Many believed a mere two-week quarantine might help us “get back to normal.”. Now, two years later, we reflect on what we have learned, what it has meant to live through COVID and what we have found during the pandemic. In April 2021, President Russell M. Nelson asked, “What have you learned in the past two years that you always want to ...
The doctrines of the gospel found in the scriptures and taught by living prophets help us understand the plan of salvation and the great gift of repentance. Because of these doctrines, hearts soften and turn to the Savior Jesus Christ with a desire to change and repent.
There is a reason that the 2022 Youth Theme is: “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths” ( Proverbs 3:5-6 ). It is vital that we—today more than ever—trust in God.
On August 31, 1831 the Lord answered this question with this counsel: “Faith cometh not by signs, but signs follow those that believe. Yea, signs come by faith, not by the will of men, nor as they please, but by the will of God” ( Doctrine and Covenants 63:9-10 ).
A House of Fasting “Verily, this is fasting and prayer, or in other words, rejoicing and prayer.” ( Doctrine and Covenants 59:14 ). Many members find fasting difficult, but thinking positively about it can make a big difference. So how can we improve our fasting? Fasting should have a purpose.
Faith is the hope to learn by the power of the Holy Ghost to repent and to be humble doers of God’s will by diligently, patiently, and enduringly desiring, asking, and nurturing the emulation of true charity—“the pure love of Christ” (Moroni 7:47).
Believe “Second, choose to believe in Jesus Christ. … Allow the Lord to lead you on your journey of spiritual discovery” ( “Christ Is Risen,” 50). Each day I make a conscious choice to believe in Jesus Christ as I seek to #HearHim and follow His plan for me. Act in Faith
It means to become unsteady. It means to have doubt – in God’s power to hear and answer prayers. Not a lot of doubt, but maybe just a little doubt. In James 1:6 we are taught an essential principle for human interaction with the Divine.
So, take a step back and evaluate whether we are doing the simple things that we are instructed to teach our children “to understand the doctrine of repentance, faith in Christ the Son of the living God, and of baptism and the gift of the Holy Ghost by the laying on of hands, when eight years old” (Doctrine and Covenants 68:25).Taught by Faithful Mothers
I invite you to develop the faith to reap. Place your faith firmly in our Savior, Jesus Christ, and in His Atonement. Make sure that your desires align with and conform to His will. Then go to work with all your heart, might, mind, and strength, with unfailing determination and persistence .