As children learn to make choices on their own as guided by their parents and Church leaders, they begin to form a pattern in their formative years. Despite living in an ever more complex world, they can learn to make decisions based on the Savior’s example.
Out of love, God bestowed upon men ordinances and covenants.
“We are living in it right now. It includes ‘all that God has revealed, all that He does now reveal,’ and the ‘many great and important things’ that ‘He will yet reveal.’”
While many of our beliefs are the same, some are different. And understanding those differences can provide important perspective that will fortify our faith and provide direction in our lives.
Then I invite you to worship in the temple and pray to feel deeply the Savior’s infinite love for you, that each of you may gain your own testimony that He directs this sacred and ageless work.
It is in doing the work that lives are blessed. It is through assuming this responsibility within elders quorums and Relief Societies that bishops will be able to focus their time and efforts on the rising generation.
There are treasures of truth that will lead anyone who reads it with sincerity towards our Savior.
Our ministry is to help others have opportunities to feel the promptings of the Holy Ghost, thus allowing them to act for themselves and walk along the covenant path.
When we choose to repent, we choose to change! We allow the Savior to transform us into the best version of ourselves.
We will have the knowledge and power of God to help us take the blessings of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ to every nation, kindred, tongue, and people and to prepare the world for the Second Coming of the Lord.
President Russell M. Nelson explained that “the adversary is increasing his attacks on faith and upon us and our families at an exponential rate. To survive spiritually, we need counterstrategies and proactive plans.”
When we minister, we are representing Jesus Christ and acting as His agents to watch over, lift, and strengthen those around us.