JOSÉ: I don't know if I have told you all about him? He is a friend of a member here in our Branch. She brought him to church, and he said that he is ready to change his life. We are working hard, hard with him. He has already been to church three times! How great right? This week we went and taught him and we put a date for 21st of February. I really thought he was going to say no, like the last time..
YE OF LITTLE FAITH.
He said YES! We are so excited! We are working hard to teach him all of the 5 lessons so that he will be prepared to enter the waters of baptism this next Saturday!
NICOLÁS: He is also a friend of a member...well actually our Branch President! He just showed up last Sunday! So we went and visited him twice this last week. Last night we went with the Branch President and his wife to visit him. We taught him the Restoration. It was so good! The President was able to testify about the things we taught and also share his own conversion story and help his friend out.
We got to the part where we are supposed to challenge them to be baptized and I had my doubts...
YE OF LITTLE FAITH
We followed exactly how our President taught him and he as well accepted to be baptized this 21st of February! Our president has asked us to focus more on the Holy Ghost. So we always ask.
'How do you feel?'
If we have taught right they will always describe the Holy Ghost. So then we explain the Holy Ghost and read some scriptures. We then ask
'would you like to have these feelings with you forever?
and they usually say yes. We then ask
'And starting when?' and they usually say
' Well, right now!'
Then, we read with them Matthew 3:16-17 explaining what they need to do in order to receive these feelings forever. And then we ask them to prepare to receive the Holy Ghost by being baptized. AND THEY SAY YES :)
I really do believe in revelation. Our President is always trying to help us be better and do better. Asking in this way is really divine revelation. They always begin to understand the importance of being baptized and the blessings they will receive afterward.
I am so happy and can see the hand of the Lord in our lives each and every day! I love you all so much! Have a wonderful week!
P.S. Maybe this model can help some of you missionaries :)