Emily Belle Freeman
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THIS IS MY JOY

AND MY GREAT REJOICING

Come To This

Think about the power of these words: brought led leadeth bringeth

All four of them are found in Helamen 15:7.  They are words that intrigue me because they require action...not so much on the part of the person in need, but more on the part of the person who cares.

Have you ever tried to lead someone?

Sometimes it is hard work.

It requires effort.

And love.

And I think the power is less in the effort and more in the love.

"And behold, ye do know of yourselves, for ye have witnessed it, that as many of them as are BROUGHT to the knowledge of the truth,  and to know of the wicked and abominable traditions of their fathers, and are LED to believe the holy scriptures, yea, the prophecies of the holy prophets, which are written, which LEADETH them to faith on the Lord, and unto repentance, which faith and repentance BRINGETH a change of heart unto them --therefore, as many as have COME TO THIS, ye know of yourself are firm and steadfast in the faith..."  (Helaman 15:7-8)

The moments when someone is brought into the fold are tender moments.  The moments when someone is led to understand the holy scriptures, the words of holy prophets, when they experience a change of heart.

Tender.

Because they experience His mercy.  And they recognize it.

Have you been led?

Have you been brought to a knowledge of truth through someone else?

What could you learn from their efforts in your behalf?  Could you use what you learn to bless the life of another?  To lead them, to bring them, to help them come unto Christ?

The Holy Ghost will attend you in these moments.  Angels will assist.

Our Father, who loves us beyond comprehension, will pull out all the stops.  Send His very best.  To surround the one who is struggling with people who know how to bring and how to lead.

Because He doesn't want to lose even one.

I really believe this.

I want to be a part of that great effort...to help people come to this...so they can live firm and steadfast.

So they can bring someone else.