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rest of God (Joseph F. Smith)


"The ancient prophets speak of 'entering into God's rest'; what does it mean? To my mind, it means entering into the knowledge and love of God, having faith in his purpose and in his plan, to such an extent that we know we are right, and that we are not hunting for something else… The man who has reached that degree of faith in God that all doubt and fear have been cast from him, he has entered into 'God's rest,' … rest from doubt, from fear, from apprehension of danger, rest from the religious turmoil of the world."

(President Joseph F. Smith, Gospel Doctrine, 58).

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