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God Will Help You Shake Off Awful Chains of Bad Habits | 4 August 2022

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Here’s your daily dose of what matters most! The Lord would have us shake off the awful chains of bad habits and sins. Find hope to change through Christ here.

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O that ye would awake; awake from a deep sleep, yea, even from the sleep of hell, and shake off the awful chains by which ye are bound, which are the chains which bind the children of men, that they are carried away captive down to the eternal gulf of misery and woe.2 Nephi 1:13

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Who among us hasn’t felt the chains of bad habits? These habits may have impeded our progress, may have made us forget who we are, may have destroyed our self-image, may have put our family life in jeopardy, and may have hindered our ability to serve our fellowmen and our God. So many of us tend to say, “This is the way I am. I can’t change. I can’t throw off the chains of habit.”Marvin J. Ashton

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This Day in Church History

1810: Dan Jones, later a friend of Joseph Smith and a successful missionary in Wales, where he baptized some 2,000 converts, is born in Halkyn, Wales.
1899: Ezra Taft Benson, later a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and thirteenth President of the Church, is born in Whitney, Idaho.
1991: The renovated Smith Family Cemetery in Nauvoo, Illinois, is dedicated. The cemetery holds the graves of Joseph, Emma, and Hyrum Smith, as well as others. The dedication is performed under the joint direction of Elder M. Russell Ballard and President Wallace Smith, president of the RLDS Church.

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