Category Archives: Example of Faith

A Miraculous Conversion to the Mormon Church

The following account was written by Bobby Van Rooy. It details why Bobby decided to join the Mormon church after studying, pondering, and praying for nearly two years.     My conversion took about two years, but I’ll take it from … Continue reading

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When Your Flame of Faith Flickers

For many the birth of mature faith comes when the faith of their youth is challenged. With this thought in mine I would like to write to those who are feeling the flame of their faith flickering.  I think nearly everyone … Continue reading

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Example of Faith: Marion G. Romney—Prayer Answered

The following example of faith is quoted from Elder F. Burton Howard’s biography of President Marion G. Romney: In 1967 Sister Romney suffered a serious stroke. The doctors told then–Elder Romney that the damage from the hemorrhage was severe. They … Continue reading

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The Lord Seeth Fit to Try His People’s Faith

Before being called as a General Authority the Cook’s had their patience and faith tired. This account shows how the Lord deals with His people, how He trieth their faith and then rewards them according to their faithfulness. The following … Continue reading

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Robber Holds Gun to Apostle’s Head and Pulls the Trigger

The following statement was printed in the Deseret News on May 30, 2009 Statement from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Elder and Sister Russell M. Nelson were on a church assignment in Mozambique, where they were accompanied … Continue reading

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“Power in the Priesthood”—Source of Revealed in Manhattan Miracle

The following experience gives those who have faith in the priesthood an idea of how priesthood power is accomplished. Sister Veda Mortimer was present in her Manhattan Ward, in New York Stake, in September 1959 when Elder Harold B. Lee … Continue reading

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Example of Faith: Mission President Withers in Pain and is Healed

I read, Yearning for the Living God, by F. Enzio Busche a few years ago. He is a convert to the church from Germany and was called to be a General Authority and served as a Seventy in the Church … Continue reading

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Example of Faith: Ministering Angel Intervenes to Help a Mother and Her Children

I enjoy reading accounts from the Ensign magazine telling about church members who turned to the Lord in time of need and found his helping hand. The following account was published in the Ensign, under the title  “‘Save My Life … Continue reading

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A Group of Liberal Mormons—the Swearing Elders—Encounter Hugh Nibley

Maybe the term “liberal mormon” had its origin at the University of Utah with a group of men who were referred to as the “swearing elders”.  This is an interesting and revealing history from Hugh Nibley’s life. This account makes it clear that … Continue reading

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Finally, one night…I broke down. I began to sob and to pray.

The following sacrament talk was given by Michael R. Conder. Michael, his wife, and four children live in Colorado. He is a system engineer. I contacted Michael by email recently (Oct 29, 2013) and asked for his permission to post … Continue reading

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