people to get a college degree; it takes nearly a quarter-century to become a great physician. 218 University Press Building Posted in Talks. One descendant of Adam, Enoch, again established good communications with God and again established truths upon the earth, but only comparatively few of the inhabitants listened and accepted; hence, there was another great apostasy from the truth. January 1st 2006 The corrupted doctrines of former centuries were all there. The Lord told the Prophet Joseph Smith: “All truth is independent in that sphere in which God has placed it” (D&C 93:30). I remember when he was president of the L.D.S. This Church of Jesus Christ (nicknamed Mormon) is the “only true and living church” that is fully recognized with the authority to perform for him, and the only one with a total and comprehensive and true program which will carry men to powers unbelievable and to realms incredible. He was stoned nearly to death and raised again. This much-needed restoration came through the Prophet Joseph Smith, who followed in the march of the prophets Adam, Enoch, Noah, Abraham, and Moses, and the Lord Jesus Christ. A few more salient facts, which I shall not attempt at this moment to elaborate upon: Adam and Eve transgressed a law and were responsible for a change that came to all their posterity, that of mortality. It was organized by revelation from Jesus Christ. Again, I offer the assistance of the Church, but I will not push this matter upon you nor force it. A quick check of Highbeam and Google News archives suggest that many independent secondary sources on Kimball's life do exist (indeed, the article itself refers to Kimball's actions making headlines across America). The great prophet Jacob said that “the Spirit speaketh the truth. When? And this is the Church organized through revelation by the Savior: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Man cannot discover God or his ways by mere mental processes. “Now,” said the Lord, “we shall take of the elements at hand and organize them into an earth, place thereon vegetation and animal life, and permit you to go down upon it. I have lain awake many long hours contemplating and have offered many fervent prayers on my bended knees, hopeful that I might say the right thing, and that you would receive it in the humble spirit in which it is given. The people who found the watch had never been to Switzerland, nor seen the watchmaker, nor seen the watch made. It is not a matter of if. I bear testimony to you that this is true. What is the difference between light and darkness—growing and shriveling—a giant and a pygmy—freedom and slavery—eternity and the one day—life and death? Somehow blood, the life-giving element in our bodies, replaced the finer substance which coursed through their bodies before. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. As in all of the other dispensations, and especially the one preceding it when Jesus personally came to restore it, the little seed of truth had to fight a mountain of falsehood. #Stress #Goal #Achievement “Preparedness, when properly pursued, is a way of life, not a sudden, spectacular program.”-- Spencer W. Kimball . He had developed, through his perfection in overcoming all things, the power to take up his life again. It matters little whether one is a plumber, or a banker, or a farmer, for these occupations are secondary; what is most important is what one knows and believes concerning his past and his future and what he does about it. What a promise! He has counseled us to seek, ask, and search diligently. Then the Savior was born in Judea, ushering in another dispensation. He still lives. Overcoming severe health problems, he became Church President on December 30, 1973. One must be governed by the laws which control the realm into which he is delving. To continue your development, you need physical bodies. 61-63 of the book describes Spence as straying from the Church during his adult lifetime. He may acquire knowledge in any field, though it requires much thought and effort. They and we became mortal, subject to illness, pains, and even the physical dissolution called death. . by President Spencer W. Kimball. Spencer Woolley Kimball (March 28, 1895 – November 5, 1985) was an American business, civic, and religious leader, and was the twelfth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). These absolute truths are not altered by the opinions of men. Browse Spencer W. Kimball Collection: [Four Classic Talks] e-pub Spencer W Kimball WikipdiaSpencer W Kimball Archives BYU Speeches Spencer Woolley Kimball was born March in Salt Lake City When he was three years old, his father accepted a call to preside over a stake in Thatcher, Arizona The Kimball family moved and Spencer grew up there He learned. Understanding the difference between love and lust can help us in understanding God's laws about reserving sexual intimacy for marriage. Wherefore, it speaketh of things as they really are, and of things as they really will be.” (Jacob 4:13). Becky Craven April 2019 Missionary Work: Sharing What Is in Your Heart No ratings yet Dieter F. Uchtdorf April 2019 That is an absolute truth; there is no gainsaying. There is nothing better than this. My