Wisdom in heeding counsel of the Lord

In an address during the April 1967 general conference, Elder Thomas S. Monson, then of the Council of the Twelve and now second counselor in the First Presidency, spoke of the wisdom of heeding the Lord's counsel:

"It is not difficult to withstand the mockings and unsavory remarks of foolish ones who would ridicule chastity, honesty and obedience to God's commands."The world has ever belittled adherence to principle. Times change. Practices persist. When Noah was instructed to build an ark, the foolish populace looked at the cloudless sky, then scoffed and jeered - until the rain came."

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