The Law School’s own Professor David A. Thomas gave the University Devotional Address this morning in the de Jong Concert Hall. (news release here; rebroadcast schedule and, in the future, text, video, and audio files here) His remarks were entitled “A Law Upon Which All Blessings are Predicated” and were based on the scriptures found in Doctrine and Covenants 130:20-21, which state:
“There is a law, irrevocably decreed in heaven before the foundations of this world, upon which all blessings are predicated
And when we obtain any blessing from God, it is by obedience to that law upon which it is predicated.”
One of the specific ways in which he indicated blessings could be received was through not being “weary in well-doing” (see Doctrine and Covenants 64:33). This is especially relevant to us at the Law School because there is much well-doing that can be done by those who have obtained and those who are pursuing law degrees. It certainly takes time and effort, but I think we’ll all be better for it – individually and as a community.
FYI: Professor Thomas was the Director of the Law Library from 1974-1990.
UPDATE: Here is a link to Prof. Thomas’s talk courtesy of the Law School.