[Joseph Smith] was a man of such spiritual stature that he reflected the image of the Lord Jesus to the people. His voice was the voice of the Lord. . . . The test of discipleship is how totally and completelyToday, I’m not sure why, but the last phrase hit me over the head like a ton of bricks. I haven’t been able to shake that thought from my mind since.
and fully we believe the word that was revealed through Joseph Smith, and how effectively we echo or pro claim that word to the world. (Bruce R. McConkie)
We all are striving to believe and follow Joseph Smith’s words, but how effective are we RIGHT NOW in echoing that message?
What can we change to be more effective?
It’s not about whether we are doing good, but are we doing good the way the Lord desires?
Is the work I am doing effective?
How can I accomplish more?
Lord, I am willing, what do you want me to change?None of us are perfect disciples but by joining together with united faith and prayer we can strengthen each other. The Lord wants His work to be done. We are the only ones holding ourselves back. I would like to hear from all of you–how can we be more effective in echoing and proclaiming Joseph Smith’s word to the world? What are the key principles? Hurrah for Israel!