Sin-Resistant Means Being Repentant

    “Sin-Resistant Means Being Repentant,” Liahona, August 2017

    Sin-Resistant Means Being Repentant

    Joy D. Jones
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    Detail from Two Thousand Stripling Warriors, by Arnold Friberg

    “Being sin-resistant doesn’t mean being sinless, but it does imply being continually repentant, vigilant, and valiant. Perhaps being sin-resistant comes as a blessing from repeatedly resisting sin. …

    “The stripling warriors ‘were exceedingly valiant for courage. … They had been taught to keep the commandments of God and to walk uprightly before him’ [Alma 53:20–21]. These young men went to war carrying Christlike virtues as weapons against their adversaries. …

    “Our children don spiritual armor as they establish patterns of personal daily discipleship.”