Filed under: Becoming More Christlike, Becoming Perfected in Christ, Gospel Principles, Practices & Precepts, Jesus Christ
By Mei Ding Goh.
Filed under: Basic Beliefs of Mormons, Basic LDS Beliefs, Becoming Perfected in Christ, Bible, Counsel from Church Leaders, Discipleship: Following in the Savior's Footsteps, Fruits of gospel living, Making Decisions
Mormons are known for their high moral standards. Some people think those standards are old-fashioned or out of touch, but Mormons know those standards protect them from many of life’s challenges and help them to live up to standards God himself has set. Read more
Filed under: Becoming Perfected in Christ, Discipleship: Following in the Savior's Footsteps, Finding Truth, Gospel & Doctrine, Growing in Faith, Helping and Teaching Others, Jesus Christ, The Bible, Uncategorized
The Bible and other scriptures promise us we can receive gifts of the Spirit to help us in our spiritual journey, sometimes referred to in churches as a Christian walk. The Bible discusses a variety of gifts Christians can receive from God, through the Holy Ghost: Read more
Filed under: Becoming Perfected in Christ, Personal Development
Boyd K. Packer, an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared a story about goals in his book, “Memorable Stories With a Message.” A high ranking Mormon leader, he encourages people to set goals, whether at the new year, or any other time.
At a New Year’s Eve party, the host asked the guests to write on a sheet of paper what they hoped to accomplish in the year to come. Each guest did so and sealed and labeled the envelope. The host took the envelopes to his bank and placed them in a bank vault until the following year.
Elder Packer quotes Heber C. Kimball, who said, “I have said often, “you may write blessings for yourselves, and insert every good thing you can think of, and it will all come to pass on your heads if you do right.” Read more
We each are here on earth for the purpose of growing and progressing.However, through it all we will make mistakes. We will need to repent because,of our wrong choices. Sin can come about out of igronance, our weakness or pure disobedience. We all are imperfect people so,we will fall short occasionally. Heavenly Father knew we would sin.
Part of our purpose in life is to gain control over our physical bodies. One way in which we can do so is by regular fasting.