The Book Of Mormon Analysis

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There is a power that lies in each of us, a flame that burns so bright. Yet, it is only unlocked as we search, ponder and pray. But about what you may ask. The answer may come as a surprise to some, or may hit home for others. We each must Search, Ponder and Pray about "The Book of Mormon", about The Prophet Joseph Smith, about the truthfulness of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

As we come to gain a testimony we can fuel that fire that burns with in our hearts. We can increase our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and receive that comfort and direction, that we all are so desperate for. We can come to know for a surety that these things are true and really will bless our lives.

This week I was reminded of this simple truth. As my companion and I walked a long the road, going from house to house. I couldn't help bu think, that there is someone special I
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I didn't care for the typical "Hello, we are Missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints", "would you like to hear a message." Honestly that's a good way to get a door slammed in your face. People are realistic, and think just like anyone else. They want to know only what's good for them or what can help them. Sometimes it can be seen as a selfish attitude. So borrowing a idea from Theodore Roosevelt and applying this phrase, “People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care”.

I sought to get to know this man, and I really was genuine about it. People don't like flattery, it's cheap and it never works. In an honest person to person conversation I did just that. Jacob, told me about his life, about his job, about his family and about what he was even doing on the car that he stopped working on to talk to me. I felt the love of God for this man, I truly did. As he talked and I listen intently. It was almost perfect, almost the hand of the Lord shown forth as the gospel came up in
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