I was inspired this morning from the talks that were given. Elder Oaks hit the
nail right on the head. God's laws come first. And it mattereth not that
others don't believe in God.. we do.. and we follow.Persecution
will come. And he was speaking to many of the Saints that are now sitting on
the fence.. trying to support the ways of the new world.. yet trying to live by
God's old one. They can't live both as they are direct opposites of
each other.I heard in Presidents Monson's talk that following
the commandments of God does not totally protect one from the sorrows of this
earthly life. Sometimes.. even when we are doing right.. things still go wrong.
It does rain on the just.. and unjust.. alike. But it is all in how we deal
with this adversity that makes the difference.I have really enjoyed
the theme of this conference so far. It truly reminds me of the parable of the
10 virgins. Which one of that group will we be.. wise? or foolish? Those who
chose the way of the world outside of this church is certainly the foolish
I all ways find each conference very informative and inspiring and spiritual.
I too loved conference - as always.I appreciate the way the Brethren
counter the trends of the world. There is no name calling, no pointing of
fingers, no arguments --- they simply state our doctrine and beliefs; not to
offend others, but to explain why we will continue to live and believe as we
have.Many in the world will take offense, call us names, and
threaten with what ever they have on hand to throw at us. That is their choice.
We choose to simply do our best to come closer to Christ and to follow His
doctrine as we understand it.
I never cease to be amazed and thrilled with the subject of the talks given.
Conference was so inspiring and uplifting..we all need that with the challenges
we face each day. What incredible, learned men of God and what a privilege it is
and blessing to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
There is nothing better.
President Uchtdorf's talk was beautifully honest, and a call to repentance