Wednesday, December 7, 2016

2016-12-04 President's Message

Dear Elders and Sisters,

Thank you for your sacrifice and service. Thank you for your great faith. I want to share with you some thoughts about Faith that have blessed my life over the years. I invite you to choose one or more of them and put them on your wall. Ponder it. Pray about it. Put it into your life.
"Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death." (Anonymous)

"Faith is not so much something we believe; faith is something we live." (Joseph B. Wirthlin)
"There is no obstacle to great, no challenge to difficult, if we have faith." (Gordon B. Hinckley)

"God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. Be not though therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord." (1 Timothy 1:7-8)

"We need to prepare our own seedbed of faith. To do this we need to plow the soil through daily humble prayer, asking for strength and forgiveness." (James E. Faust)

"Faith is not only a feeling; it is a decision. With prayer, study, obedience and covenants, we build and fortify our faith." (Neil L. Andersen)

"Those walk in faith will feel their lives encompassed with light and the blessings of heaven. They will understand and know things that others cannot." (Joseph B. Wirthlin)

"The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety." (George Mueller)

"When faith replaces doubt, when selfless service eliminates selfish striving, the power of God brings to pass His purposes." (Thomas S. Monson)

"Sorry looks back, worry looks around, and faith looks up." (Anonymous)

"Faith is the product of righteous desire, belief, and obedience." (David Baxter)

"Your future is as bright as your faith!" (Thomas S. Monson)

Mahal ko po kayo,

President Creg Ostler