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3 steps to avoid being deceived (Benson)


“May I suggest three short tests to avoid being deceived…
  1. What do the standard works have to say about it?…
  2. The second guide is: what do the latter-day Presidents of the Church have to say on the subject–particularly the living President?…
  3. The third and final test is the Holy Ghost…This test can only be fully effective if one’s channels of communication with God are clean and virtuous and uncluttered with sin.”
President Ezra Taft Benson
-Conference Report, Oct. 1963, 16-17

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