In the times of the early Christian church, the apostle Paul wrote to Timothy, "my personal son within the faith," and exhorted him: "Be thou an instance of the believers, in notice, in dialog, in charity, in spirit, in religion, in purity." (1 Timothy 4:12.)
Today, leaders of Christ's church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, supply comparable assistance to people who take upon themselves the identify of the Savior. In Be Thou an instance, Gordon B. Hinckley, a counselor within the First Presidency of the Church, tells how you can be an instance of the believer and descriptions many of the uncomplicated ideals of the Latter-day Saints.
"Paul by no means hedged nor quibbled whilst atmosphere forth the necessities of the gospel of Jesus Christ," he writes. "It is so at the present time. The Lord himself declared that 'strait is the gate and slender is the way.' Any procedure facing the everlasting outcomes of human habit needs to set guidance and cling to them, and no process can lengthy command the loyalties of guys that doesn't anticipate of them convinced measures of self-discipline, and especially of strength of mind. the price in convenience can be nice. The sacrifice can be genuine. yet this very tough fact is the substance of which come personality and power and nobility."
Chapters for the booklet were tailored from addresses introduced by means of President Hinckley more often than not meetings of the Church, and take care of such simple topics as honesty, forgiveness, self-control, fending off rivalry, and opposing evil. He writes, as he speaks, with forthrightness and with conviction. Be Thou an instance is a e-book for each believer!
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