Blind Obedience? No! Faith Obedience.

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, Spencer W. Kimball

When men obey commands of a creator, it is not blind obedience. How different is the cowering of a subject to his totalitarian monarch and the dignified, willing obedience one gives to his God. The dictator is ambitious, selfish, and has ulterior motives. God’s every command is righteous, every directive purposeful, and all for the good of the governed. The first may be blind obedience, but the latter is certainly faith obedience.

Source: Spencer W. Kimball, Conference Reports, October 1954. Spencer W. Kimball (March 28, 1895 – November 5, 1985) in 1954 was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On December 30, 1973 he became the twelfth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1973 until his death in 1985.

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