"Our obedience to God’s commandments comes as a natural outgrowth of our endless love and gratitude for the goodness of God."
"Our exercise of agency to keep the commandments enables us to fully understand who we are."
"Life rarely goes exactly according to plan for anyone…it is still important to understand and teach the Lord’s pattern."
"If grace is a gift of God, why then is obedience to God’s commandments so important? Why bother with God’s commandments—or repentance, for that matter? Why not just admit we’re sinful and let God save us? Brothers and sisters, we obey the commandments of God–out of love for Him!"
"We need unequivocal commitment to the commandments and strict adherence to sacred covenants."
"The real manifestation of God’s love is His commandments."
"Trying to please others before pleasing God is inverting the first and second great commandments."
"All who are born in mortality have the opportunity to progress and to be exalted if they obey God’s commandments."
"All the commandments are of eternal importance in the context of the great plan of happiness."
"As disciples of Christ, we have a sacred obligation to uphold His laws and commandments."