Truth Restored!

In John 3:16 we read, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." The Savior came to the earth and accomplished all that the Father asked. During His earthly ministry He performed the Atonement by suffering for our sins and overcoming physical death. He also organised His Church and called twelve men to be His Apostles. The calling of an Apostle is to be a special witness of Christ to all the world. The Savior gave the twelve priesthood authority to teach His gospel, perform the ordinances of salvation, and establish His Church. After the death of Jesus Christ, He continued to guide the Apostles through revelation. Eventually the Apostles were killed and Christs authorized servants were no longer on the earth. It was through the Prophet Joseph Smith that Christs Church and priesthood authority was restored to the earth. Today, the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve are commissioned by God and sustained as prophets, seers, and revelators. Their authority is traced in an unbroken line all the way back to Jesus Christ himself.

The sixth Article of Faith states, "We believe in the same organisation that existed in the Primitive Church, namely, apostles, prophets, pastors, teachers, evangelists, and so forth." Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever. If Christ organised His Church with twelve Apostles anciently, wouldn't it make sense that there would be twelve Apostles on the earth today? In Amos 3:7 we read, "Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets." The same organisation that existed at the time of Christ has been restored to the earth. We have living day apostles and prophets who reveal Gods will to mankind. They are found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

When i was 19 years old it was my privilege to meet Henry B. Eyring, an Apostle of the Lord. It was just after receiving my mission call to serve in the England London South Mission. I was attending a sacrament meeting in Bountiful, Utah when i soon learnt that Henry B. Eyring would be in attendance. He spoke at the conclusion of the meeting and bore a powerful testimony of the Lord Jesus Christ. The spirit illuminated my soul and i knew without a shadow of a doubt that he was truly an Apostle of the Lord. As i spoke with him after the meeting i continued to feel of that same spirit. It was a sacred experience and one that i will never forget. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the Lords true church on the earth today. I know that He speaks to His Prophet, Thomas S. Monson along with his counselors and the Quorum of the Twelve. This is the Lords work. How grateful i am to be a part of it.

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