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”.
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.
Similar to your earthly parents, God wants to hear from you, and He wants to talk to you. When you pray, He does listen.
I am eternally grateful that the Spirit of the Lord gave me my own personal witness that the message the missionaries delivered to me was of divine nature, and that if I were to be obedient to the things I learned for myself to be true, I would be blessed beyond measure.
When the inevitable fury of temptations and tribulations approach Category 5 spiritual storm conditions, will you still trust God and cling to truth?
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.
I was so thankful to have learned such a vital piece of information because it helped me to realize that there is so much more to life than our mortal existence!
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 →
“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.”
President Monson said, "If you have not read the Book of Mormon, read it." Then he made this promise that I know and have a testimony of being true.
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).
Here is an animation that gives a short but poignant portrait of Jesus Christ and His relevance to each of us. If you would like to learn more, click on the link below the video.
I believe that sometimes we have the assumption that being a faithful and active member of the Church is too complicated and challenging. As a matter of fact, being faithful to God is one of the simplest of all lifestyles if we allow it to be.
Often the lack of clear direction and goals can waste away our time and energy and contribute to imbalance in our lives.
This is where the moment climaxed for me. After all that had happened today, beginning with expecting nothing more than to feel honoured to be part of the security team for President Nelson and his travel companions, and receiving more than I ever could have dreamed or imagined, this was the moment I will never forget...the moment that will forever be etched in my mind and heart.
I have suffered miscarriages, loneliness, fear, job loss, illnesses, and even some other personal struggles. It was and is scary when we have to go through any kind of trial. Being "broken" can hurt us, discourage us, and even shock us.
When we put our hearts and our minds to serving and giving the way Jesus has counseled us to do, the gift we give also becomes a gift we receive.
New Christmas song by Shawna Edwards |"The Greatest Gift" by Liz Lemon Swindle inspired by the film "The Nativity Story"
In light of the direction which President Nelson has admonished us to adhere to, and in obedience to his counsel, we have changed our site name from I Am LDS Too to ToGather Saints.
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.”
“I invite you to embrace what the Lord has blessed you with and to act in faith. Do not take counsel from your fears.
October 1, 2015. There was a shooting at a community college in Oregon. Several accounts describe the gunman asking some students if they were Christian. If they said yes, he said he would send them back to meet God.
Among the greatest gifts one person can offer to another in this life are those of genuine love, attentive listening, and hearing another’s story without judging the person.
After my baptism and confirmation, days suddenly seemed dark. I was dealing with family issues, and I was struggling to obey all of God’s laws. I didn’t know what to do, and I wanted to give up on everything. It seemed like nobody understood me.
Far too often when investigators or less-actives come to church and they smell or don’t look like the other members, the members put up a sign saying “Visitors welcome, but not wanted.”
Because we have the truth about the Godhead and our relationship to Them, we have the ultimate road map for our journey through mortality.
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are often asked a variety of questions about what "Mormons" believe. Myself, as a convert to the Church, have been loaded with such questions. "Are you still a Christian?". "Do you celebrate Christmas and Easter?". "Do you believe in the Trinity?" These are just some of the questions I would receive from relatives, and school friends.