Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Do--Can--Will

I relearned a great lesson today from the Book of Mormon. It comes from Mosiah 26: 2-4.

Mosiah 26

2. They did not believe what had been said concerning the resurrection of the dead, neither did they believe concerning the coming of Christ.

3. And now because of their unbelief they could not understand the word of God; and their hearts were hardened.

4. And they would not be baptized; neither would they join the church. And they were a separate people as to their faith, and remained so ever after, even in their carnal and sinful state; for they would not call upon the Lord their God.

I wonder how many times in my life I have missed out on great growth, wonderful experiences, and enlightenment because of a"did not, could not, would not" attitude.

The correlation between believing-- leading to action/understanding-- leading to blessings is evident. Even more so is the correlation that desire/belief leads to communication with God. Belief is such an important part of the gospel. I guess that's why I have had this scripture running through my head for quite some time now: "Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief." (Mark 9:24)

Today I choose to be a Do-Can-Willer!

2 comments:

Heather said...

Great connection Kylee, I'd never noticed that before.

Jer said...

Thanks for the post Kylee, it hit home for me too.