A thought from the scriptures

And they shall also teach their children to pray, and to walk uprightly before the Lord. - D&C 68:28

"When one understands the gospel, it becomes very clear that the best control is self-control," Elder Boyd K. Packer of the Council of the Twelve said at the April 1983 general conference." . . . Latter-day Saints are not obedient because they are compelled to be obedient. They are obedient because they know certain spiritual truths and have decided, as an expression of their own individual agency, to obey the commandments of God.

" . . . Responsibility for teaching the doctrines rests upon parents.

" . . . The temptation your children will face will not come at home nor in the seminary class. It will come later, when they are away from both teacher and parent. One day you must set them free. When that day comes, how free will they be and how safe? It will depend on how much truth they have received. I know of a young missionary who, half a world away from his parents and teachers, faced the testing that comes to young manhood. There, beyond the control of either of them, he made a decision. Later he wrote: "I'm so glad I stayed, because during this last month I found something - I found myself."

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