11 March 2022 - Toronto. News Story. Faith, Resilience and Moving Forward: Five Latter-day Saints Reflect on Two Years of Pandemic. ‘Amid the losses we have experienced, there are also some things we have found.’. ,, . In March 2020, the world was at the beginning of an unpredictable pandemic.
Jesus Christ. Mormons, or members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the Savior of the World. Learn more about His life, ministry, and divine mission.
Witnessing or even experiencing a miracle may initiate or strengthen faith, but miracles are not the essential substance motivating faith. To have faith, we need to be earnestly hoping and continually striving for God’s “will to be done on earth as it is in heaven” (3 Nephi 13:10; see Matthew 6:10).
The doctrines of the gospel found in the scriptures and taught by living prophets help us understand the plan of salvation and the great gift of repentance. Because of these doctrines, hearts soften and turn to the Savior Jesus Christ with a desire to change and repent.
We are being prepared personally and as families to find ways to strengthen our faith. The Saints in 1831 had accepted Joseph Smith as the Prophet, and they were excited to build Zion and come unto Christ. In return they looked forward to the promises and “the blessing of the everlasting God” ( Doctrine and Covenants 133:34 ).
Faith is the hope to learn by the power of the Holy Ghost to repent and to be humble doers of God’s will by diligently, patiently, and enduringly desiring, asking, and nurturing the emulation of true charity—“the pure love of Christ” (Moroni 7:47).
President Nelson is showing us the way in word and deed by leading us to the source of all goodness—our Saviour, Redeemer, and Friend—Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ and His prophet are filled with abundant love for each of us. May you feel of that love as you follow the prophet. He will guide us.
Leaders and Single Adults Discuss Faith in Jesus Christ as Key to ‘Moving Mountains’ at Face to Face Event The worldwide broadcast focused on President Nelson’s invitation to ‘increase faith’
This is the foundation of faith that President Henry B. Eyring is referring to when he teaches, “If the foundation of faith is not embedded in our hearts, the power to endure will crumble.” (“A Focus on Faith”, Henry B. Eyring, New Era, May 2012) The world in which we live is designed to test us to the point of crumbling – unless we have developed a firm foundation of faith.
What exactly is the faith to reap, and how can we develop it? Have Faith in Jesus Christ. First, unlike the faith to thrust in our sickles, the faith to reap is not faith in ourselves. It is not the same as self-confidence or positive mental attitude. The faith to reap is faith in Jesus Christ and His Atonement. It is faith in His power, not ours.