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Seeking Jesus

lds.org For many years before Christ’s birth man anxiously awaited the   prophecies that He would come. Then came that night of nights when the angel of the Lord came upon shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock, and the pronouncement, “For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord” ( Luke 2:11 ). The shepherd were personally invited to search for Jesus. Did they wait or procrastinate their search for Jesus? The record affirms that the shepherds said to one another, “Let us now go even unto Bethlehem. … And they came with haste” ( Luke 2:15–16 ). Wise men also seeking Jesus journeyed from the East to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. … lds.org “And when … they saw the young child with Mary his mother, [they] fell down, and worshiped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gift

Church History Tour-Kirtland A Sacred Place

Kirtland - was one of the most spiritual times and places since the resurrection of Christ and the early days of the ancient Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.   Not only was it a place a hardship for the early saints, but it was a time and place for great spiritual manifestations which included several visitations of the Father and the Son as well as many other heavenly messengers.   Many "felt the power and felt the glory" of our Savior's visitations, [knew He was in the room with them], but did not see Him.   One of the principles that separates the beliefs of the restored Church of Jesus  Christ from other religions is the belief in a living God. "We believe in God the Eternal Father and in His Son Jesus Christ and in the Holy Ghost" [Article of Faith 1] "These three beings make up the Godhead. They preside over this world and all other creations of our Father in Heaven. The true doctrine of the Go