Megan's Talk Rhetorical Analysis

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Megan’s Talk 7-13 Obedience I am going to start out with a scripture from D&C 93:24, 26-28. It says, “The spirit of truth is of God, and no man can receiveth the fullness unless he keepeth his commandments. He that keepeth God’s commandments recieveth truth and light, until he is glorified in truth and knoweth all things.” Our Heavenly father has given us the commandments to guide us and to protect us. Being obedient is doing God’s will. He knows what is best for us and he doesn’t want us to get hurt, so obeying His commandments will save us a lot of grief in the long run. Though it may not seem like the best thing for us now or it may not seem like the fun or popular thing to do. We have to trust in the Lord and have faith in…show more content…
But the Savior taught that true freedom comes only from following Him: “If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (John 8:31–32). God gives commandments for our benefit. They are loving instructions for our happiness and for our physical and spiritual well…show more content…
And just like in life we didn’t get to choose our consequence for our action. But whether you make a good or bad choice there is always a consequence. Being obedient is important for our safety and the Lord sees obstacles ahead that we may not be capable of seeing, so we just have to trust in him and follows his commandments. The savior is the ultimate example of obedience. The savior was always obedient. He showed his love for the Lord by being obedient. Was he tempted? Yes. The master of deceit tempted him, but yet he was an example of obedience by refusing to deviate from what He knew was right. An example of this obedience is when he was facing agony in Gethsemane, when he was enduring much pain, even then he was obedient to the lord by saying, “Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done.” Luke 22:42 I would like to close with a scripture that President Hinckley used in a talk in 1995. The scripture is Isaiah 1:19-20 and it

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