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Elder Oaks' Special Message to Filipinos

Transcript of Elder Dallin H. Oaks message to Filipinos in a broadcast conducted on November 1, 2014. 

Gathering Israel through Missionary Work

The 2015 Philippines Area Goals focus on four divinely appointed responsibilities that will help individuals and families qualify for eternal life and exaltation. “Gathering Israel through Missionary Work” is one of these four area goals.

Live the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Like me, you will have noticed that being a true disciple of Christ is demanding; there are commandments to keep, meetings to attend, tithes and offerings to donate, service to be given, lessons to be prepared, personal goals to be achieved, scriptures to be studied, and faith in Christ to grow to name just a few expectations.

Feast upon the Words of Christ

A Book of Mormon scripture found in 2 Nephi 32:3 is set forth as a foundation for the 2015 Philippines Area Goals.  In this scripture the prophet Nephi counsels his brethren to “feast upon the words of Christ; for behold, the words of Christ will tell you all things what ye should do.”  

Philippines Area Goals 2015

This is the fourth Area Broadcast that I have participated in and the first as your Area President. While my assignments in the Area Presidency have changed over the years what has not changed is my love for the people of the Philippines. Sister Ardern and I treasure our many friends throughout this country. 

Philippines Area Presidency Joins the Nation in Welcoming Pope Francis

The Philippines Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is one with the nation in welcoming Pope Francis as he joins the Filipino people for an apostolic visit.  

Fasting with Power

What if there were a way to overcome our habits, addictions, and burdens? What if there was a way to gain sufficient confidence in the Lord that you could call down the powers of heaven? What if there were principles you could teach your loved ones that, if applied, would allow them to overcome personal weaknesses and draw closer to God?