— Dieter F. Uchtdorf. Fast forward to my thirties. First off, we've had sworn testimony from soldiers and testimony before our staff that wasn't sworn, that said these alarms rarely went off, that they went off after the war in most cases and went off a lot. Your email address will not be published. Hope also comes from direct personal revelation, to which we are entitled if we are worthy. so that our lives could become living testimonies Priesthood blessings lift us and sustain us. As a child of God, our whole reason for existing is to give God praise. Why is that?” Of course, we know why (John 3:16). What a testimony to give in a difficult situation. No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavors to establish. First, I exercised simple faith in their testimonies, and then I received the divine witness of the Spirit to my mind and to my heart. Custom and user added quotes with pictures. True Gospel Knowing Essence. A true portrait should, today and a hundred years from today, the Testimony of how this person looked and what kind of human being he was. 'It is written' is the weapon used by the world's Redeemer. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf, When we bear testimony, we declare the absolute truth of the gospel message. His concern is for the faith at which you finally arrive, not the hour of the day in which you got there. 5:14-16). If we have unrealistic expectations of how, when, or where answers come, we risk missing the answers which come as quiet, reassuring feelings and thoughts that most often come after our prayers, while we are doing something else. From every ancient source, we have testimony to Cleopatra's irresistible charm, as Plutarch has it, to her ability to speak many languages including, as he puts it, the language of flattery and essentially, to be able to turn people to her will - really a great political genius, in that respect. When you tell the truth, you don't have to change your testimony. David A. Bednar. It is the result of revelation from God, accompanied by individual repentance, obedience, and diligence. All decisions in the criminal justice system must be determined by the physical and scientific evidence, and the credible testimony corroborated by that evidence, not in response to public outcry. Those outside the church began to be drawn to this hope, and then they heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ where He said, “I am the resurrection and the life. Yesterday at church a senior men’s choir sang a beautiful hymn at the end. John Kerry's fellow crewmates -- the men I am honored to share the stage with -- are living testimony to his leadership, his courage under fire, and his willingness to risk his life for his fellow Americans. That is prosperity of the truest kind. The testimony of former abortion workers can help persuade lawmakers to create fair laws that protect women from dirty abortion facilities. Some of us, when we are not feeling well, go to bed and think about good things that have happened in the past. Confronted by a skilled examiner, Trump would melt down in minutes. Testimonies of things how ‘they really are’ (Jacob 4:13) are bold, true, and vital because they have eternal consequences for mankind. Those who weren’t Christians started noticing that the Christians’ funerals were as hopeless as the funerals they had for family. 3). I am what you have made me and the mad dog devil killer fiend leper is a reflection of your society. That hope is found only in Christ (Acts 4:12). Jesus once said that “you are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? The rule which should guide us in such cases is simple and obvious enough: that the aggregate testimony of our neighbours is subject to the same conditions as the testimony of any one of them. Help us to be so established in faith He made His Atonement. Knowing that the gospel is true is the essence of a testimony. If you have received Christ, be rooted and built up in him. — Joseph B. Wirthlin, To hold a testimony, one must bear it often and live worthy of it. Then little by little your whole life becomes, by God’s help, a testimony for Jesus. No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavors to establish. And so our lives must become a meaningful expression, the symbol of our declaration of our testimony of the living Christ, the Eternal Son of the Living God." “The Christian is a person who makes it easy for others to believe in God.”. Use your life for His glory in making disciples of all nations, and live like you really believe it. — Gordon B. Hinckley, We should be patient in developing and strengthening our testimonies. What I mean is that the unsaved might be exposed to the Gospel by your very Christ-likeness. There is no greater act of patriotism than that. There are, in the King case in particular, some names of confidential informants, persons to whom we promised confidentiality in return for their testimony. We might be the only Bible anyone will ever read. . Go out and share your testimony, go out and interact with your brothers, go out and share, go out and ask. — Jeffrey R. Holland, We, therefore, hereby bear our testimony to all the world, unto whom these words shall come, that the History of Joseph Smith is true, and is one of the most authentic histories ever written.