Improving sacrament reverence

by | Apr. 20, 2012

What We Believe

For leaders who want to improve sacrament meeting reverence, consider pointing congregations to the Last Supper. Reverence is a matter of the heart and not a to-do list. When members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints allow the spirit of the Last Supper to sink deeply into their hearts, reverence for God’s sacrament meeting will blossom.

A "sacrament" from the Latin sacramentum means to "set aside for a holy purpose." It is "a spiritual covenant between God and man," according to Elder Bruce R. McConkie in “Mormon Doctrine.”

As parents and leaders remind those within their stewardship to set themselves aside for holy purposes, the desire to draw closer to Jesus Christ during his sacred sacrament will become the prime motivation.

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