I stood one spring on Mars Hill in Athens, Greece, and as I looked across a small valley to the Acropolis where the remains of the famous Parthenon stood, I remembered a story told about Socrates, the famous Greek philosopher.
1. We find it hard to believe: contacts, members, and sister missionaries.
The Vision Opens:
I see the rod of iron and feel the river of filthiness running alongside it. I am in the river, within arms' distance of the rod. The river does not seem filthy, only swift.
Statement by President David O. McKay given about 1965 in President McKay's Hotel Utah apartment to a group of brethren working in the physical facilities part of the Church.
I found him writhing and groaning in the utmost agony, being cramped and convulsed in a horrible manner, while the family were in great consternation, and weeping around him. I kneeled down to pray, but in the midst of my prayer we were interrupted by the cry of fire! fire! fire!!!
Several weeks ago the impression came to me strongly that I was to deliver to the members of the wards in the stake an explicit message about the meaning of the covenant we undertake in connection with temple marriage. At one time, I proposed within myself to put it off until Fall Semester when I thought it would be more appropriate, as more members would likely be present. However, it was made clear to me that no postponement was in order.