Holy Scriptures: The Power of God unto Our Salvation
The Old Testament, New Testament, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price are examples of sacred records that bear testimony of the Savior and lead us to Him. The Book of Mormon is one of the most important books in the world. It contains “the fulness of the everlasting gospel,u2026 outlines the plan of salvation.”
President Thomas S. Monson writes, “The brass plates were a record of Lehi’s fathers, including their language, genealogy, and the gospel taught by God’s holy prophets.” Several chapters of the Book of Mormon are devoted to Lehi and Nephi applying this lesson. When the Jaredites were righteous, they were blessed; however, they rejected the word of the Lord and refused to repent, eventually they departed f
The prophet Moroni recorded in the Book of Mormon that it was “written and sealed up, and hid up unto the Lord, that they might not be destroyed.” This world needs the scriptures today. If you haven’t heard God’s voice recently, return to the scriptures with fresh eyes and ears. The answer to the terror, destruction, and even genocide of these last days is found in the scriptures.
When we pray Who are we talking to?
u201cAll spiritual growth comes from reading and reflection,u201d Pope Benedict XVI wrote in his 2010 encyclical, u201cThe Word of the Lord,u201d advocating this specific approach to Scripture as a key to our personal holiness.
What do you say when praying to God?
You can address God as “Dear God,” “Our Heavenly Father,” “Jehovah,” or any other name you have for him; you can even pray to Jesus if you want. Recognize God’s greatness. If you believe in God, you believe he is the creator of the world and all life on Earth.
How do I approach God to pray?
When approaching God in prayer, Chan recommends going silently, slowly, and carefully. u201cAs I look at the way the disciples prayed back then and as I look at the way Jesus taught us to pray, I realize it’s a lot different from what I was taught,u201d he said.
How do I talk to God?
It’s fine to pray with your eyes open and your head held high, just as it’s fine to pray kneeling and silent. It’s common to recite some traditional prayers out loud, but it’s also very common to pray silently to yourself.
How do God speak to us?
When we come to Him, speak to us in a voice we recognizeu2014for He knows us and meets us where we are.u201d No matter our level of understanding, God wants to communicate with us through prayer and the Holy Spirit’s influence. God doesn’t use fear tactics, though he can be very direct in his answers at times.
How do I talk to God and hear his voice?
How do you go about practicing listening prayer?
- Bring your request for guidance to God.
- Wait in silence for 10-12 minutes for God to speak to you.
- Write down any Scripture, songs, impressions, or pictures God gives you.
- Share how God spoke to you with your prayer partners and follow God’s will.
How do I pray to Jesus?
When you pray to God through Jesus, end the prayer with “in the name of Jesus.” Don’t make demands; instead, ask for help from your father for guidance, peace, and comfort.
Why does God want us to pray?
God’s desire, according to the book of Ephesians, is for us to pray “on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests” (Ephesians 6:18). We turn to prayer because it is the most personal way to experience God, encounter Him, and grow in knowledge of Him.
What is the best prayer to God?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.
How do you thank God?
If you want to express gratitude to God, simply say, “Thank you, Jesus!”
How do we come before God?
RIGHT NOW, 12 WAYS TO GET CLOSER TO GOD
- Go for a walk and talk with God.
- Meditate on Scripture.
- Put on some worship music and immerse yourself in the melody and lyrics.
- Be amazed at the world God has created.
What did Jesus teach about prayer?
u201cDo not be like the hypocrites, who love to pray standing in synagogues and on street corners to be seen by men… but when you pray, go into your room, close the door, and pray to your father who is unseen,u201d Jesus said.