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February 21, 2024

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MaryannMarch 27, 2023

People do NOT leave the church over doctrine or issues that bother them. They leave because they do not have a deep testimony that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is truly the Lord's church, directed by him. If they really believed that, issues that disturb them would be set aside because of their faith. We don't have the right to demand all the answers right now, or even to understand all things right now. The Lord has revealed to us that his thoughts and ways are higher than our's. Only He has all the facts. "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding." This is not blind obedience. It is trusting that the Lord reveals the truth to his servants who have been called to give us his word and to direct the church, as revealed by our Savior. It requires humility to dismiss doubt and to cleave to the Lord, by following the counsel of his Prophets and Apostles.

B. OlsenMarch 17, 2023

Those three wishes are wonderful but the first two can only be accomplished in a covenant relationship with God in and through the church. God loves us no matter what we do but reserves the blessings of covenantal love for those who are faithful. That is the part that will be missed by those who leave the church. Yes, thankfully there is yet time.

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