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Richard G. Scott Quotes

A quiet impression could be a personal instruction from the Lord. It is personal and private. It comes from the Lord. Why is it important to keep sacred writings private? Because then He will give us more.

Can you hang in there with your investigators when things get going tough? Don't give up on investigators because they have a little weakness. Work with them until the Holy Ghost tells you not to.

Conversion is a very, very important part of what you are doing. We will have a responsibility to report to Heavenly Father regarding those we bring into the Church.

Create an atmosphere for the Spirit. The Spirit must be present.

Freedom requires no effort to enjoy but requires heroic efforts to preserve.

If we are not careful, we will convey the message that investigators have to be perfect. Not true!

In quiet moments when you think about it, you recognize what is critically important in life and what isn't. Be wise and don't let good things crowd out those that are essential.

It doesn't do any good to argue. Be kind.

Lay the burden at the feet of the Savior.

Make a Goal Box, a chart of positive daily contact with a family when you are working with them.

No one had to worry about Peter after his conversion. Your investigators can be that converted.

Only baptize them if you truly believe these people are ready, taking a little more time if necessary so the Holy Ghost can strengthen them a little more.

Seek out your bishop. He will show you how to repent and will help you do it.

Some missionaries are giants in the Spirit and pygmies in skills in the Spirit. Work hard to develop a balance. Your leaders, and you, should teach the skills to each other.

The Book of Mormon is concrete and solid, they can hold it, and they can visualize that they have to pray to decide if this physical thing is true. There is no room for interpretation.

The Church is presided over personally by Jesus Christ.

The key to successful missionary work is a close relationship between the missionaries and the members. Creating an environment in working with members that will bring more into the Church.

The Lord will bless us with more baptisms if you make sure the ones you have are going to keep their commitments. The Lord will not prepare more people for baptism if we are not converting the ones we have.

The most difficult is the first family, to bring someone out of the world.

The Spirit communicating to your spirit is the most effective and fundamental of communications. Write it down. As you write down impressions of the Spirit, more are given.