quotes tagged with 'approach'

Since “God is love,” the closer we approach Him, the more profoundly we experience love. But because a veil separates this mortality from our heavenly home, we must seek in the Spirit that which is imperceptible to mortal eyes.


Heaven may seem distant at times, but the scriptures offer hope: “Ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.”

Author: President Dieter F. Uchtdorf , Source: http://lds.org/conference/talk/display/0,5232,23-1-1117-7,00.h...Saved by mlsscaress in god love seek feel diligent approach find search 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Doing big things begins with asking for them properly.
Author: Tim Ferriss, Source: The Four Hour Work Week, p. 51Saved by mlsscaress in goals begin ask approach 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
May I suggest a simple way in which each one of us can exercise our faith and start our personal missionary service. Write down a date in the near future on which you will have someone ready to be taught the gospel. Do not worry that you do not have someone already in mind. Let the Lord help you as you pray diligently for guidance. Fast and pray, seeking guidance and direction from our Heavenly Father.

Many, if not all, of you will have special spiritual experiences as the Lord inspires you. I know from my own personal and family missionary experience that the Lord will enlighten your mind. He will sharpen your vision of this work by bringing names of nonmembers to your mind that you have never before regarded as potential members of the Church. As you continue, you will be blessed to know what you should say and how you should approach each person.

Brothers and sisters, you will notice that I did not suggest that you write down a name, but rather that you write down a specific date. The key to our success will be to ask for divine guidance that we might be directed to those who will accept the gospel.
Author: Elder M. Russell Ballard, Source: Write Down a Date, Ensign, Nov 1984, 15. http://www.lds.org/ld...Saved by mlsscaress in success vision faith holyghost missionarywork enlightenment approach sharpen 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
There are but a very few beings in the world who understand rightly the character of God. The great majority of mankind do not comprehend anything, either that which is past, or that which is to come, as it respects their relationship to God. They do not know, neither do they understand the nature of that relationship; and consequently they know but little above the brute beast, or more than to eat, drink and sleep. This is all man knows about God or His existence, unless it is given by the inspiration of the Almighty.

… Having a knowledge of God, we begin to know how to approach Him, and how to ask so as to receive an answer. When we understand the character of God, and know how to come to Him, He begins to unfold the heavens to us, and to tell us all about it. When we are ready to come to Him, He is ready to come to us.
Author: Joseph Smith, Source: Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith, (2007. “C...Saved by mlsscaress in revelation god josephsmith self character relationship existence answer ask approach comprehend 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
When we inspire and teach others to fill their hearts with love, obedience flows from the inside out in voluntary acts of self-sacrifice and service. Yes, those who go home teaching out of duty, for example, may fulfill their obligation. But those who home teach out of genuine love for the Lord and for their fellowman will likely approach that task with a very different attitude.
Author: Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin, Source: “The Great Commandment,” Ensign, Nov 2007, 28–31; http://www.l...Saved by mlsscaress in obedience attitude love teach hometeaching flow genuine acts visitingteaching voluntary selfsacrifice obligation approach 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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