27 Gospel Principles- Work and Personal Responsibility


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"Chapter 27: Work and Personal Responsibility," Gospel Principles, (2009) pg 155-160

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27 Gospel Principles- Work and Personal Responsibility

  1. 1. Work and Personal Responsibility<br />"Chapter 27: Work and Personal Responsibility," Gospel Principles, pg 155<br />
  2. 2. “My Father worketh hitherto, <br />and I work. I must work the works of Him that sent me.” (John 5:17;9:4)<br />
  3. 3. Our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ have shown us by <br />Their examples and teachings that Work Is an Eternal Principle.<br />
  4. 4. 11 And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to Work with your own hands, as We Commanded You;<br /> 12 That ye may walk honestly<br /> toward them that are without,<br /> and that ye may have lack of <br />nothing. (1 Thess 4:11–12)<br />
  5. 5. We Are Commanded to Work<br />Work has been the way of life on earth since Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden<br />
  6. 6. “Work is to be reenthroned as the ruling principle of the lives of our Church membership” <br />Pres. Heber J. Grant<br />
  7. 7. Family Responsibilities <br />to <br />Maintain<br /> a Home<br />and <br />Share<br /> in the<br />Work<br /><ul><li>Parents work together to provide for the physical, spiritual, and emotional well-being of their family.
  8. 8. Couples should seek inspiration from the Lord and follow the counsel of the prophets when establishing individual responsibilities.
  9. 9. Children should do their part in the work of the family.</li></li></ul><li>The most important work you will do within the Church will be within the walls of your own home.<br />Pres. Harold B. Lee <br />
  10. 10. Learn to <br />love work<br />Learn to <br />Enjoy work<br />We Can<br /> Enjoy<br /> Our Work<br />We can enjoy life’s fullest benefits through Work that is exciting.<br />Help <br />one another<br />Share <br />the load<br />
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  12. 12. “When ye are in the service of your fellow beings <br /> ye are only in the service of your God”<br /> (Mosiah 2:17). <br />
  13. 13. “Work, work, work is the best antidote for loneliness, for incapacity, for any other thing that happens to impede your progress. I’ve had a challenge all of these years, and that keeps me going. I’m so grateful to have something to do every morning when I wake up.”<br />Pres. Gordon B. Hinckley<br />
  14. 14. God Condemns Idleness<br />
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  16. 16. Work, Recreation, and Rest<br />“Doing nothing is the hardest work of all, because one can never stop to rest.” <br />Without WORK, Rest and Relaxation have no meaning.<br />
  17. 17. Blessings Come from Honest Work<br />There is no real division between spiritual, mental, and physical work.<br />
  18. 18. “Let us realize that the privilege to work is a gift, that the power to work is a blessing, that the love of work is success.” <br />Pres. David O. McKay<br />
  19. 19. “When you learn to work while you’re young, the habit stays with you.” <br />Pres. Thomas S. Monson<br />
  20. 20. As we become like Him, our work will become like His work. His work is “to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man.” <br />(Moses 1:39).<br />