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.
To achieve meaningful and successful ministering, leaders should conduct inspired ministering interviews with humility, love, and faith in the Lord.
Some years ago, I was invited by the First Presidency to serve on a committee that was seeking to find out what were some things the Church could do to significantly bless the lives and strengthen the faith of the rising generation.
Good tidings. Great joy. All people. A Saviour. Christ the Lord.
I recall when I first attended a fast and testimony meeting at church. I remember hearing quite similar testimonies from full time missionaries.