'Moral force of women' noted in Saturday afternoon LDS conference session

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  • RedShirt USS Enterprise, UT
    Oct. 8, 2013 3:20 p.m.

    To "skeptic" the women do have the priesthood. It is just that many forget that they do have the priesthood.

    Read "The Temple Garment: 'An Outward Expression of an Inward Commitment'" on the LDS website. It teaches that once a man or woman has been through the LDS temple, they are clothed in "the garment of the holy priesthood". Why would women be clothed in the garment of the holy priesthood if they were not given the priesthood?

  • skeptic Phoenix, AZ
    Oct. 8, 2013 1:59 p.m.

    Anonymous, no, I am not saying what you said at all. I am saying that there are those who say the priesthood is a good thing, and I am saying if that is true then give it to the women also and let them do some good things with it; unless the men are afraid the women may out perform them. But then that is just that much more reason for women to have the priesthood to help the men with their problems.

  • Anonyme Orem, UT
    Oct. 8, 2013 12:50 p.m.

    skeptic, are you saying that the current abilities of women to improve homes and families are inadequate? Do go on.

  • skeptic Phoenix, AZ
    Oct. 8, 2013 2:47 a.m.

    So why not do the right thing and give women the priesthood and make a better family, home, church and community.

  • RedShirt USS Enterprise, UT
    Oct. 7, 2013 3:42 p.m.

    To "Truthseeker" yes, lets look at Mother Teresa. Lets imagine that she had 6 kids. Now, imagine that she continued to help the poor as much as possible while raising her kids with the same ideals that she has. As her kids grow up, they continue on her legacy, then teach that same legacy to their kids.

    Now, Mother Teresa's legacy is not just a finite time during her life, it is something that can extend for generations.

    What is better 1 person that does great things during their lifetime, or a many generations of a family doing good throughout their lives?

  • Truthseeker SLO, CA
    Oct. 6, 2013 12:53 p.m.

    Mother Teresa take note.

  • Y-Ask-Y? Provo, UT
    Oct. 6, 2013 4:58 a.m.

    "To bobdc6 - the world would have you think this way. Women wherever and whenever possible need to be in the home."

    You have got to be kidding!

  • liahona Westbank, BC
    Oct. 5, 2013 8:46 p.m.

    To bobdc6 - the world would have you think this way. Women wherever and whenever possible need to be in the home.
    And husbands need to step up and support their wives in this endeavour. It's not a contest or about power; it's about nurturing future generations. And it's not about ME, ME, ME, it's about families and making a better society. IMHO

  • bobdc6 park city, UT
    Oct. 5, 2013 7:52 p.m.

    "He spoke of some of the women who have powerfully shaped his life and observed that “a woman’s moral influence is nowhere more powerfully felt or more beneficially employed than in the home.”

    But maybe some women's influence could be just as powerfully felt and beneficially employed in fields other than the home. This is about power and responsibility, and women have proven that they are as able to wield power and take on responsibility as are men.