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missionges1 (Elder Stevenson #1 ** )

Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve

Tuesday devotional,  November 15, 2016

1/ Elder Stevenson

  • Every MTC is a sacred place.
  • Preach My Gospel chapter 7 urges us to seek the gifts of the Spirit, including the gift of tongues and interpretation of tongues.
  • Don’t be afraid to labor and struggle.  He said he “wore his knees out” in prayer and thought as he tried to learn Japanese.
  • Alma 26:37 —  God numbers his people.
  • Give thanks for Jesus and His gospel.   Alma 42:15 reminds us that the life of a disciple is not easy.
  • How do we show gratitude to the Lord?  1) Be a missionary in every sense 2) Magnify your purpose by INVITING people to do things.  A lesson without an invitation or commitment is a waste of time.
  • Be thankful for the Spirit.  D&C 42:16-17. Proselyte as a threesome with the Spirit being the third person.
  • Study well the last four pages of Preach My Gospel chapter 4.  The spirit speaks quietly.
  • The message of the restoration is a unique message.  This is what we share!
  • Testimony will bring the Spirit, and the Book of Mormon is tangible evidence of the truthfulness of the message we bear.

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