Interested in Duty to God?
WHAT IS DUTY TO GOD?
Duty to God is an important pamphlet that helps you to create goals for your early age, you start at age 12.
Their are three stages in this book.
When you are 12-13 You can be ordained to a deacon.
When you are 14-15 You can be ordained to a teacher.
When you are 16-17 You can be ordained to a priest.
LDS created this book pamphlet to help young youth to begin their faith in God, and to return to him.
WHAT IS FAITH?
Faith is something that you believe in, that you don't see.
As you read Duty to God, it increases your faith, if you have faith in God.
As you read Duty to God, you cross these 3 sentences.
1. Pray and study the scriptures.
2. Live worthily.
3. Understand Doctrine.
WHAT DOES PRAY MEAN?
Prayer is an act of faith in God, prayer is sacred, prayer is a way to get answers to your questions.
Prayer can be used for guidance through out the day.
Prayer is not used for the worldly things, such as: Video Games, book novels, etc.
Prayer is used for getting answers, or praying for someone you love, or feel sorry for, prayer can be used for many things, as you pray, you are being influenced by the HOLY GHOST.
WHAT IS THE HOLY GHOST?
The Holy Ghost is a part of the Godhead, first their is Jesus Christ, Heavenly Father, and the Holy Ghost.
A very important thing is that the Holy Ghost doesn't have a body, the Holy Ghost is a spirit, a spirit that inspires people to do good.
The Holy Ghost, can be used as a guide in your life.
The Holy Ghost can influence you to do the righteous things.
In fact, the Holy Ghost can do many things.
When you are ordained as a deacon, teacher, priest, the Holy Ghost blesses you with that calling.
The High priests who are about 20 years old, confer the ordinance, by laying their hands upon your head, gently.
Then the Holy Ghost blesses you with that calling.
The Holy Ghost can baptize you with full emersion of water, and by spiritual fire.
The Holy Ghost is a very important spirit that you can't see, touch, or feel.
Although you can feel the goodness with is coming from the Holy Ghost.
As you pray, the Holy Ghost comforts you as you pray to your Heavenly Father.
If you feel good inside you, the Holy Ghost is comforting you.
If you feel terrible, shaky with evil, and disturbed, and not doing good. That spirit, is the devil.
The devil is a spirit that has no relationship with the Holy Ghost, it is the opposite of good.
The devil can tempt you to do wrong, things such as, pornography, sex, many things with are not good in the sight of the Lord.
If you feel these things that are upon you, you need to REPENT.
WHAT IS REPENTANCE?
Repentance is a thing that you do when you make wrong choices, or when you just mess up.
Repentance is when you pray to your heavenly father for forgiveness.
In the scriptures, it talks about Jesus atoning for our sins in the garden of gethsemane.
If you are interested, about Jesus christ being born on earth, click here.
ST. Mathew is a wonderful story of Jesus Christ, It talks about him of being born from heaven to earth, and talks about his childhood, all the way to his adulthood.
WHAT IS SCRIPTURES?
Scriptures is a genealogy, a journal of our ancestors.
All the way down since about 700 B.C. There was Nephi, son of Lehi, who had three brothers, Sam, Lemual, and Lamen.
Way later this book was translated by Joseph Smith, he translated the book at around 1830s.
Way back when at around 400, or 500 B.C. Mormon put together all of the books of our ancestors together.
He chose the best parts of our ancestors journals.
We now call this book "The Book Of Mormon"