Sagit's grandparents survived the horrors of the Holocaust and came away determined to keep religion out of their family and out of their home. But as their granddaughter grew up, she began to feel the loss of spirituality in her life. And so a search began.
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If we find a brother or sister in distress and do nothing, we will be subject to the judgements specified in Matthew 25. Those who ignore sufferers “shall go away into everlasting punishment”. Though most of the early members of the Church suffered their own kind of distresses, that didn't stop them from keeping their baptismal covenants and reaching out to aid one another.
One of the things that Jesus commands in the Sermon on the Mount is to be perfect. Perfection is a high bar to reach and can often cause followers of Christ to feel inadequate or unworthy. While many followers of Christ may feel overwhelmed and discouraged by such a commandment, maybe we don’t need to be so hard on ourselves.
LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of the Church, has released its annual report for 2018, which shows that the Church and its more than 1,900 partners assisted with 2,885 projects in 141 countries last year.
It had been a long day of work, and it was late and dark on a winter evening, when I left my office. When I got to my little pickup, I found it covered with snow and ice. I unlocked it and started it so it would warm up while I scraped the windows. I chipped away the snow and ice, then stepped back to the pickup door, only to find it locked.
I cannot prove that there is a God, but I believe that God can, but only on His terms. Terms originating from infinite wisdom and deep love for us. Yet, what can He do to offer evidence that won’t encumber our need to learn to use and grow our agency?
With the recent changes to the communication guidelines, Latter-day Saint missionaries and their families have more opportunities to talk and share than ever before. You’ll want your conversations to be uplifting and focused on the work. Here are some questions to ask your missionary that might help.