Monday, December 18, 2006

Right of conscience

"Every man must give account of himself to God, and therefore every man ought to be at liberty to serve God in a way that he can best reconcile to his conscience. If government can answer for individuals at the day of judgment, let men be controlled by it in religious matters; otherwise, let men be free." – Elder John Leland in Right of Conscience Inalienable


Anonymous said...

But what if they were all to do as the schools told them? Then what? What if they couldn't read? That would be hard.

R. L. Vaughn said...

And the vision of all is become unto you as the words of a book that is sealed, which men deliver to one that is learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I cannot; for it is sealed: