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Elder Oaks stated: "A primary reason for the growing problem of pornography is that in today's world, words and images with sexual content and influences are everywhere: they can be found in movies, TV programs, social media, text messages, phone apps, advertisements, books, music, and everyday conversations. As a result it is inevitable that ______ of us are being exposed to sexualized messages on a regular basis."
Elder Oaks stated: "When the time for marriage comes, I encourage young women and young men to be careful to select a partner to be their companion through eternity who is clean and pure before the Lord and worthy to enter the temple. Individuals who ________________________."
D. fully repent from pornography are worthy of these blessings
Elder Oaks taught that, "Pornography use of any kind is evil--it is destructive of spiritual sensitivity, it weakens ability to exercise priesthood power, and ________________________."
it harms precious relationships
According to our readings, what is "the Lord's standard regarding sexual purity"?
A. No sexual relations before marriage
B. Faithfulness to our spouse after marriage
C. Both A and B
The First Presidency counsels to not participate in passionate kissing before marriage.
Elder Holland suggested that sexual fragmentation can be particularly harmful because...it can temporarily pusuade us _________________.
. It can lead to overlooking serious deficits in the relationship
Elder Holland said we "will never be more like God at any other time in this life than when" ______________
You and your spouse are expressing that particular power (pro-creating)
According to Elder Bednar, What is one of the ultimate ironies of eternity related to the law of chastity?
A. The being with no body entices us to misuse ours
Elder Bednar taught, _____________ is to our spirit as pain is to our bodies
Sister Nelson taught that intimacy of any kind involves ____________________
All of the above
What is the symbol of our overall unity according to Wendy Watson Nelson?
According to our readings, what is the 48 hour rule?
The length of time allowed to talk about problems after they occur
According to Laura Brotherson, we should end the activities of our day before we are exhausted because
A. Husband and wife intimacy deserves and needs priority time
Elder Hugh B. Brown stated: "Ignorance and blundering [sexually] on the part of newlyweds account in large measure for the fact that [many] marriages _____________________
C. end in divorce
According to Laura Brotherson, What should we know to be sufficiently educated sexually?
E. All of the above
According to Busby, Carroll, and Leavitt, What "is the preeminent and overarching principle;" in the teachings of the Proclamation on how decisions must be made?
C. Equal Partnership
According to our readings, equally important as what you decide when it comes to marital intimacy is ______________
B. How you decide
While encouraging us to focus on love-generating images, Sister Nelson told of a couple who sought to put behind them the world's approach to "making love." They longed to gain access to the binding power that could come from _____________________.
A. worthily co-creating love
Elder Oaks stated: "Few concepts have more potential to mislead us than the idea that ___________________"
A. choice, or agency, is the ultimate goal
According to Elder Nelson, it is not possible to be forgiven for the sin of abortion.
The First Presidency in True to the Faith asks us to consider two things when making decisions about how many children to have and when. What are they?
C. The sanctity of life and the joy of parenting
Elder Anderson quoted President Monson when he stated: "We also can be in the world but not of the world as ____________________"
C. we reject false concepts and false teachings
According to Elder Nelson, terminating the life of a developing baby involves _______________________
D. Two individuals with separate bodies, brains and hearts
Elder Nelson taught that relatively few abortions are performed for the special circumstances that he taught may make an abortion an appropriate option.
According to our readings, what did Elder Faust say brings the greatest happiness?
Why did Elder Anderson bring up the examples of Adam and Even / Lehi and Sarah / Mose's parents / Joseph and Mary?
D. As good examples of being willing to start a family even when it is hard
Elder Oaks taught: "Tolerance does not require _________________"
A. abandoning one's standards or one's opinions
Which one of the following is NOT one of the suggestions Elder Bednar gave to be more diligent and concerned at home?
C. Make covenants and live them
Elder Bednar said that if you were to ask their adult children what they remember about family prayer, scripture study and family home evening they, would likely say what?
C. They would say as a family that they were consistent
Elder Bednar stated that sometimes he hears something from the pulpit either in a talk or a testimony that makes him squirm. What was he talking about?
B. When someone states that they don't tell their spouse they love them often enough and then expresses it in that public meeting
According to Elder Eyring, what "could make it more likely that people in the family would love and serve one another"?
