6 Ways to Love Church, Even When It Seems Boring

U is for Unity

If Satan really wants to destroy the Church, I think he'll start from the inside and work outward. The outside-in approach, used by those who publish anti-Mormon books and videos, will never do much damage. President Heber J. Grant taught:

Our enemies have never done anything that has injured this work of God, and they never will. I look around, I read, I reflect, and I ask the question, Where are the men of influence, of power and prestige, who have worked against the Latter-day Saints? . . . They cannot be found. . . . We need have no fears, we Latter-day Saints. God will continue to sustain this work; He will sustain the right. If we are loyal, if we are true, if we are worthy of this gospel, of which God has given us a testimony, there is no danger that the world can ever injure us. We can never be injured, my brethren and sisters, by any mortals, except ourselves. (Heber J. Grant, Gospel Standards, 85).

The anti-Mormons will continue to do their work. Don't be alarmed or concerned. Just do your part to strengthen your own ward or stake.

May I suggest that next time you go to church, you take some paper or stationery or thank-you notes? Imagine what you could do to build unity in your ward by expressing gratitude to those who teach and serve you. . . .

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