“If You Love Me, Keep My Commandments”

“If You Love Me, Keep My Commandments”

by Karli As a teenager obedience is a hard thing. Teenagers are known for wanting to be right and I can tell you that I love when I am right. Keeping the commandments can be a hard thing for teens to do because we think we know what’s best for us. We learn obedience by example so if you are the only friend that keeps the commandments all your friends will see how you are acting and they will start to want to follow your example. A great example of this is our…Read more …
Three Ways Fasting Can Make a Difference for You

Three Ways Fasting Can Make a Difference for You

by Sarah (Guest Blogger) Fasting has always been a practice among God’s people, and is still a commandment from God today. So, what is “fasting?” Fasting is going without food and drink for two consecutive meals or, in other words, 24 hours. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I am invited to fast once a month on the first Sunday (Fast Sunday). Like most growing teenage girls, I love food and, like for most people, it can be hard for me to not eat. Our bodies get…Read more …
To Play or Not to Play

To Play or Not to Play

by Lincoln I believe sports are one of God’s gifts to us here on earth. Sports are recreational activities that provide wholesome entertainment and people like to participate. However, every professional sport, and even some college, high school, and little league sports play games on Sundays. But what’s the big deal? Isn’t Sunday just like any other day of the week? No, Sunday is the Sabbath Day; a day set aside by God to be a day of worship and rest. To put it into the words of the scriptures, “And on the…Read more …
Why Do I Keep the Sabbath Day Holy?

Why Do I Keep the Sabbath Day Holy?

By Aaron (Guest Blogger) Growing up as a kid I was always told that I couldn’t hang out with friends or play certain video games on Sunday. At the time it just seemed like another dumb rule that my parents had implemented just because they could. Over time, as I matured, I was able to see the importance of these rules. It not only made the Lord happy, but it blessed my life. It took a while for this valuable principle to stick, but I was able to see the importance of it…Read more …