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Anything Is Possible With Faith
August 17, 2018
The Dangers Of Following The Crowd
Book of Mormon Marriage And Family Study
2 Nephi 5:5
"I, Nephi should depart from them...."
We should depart from the ways the world thinks about marriage and family. One thing is certain, the media will not teach you truth or increase your faith. There are no benefits personally or in families in following the world.
The Lectures On Faith says this;
“And through the whole history of the scheme of life and salvation, it is a matter of faith; every man received according to his faith-according as his faith was, so were his blessings and privileges; and nothing was withheld from him when his faith was sufficient to receive it. He could stop the mouths of lions, quench the violence of fire, escape the edge of the sword, wax valiant in fight, and put to flight the armies of aliens; women could, by their faith, receive their dead children to life again; in a word, there was nothing impossible with them who had faith. All things were in subjection to the Former-day Saints, according as their faith was. By their faith they could obtain heavenly visions, the ministering of angels, have knowledge of the spirits of just men made perfect, of the general assembly and the church of the first born, whose names are written in heaven, of God the judge of all, of Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and become familiar with the third heavens, see and hear things which are not only unutterable, but were unlawful to utter.”
“This is the reason that the fishermen of Galilee could teach the world- because they sought by faith, and by faith obtained. And this is the reason that Paul counted all things but filth and dross- what he formerly called his gain he called his loss; yea, and he counted all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus the Lord (Phillipians 3:7-10). Because to obtain the faith by which he could enjoy the knowledge of Christ Jesus the Lord, he had to suffer the loss of all things. This is the reason that Former-day Saints knew more, and understood more, of heaven and heavenly things than all others beside, because this information is the effect of faith- to be obtained by no other means.”
This is important to marriages and families because faith and the consequences of faith is the greatest need in this world. Faith is how you change the world.
If you live in the Salt Lake City valley, I invite you to join us at church on Sunday's at 1 p.m. We are a mid-singles ward; however, if you have a family please don't let that stop you. Please, join us for for our first meeting which is Sacrament meeting, and make sure you ask someone to introduce you to our ward mission leader. Our address is 6770 South 500 East, Midvale Utah, 84047.
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