Today is my last day on my service mission. It has been fun and enjoyable. I am glad that I was able to help with the Lord’s work by helping make records available so others and reach out and help their ancestors receive the ordinances needed to gain Eternal Life. I have enjoyed working at the Orem Records Operation Center or ROC. I have especially enjoyed making friends with the other missionaries working there. I will miss them an d the work I was able to do, but I am also excited to start a new chapter in my life. I know the Church is true, and I am looking for the next calling in life that Lord has in store for me. Continue reading
On April 3, 1836, the prophet Elijah came to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery in the Kirtland Temple. He conferred upon them the sealing power of the priesthood, making it possible for families to be sealed throughout the generations. In conferring this power, he fulfilled the prophecy that the Lord would send him “to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the children to the fathers” (see D&C 110:14–16; see also Malachi 4:5–6).
Through family history work, you can participate in the continuing fulfillment of this prophecy. You can learn about your ancestors and increase your love for them. You can be inspired by their stories of courage and faith. You can pass that legacy on to your children.
These are lasting benefits that come from family history work, but they are not the principal reasons for the Church’s great effort to gather genealogical records. All of the Church’s family history endeavors are directed to the need to form a “welding link … between the fathers and the children” (D&C 128:18). This welding link is formed by the power of the priesthood, through sacred temple ordinances we receive in behalf of our ancestors. Continue reading
This is a devotional that I gave at my mission a while ago.
Material taken from How can I liken the events of the Apostasy and the Restoration to my life? In Come, Follow Me. Continue reading
I have recently learned a new project at my service mission called zoning. Continue reading
Sunday Afternoon Session Continue reading
Sunday Morning Session Continue reading