The truth of the young sister’s testimony burned within me that evening. I knew then and know now, as do you, that there is purpose to life, that God has a plan of happiness designed for all of his children.
Come Follow Me Review and Insights into Mosiah 25–28, for May 18-24
And they did humble themselves even in the depths of humility; they did cry mightily to God; yea, even all the day long did they cry unto their God that he would deliver them out of their afflictions. Mosiah 21:14
Come Follow Me (Insights into Mosiah 18–24, May 11-17)
During this week's lesson, we will learn about Alma and how Abinadi's words influenced him. We will see how true, godly sorrow and repentance can change one's life and how positive influences can change the lives of other people.
New Book of Mormon Video Trailer Released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
These videos are beneficial to our Come, Follow Me studies of the Book of Mormon, and are especially invaluable to those who are visual learners.
Where Are You In Your Personal Journey to the Tree of Life?
Everything you want to understand about the test of life can be found in Lehi's vision of the Tree of Life.
Joseph Smith, Prophet of the Restoration
This year marks the bicentennial of the First Vision of Joseph Smith. This miraculous event in history has clarified so many facts about God the Father and Jesus Christ that the world was in darkness about for so long. Now, thanks to a simple prayer that was uttered by a young boy 200 years ago, we have answers to many questions about the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Living Like Nephi – Gratitude Amid Trials
Nephi teaches us that we can control how much of the sting we choose to feel and how to deal with those times in a manner that will be pleasing to God, and in a way that will help us to find the peace and joy we desire to have in our lives.
“Hallowed Be Thy Name”
If prayer is only a spasmodic cry at the time of crisis, then it is utterly selfish, and we come to think of God as a repairman or a service agency to help us only in our emergencies.
What can we do to better protect and empower the children in our lives?
The Most Important Change of All
It’s clear that God has a vision for His Church at this time. His prophet, President Russell M. Nelson, shared a glimpse when he said, “If you think the Church has been fully restored, you’re just seeing the beginning. There is much more to come.”
To Whom Shall We Go?
In that moment, when others focused on what they could not accept, the Apostles chose to focus on what they did believe and know, and as a result, they remained with Christ.
The Eternal Importance of Righteous Choices
The choices we make are critical—they are the key to our future and happiness.
How Can We Create a Culture of Inclusion at Church?
At age 19, I became the only member of my family to join the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Although I had been welcomed beautifully, I could feel that I was different from the others. In many ways, I felt alone because I didn't have much in common with them in terms of religion and background.
The True, Pure, and Simple Gospel of Jesus Christ
Loving God and loving our neighbors is the doctrinal foundation of ministering; home-centered, Church-supported learning; Sabbath-day spiritual worship; and the work of salvation.
Should the Commandments Be Rewritten?
We all make choices every day. We all have to live with the results of the choices we make.
Seven Truths That Have the Power to Change Lives
“Understanding who we are influences how we choose to live our lives,” said President Nelson. “What we choose to do here will determine the kind of life we have throughout all eternity. We are never living just for today.”
Why I Experience Joy in the Temple and How You Can Too
"Through the power of this priesthood which Elijah bestowed, husband and wife may be sealed, or married for eternity; children may be sealed to their parents for eternity; thus the family is made eternal, and death does not separate the members."
Small Choices, Big Consequences
How will we respond when the world asks, “Don’t you also want to go?”
Change of Heart, Change of Friends
When I opened my eyes again, I had a moment of clarity. I watched my friends acting foolishly and no longer saw myself belonging to that group. I left and decided to stop drinking and going to parties. That meant I would need to change my group of friends, which was not easy. But I did it.
Want to Receive Personal Revelation from God?
Personal revelation is as unique as a fingerprint--it's different for everyone. It's important to learn how to prepare to receive revelation and how Heavenly Father communicates with you specifically.
Missionaries Serving in Korea Seoul Mission Witness Miracle as Elder’s Memory Is Lost and Found
"...the problem now was that everything he had ever known, learned, or experienced about his conversion, his mission, or his testimony was completely erased from his memory."
Making Decisions: Agency vs. Revelation
“But, behold, I say unto you, that you must study it out in your mind; then you must ask me if it be right, and if it is right I will cause that your bosom shall burn within you; therefore, you shall feel that it is right.
From Mother Eve to Our Mothers, and Every Woman in Between
The video below was sent to us by Elder Staheli and Elder Hillyer, who are serving in the Kingston area within the Canada Toronto Mission.
Careful versus Casual
As the influences of the world increasingly embrace the evil, we must strive with all diligence to stay firmly on the path that leads us safely to our Savior.
The Godhead: One In Purpose
This experience turned out to be one of those moments when I knew that God had a plan for me and part of that plan was for me to learn of the true doctrine of Jesus Christ's Church. I didn't know it at that moment, but the Holy Ghost, a member of the Godhead Himself, testified to me that what I was learning from the missionaries was indeed true. I thirsted for more!
Exaltation Is a Family Matter
My journey to the temple was not an easy one. Try explaining to your strict Catholic-Italian father that not only will he not be able to walk his oldest daughter down the aisle, but that he will not be able to enter the temple to watch me be married either!
Doubt Not, but Be Believing
When these tests arise, we can remember that it’s normal and okay to have sincere questions. The Lord loves us. As we learn to look to Him for answers to those questions, He can help us resolve our concerns and develop greater faith and testimony.
How I Unintentionally Denied Myself of the Sweetest of Blessings
Elder Bruce R. McConkie once said, "I sometimes think that one of the best-kept secrets of the kingdom is that the scriptures open the door to the receipt of revelation" (Doctrines of the Restoration). I know this as a fact, and yet, why is it so hard for me to approach them the moment I need them most in my life?
How The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Was Organized
In retrospect, I could clearly see that God had a specific plan for me years before I even knew about the Church. I have always believed that God was real and that Jesus Christ was His Son, but I never truly understood the impact that joining this perfectly organized Church would have on me.
Learning From The Lord’s Prayers
Here is a great video that gives us a clear direction of what our prayers should consist of, and how we can draw closer to God by following the examples of our Saviour closely.