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Testimony

Posted by Elise on October 11, 2009

Elder Dallin H. Oaks

Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Ensign, May, 2008

Knowledge encourages obedience, and obedience enhances knowledge.

A testimony of the gospel is a personal witness borne to our souls by the Holy Ghost that certain facts of eternal significance are true and that we know them to be true. Such facts include the nature of the Godhead and our relationship to its three members, the effectiveness of the Atonement, and the reality of the Restoration.

 A testimony of the gospel is not a travelogue, a health log, or an expression of love for family members. It is not a sermon. President Kimball taught that the moment we begin preaching to others, our testimony is ended.1 Read the rest of this entry »

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