The Gathering of Scattered Israel

“The Gathering of Scattered Israel,” by Elder Russel M. Nelson, October 2006 There is such a strong spirit about what I am studying this morning. I cannot tell its purpose yet.  As I read about the Lord telling Abraham to get thee out of the land of his father’s inheritance, this resonates deeply and strongly […]

Priesthood and Personal Prayer

Just re-read this talk on priesthood and personal prayer and there are passages that I want to commit the principles to memory: https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2015/04/priesthood-and-personal-prayer?lang=eng This is what I’ve learned: God is not interested in long prayers. Rather He is interested in specific prayers, and us knowing what we should be praying for. “Ye worship ye know […]

Fear of Men and Fame

“Which Way Do You Face?” Elder Lynn G. Robbins, October 2014 General Conference In this talk, I’ve learned that I struggle with this particular challenge to make sure that I am facing the right way.  Both in my personal ministering and in professional/business activities. The reason for which Christ told those that received miracles at […]

“Finding Lasting Peace and Building Eternal Families”

“Finding Lasting Peace and Building Eternal Families,” L. Tom Perry, General Conference Oct. 2014 Applying the formula of faith to this talk: Hearing the word of God, finding points of action Taking action to experiment upon the words heard Sharing what I’ve learned as a result of that action   Men and women are shaped […]

“Let Your Faith Show,” Elder Russell M Nelson, April 2014

“Let Your Faith Show,” Elder Russell M Nelson, April 2014 A couple of quotes that really stand out to me in this rally cry of a conference talk: “The scriptures provide one of the best ways to find our course and stay on it. Scriptural knowledge also provides precious protection.” “In 1986, President Thomas S. Monson […]

“Come unto Me,” by President Henry B. Eyering

“Come unto Me” (Eyeing, Henry B., April 2013, General Conference, Saturday Morning Session) I’ve reviewed this talk this morning from last general conference in my quest to follow the Savior. President Eyering talks at great lengths about the Savior, highlighting the exchanges He had with his disciples following His resurrection. This quote best articulates his […]

The natural man cannot see the opportunities to do good.

My brothers and sisters, I declare to you, however, that there is nothing which can bring more joy into our lives or more peace to our souls than the Spirit which can come to us as we follow the Savior and keep the commandments. That Spirit cannot be present at the kinds of activities in […]