I promise you that the Lord will help you find a way. Scott, " The Joy of Redeeming the Dead ". Like them, you will feel joy for those who accept your offering. Behold, who can glory too much in the Lord? Yea, who can say too much of his great power, and of his mercy, and of his long-suffering towards the children of men?
Behold, I say unto you, I cannot say the smallest part which I feel' Alma Eyring, " The Promise of Hearts Turning ".
The Revelation to President Woodruff
These are grand principles. They are worth every sacrifice. We can also do work for the dead — for those who live in the spirit world and who, during their mortal life, did not have the opportunity to receive the saving ordinances of the gospel of Jesus Christ. We can also keep a journal and write our family histories to turn the hearts of the living toward the living — as well as the hearts of the living toward their ancestors. It is all about linking our family, generation by generation, in eternal bonds.
Martinez, " Our Personal Ministries ".
“The Protection and Mercy of God”
Immerse yourself in searching for your ancestors, prepare their names for the sacred vicarious ordinances available in the temple, and then go to the temple to stand as proxy for them to receive the ordinances of baptism and the gift of the Holy Ghost. As you grow older, you will be able to participate in receiving the other ordinances as well. I can think of no greater protection from the influence of the adversary in your life.
Your fingers have been trained to text and tweet to accelerate and advance the work of the Lord — not just to communicate quickly with your friends. The skills and aptitude evident among many young people today are a preparation to contribute to the work of salvation. It has a refining influence on those who are engaged in it.
They are literally helping to exalt their families. Nelson, " Generations Linked in Love ". This calls for a change in our priorities. Change is part of the great plan of happiness. We and our deceased ancestors need the stamps in our spiritual passports. Packer, " The Book ".
Your righteous living, your example, your teachings, and your worthwhile service will bless numerous people with your vision. It is almost impossible to comprehend the number.
May the Lord bless you with a greater understanding of his great plan of happiness and your special role in it. Latter-day Saints believe in a loving, personal God as our Heavenly Father. Since He is the Father of our spirits, all people are His children and thus all people are brothers and sisters. He sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to redeem mankind from their sins. All individuals are entitled to personal revelation.
5. "To Every Man Is Given a Gift": The Spiritual Legacy of Wilford Woodruff
God has called new apostles and prophets in our day through whom He reveals his word, as He did anciently. Thus, God still speaks to humankind. In addition, they use other scriptures, including the Book of Mormon, which serves as another witness to the ministry of Christ and His divinity.
Used together, these scriptures offer insight into such vital questions as the nature of God, salvation and the Atonement. Teachings of Presidents of LDS Distribution Center.
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