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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Choosing to Believe

But his message also flamed forth because millions of men and women have freely chosen to believe. They assayed the opinions of doubters, and they gave a hearing to the critics. Like Brigham Young, they knew Joseph was human and subject to err, but they sampled his words and agreed they tasted like honey. They weighed the beauty of a God and of human origins and of a human future unlike anything before imagined. They found reason to doubt, and they found reason to believe. They chose to believe. ("Lightning Out of Heaven": Joseph Smith and the Forging of Community, 41:40 Terryl L. Givens)
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