Quote by Anonymous: “To those whom much is given, much is expected.”
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Luke 12:48 "From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required..."
Unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required. LUKE GOD is ever seeking an entrance, and the avenue to the heart is closed against Him; He enters in, and is rudely thronged, or jostled, or civilly put off, or promised an audience at a more convenient season, if He is not, by deadly sin, cast out. How many calls by God's providence, by the tender austerity of His afflictions, by His compassion, His bounties, by the deaths of others, or our own prolonged lives when we seemed nigh unto death, by the beauty of truth, by the unsatisfactoriness of things present, by some sight, even if afar off, of things eternal, by the sense of His presence by the ocean of whose love we are encompassed, by some sensible sweetness over-streaming us,--any one of these might have been a lasting conversion to God, and where have they left us? Above the common gifts to all, our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life; besides that universal gift of "the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ," we thank Him for that which is varied to each, "the means of grace.
Today it is my hope to inform those who are not yet members of the Church, and at once to remind all of us who are members of the Church, of our responsibility to share the gospel. An employee of the airline left her place at the desk and came to where I was sitting. They were two of the wanderers that President Tanner has spoken about. In answer to her question, let me explain that for one thing we hold to high standards of conduct. The principles of the gospel are anchored and secure.
The idea of “to whom much is given, much will be required” is that we are held responsible for what we have. If we are blessed with talents, wealth, knowledge, .
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But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For to whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more. Leviticus And if a soul sin, and commit any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD; though he wist it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity. Acts And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:. Romans For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law; ….