Rule your own passions, and exercise faith until you can govern and control your appetites, instead of drinking tea, coffee, and hot drinks. [“Knowledge—Object of Man’s Existence on the Earth, etc.,” reported by G. D. Watt, Journal of Discourses, vol. …

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God has given to us a land that is bounteous; every variety of food can be produced here in the greatest profusion. It only requires the exercise of the powers with which we are endowed, with proper industry, to bring …

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It is the same in other directions. We fail to set a proper example before our young people. If I were to send for a doctor, what would be the effect upon my children? Why, they would say, “That is the course my father took, and he is an Eider in the Church and a man of experience; he sent for the doctors, and why should not I? My mother was a good woman, but when one of the children was sick, she sent for a doctor; she did not trust to the ordinance alone; and shall we not send for a doctor? Must it all be faith and no works?” How often do we hear this sort of reasoning?

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If objection is raised against the laying on of hands because its effects are not uniform in every case, the poet’s advice, “Throw physic to the dogs” should be followed, for there is nothing more uncertain

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Our bodies are organized to derive enjoyment from their proper use. There is enjoyment in eating when you are hungry, and in resting when you are fatigued, to the extent the body rightly requires; but if appetite is so gratified …

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If the days of man are to begin to return, we must cease all extravagant living. When men live to the age of a tree, their food will be fruit. . . . If every woman in this Church will now cease …

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Good pure air is the great sustainer of animal life. Other elements of life we can dispense with for a time, but this seems to be essential of well ventilated dwelling-houses, especially the rooms occupied for sleeping. You can live …

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