Because the Father and the Son love us with infinite, perfect love, and because They know we cannot see everything They see, They have given us laws that will guide and protect us.
Our Father in Heaven’s work is individual salvation and individual happiness for eternity. We aren’t specks in the universal expanse of God’s creations but individuals loved and cherished by God.
The Lord has provided me some specific tender mercies over the years to give me comfort and at least partial answers to these questions. These tender mercies did not come at once, but in hindsight I can see they came when I needed them. Importantly, they came at times and in ways that have helped to build my testimony that God knows me and is personally mindful of me.
The creator actively remembers His creation. Closely linked to His remembrance of us is the loving attention associated with it. He not only remembers you; He cares deeply about where you are, what you are doing, who you are becoming, and what you are feeling.
And on that October Sunday morning at Upper Falls, I actually asked Heavenly Father a question—something I was not taught to do growing up. Like most, I was taught that you can ask for blessings. It had never really occurred to me to ask Heavenly Father a question, because that implied you expected an answer—that you expected God to actually hear your prayer and acknowledge it with some sort of communication.
Paul Rusesabagina retells the dramatic story made famous by the film Hotel Rwanda. He explains how God brought people to him to keep safe.
If we can understand the law of love—for God, for others, and for ourselves—we will be able to follow all of the rest of the commandments and teachings in the scriptures and from latter-day prophets.
Our eternal worth is given to us by God. We do not have to let it be determined by others—only by God and ourselves. We can lose sight of our self-worth if we do not keep the commandments and consequently disregard the divinity within us.
Change yourself. Decide today “I am going to make the Church and kingdom of God the center of my life!” Position yourself firmly inside God’s kingdom; allow it to encompass you.
George P. Lee calls for an individual and worldwide return to full belief in God and His gospel, as opposed to half-believing and counterfeit faith.
The scriptures teach that the key to life eternal is to know God and His Son. What pride, fear, or sin is stopping us from truly coming to know Him?
The way to the kingdom of God is to love God first. We must love and serve Him above money, appetites, and other temporary priorities.
The Christian message is powered by words. When we call upon God, we need not only the right words, but the right heart to be effective.
The God of Joseph Smith's time is not absent. We can come to know Him, His revelations, and His miracles, just as the Prophet did.
When we return to meet our Heavenly Father, we want it to be a profitable homecoming. We can prepare now by living in accordance with the gospel.
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Anchor your faith in deity—God who loves, leads and guides His children. As we seek to find Him, He will reward us with innumerable blessings.
Regarding the origin of man, we must remember that we are the offspring of God, and He has created us just as He created our first parents: in His image.