We asked, you answered: 27 powerful single-sentence testimonies to strengthen your spirit

by | Sep. 03, 2020

Editor’s note: “We asked, you answered” highlights memorable responses to discussion questions posed on LDS Living’s social media accounts. Follow along on Facebook and Instagram to contribute.

Speaking in October 2004 general conference, President M. Russell Ballard shared a powerful statement: “Testimony—real testimony, born of the Spirit and confirmed by the Holy Ghost—changes lives.”

We recently asked our followers, “If you could share a one-sentence testimony with the world, what would you say?” The responses we received were too powerful not to share.

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Responses have been edited for clarity and brevity. 

“I know that my Redeemer lives.”

“Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God and His true and living Church has been restored, even The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.”

“If at the end of your life you have not chosen Christ, it won’t matter what you chose!”

“My life is better and I have hope because of my Savior Jesus Christ and the plan my Father in Heaven [has] for me.”

“We can and are to become like Christ is—completely divine.”

“Faith is knowing He’s faithful and knowing He can—but even if He doesn’t—our hope is in Him alone.”

“The Book of Mormon is indeed another testament of Jesus Christ.”

“I know that If we keep the commandments, we will receive temporal and spiritual blessings in this life and eventually live with Heavenly Father in a state of never-ending happiness.”

“Don’t wait for tomorrow to come unto Christ; He is there with waiting, loving arms.”

“Heavenly Father loves each of us so much, and we can find our path back to Him through Jesus Christ.”

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“The Lord knows all of us, He loves us without limits, and He's always prepared to help us.”

“The Savior Jesus Christ is all-powerful, and nothing can stay His hand!”

“For God so loved the world that he really did give His only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, that whosoever believes and obeys shall have eternal life.”

“Don’t you give up, because He won’t give up on you.”

“The gospel is true, no matter what.”

“Belief in Christ brings hope and peace to a world full of despair and gloom.”

“I know my Heavenly Father knows and loves me and that my Savior carries me when I am weak.”

“With God all things are possible.”

“I know President Nelson is a prophet of God.”

“Jesus loves you and everything is happening exactly as it’s meant to.”

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“Everything begins and ends with the Savior.”

“You are eternally loved by a Savior who cheers you on each step of the way.”

“Prayer works.”

“I love Jesus, and I know He loves me.”

“Pray, He is there; speak, He is listening.”

“Jesus is my best friend and [He] loves and supports me, and all of us, unconditionally.”

“There is peace in my heart knowing the gospel is true.”

Thank you for sharing your testimonies with us. Be sure to follow along on Facebook and Instagram to contribute.

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Lindsey Williams

Lindsey Williams joined the LDS Living team with a passion to find the stories that matter most. Previous stops in her career include BYU-Pathway Worldwide, the Special Projects Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Utah Valley Magazine. When she's not searching for stories to write, the Colorado Springs native is most likely on a hiking trail. 

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