Chapter Strengthening Our Relationship with God
Chapter Strengthening Our Relationship with God-Teachings of Presidents of the Church: John Taylor. Satan wants you to think you can't improve your relationship with God. God wants to give you even more of himself. by Orit Esther Riter, Author of the Daily Dose of Emuna. 4 Ways to Strengthen Our Relationship with God. How to start feeling God's presence in.
More and more Americans seem to be feeling this way, according to a Harris Poll. The study found that 74 percent of Americans believe in God, which is down 8 percent from the poll. Even more telling is the number of Americans who believe with absolute certainty in God's existence — only 54 percent.
Strengthening Our Relationship with God
But therapist and author Paul Dunion discusses the topic of losing and regaining faith in a Huffington Post blogdescribing that when we rekindle our faith, we feel more gratitude, generosity and love towards ourselves and others. Theses 15 Bible verses aim to remind you of the power of faith in an effort to revive your relationship with God.
Understanding the power of faith over fear and worry "Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Next time you find something you have been looking for, show your appreciation by thanking God. Daily events provide continuous opportunities to appreciate the goodness of God in our lives.
The warm smile that greets you during a stressful day or the kind words that someone utters your way are some of the ways God interacts with you. Express your faithfulness through action: Furthermore, Torah study gifts us with a glimpse of infinite wisdom, since He reveals Himself through the holy letters.
Keep working on enhancing the relationship: However, as with any relationship, we must expect ups and downs in our relationship with God. Life is full of stress and trying encounters which throw us into darkness and feelings of being abandoned.
- From the Life of John Taylor
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Yet, it is of utmost importance to stay loyal and faithful despite of the challenges. This is the definition of unconditional love. When we find ourselves in the dark, we must remember that we are not alone.
The walls are only illusions. It would not hurt you, boys and girls, to call upon the Lord in your secret places, as I did. That was the spirit which I had when a little boy.
4 Ways to Strengthen Our Relationship with God
And God has led me from one thing to another. If you pursue a course of this kind, he will bless you also. Do not trust in yourselves, but study the best books—the Bible and Book of Mormon —and get all the information you can, and then cleave to God and keep yourselves free from corruption and pollution of every kind, and the blessings of the Most High will be with you.
I do not believe in a religion that has not got all my affections, but I believe in a religion that I can live for, or die for. I am not talking about things that I do not understand; I have wrestled with death, and had the devil aiming at me, and I cared nothing for it.
Let me be deprived of this hope and my religion is vain.
Because others act foolishly we cannot afford to imitate them. We profess to be the Zion of God, the pure in heart. We profess to be men and women of integrity, of truth and virtue, and to have faith in God. This must not only be our profession, but our practice; we must carry out and fulfil the word and will and law of God.
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It is not only the cause of action, but includes both cause and action. Or in other words it is belief or faith made perfect by works. And as long as we do this, and as long as we keep the holy covenants we have entered into with him and with one another, Zion will triumph.
Our desires must be for God and his righteousness, until we shall exclaim with one of old: O God, search me, and try me, and if there be any way of wickedness in me, bid it depart [see Psalm It is for us, as fathers and mothers, to go before the Lord in all humility and call upon him that his peace may be in our hearts; and wherein we may have done wrong, confess that wrong and repair it as far as we possibly can; and in this way let every man and woman in Israel begin to set their houses in order, and forever cultivate the spirit of peace, the spirit of union and love.
And if the families of Israel do this throughout all the land of Zion, all fearing God and working righteousness, cherishing the spirit of humility and meekness, and putting our trust in him, there is no power in existence that can injure us. Peace is the gift of God. Do you want peace?
Do you want peace in your families? Do you want peace to brood over your families?