Wednesday, October 5, 2011

General Conference!!!!!!!

Heyyy. Today I'm going to talk about General Conference.
I love General Conference. And, for those who may not know, General Conference is a semi-annual church meeting that is broadcasted world-wide. There are 5 ten-hour sessions in which the Prophet, Thomas S. Monson, the Twelve Apostles, The Quorum of the Seventy, and other Church leaders.  This is a time when these leaders share with the world the things that the Lord wants them to know.
I'm going to share my thoughts/opinions/notes/feelings/favorite talks (haha) from this General Conference.
  • I really loved President Boyd K. Packer's talk because it was focused on the youth.  He told us that even though there is opposition, we need not fear. He also said that because so much is expected from the youth, we will be blessed.
  • I also enjoyed Elder Robert D. Hales' talk about humility. Everything that Jesus did on earth was The Father's plan and will. Trials are given to everyone. THey are given to see if we will use our agency to follow God.
  • I really love the words of Elder D. Todd Christofferson in his talk: We should always have a smile on our face when we talk about repentance. 
  • Ian S. Arden, of the Seventy, spoke of time. He said that time cannot be sold or bought. When wisely used, it's value is immeasureable. We are all given the same amount of time. If we are busy, busy must equal productive. People who are close to the Savior won't be distracted by distracting pursuits.We should always review what we are doing to prepare to meet God.
  • Carl B. Cook, of the Seventy, also had a fantastic talk. He said that "We should always look up!" We can be healde and strengthened by the Atonement. To "Look Up" is a metaphor for looking to Christ. We should Look up, step up, and cheer up. Looking up isn't a one-time experience.
I really love General Conference.And I have a testimony that the Lord truly speaks to us through the mouths of the prophets and apostles.

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  1. conference is always wonderful. So glad we can watch it over again and read it later often. Thanks for sharing what you know to be true. I too love the book of mormon because It helps me feel God's love for me when I read it. Have a great day! Sherrill Graff

  2. Oh thank you! I'm glad I have the ability to share the gospel in this way! Thank YOU for sharing your comments!

  3. I loved hearing Elder L Tom Perry's conference talk about sharing the gospel via the web and being bold. I've found it hard to talk about the church, but use the internet alot, Facebook, blogging etc and so your blog is a great idea in every way!

  4. Thanks so much! Elder Ballard had a talk about blogging the gospel that I really enjoyed, too. :)


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