— George A. Smith, You might also enjoy: 300+ Quotes By President Eyring, Your email address will not be published. Confidence in others' honesty is no light testimony of one's own integrity. Go for it! We read from it. We need to bear testimony, we need to mean it, and most importantly we need consistently to live it. First off, we've had sworn testimony from soldiers and testimony before our staff that wasn't sworn, that said these alarms rarely went off, that they went off after the war in most cases and went off a lot. trees, must be built on a sure foundation, deeply rooted in the gospel of Jesus Christ, so that when the winds and rains come into our lives, as they surely will, we will be strong enough to weather the storms that rage about us. Worship is a living testimony, of God in your life. I know that He lives. Confidence in others' honesty is no light testimony of one's own integrity. We teach from it. We bear testimony of it. Linking up today with Sharing His Beauty, Unforced Rhythms, Playdates with God. Consistently being true to the gospel is the essence of conversion. I'm convinced from what I know of Vernon Bundy that his testimony was truthful. We have no middle ground, no foggy gray area where we can sin a little without suffering spiritual decline. G. Steinberg has said “That which makes the men of God so great and impressive is not, first and foremost, what they have accomplished. No matter what happens, glorify the Lord. I find the music to be very good at healing and the passion, you know, which is a testimony being told in song. 13:1). These answers can be equally convincing and powerful. As you have therefore received Christ, [even] Jesus the Lord, [so] walk (regulate your lives and conduct yourselves) in union with and conformity to Him. No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavors to establish. He taught His gospel and was tried. I am not struck so much by the diversity of testimony as by the many-sidedness of truth. It has been able to usher in the spirit, usher in worship, true worship and praise, healing. Lewis, I testify of the renewing power of God’s love and the miracle of His grace. There's a testimony at the end of this battle! BrainyQuote has been providing inspirational quotes since 2001 to our worldwide community. When we are living a life of obedience and reflecting the attributes of God like long-suffering, patience, and love, people see that as attractive and winsome. Showing search results for "Im A Living Testimony" sorted by relevance. It is stepping out, putting your “best foot forward,” and speaking out, with an encouraging and edifying word well-spoken. Our goal is to help you by delivering amazing quotes to bring inspiration, personal growth, love and happiness to your everyday life. Gracious God, What it means to Worship Romans 12:1-2 I want to introduce you to a mythical church member that I am going to call Kenny. He'd be humiliated, and he knows it - which is why he's too terrified to give testimony under oath, and why it won't happen. My home is in Heaven. Peter tells us that our best example of living for Jesus is Jesus Himself—especially in reference to suffering. Politics is a noble activity. — Sheldon F. Child, We should remember that bearing a heartfelt testimony is only a beginning. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven” (Matt. You are the alpha and the omega. We are not called upon to enter into controversy with those who hold false theories. — L. Tom Perry, There is a still small voice telling us what is right, and if we listen to that still small voice we shall grow and increase in strength and power, in testimony and in ability not only to live the gospel but to inspire others to do so. Controversy is unprofitable. Showing search results for "Living Testimony" sorted by relevance. In Jesus’ name, 6:23), God’s mercy will not be relevant (Rom. A testimony is not thrust upon you; it grows. John Kerry's fellow crewmates -- the men I am honored to share the stage with -- are living testimony to his leadership, his courage under fire, and his willingness to risk his life for his fellow Americans. We have put their testimony in the public domain, but feel that their names should continue to be anonymous. The rule which should guide us in such cases is simple and obvious enough: that the aggregate testimony of our neighbours is subject to the same conditions as the testimony of any one of them. Have the roots [of your being] firmly and deeply planted [in Him, fixed and founded in Him], being continually built up in Him, becoming increasingly more confirmed and established in the faith, just as you were taught, and abounding and overflowing in it with thanksgiving. We know that their testimony is true. — Gordon B. Hinckley, Live the gospel as conspicuously as you can. Our testimony of gospel truth should be reflected both in our words and in our deeds. A testimony is public. We become taller in our testimony like we grow in physical stature and hardly know it is happening, because it comes by growth. Keep the covenants your children know you have made. Amen. What do you want? I testify that our Father hears and answers our prayers. Our firm conviction of gospel truth is an anchor in our lives; it is steady and reliable as the North Star. I'm convinced from what I know of Vernon Bundy that his testimony was truthful. 4706 matching entries found. He, like His Father, has a body of flesh and bone. Speaking of God, “he is not God of the dead, but of the living, for all live to him” (Luke 20:38). A young woman who knows and loves the Book of Mormon, who has read it several times, who has an abiding testimony of its truthfulness, and who applies its teachings will be able to stand against the wiles of the devil and will be a mighty tool in the hands of the Lord. Let us keep close to the Word. — David A. Bednar, The relationship between testimony and appropriate action is emphasized in the Savior’s instruction to the Saints in Kirtland: ‘That which the Spirit testifies unto you even so I would that ye should do’ (D&C 46:7).