The Light of Christ

The Light of Christ

Before you were born, Heavenly Father gave you many gifts. One such gift is the light of Christ. When you’re baptized, you receive the gift of the Holy Ghost to be with you at all times when you’re living the gospel, but the light of Christ was with you long before...
Making Obedience Easier

Making Obedience Easier

The Book of Mormon begins with the story of a prophet named Lehi, commanded by God to preach repentance to the people of Jerusalem. The people didn’t care for the message, even when warned the city would be destroyed if they chose not to listen. Instead, they wanted...

Nephi and Attitude

The Book of Mormon begins with Nephi. When the story he shares of his life begins, he is the teenaged son of a wealthy man, probably living a life of privilege. His father is a prophet in Jerusalem in 600 B.C. There were many prophets at that time, all preaching the...
Getting Educated

Getting Educated

How important did you consider education before you joined the church? As you begin to work towards an LDS-mindset to life, think about your education. The church encourages its youth, and in fact, all its members, to get as much education as possible, both formally,...

Preparing for a Spiritual Sabbath

I love Sacrament Meeting. I leave it each week feeling renewed and ready to go. No matter how bad the previous week was, I feel I can go home and do a great job with the life I’ve been given. I’ve always considered it the start of my work week, a starting-over day. As...
Keeping the Sabbath Day Holy

Keeping the Sabbath Day Holy

When I first began trying to live the gospel as a new convert, I found the commandment to keep the Sabbath Day holy a real challenge. I wasn’t really sure what was appropriate. All I could think of to do was to read scriptures, and as much as I loved doing that, I...
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