Covenants

    This commandment, I hope, is not meant to be a constant source of heartache for individuals like me.
    The Come, Follow Me—For Individuals and Families resources for June 10-16, 2019 suggest that “[We] take some time to ponder the experience [we] have during the sacrament each week.”
    “Most of my immediate family and friends are not members of our faith, so it was especially meaningful for us to have them witness our civil union and help them feel included in the festivities of the day.” (Irene Caso)
    The unexpected additional blessing was peace and quiet as I left the world behind and prepared to enter the Lord’s house.
    “It is the only ordinance I can think of where we are asked to formally recommit to living up to our promises on a regular basis.” Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson
    During the announcement of President Russell M. Nelson as the 17th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday January 16, 2018, I eagerly anticipated his first message to church members.
    “In this spiritual application, “RICE” can stand for Repentance, Imparting of ourselves to others, Covenants and Endurance.”
    The Sabbath helps us turn to the Lord, to our families, to those in need.
    “Everything in the Church, the meetings and activities, the missionary efforts, the lessons taught and the hymns, all lead to the work done in holy temples.”
    “The adversary is very cunning; he has been trying to worm his way into our lives for a very long time”
    “There are many things that have affected my life this last week since conference, and I suspect will continue to in the future.”
    Ordinances and covenants have the power to elevate our lives above the temporal and provide the safety of greatest worth.