We Must Not “Covet” Our Possessions

Doctrine and Covenants 19:26 

26 And again, I command thee that thou shalt not covet thine own property . . .

President Brigham Young said:

“I am more afraid of covetousness in our Elders than I am of the hordes of hell. . . . All our enemies . . . in the world, and all hell with them marshaled against us, could not do us the injury that covetousness in the hearts of this people could do us; for it is idolatry.”

(“Remarks,” Deseret News, Nov. 18, 1857, 291.)

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