Strength Through Repentance. Repentance is like the cutter that breaks the chain of sins that ties and strangles our faith. When an individual repents of his sins and lives in harmony with the teachings of Jesus Christ, he receives great knowledge, wisdom, strength and power in his life. We read in Ether 12:27: “And if men come unto me I will ...
1. Personal and family prayer. The most valuable gift that parents can bestow upon their children is to teach them to pray. Nothing will protect and bless your child more in his or her life than this single well-developed habit. This vital practice will connect your child to a divine and infinite lifeline.
Correctly sharing our testimonies during fast and testimony meeting is crucial because it produces faith for both the bearer and the listener. All present are edified by the power of the Holy Ghost. It helps us strengthen each other and assures our faith in Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus Christ. It helps us stay strong in the church, be ...
Elder D. Todd Christofferson. As President Russell M. Nelson has explained, the purpose of the ministering interview is to counsel together about the well-being of assigned families and individuals.3 To achieve meaningful and successful ministering, leaders should conduct inspired ministering interviews with humility, love, and faith in the Lord.
But in these wonderful examples of faith we see the “significant but subtle” blessings that come from tithing. During the period of two months before the Saints left Nauvoo, temple blessings were finally made available to faithful Saints. Five thousand were able to participate in temple ordinances and received their endowments.
The sacrament reminds us that repentance is a continuing, normal and expected part of our mortal experience. Repentance allows us to gradually make progress. In each account of the Savior’s teaching and ministry He invites us and reminds us of the importance of repentance. One powerful example is His pleading words – “For behold, I, God ...
Elder Fook Chuen (Zeno) Chow. Starting January 2019, we have been instructed to focus on the home-centered and Church-supported gospel learning. When the announcement was first given last October, initial focus was placed on the “two-hour Church.”. While many members welcomed the change, some did express disappointment for having “less ...
The Church in Singapore had the opportunity and privilege over the years to forge wonderful relationships with friends of other faiths, and this was a way to thank them for their friendship and show that we are all brothers and sisters of the human family despite our differences and beliefs. January 31, 2022.
Inspirational videos on temple and family history work. Watch missionaries teach Zayna Chubbs from the booklet Families and Temples, help her find family names, add them to FamilySearch.org, print out ordinance cards, and take the ancestors' names to the temple for proxy baptisms and confirmations.
Doctrine and Covenants 18:15. As President Nelson taught the Church about ministering in a higher and holier way, he quoted these powerful scriptures: “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind” and “Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.”1In that spirit, Jesus also taught ...
Good, wholesome instruction and inspired advice was delivered and applied throughout the convention to help the YSAs gain an understanding of the personal peace that the Gospel brings. In the words of Christ, we are reminded that “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but ...
“To develop enduring faith, an enduring commitment to be a full-tithe payer is essential. Initially it takes faith to tithe. Then the tithe payer develops more faith to the point that tithing becomes a precious privilege … He made a promise to His children that He would open ‘the windows of heaven, and pour … out a blessing, that there ...