I hope you have all had a great week! This week was transfers and my companion, Elder Jenkins and I are staying together here in Boulogne for the super transfer (8 weeks)! This past week was a tough one for us. It was hard finding anyone new to teach but that is part of the mission..you have to push through!!
I had the opportunity to give a talk in sacrament meeting this past Sunday. It was a great experience and I learned a lot from it! I spoke on faith, but I focused more on the action of it! We can clearly see that in the scriptures and in real life there is a faith and an action to everything. I used an example of lifting weights. We can say all we want that if we lift weights we will be stronger, look bigger and grow..but if we don't do it, we will never see any results (Then I said that we would look like Elder Jenkins haha..everybody got a good laugh out of that). Or BJ would say that then it would look like me haha! Anyways, the same is with faith. We can say that we believe. We can say that we should repent. We can say that Jesus Christ is our Savior, but if we don't act on this faith..we cannot receive the blessings!
An example of this that I came accross in my personal study this past week is in Alma 34