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27 Gospel Principles- Work and Personal Responsibility

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

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

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  • 1. Work and Personal Responsibility
    "Chapter 27: Work and Personal Responsibility," Gospel Principles, pg 155
  • 2. “My Father worketh hitherto,
    and I work. I must work the works of Him that sent me.” (John 5:17;9:4)
  • 3. Our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ have shown us by
    Their examples and teachings that Work Is an Eternal Principle.
  • 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;
     12 That ye may walk honestly
    toward them that are without,
    and that ye may have lack of
    nothing. (1 Thess 4:11–12)
  • 5. We Are Commanded to Work
    Work has been the way of life on earth since Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden
  • 6. “Work is to be reenthroned as the ruling principle of the lives of our Church membership”
    Pres. Heber J. Grant
  • 7. Family Responsibilities
    to
    Maintain
    a Home
    and
    Share
    in the
    Work
    • Parents work together to provide for the physical, spiritual, and emotional well-being of their family.
    • 8. Couples should seek inspiration from the Lord and follow the counsel of the prophets when establishing individual responsibilities.
    • 9. Children should do their part in the work of the family.
  • The most important work you will do within the Church will be within the walls of your own home.
    Pres. Harold B. Lee
  • 10. Learn to
    love work
    Learn to
    Enjoy work
    We Can
    Enjoy
    Our Work
    We can enjoy life’s fullest benefits through Work that is exciting.
    Help
    one another
    Share
    the load
  • 11.
  • 12. “When ye are in the service of your fellow beings
    ye are only in the service of your God”
    (Mosiah 2:17).
  • 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.”
    Pres. Gordon B. Hinckley
  • 14. God Condemns Idleness
  • 15.
  • 16. Work, Recreation, and Rest
    “Doing nothing is the hardest work of all, because one can never stop to rest.”
    Without WORK, Rest and Relaxation have no meaning.
  • 17. Blessings Come from Honest Work
    There is no real division between spiritual, mental, and physical work.
  • 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.”
    Pres. David O. McKay
  • 19. “When you learn to work while you’re young, the habit stays with you.”
    Pres. Thomas S. Monson
  • 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.”
    (Moses 1:39).