How We Raise Our Children

Elder Stanley G. Ellis
Of the Second Quorum of the Seventy

“The apostles and prophets have often taught that what happens inside the home is far more important than what our children encounter outside. How we raise our children is more important than where we raise them.” +23   

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Authorized Way And Time

Elder Stanley G. Ellis
Of the Second Quorum of the Seventy

“The Lord has His way, or the way, to love. Those of the world say that what really matters is that two people love each other. Our Father in Heaven teaches that this is important, but He teaches us more: that there is an authorized way and time to express that love.” +24   

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Promote Self-Reliance

Elder Stanley G. Ellis
Of the Second Quorum of the Seventy

“The Lord has taught us the need to promote self-reliance. Even if we are able to help, we should not give or provide what they can and should do for themselves. Everywhere it is tried, the world learns the evils of the dole. Truly God knows best.” +30   

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Choose Wisely

Elder Stanley G. Ellis
Of the Second Quorum of the Seventy

“In fact, God has the way to live, to love, to help, to pray, to talk, to interact with each other, to lead, to marry, to raise children, to learn,to know the truth, to share the gospel,to choose wisely what we eat,etc.” +23   

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He Is Our Heavenly Father

Elder Stanley G. Ellis
Of the Second Quorum of the Seventy

“He is our Heavenly Father, who knows us, loves us, and wants us to return to Him. Jesus is our Savior and Redeemer, who through the Atonement made it certain we will overcome death and live again and possible for us to be exalted and have eternal life.” +24   

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Our Doctrine

Elder Stanley G. Ellis
Of the Second Quorum of the Seventy

“Nothing is more basic to all of us, and our doctrine, than the truths of the first article of faith: “We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost.” +22   

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