Thursday, November 12, 2009

Overcoming Adversity

Doctrine & Covenants 98-101

These sections were given during times of great trial and adversity. They are still very pertinent to our lives now! Here are some ideas to help us as we deal with our challenges:
  • Fear not (98:1)
  • Rejoice evermore (98:1, 100:12)
  • Give thanks (98:1)
  • Be patient (98:2)
  • Renounce war and proclaim peace (98:15, 34)
  • Repent (98:21)
  • Revile not, neither seek revenge (98:23)
  • Family comes first (99:6)
  • The Spirit can guide us (100:6)
  • If we won't endure chastening, we can't be sanctified (101:5)
  • Be still and know that God is God (101:16)
  • Stand in holy places (101:22)
  • Our prayers are answered (101:27)
  • See the face of the Lord always (101:38)
  • Prepare in advance for trials (101:72)
Remember "all things wherewith you have been afflicted shall work together for your good" (98:3, 100:15).

1 comment:

  1. I love that last thought. I love the peace that brings- Heavenly Father wants us to be like Him and sometimes we have to go through trials in order to progress toward perfection. That perspective makes it all okay. It's just so hard to remember!

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