I grew up with the idea to pattern my behavior and actions after Christ. I understood that He is the perfect example and why not model my life after perfection? Did I ever expect to follow perfectly? No, I don’t think so. It just seems like a given that to be like Him is unattainable in this life. But He is the perfect pattern to guide us. Continue reading
General Conference thoughts: Behold the Man!
by Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Just before I read this conference address for my morning study, I read 1 Nephi 18. Two words stuck out at me as I read Nephi: forget and remember. Then I read this talk by Elder Uchtdorf and the thought occurred to me to “remember to behold the Man today.” So when I offered my morning prayer I asked for help with this goal. Continue reading
General Conference thoughts: Ministering as the Savior Does
by Jean B. Bingham
In the end (and we are nowhere near the end of discussing this topic), the most compelling example anyone can give is of the Savior Himself. Look to Jesus, He will show you the way on how to minister. He is, of course, the perfect minister. Continue reading