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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
Three Things We Learn From the Different Versions of the Lord’s Prayer
Just as the Savior adapted his prayer on the different occasions and circumstances in which he gave it, so we should always be tailoring what we pray for to our specific needs and circumstances, avoiding “vain repetitions”.
How God Speaks to Me Through the Scriptures
Going to the scriptures to learn what to do can make all the difference. When I have come to a crisis in my life, I have gone to the scriptures looking for specific help. The Lord seemed to anticipate all of my problems and needs, and He put help in the scriptures for me—if only I seek it.
10 Meaningful Benefits of Prayer
Similar to your earthly parents, God wants to hear from you, and He wants to talk to you. When you pray, He does listen.
Do Not Leave the Savior
When the inevitable fury of temptations and tribulations approach Category 5 spiritual storm conditions, will you still trust God and cling to truth?
Overcoming the Plague of Addiction
When someone struggles with an addiction, it’s important to know that there is hope. There are people every single day all around the world who are able to find freedom from the substance or behavior holding them hostage.
Become Rich Toward God
Rex D. Pinegar | October 1973 General Conference My husband and I have gone through periods of financial struggles as well as being financially comfortable. We learned much through our struggles and felt at ease during those times when we didn't have to worry too much about money. Through it all, I have learned that... Continue Reading →
Chucking the Church Checklist
“Some have come to think of activity in the Church as the ultimate goal. Therein lies a danger,” he said. “It is possible to be active in the Church and less active in the gospel.”
His Grace Is Sufficient
The miracle of the Atonement is not just that we can live after we die but that we can live more abundantly (see John 10:10).
Eight Suggestions for Balancing Life’s Demands
Often the lack of clear direction and goals can waste away our time and energy and contribute to imbalance in our lives.
Repentance: Part of My Path to Perfection
Repentance is not a shameful experience; it helps us become more Christlike.
How a Father of 6 is Moving Forward with Faith and Forgiveness 1 Year After His Wife Was Killed by a Drunk Driver
“The truth is, we don’t really know how strong our faith is until it’s tested,” Jacob said.
Believe, Love, Do
Those who dedicate themselves to Christ’s cause discover the truth of the Savior’s promise: “Whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.”
The Practice of Choosing Faith
“I invite you to embrace what the Lord has blessed you with and to act in faith. Do not take counsel from your fears.