Obedience is the First Law of Mormonism

Photo by Devin Justesen on Unsplash

5 years ago I was a Mormon missionary in Salta, Argentina. One day I stumbled upon the following quote from the missionary manual Preach My Gospel:

“As a missionary, you are expected to keep the commandments willingly, to obey mission rules, and to follow the counsel of your leaders. Obedience is the first law of heaven. It is an act of faith. You may sometimes be required to do things you do…