Scripture of the Day
"Nevertheless, after much tribulation, the Lord did hear my cries, and did answer my prayers, and has made me an instrument in his hands in bringing so many of you to a knowledge of his truth."
• What does Alma mean when he says The Lord made him an instrument in His hands?
• What are some ways we can have the same faith and patience through our own trials that Alma did?
• Discuss the importance of trusting in the Lord. What are some experiences you have had that help you trust the Lord? Sometimes it is hard to have faith when it feels like the Lord is not hearing our cries. What can we do to find comfort?
We often feel like The Lord is not answering our prayers. It can be discouraging to feel like we are suffering much tribulation in our lives and not receiving the answers we want. It is important to trust in The Lord's timing. As the primary song "A Child's Prayer" teaches, ...
"Now this is the commandment: Repent, all ye ends of the earth, and come unto me and be baptized in my name, that ye may be sanctified by the reception of the Holy Ghost, that ye may stand spotless before me at the last day."
3 Nephi 27:20
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