beloved brethren, it’s a joy to meet with you this conference session. Noah, a righteous prophet, reestablished communication with the Lord and carried on the work of the Lord, but only for a brief period, for weak mortal man permitted the flesh to control the spirit again, and another great apostasy took place and most of the people were without a knowledge and understanding of God. Spencer W. Kimball, "The Blessings and Responsibilities of Womanhood" Camilla Kimball, "A Woman's Preparation" Julie B. Beck, "A Mother Heart" Boyd K. Packer, "A Tribute to Women" Patricia T. Holland, "A Woman's Perspective on Priesthood" Richard G. Scott, "The Joys of Living the Plan of Salvation" Family. Two thousand or a million? Its authority extends beyond life, through the veil of death, to the eternities ahead. It is a matter of when. your own Pins on Pinterest And yet many a financier, politician, college professor, or owner of a gambling club thinks that because he has risen above all his fellowmen in his particular field he knows everything in every field. Absurd it is, but you will frequently find popular personalities, who seem never to have lived a single law of God, discoursing in interviews on religion. This, also, is an absolute truth. 1976, 70; or Ensign, May 1976, 46 He died in Salt Lake City on November 5, 1985. Some of these seeming truths were stoutly maintained for centuries. After a few generations, the descendants of Adam went the way of the world and most of the earth’s children lost the truths and the knowledge of God and of the gospel. Years of Church and community leadership preceded his calling as an Apostle in 1943. The youthful Prophet, whose mind had not been contaminated with the sins of the world or prejudiced by false philosophies of men, was the instrument of the Restoration. . Truth. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. What difference does it make that the item concerned is not shaped like an idol? We needed to be taught in order to understand life and who we really are. Paul, on his way to Damascus, saw a glorious personage and heard his voice; and yet, after even these unusual manifestations, Paul prayed so that he could know beyond the shadow of doubt of the divinity of Jesus Christ, and of his Father, and of his eternal program, the gospel. And having done all this for his Father’s children, the Christ mapped out a plan of life for man—a positive and absolute program whereby man might achieve, accomplish, and overcome and perfect himself. Today? The people of the world became so wicked that they were literally drowned and washed off the earth. With the authorized servants martyred and both authority and doctrines gone, the world went into a spiritual tailspin and plunged into the Dark Ages, wherein the true understanding of God and his plan was not upon the earth; when gross darkness enveloped the people; when there was little progress even in material things and an almost complete void spiritually. The Church was uprooted and almost destroyed by physical horrors; then finally, through pagan rulers who were not truly converted, Christianity was accepted and made popular. The true plan of life was placed upon the earth in the beginning when it was given to Adam. His administration produced significant advances in doctrinal understanding, member unity, and gospel expansion worldwide. © Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. The sincere searching of science often rests only on the threshold of truth, whereas revealed facts give us certain absolute truths as a beginning point so we may come to understand the nature of man and the purpose of his life. One cannot know God nor understand his works or plans unless he follows the laws which govern. I will enter into a contract with you. 7 Oct 1945 President Spencer W. Kimball 12th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints October 1982 153rd Semiannual Conference Saturday Morning Session "There seems to be a general state of wickedness in the world in these perilous yet crucially momentous days. General Conference Talks By Spencer W. Kimball. One might know much about buying and selling groceries and be absolutely ignorant of bridge building. Two hundred years? If all the proponents of the “-isms” on all the continents disbelieve it, it is still true—an absolute truth. The truth remains. We learn about these absolute truths by being taught by the Spirit. Neither do you learn certain truths about spiritual things in a physics laboratory. This will be your proving ground. Refresh and try again. One might be a great authority on the hydrogen bomb and yet know nothing of banking. All four billion of the children of men on the earth might be ignorant of him and his attributes and his powers, but he still lives. You need not be in doubt. If all the four billion people in the world think it flat, they are in error. It is as true and the near-spherical shape of the earth, and as gravity; as true as the shining of the sun—as positive as the truth that we live. Of course, there is a difference of opinion but again, opinion cannot change laws or absolute truths. As you know, one can grow only by overcoming. The watchmaker still existed, no matter the extent of their