Living the gospel of Jesus Christ means:
1. Exercising faith in Christ, repenting daily, making covenants with God as we receive the ordinances of salvation and exaltation, and enduring to the end by keeping those covenants.
2. Learning and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ at home and at church.
3. Becoming self-reliant in providing for ourselves and our families, both spiritually and temporally.
We make covenants with God as we receive the ordinances of salvation and exaltation—then keep our covenants daily. This includes exercising faith in our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, repenting each day. We help others know their covenants and how to live them (Mosiah 18:8–11, 23–26).
We care deeply about our families. It’s no secret, however, that parenting is very hard. How blessed we are to have our Savior’s example as we navigate learning how to parent in righteous, intentional ways.
What is righteous, intentional parenting? Intentional parenting is Christlike parenting (Alma 13:28).
When we study the gospel, we’re not just looking for new information; we want to become a “new creature” (2 Corinthians 5:17). This means relying on Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ to help us change our very natures. It requires consistent, daily efforts to understand and live the gospel. Heavenly Father will send the Holy Ghost to help us.
We have been counseled for many years to be prepared for adversity. Preparation, both spiritual and temporal, can eliminate fear (Doctrine and Covenants 38:30). Everyone is strengthened when members are prepared for disasters and disruptions. Check out these emergency preparedness resources available for you today!