- Invite people to act, rather than treat them as objects to be acted upon.
- Get to know the people, and help them to realize that we are here to help them.
- Apply the scriptures to yourself and the people you teach.
- Get out of the way and let the Spirit teach and bear witness to those you teach.
- The Holy Ghost is the teacher - we are the guides.
- Teach as Jesus taught - one by one.
- Ask in faith, with an expectation to act.
- Get up and go to work!
- Faith can grow.
- As a conduit of the light, we have to be pure - not perfect, but working on it.
- Start talking, even though you don't always know just what you're going to say.
- Study the scriptures with people and ask them what they've learned.
- Jump out of the boat - keep your eyes on the Savior.
- Don't mess things up with a scripted presentation.
- Let yourself be exposed and vulnerable.
- Don't worry about what you're doing or how you look.
- God will never leave you alone. He won't leave you hanging, but he will allow you to struggle.
- Do not dwell on past failures. "That's enough regret!" Look forward and do things differently.
- Observe, listen and discern and you'll know what to say.
- Be quiet and let the Holy Ghost do the teaching.
- Putting off the natural man means to stop doing bad stuff. Start doing more and more good stuff.
- Baptism and temple covenants are essential to returning to Christ.
- Based upon what I have observed, felt and learned tonight - what will I do?
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Nuggets from the Evening with Elder Bednar
Posted by MKG at 12:20 PM