The gospel contains practically an infinite amount of information. You can study a lifetime and not exhaust what is contained the scriptures and the ordinances.
Christ distinguished between mere physical conformity to rules, like tithing, and the "weightier matters." While acknowledging that there is a need to do the outward ordinances, Christ elevated "judgment, mercy, and faith" to the status of being "weightier." (Matthew 23:23.)
The Apostle Paul went one step further and elevated charity (the pure love of Christ) to being so important that salvation itself depends upon a person's charity. (1 Corinthians 13: 1- 3.)
Paul describes charity as longsuffering, kind, without envy, humble, meek, thinking no evil, rejoicing in the truth, willing to bear all things, full of belief and hope, and willing to endure whatever is required. (1 Corinthians 13:4-7.)
Our conversion to the gospel should produce fruit. Of all the fruit that evidences our conversion, it is our charity or love toward others which most demonstrates the gospel has taken hold in our heart.
We can be proud of our knowledge. But we can never be proud of our charity. Pride and charity are incompatible. Some of the most eager latter-day saints demonstrate by their ambition and impatience that they are unprepared for the Kingdom of God, and have not given adequate attention to the weightier matters.
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