Often, modesty is approached in a narrow way that limits the full meaning and understanding of it as a principle. When modesty is fully understood, it can be taught completely and correctly.
My spirit responds to Him, even when I can’t see Him, He’s here.
After learning about the definitions of these words, the picture in my mind of “a broken heart and a contrite spirit” has changed.
It’s time for each of us to make sure we’re living prepared each day because none of us want to be unprepared when our Savior does return. So here are some of my thoughts on how we can live prepared.
Sometimes we don’t need new messages from God, we just need to remember the ones we’ve already received. God has given His children messages and guidance throughout the history of the world. Each of these messages was significant to the people who received them, but they’re equally significant to us when we remember them.
Holiness is one of our best defenses. It’s the power of God becoming a foundational part of who we are, and it gives us incredible strength.
Mourning, of course, is a process of healing. It’s odd, but processes that help us heal are always uncomfortable and painful. Yet, over time, they prove themselves to be extremely effective. A time of mourning can also be these three things: a time of solemnity, a time of fasting, and a time of prayer.
Because Christ lived a perfect life and sacrificed Himself for our freedom, we have the chance to build a partnership with God. But after we make that covenant with God, how do we keep it?
This earthly life is intended to be one of progression, not perfection. So what does that progress look like? How can you know if you’re progressing toward Christ? And, most important, what role does Christ play in our progress?
I want you to pause for a minute and ask yourself – What questions do I have about my religious beliefs? Don’t skim past that. Let yourself think about it. Now what do you do with those questions?