C. Both A and B
According to Elder Hales: "However worthy and appropriate other demands or activities may be" what is the standard on whether we should do them?
A. Does it displace duties only parents and family can perform
According to our readings, what did Elder Hales say was "the key to strengthening our families"?
D. The spirit being in our home
According to Elder Hales, though parents should stay informed, if their children are on the internet they should not pry into their children's on-line life.
In counseling us about our language, Elder Holland stated: "May I expand this counsel to make it a full family matter. We must be so careful in speaking to a child. What we say or don't say, how we say it and when is..." What?
C. so very, very important in shaping a child's view of himself or herself
Elder Holland suggested that Joseph Smith taught that we work by faith when we ___________
D. Work with words
According to President Eyring in the article we read, what is part of the evidence of God's infinite love for us?
C. Adversity and affliction
President Eyring taught: "The Lord always suits the relief to the person in need to ________________."
B. Best strengthen and purify him or her
President Packer said the virtues and attributes upon which exaltation depends come equally to men and women. (This is found in Elder Hafen's article)
According to our readings, Elder Maxwell taught that husbands and wives must both be Christians and _____________
Elder Hafen said, "But equal partnerships are not made in heaven--______________________..."
C. They are made on earth
Elder Oaks taught that just because something is good to do isn't sufficient reason to do it.
According to Elder Oaks, what do many "breadwinners" worry about?
D. Whether their occupations leave too little time for their families
Elder Hafen, while quoting another author stated; "In our equal-partner marriage, 'love is not possession but ________________'" What?
Sister Dew taught that men and women are "enough different that we would need to" _______________
A. unit our strengths and stewardships to create a whole
Sister Beck taught that if a woman wants to treasure motherhood in the world to come, she must ____________
A. treasure it here on earth
Sister Beck stated: "In my experience I have seen that some of the truest mother hearts beat in the breasts of women_____________________."
C. who will not rear their own children in this life...
Elder Christofferson stated: "As a Church, we believe in fathers. We believe in ________________________________."
B. the ideal of the man who puts his family first
According to President Hinckley, what will do more than "money lavished on children will ever do"?
What did President Hinckley say was Steven L. Richards' eloquent plea?
For fathers to stand at the head of their families
What lesson did President Hinckley teach with his "thornless honey locust" tree analogy?
C. Teach your children while they are young
Elder Christofferson taught that: "Breadwinning is a consecrated activity. Providing for one's family, although it generally requires time away from the family, is____________________________________."
D. not inconsistent with fatherhood--it is the essence of being a good father
According to Elder Christofferson, what is the "pernicious philosophy" that undermine a woman's moral influence?
C. Devaluation of marriage and of motherhood
Sister Burton said that a husband is never more attractive to his wife than when he is _______________
A. serving in his God-given roles as a worthy priesthood holder-especially at home
Elder Hales taught, "To respond in a Christlike way cannot be scripted or based on a formula. The Savior responded ______________."
B. differently in every situation
Elder Hales quoted a 1983 First Presidency Letter which stated, "Opposition may be _______________________."
C. in itself an opportunity
What does Sister Oscarson proclaim to be the greatest honor and most elevated title and important role we can seek for in life?
C. Mother or Father
Sister Oscarson quoted President Monson in stating, "May each of us treasure this truth; one cannot forget mother and remember God. One cannot remember mother and forget God. Why?" What was his answer?
D. Because these two sacred persons, God and mother, partners in creation, in love, in sacrifice, in service, are as one
Elder Nelson taught that male and female are created for ___________________
A. what they can do and become, together
Elder Nelson stated that "Disciples of the Lord are _________________."
C. defenders of marriage
Elder Nelson taught that pressures to change marriage laws are resulting in practices contrary to God's will.
According to Elder Scott, until we have sufficient time and strength to be healed of abuse, Christ invites us to _____________
D. let Him share your burden
Elder Oaks quoted President Packer when he stated: "The word tolerance does not stand alone. It requires an object and a response to qualify it as a virtue. ... Tolerance is often demanded but seldom returned. Beware of the word tolerance. ________________."
A. It is a very unstable virtue
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