Elder Wilford W. Andersen of the First Quorum of the Seventy spoke to BYU-Idaho students about applying faith and hope.
“There seems to be two distinct levels of faith,” Elder Andersen said in his address March 17. “The first level is the faith to try, the faith to enroll, the faith to thrust in our sickles. But there is another level of faith. It is more than the faith to try; it is the faith to do. … It is more than the faith to thrust in your sickle; it is the faith to reap.”
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“We need that kind of faith,” Elder Andersen declared. “We, like Lehi, have received marvelous promises from the Lord … We only need sufficient faith to receive them — a faith so strong that it can convert our future promises into present realities. We need the faith to reap.”
Elder Andersen gave three principles to obtain faith to reap: