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L. Lionel Kendrick

American,  Clergyman
Total Quotes : 26
Compassion Anger

Christlike communications are expressions of affection and not anger, truth and not fabrication, compassion and not contention, respect and not ridicule, counsel and not criticism, correction and not condemnation. They are spoken with clarity and not with confusion. They may be tender or they may be tough, but they must always be tempered.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Love Hurtful Rather

Christlike communications are expressed in tones of love rather than loudness. They are intended to be helpful rather than hurtful. They tend to bind us together rather than to drive us apart. They tend to build rather than to belittle.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Gift Here Other

Heavenly Father has given us a priceless gift in our capacity to communicate with each other. Our communications are at the core of our relationships with others. If we are to return home safely to Heavenly Father, we must develop righteous relationships with His children here in mortality.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Prepared Sanctified Tested

There are no soft or slothful ways to become sanctified to the point that we are prepared to live in the presence of the Savior. And there can be blessings in the burdens we bear. As a result of these struggles, our souls are stretched and our spirits are strengthened. Our character becomes more Christlike as we are tried and tested.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Foundation Other Which

Integrity is the core of our character. Without integrity, we have a weak foundation upon which to build other Christlike characteristics.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Circumstances Some Might

At times, our circumstances call for us to make critical choices to keep our covenants or to compromise them. Covenants should never be compromised, even when at the moment some circumstances might seem to justify it.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Principle Agency Relating

One of the marvelous blessings of the Book of Mormon is that it contains, in clarity, revelations reserved to come forth in this dispensation of time. Much of the knowledge that we have relating to the principle of moral agency is found in these modern revelations.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Lord Holy Attend

The temple and the holy ordinances are indeed sacred, and we should be spiritually sensitive to them. It is a sacred blessing to attend the temple to worship the Lord.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Be Careful Shattered Which

Our communications reflect in our countenance. Therefore, we must be careful not only what we communicate, but also how we do so. Souls can be strengthened or shattered by the message and the manner in which we communicate.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Strength Trust Salvation

To gain strength in our struggles, we must have a positive perspective of the principles in the plan of salvation. We must realize that we have a personal Savior whom we can trust and turn to in our times of need.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Process Always Which

Life is not always easy to live, but the opportunity to do so is a blessing beyond comprehension. In the process of living, we will face struggles, many of which will cause us to suffer and to experience pain.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Process Prepare Revelation

Receiving personal revelation is not a passive process. As we seek such revelations, we must prepare for these sacred experiences.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Desire Reverent Involves

To be reverent is not just to be quiet. It involves an awareness of what is taking place. It involves a divine desire to learn and to be receptive to the promptings of the Spirit. It involves a striving to seek added light and knowledge.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Worthy Lord Prepared

We should always remember that it is by His invitation that we come to His holy house, the temple of the Lord. We should respond to His invitation by being worthy, by being prepared, and by having the temple as a priority in our lives. While in the temple we should act as if we are in His holy presence.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Found Reverence Form

The temple is a place of worship. Reverence is a supernal form of worship. It is the form of worship found in the celestial kingdom.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Instructions Earthly

The Spirit of the Holy Ghost is the teacher in the temple. He teaches principles of eternal significance. It is during these instructions that we see the relationship between the earthly and the eternal. We must remember that the Spirit teaches only those who are teachable.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Principle Accountable

We are accountable for our actions as we exercise our moral agency. If we understand this principle and make righteous choices, our lives will be blessed.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Rewarding Been Direct

I have enjoyed every call. The ones involving direct contact with people have been most rewarding.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Prepare Receive Through

To properly prepare to receive personal revelation, we must repent, ask through prayer, be obedient, search the scriptures, fast, think pure thoughts, and develop a spirit of reverence.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Voice Through Communicate

Our Heavenly Father continues to communicate with us through revelation. These revelations are communications of divine directions. They may come to us personally or through the voice of the Lord's chosen servants, the prophets, seers, and revelators.

- L. Lionel Kendrick