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sent the Savior from above to suffer, bleed, and die! His precious blood He freely spilt; His life He freely gave, A sinless sacrifice for guilt, A dying world to save. By strict obedience Jesus won the prize with glory rife: “Thy will, O God, not mine be done,” adorned his mortal life. He marked the path and led the way, and ev’ry point defines To light and life and endless day where God’s full presence shines. Even As He Is
He taught us by a perfect example the way to achieve eternal life. “Father send me. All about earth and eternal salvation for man. we can become “Even as He is. Conquering evil and death through his glorious name.” .” Jesus was chosen. Giving us hope of a wonderful life yet to be Home in that heaven where Father is waiting for me. Then Heavenly Father presented a beautiful plan. But resurrection is not enough. The events of that first Easter make it possible for every man to be resurrected. The path to eternal life is clearly outlined in the scriptures and is central to all our teachings. We believe that through the atonement of Christ. So did you. Lived there and loved there with people I know. it is true. By studying the teachings and actions of the Savior during his mortal ministry. if you keep my commandments and endure to the end you shall have eternal life.” Christ’s sacrifice is wasted if we settle only for resurrection. It includes making and receiving sacred covenants including those made in the temple. which gift is the greatest of all the gifts of God. There was another who sought for the honor divine. all mankind may be saved by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the gospel. and as the Messiah he came. often referred to as eternal life. Father said he needed someone who had enough love To give his life so we all could return there above. Jesus said. Doctrine and Covenants 14:7 tells us. should be our ultimate goal. Exaltation. His mortal ministry had more purpose than simply to lead to His death and resurrection.(MURPHY FAMILY) I lived in heaven a long time ago. During his time on earth. and the glory be thine. “And.
thou knowest all things. Seeking they wandering sheep. son of Jonas. Lord. Seeking the lambs that are lost. Lord. lovest thou me? He saith unto him. Saved at such infinite cost. See. Simon. He saith unto him. Hungry and helpless and cold. Some from the pasture are straying. Off from my shelter astray?” Green are the pastures inviting. Feed my sheep. Tenderly pleading today: “Will you not seek for my lost ones. Dear are his other lost sheep. Out in the dessert they wander. Feed My Lambs . Simon. thou knowest that I love thee. we will! Make us thy true under-shepherds. the Good Shepherd is seeking. Dearer than silver or gold. Feed my lambs. thou knowest that I love thee.(_____________ family) John 21:15-17 So when they had dined. “Yes. lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time. Dear are the “ninety and nine. Hark! He is earnestly calling. blessed Master. we will answer thee gladly. lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him. Simon. Jesus saith unto him. Dear to the heart of the Shepherd. Lord. Feed my sheep. son of Jonas. Yea. thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him. Yea. He saith to him again the second time. Dear to the heart of the Shepherd. Bringing them back to the fold. Dear are the sheep of his fold. Send us out into the dessert. Dear to the heart of the Shepherd. son of Jonas. Sweet are the waters and still. Over the mountains he follows. Over the waters so deep. Give us a love that is deep. Lovest thou me? And he said unto him. Dear are the lambs of his fold. He saith unto him the third time. Bringing them in with rejoicing. Hungry and helpless and cold. Dear is the love that He gives them. Jesus saith to Simon Peter. Lord. Dear to the heart of the Shepherd.” Dear are the sheep that have wandered out in the desert to pine. Off to the resuce we’ll hasten.
If any man will come after me. And we believe thy word. O Lord. A trust.(Fife Family) We give thee but thine own. I have two little hands folded snugly and tight. Each Life That Touches Ours for Good . Matthew 16:24-25 Then said Jesus unto his disciples. For all we have is thine alone. yet they know what is rignt. To thee our first-fruits give. Whatever we do for thine. Whatever the gift may be. let him deny himself. There is plenty indeed for my two hands to do. During all the long hours till daylight is through. we do it unto thee. to find a balm for woe. and follow me. May we thy bounty thus as stewards true receive. tho dim our faith may be. To tend the lone and fatherless is angels work below. as though blessest us. and take up his cross. from thee. O Lord. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it. To comfort and to bless. They are tiny and weak. And gladly.
On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets. Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart. and saying. Let There Be Love . I’m following in His ways.” I’m trying to love my neighbors. and with all thy mind.(Mecham Family) I’m trying to be like Jesus.” Matthew 22:35-40 Then one of them. and with all thy soul. As I Have Loved You At Home. “Love one another as Jesus loves you. I’m learning to serve my friends. Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. I’m trying to love as He did. tempting him. I watch for the day of gladness when Jesus will come again. This is the first and great commandment. I try to remember the lessons He taught. which is the great commandment in the law? Jesus said unto him. And the second is like unto it. Then the Holy Spirit enters into my thought saying. asked him a question. Be gentle and loving in deed and in thought. But I try to listen as a still small voice whispers. Master. “Love one another as Jesus loves you. Try to show kindness in all that you do. At times I am tempted to make a wrong choice. in all that I do and say. Be gentle and loving in deed and in thought. For these are the things Jesus taught. which was a lawyer. For these are the things Jesus taught. Try to show kindness in all that you do.
and I will give you rest. Come Thou Afflicted . by sin oppressed. Oh. If you in meekness plead for his love. Come unto Jesus. His love will find you and gently lead you From darkest night into day. know you not that angels are near you From brightest mansions above? Come unto Jesus from every nation. ye heavy laden Careworn and fainting. Come unto Jesus. Ever he calls. “Come to me. and learn of me. and my burden is light. From every land and isle of the sea. He’ll safely guide you unto that haven Where all who trust him. may rest. For my yoke is easy. Take my yoke upon you. He’ll ever heed you. Though in the darkness you’ve gone astray. He’ll surely hear you.” Matthew 11:28-30 Come unto me.(Jenkins Family) Come unto Jesus. Unto the high and lowly in station. for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. all ye that labour and are heavy laden.
” Moroni 10:32 Yea. Yet truth’s sublime. come unto Christ. We must the onward path pursue as wider fields expand to view. dominions. that by his grace ye may be perfect in Christ. But when we’re freed from present cares. “Come follow me. and be perfected in him. if with our Lord we would be heirs. whatever our lot or sphere may be. And follow him unceasingly. powers. kingdoms. and glory great and bliss are ours. begotten Son. If we. Then let us in his footsteps tread. this extends to holier spheres. and if by the grace of God ye are perfect in Christ. and deny yourselves of all ungodliness. Not only shall we emulate His course while in this earthly state. effulgent rays Are in these simple words combined to urge. mind and strength. ye can in nowise deny the power of God. and if ye shall deny yourselves of all ungodliness.” a simple phrase. For thrones. Is it enough alone to know that we must follow him below While traveling through this vale of tears? No. then is his grace sufficient for you. “Come follow me. For thus alone can we be one with God’s own loved.” the Savior said.(______________ family) “Come follow me. inspire the human mind. and love God with all your might. I Would Follow Thee: Choral Montage . throughout eternity. obey his words.