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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Top Resources (each leads to many more resources)

Church of Jesus Christ - All General Conference Talks on Worldliness

Church of Jesus Christ - Scriptures on Worldliness

Church of Jesus Christ - Worldliness in the Topical Guide

Church of Jesus Christ - Worldliness in the Guide to the Scriptures

Church of Jesus Christ - Magazine Articles on Worldliness

Church of Jesus Christ - Videos on Worldliness

Church of Jesus Christ - Images on Worldliness

Church of Jesus Christ - Music that talks about Worldliness

Church of Jesus Christ - Worldliness in the Church News

Church of Jesus Christ - Lessons in Church Manuals about Worldliness

Church of Jesus Christ - Worldliness in the Church Handbook

Church of Jesus Christ - All Search Results on Worldliness

See also: Sin


Poems

A Name in the Sand

A Vow

"The Neighborly Man"

"The Price of Riches"

"The Size of Your Heart"


General Resources

15 Things God Won't Ask

Malcolm Muggeridge quote

"Overcoming Worldliness"  through Sabbath Day Observance), Gen. Conf. excerpt by Mark E. Peterson

Point of View  (Father & Son, Rich or Poor)

Story told by President Spencer W. Kimball about a friend with great material possessions

The Fisherman

The Rich Family in our Church

The Shopping Trip

What God Won't Ask

Worshipping the Golden Calf  --  by Spencer J. Condie


Parables

The Parable of the Crystal Ball

The Treasure

Who is The Rich Man?


Quotes

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Quotes about Idol Worship (LDS Daily WOOL)

Quotes about Materialism (LDS Daily WOOL)

Quotes about Wealth  (LDS Daily WOOL)

Quotes about Worldliness ( LDS Daily WOOL)

Quotes on Worldliness with large printable PDF


BYU Speeches

A Standard for My People - Hortense H. Child - July 29, 1975

Avoiding Worldliness - Graham W. Doxey - November 5, 2002

Doing Business in Babylon - H. Dennis Tolley - May 13, 2003

Everything Money Cannot Buy  -  CES Fireside - Mary Ellen Smoot

Faith and Works in a Secular World - Keith B. McMullin - November 5, 2006

Godliness with Contentment - BYU Speeches Nov. 21, 1995 -Mary Ellen Edmunds

In the World - L. Tom Perry - January 4, 1981

Why We Must Be Wholeheartedly Holy


Additional Articles

"Editorial: Love Not the Worth" - Ensign

"Enough Stuff: Five Tips for Tackling Materialism - New Era

"More or Less" - H. David Burton - New Era

"Overcoming the World" - F. Burton Howard - Ensign

"Rich in Spirit" - New Era

“The Cost of Riches” - Lynn G. Robbins  - Ensign

"The False Gods We Worship" -  President Spencer W. Kimball - Ensign

"The Parable of the Sower" - Dallin H. Oaks - Ensign


Mormonads / New Era Posters

"Don't Buy It"

"Keep Yourself Free" (If you’re not careful, the world will sell you things until it owns you)

"Love is Blind"

"Treasures on Earth"


General Conference Talks

Greed, Selfishness, and Overindulgence -  Elder  Joe J. Christensen

Law of Abundance - Franklin D. Richards (excellent)

Of the World or of the Kingdom? - Howard W. Hunter - October 1973

Overcoming the World - Neil L. Andersen - April 2017

Set in Order Thy House - Russell M. Nelson - October 2001

The Parable of the Sower - Dallin H. Oaks - April 2015

To Hold Sacred - Paul B. Pieper - April 2012

Tugs and Pulls of the World - Neal A. Maxwell

We Serve That Which We Love - Marvin J. Ashton 

Where Your Treasure Is - Michael John U. Teh - April 2014


Library Books & CDs

"You can never get enough of what you don't need: The quest for contentment" - Mary Ellen Edmunds


Large Printable Quotes for Posting

"Money may buy the husk of many things, but not the kernal. It brings you food, but not the appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not faithfulness; days of joy, but not happiness."

-Henrik Ibsen-

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"A man who examines the saddle and bridle and not the animal itself when he is out to buy a horse is a fool; similarly, only an absolute fool values a man according to his clothes, or according to his position, which after all is only something we wear like clothing."

-Seneca-

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"Do not spend money for that which is of no worth, nor your labor for that which cannot satisfy."

-2 Nephi 9:51-

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