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” .
People of faith have cause to believe not only in the good of their own religion but also in the good of religion in general. The conclusion of William James is fitting: “The highest flights of charity, devotion, trust, patience, bravery to which the wings of human nature have spread themselves, have been flown for religious ideals.”
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 ...
Transform Your Homes into a Sanctuary of Faith. Second, President Nelson has asked “each family… to transform their home into a sanctuary of faith… diligently work to remodel your home into a center of gospel learning” (Russell M. Nelson, “Becoming Exemplary Latter-day Saints,” Ensign, Nov. 2018). With the new shortened Sunday meeting schedule, each family and individual have an ...
Having faith in Jesus Christ and following His teachings is the only way to find lasting happiness. Our life on earth can bring many trials, challenges, and even heartache. But as the Savior promised in Matthew 11:28, “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
1. Jesus Christ is the Saviour of the world and the Son of our loving Heavenly Father. Latter-day Saints believe God sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to save all humankind from their sins (see John 3:16). God is a loving Heavenly Father who knows His children individually, hears and answers their prayers and feels compassion toward them.
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.
On May 11, 2022, the OWS conference kicked off with a reception on Parliament Hill. About 40 parliamentarians and faith leaders gathered to launch the two-day event, which included a presentation by U.N. Special Rapporteur Dr. Ahmed Shaheed and a panel discussion that addressed “The Role of Faith Communities in Fostering Unity During the ...
The Come, Follow Me lesson for the week of November 25-December 1 explains that in spite of suffering severe persecution, Peter counselled the Saints of his day to remember, “That the trial of your faith [would lead to] praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ” (1 Peter 1:7). He is an example of striving, struggling ...