The Lord has
commanded, “Seek learning, even by study and also by faith”
Schooling and Professional Training
We should always work to educate our minds and our hands so we can succeed in our chosen fields. Our education should be an influence for good and our use of it should distinguish us as people of integrity. A good education will prepare us for opportunities as they come and will help us be an asset to our families, the Church, and our communities.
Seminary and Institute
Throughout the world, Latter-day Saints ages 14 through 18 participate in seminary, which provides weekday instruction from the scriptures. Institutes of religion provide weekday courses in a variety of gospel subjects for Latter-day Saints ages 18 through 30. Children and adults are also encouraged to learn the gospel through daily, lifelong study and by participating in the programs and classes offered by the Church.
In addition to furthering our education through formal schooling, we can continue learning by reading, attending wholesome cultural events, visiting museums and historic sites, and observing the world around us.
—See True to the Faith (2004), 50-51
Yes, you. The choices you are making now about your education and future career are important. Here’s how some young men and young women in the Chicago Illinois Stake are preparing to make those important decisions.
From a talk given on the 75th anniversary of the Institute of Religion program at a Church Educational System fireside in Moscow, Idaho, on 6 May 2001. Putting spiritual learning first gives our secular learning purpose.
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