ignorance or experience. It cannot be disproved. I know that this is the only complete, divine, eternal program which is recognized and approved of God! The Savior knew beyond doubt that an apostasy would come. After completing a mission and marrying Camilla Eyring, he settled in Safford, Arizona, to raise his family and run an insurance business. President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Church stands ready to furnish such assistance as you may require. Religious confusion reigned and most of the world opposed the work bitterly and cried “false prophet” at the first mention of the restored truth. It is a fact. There must be an open mind, a sincere heart, a desire, a reaching. The Pilgrims and other Europeans were inspired to find this American haven of refuge and thus people this land with honest and God-fearing citizens. This time the union will never be dissolved, since there will be no blood to disintegrate and cause trouble. When we were spiritual beings, fully organized and able to think and study and understand with him, our Heavenly Father said to us, in effect: “Now, my beloved children, in your spirit state you have progressed about as far as you can. It surrounds us and penetrates us; it binds the galaxy together." The Gods organized the earth of materials at hand, over which they had control and power. No one could take it from him. Jan 6, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Debbie Woodward. You will have to answer to your Creator if you ignore it, just as I would have to answer if I ignored it. Spencer W. Kimball, prophet of the LDS Church from 1973 to 1985, proclaimed, “We are unanimous, all of the Brethren, in feeling and recommending that Indians marry Indians, and Mexicans marry Mexicans; the Chinese marry Chinese and the Japanese marry Japanese; that the Caucasians marry the Caucasians, and the Arabs marry Arabs.” [15] In two Conference talks April and Sept 1978 (Ensign May & Nov 78) Strengthening the Family—the Basic Unit of the Church, President Spencer W. Kimball Ensign, May 1978, 45. If men are really humble, they will realize that they discover, but do not create, truth. A million educated folk might speculate and determine in their minds that the earth came into being by chance. I intend to provide a plan whereby you may continue your growth. This is an absolute truth. He reestablished his truths on the earth—the priesthood, the power, the organization, the knowledge to save and exalt men—but, as stated earlier, this lasted only a few generations and was gone again. He sent those officials into all the world to teach his truths—but to teach them without using force, for the basic law of this world is free agency. The assurance will definitely come to you, but not unless you make an effort. spencer had friends among all groups and ages he loved people in arizona when he called on grandma craig an elderly woman he would always pretend to be the fuller brush man years later when 3 Kimball: Spencer W. Kimball: A Man of Good Humor Published by BYU ScholarsArchive, 1985 1 Oct 1943 Response to a Call General Conference. Atonement; Jesus Christ; plan of salvation; Sabbath; All topics (316) Spencer W. Kimball. That is an absolute truth. Topics. Opinions will never make the earth to be flat, the sun to dim its light, God to die, or the Savior to cease being the Son of God. Spencer W. Kimball was the twelfth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I am glad to be here and I greet you with my affection and deep-seated love. He ignored all the multitudinous religious organizations then extant and all their manmade doctrines and philosophies and set up his own divine plan. That is an absolute truth, and all the arguing in the world will not change it. This resurrection referred to is the work of Jesus Christ, the Savior, who, because he was both mortal (the son of Mary) and divine (the Son of God), was able to overcome the powers governing the flesh. Jan 19, 2013 - Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. by Covenant Communications. Years of Church and community leadership preceded his calling as an Apostle in 1943. Church organizations made by men, without claim to divinity or revelation, were everywhere in abundance. 1 thought on “ Lock Your Heart – Spencer W. Kimball ” judith muhangueno says: September 2, 2016 at 2:06 pm I just loved it I know that this inspired talk, this not president speaking but the Lord speak to his arms of missionary thanks so much. The earth was made by the Gods as was the watch by the watchmaker. The Family: A Proclamation to the World Nov 25, 2012 - This is a talk given by Elder Spencer W. Kimball on December 5, 1955, at Brigham Young University. To become a plumber, one must study the laws which govern plumbing. How ridiculous for such persons to attempt to outline for the world a way of life! The rules of dietetics have changed many times in my lifetime. I am doing my best to present it. Welcome back. He knew that God lived, Jesus was the Christ, and the gospel was a way of eternal life, mortal and immortal, never ending; he knew that the rewards of eternities were worth the sacrifice of comforts of this life. 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