Saturday, April 4, 2009

The Heavens are NOT Closed!

When Jesus lived on the Earth, he called 12 apostles.Jesus Christ atoned and died for us, that we might repent, be resurrected, and have Eternal Life. We know that his apostles too died and with that came the great apostasy or the dark ages. Then... our Heavenly Father who LOVES us ALL, restored the Lord's church to the Earth once again. We again have a living prophet, just as Peter was.... Pres. Monson! And, we again, have 12 apostles to teach us and lead us... (Yes, I realize that this picture is no longer current, Elder Wirthlin has passed away and Elder Anderson was sustained TODAY!)

The Heavens are NOT closed! The Church of Jesus Christ has been restored to the Earth! Revelation comes from Heaven. Apostles and Prophets are on the Earth once again!

We have been blessed to have temples on the Earth so that families can be sealed for Eternity. I know that families can be together FOREVER! (We currently have 128 temples on the Earth where families can be sealed together forever!) John 14:2-3 In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. I am grateful for my knowledge of the Lord's church... for revelation... for temples... I am grateful to KNOW that he has not and will not leave us alone, that he loves us ALL and that we can be with him for eternity!

I know that most of you who read my blog are members of the church and know what I have said here to be true... BUT, IF there is someone out there who questions this I HOPE and PRAY that you will kneel and ask... He WILL answer you! He loves you. He loves us all. We are his children.

I am grateful for a living prophet and for the opportunity to hear hims speak to us this weekend. I hope that you are all listening to this world wide conference and can feel the Spirit that these great men have. There are currently 13,508,509 members of The Church of Latter-Day Saints. We are in almost every country upon this Earth. God lives. He loves us. This I know... In the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

15 comments:

Kim said...

I agree the heavens are open. That many eyes wept today because they felt the truthfulness to what was being spoken and the Holy Ghost bore witness to that truthfulness. Thank you for your testimony. It strengthens mine.

wonder woman said...

AMEN. Powerful testimony.

I thought of you when Elder Ballard was talking about the "text" for his talk!!

And I suspected that the young man Pres. Eyring was talking about was his son. Such a touching story.

Cherie said...

Loved your Testimony and all I have to add is AMEN!

Mother Goose said...

i loved your words and the heavens are open! What a powerful testimony you have! I love it! AMEN!

KC Mom said...

Amen!! I feel so inspired by conference too!
The new GA is the father of my husbands dear friend. My husband and he were texting each other when Elder Anderson took the stand. It was all pretty exciting and so reaffirms my faith that the true church is on the earth!

Lisa Loo said...

I feel all warm and fuzzy again--like during conference! Loved your affirming testimony and the beautiful pictures that went with it. I love conference!!

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Bren's Life said...

Your testimony is so powerful & strong.. I also thought of you when he told the texting story! And I imagined you said "Yeah Text it all to me!!!"

Lisa said...

Beautiful testimony! The pictures add alot. We almost went up to Utah for conference but couldn't get enough tickets. We'll try again in October.

rad6 said...

What an amazing experience conference can be if we partake.
Thank you for this it is beautiful!

Jan the crazy lady said...

Thanks so much Shaila. I love your testimony. It is so strong and powerful.

I am feeling the blessings of Heaven today. It is not closed.

I am beyond strengthened today.

tammy said...

Thanks for sharing your testimony Shaila. How thankful I am that we have a living prophet on the earth today.

Kim said...

I am a fan of your blog! Come over to my site to get your fan award=)

Pancake said...

you have a beautiful testimony Shaila! Thanks for sharing it!

Melissa said...

What a beautiful post Shaila. What a powerful testimony! Thank you for sharing that.