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To some degree the natural man is alive in us all
It has been this way as we seek our will ever since the fall
Indulgent, excessive, prideful, it is easy to be selfish
But these worldly ways weave our souls downward to perish

In contrast, one born of Christ walks along an upward path
Following the Savior, narrowly, desiring what the Father hath
This one, bridles passions, is benevolent, and knows restraint
Is meek and repentant, for things of the spirit and virtue to obtain

We Believe in Being Chaste

Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles 
Ensign, April 2013,


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