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Counsels on Stewardship, Page 319

his neighbor, or refuses to cancel an honest debt, his conscience, unless seared, will trouble him; he cannot rest although no one may know but himself. There are many neglected vows and unpaid pledges, and yet how few trouble their minds over the matter; how few feel the guilt of this violation of duty.

We must have new and deeper convictions on this subject. The conscience must be aroused, and the matter receive earnest attention: for an account must be rendered to God in the last day, and His claims must be settled.—Testimonies for the Church 4:468

For Further Study

Sacredness of Vows, Testimonies for the Church 4:462-476

Vowing and Not Paying, Testimonies for the Church 5:281-285

Lessons from the Experience of Ananias and Sapphira, The Acts of the Apostles, 70-76

A Sin Fearfully Prevalent at the Present Time, Testimonies for the Church 5:149, 150

Jacob's Fidelity in Fulfilling His Vow, Testimonies for the Church 4:466, 467

Responsibility of Church for Individual Pledges, Testimonies for the Church 4:476

The Inviolability of an Oath or Pledge, Patriarchs and Prophets, 506

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