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Cola Drinks – Joseph Fielding Smith

I was definitely informed by a chemist that the cola drinks are just as harmful as tea or coffee, and his advice was to leave all such substances alone. [“Use of Cola Drinks and Playing Games of Chance,” Answers to Gospel Questions, vol. 5 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book Company, 1966), p. 75.]

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Faith in the ordinances of God – Jerreld L. Newquist

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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