"...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."
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.
I was a member for several years before having received a true and strong testimony of the Book of Mormon. I always knew it was true, and I had faith in it, but I never really received a true witness for years after my baptism. After having received my personal witness, I learned of the strength the Book of Mormon offers to those who live according to the words of the prophets who testify of Christ within its pages. It is a powerful source and it has greatly blessed my life.
Conversion stories have always intrigued me, mostly because I am a convert to the Church myself. But when I hear of stories such as this one, where it is evident that God's hand was the guiding force in this man's conversion after saving his life, I get inspired and energized in the gospel.
As a convert to the Church myself, and having gone through so much to be baptized, I love hearing about other people's journey to their conversion. This is an amazing story! “Don’t let the Mormons convert you,” a friend told me before I left the Philippines for Utah in 1987. I shrugged off the advice.... Continue Reading →
Since I have joined the Church, I have experienced again and again the power of prayer. I have seen a man come from darkness to light, a miracle we were losing hope of ever witnessing. This is the true story of my father in law. He has proven that there is a Father in heaven who loves us, hears our prayers, and answers them in His due time.