Faith—An Action Word Faith—An Action Word From an interview with Anne Moses of the Dartmouth Nova Scotia Stake People who knew Tom Moses said that he would stop taking the discussions as soon as he heard about the Word of Wisdom. He listened to the message and that very evening gave up his cigarettes and never touched them again.
Faith in Jesus Christ is a motivating force that inspires people to do good and to be good, and Mormons’ faith inspires them to act. Mormons’ belief in Jesus Christ leads them to repent of their sins, be baptized, attend church on Sundays, care for the poor and needy, and seek to do good in their neighborhoods and communities.
Faith in a Time of Great Need. It was a frigid winter Sunday morning as the stake presidency met with the Westbridge bishopric to begin the meetings of their ward conference. The 7:00 a.m. start time came and went, and our president was uncharacteristically late. In time, we decided to proceed, thinking that as a doctor who is often on-call, he ...
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It was then that I realized that I needed to have more faith. As President Russell M. Nelson has prescribed, “Faith is the antidote for fear” (Ensign, May, 2014). It was time to stop relying on myself and thinking I could do this on my own and start putting my faith in Heavenly Father and His plan for this journey.
The Doctrine & Covenants provides useful guidance: “Organize yourselves; prepare every needful thing; and establish a house, even a house of prayer, a house of fasting, a house of faith, a house of learning, a house of glory, a house of order, a house of God;” ( Doctrine & Covenants 88:119) We can use this verse as a template for setting ...
And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague” (Mark 5:33-34). Jesus Also Heals. While this story gives an account of faith and the resulting physical healing, it also contains important parallels with the healing power available through the Atonement. First, the woman sought for Jesus.
The principle of faith is clearly taught in these words by Alma: “But if ye will nourish the word, yea, nourish the tree as it beginneth to grow, by your faith with great diligence, and with patience, looking forward to the fruit thereof, it shall take root; and behold it shall be a tree springing up unto everlasting life” .
The best thing that can happen is to choose unwavering faith, through thick and thin, as a foundational attribute of your life. Faith in a loving Heavenly Father. Faith that Jesus Christ is the Messiah and that He has all power. Faith that the Plan of Happiness, as taught in the Book of Mormon and Doctrine and Covenants is the fail-safe ...