Faith Strength Quotes (91 quotes)
Challenges of Modern Times - USTHAD WAHAJ TARIN - Al Manar Centre Dubai
The Sustaining Power of Faith in Times of Uncertainty and Testing
Who does not have need of assurance in times of uncertainty and testing? Who is so self-confident that there is never want for a stabilizing influence in life? A fundamental purpose of earth life is personal growth and attainment. Consequently, there must be times of trial and quandary to provide opportunity for that development. What child could ever grow to be self-supporting in maturity were all the critical decisions made by parents? So it is with our Heavenly Father. His plan of happiness is conceived so that we will have challenges, even difficulties, where decisions of great importance must be made so that we can grow, develop, and succeed in this mortal probation.
But what about periods of prolonged suffering or surprise attacks? I pondered this question just yesterday. After a long stint of peace and tranquility, yesterday proved challenging with flaring emotions, less-than-graceful communication and the temptation to — yet again — go over details. Even with all the reading, all the praying and all the practice of trying to stay peaceful, yesterday was overwhelming, and I found myself begging God to drop me a line. I prayed over and over for Him to bring relief and change the scene.
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My Doubt Was Swept Away
We all experience difficult times in our lives. It is a time of testing and trial. Faith in Jesus Christ will help us endure the tribulations we encounter in this life. Following are the testimonies of four Latter-day Saints who have chosen faith when faced with challenges. Several years ago, I came across a certain criticism of the Book of Mormon that I had never heard or read before.
In fact, the last four years have been about our family learning how to have faith in God during hard times. You want change. I totally get it. And I can testify to this: God has the ability to bring joy during even the most difficult circumstances! He will prove Himself faithful when times get hard… but you have to choose to cling to Him and to seek His ways as better than your own. You have to take action. As someone who has had to keep the faith through many hard trials too, let me share what has helped me.