The New Year And Things I Was A Foundation For My Life

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I was sitting and contemplating the last few days while reading my scriptures about the New Year and things I can work on, things I did really well this last year, as well as goals that I had accomplished. I was reading in Helaman chapter five and in verse twelve where it says, "Remember that it is upon the rock of our Redeemer, who is Christ, the Son of God, that ye must build your foundation; that when the devil shall send forth his mighty winds, yea, his shafts in the whirlwind, yea, when all his hail and his mighty storm shall beat upon you, it shall have no power over you to drag you down to the gulf of misery and endless wo, because of the rock upon which ye are built, which is a sure foundation, a foundation whereon if men build…show more content…
They say, "If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up."

Those three words but if not shows how much that they trusted in their Savior. It made me wonder do I trust in the Lord that much? Am I willing to ask for something from Him and have hope but at the same time accept whatever answer He gives me? Even if that answer is something completely opposite of what I asked? I really believe that when we can answer yes to those facts that is when we truly have our foundation built on the Lord because we trust Him and His plan no matter what may be happening to us.

If you look back at that verse in Helaman it says, "When the devil shall send forth his mighty winds." Not if he may, or it might happen every now and then. It says WHEN. This means that it is going to happen and that the fact that you are built upon Christ doesn 't make you impervious to bad things happening in your life. In fact I would say when you are doing good that 's when satan wants to attack you even more!

This idea of thinking can also just be applied to the weakness or the pitfalls that we have in this life. Whether that be drug or pornography addictions to mental disorders and physical ailments to even same gender attraction. We can
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