The Foundations of Righteousness: Why would anyone steal?

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

Our faith has been greatly strained, as we have learned of the profligate stealing in some communities, where millions of dollars are taken by shoplifters from our merchants.

In the end, the public must eventually pay. Why would any man, woman, or child steal from the friendly merchants and his folks and neighbors? This is unbelievable.


Source: Spencer W. Kimball, “The Foundations of Righteousness,” General Conference, October 1977. Spencer W. Kimball served as the twelfth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


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