Paul’s definition: “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1).The Joseph Smith Translation changes “substance” to “assurance” (Joseph Smith Translation, Hebrews 1:1 [in Hebrews 11.1, footnote b]).The word assurance emphasizes that faith is an inner conviction or witness that comes from the Holy Ghost.
Faith My Pioneer Ancestor Sarah, and Me. July 24, 2022. How a Pioneer Ancestor Helped Me Become More Resilient. Navigate the Path with Our Saviour. July 18, 2022. The Saviour has “broken trail” for us. Will we follow? Being Prepared Brings Blessings. July 11, 2022. Listening to the Spirit is necessary while weathering a storm at sea or a ...
Building Our Faith in Jesus Christ. In His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus concludes with this counsel: “Whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock” (Matthew 7:24-27).
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 ...
The best thing that can happen is to choose unwavering faith, through thick and thin, as a foundational attribute of your life. Faith in a loving Heavenly Father. Faith that Jesus Christ is the Messiah and that He has all power. Faith that the Plan of Happiness, as taught in the Book of Mormon and Doctrine and Covenants is the fail-safe ...
Interfaith Cooperation. North America Central Area Seventy. I have found that there is so much good in people of other faiths and in their beliefs. Building relationships through friendly and open discussions with people of other faiths has worked miracles that I could not foresee. We as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ...
His overall assignment from the April 2021 general conference is, “My dear brothers and sisters, my call to you this Easter morning is to start today to increase your faith” (“Christ Is Risen; Faith in Him Will Move Mountains,” Liahona, May 2021, 49). Then, he outlines the key steps we need to take to build a sure foundation to support ...
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 ...