Daily Prompt: Safety

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The Savior has always been the protector of those who would accept His protection. He has said more than once, “How oft would I have gathered you as a hen gathereth her chickens, and ye would not” (3 Ne. 10:5).

The Lord expressed the same lament in our own dispensation after describing the many ways in which He calls us to safety:

“How oft have I called upon you by the mouth of my servants, and by the ministering of angels, and by mine own voice, and by the voice of thunderings, and by the voice of lightnings, and by the voice of tempests, and by the voice of earthquakes, and great hailstorms, and by the voice of famines and pestilences of every kind, and by the great sound of a trump, and by the voice of judgment, and by the voice of mercy all the day long, and by the voice of glory and honor and the riches of eternal life, and would have saved you with an everlasting salvation, but ye would not!” (D&C 43:25).

There seems to be no end to the Savior’s desire to lead us to safety. And there is constancy in the way He shows us the path. He calls by more than one means so that it will reach those willing to accept it. And those means always include sending the message by the mouths of His prophets whenever people have qualified to have the prophets of God among them. Those authorized servants are always charged with warning the people, telling them the way to safety.

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From the Daily Prompt: Photographers, artists, poets: show us SAFETY.  Click here for more entries.

8 comments on “Daily Prompt: Safety

  1. Flora Poste says:

    Thank you for sharing, Johanna

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  3. RobynG says:

    Wonderful witness Linda! Thank you! Blessings, Robyn

  4. Thank you, Robyn! Blessings to you, too!

  5. gpcox says:

    I follow your blog, how did I possibly miss this post – again – the computers are at fault (or do we have pesky little elves going around creating mischief?)

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