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  • Ezra Taft Benson, "Fourteen Fundamentals ...", Tambuli, June 1981, p. 1
Brigham Young cited: "I would rather have the living oracles than all the writing in these books."
  • Tad R. Callister, "The Inevitable Apostasy and the Promised Restoration", p. 77, 260-267
Cites Papias in the early second century as follows:
"For I imagined that what was to be got from books [the scriptures] was not so profitable to me as what came from the living and abiding voice."
How the scriptures were removed from the hands of the people at large during the apostasy.
  • President Packer, Elder Perry, "Principles of Teaching and Learning", Ensign, June 2007, subheading: "Using the Scriptures"
Importance of using the scriptures in teaching and also the importance of reading them through, beginning to end.