Well this week was really good. We had this thing called Interim training. We stayed at the mission home from Monday to Friday just drilling different things to become a better missionary. It was AWESOME. Plus it was will all the new missionaries, so I got to be with my MTC district again for a couple days! It's really awesome to see how much everyone had grown in just the small time we've all been here. Also we have some really awesome new goals for me and Elder Nissen. It made me excited for the work again. Plus a huge blessing that happened during Interim was that we got to go to the Helsinki Temple! It is absolutely beautiful and it was super super Finnish, in a good way. We even had to take off our shoes at the door! (That is a super Finnish thing to do by the way, they don't even wear shoes in school!) So that was a way awesome experience.
It was also a bit tough this week because after two days of being back in our area, 3 of our investigators either dropped us or we dropped them. But hey we have some awesome awesome potential this week and I many even have some pretty sweet news to share in a couple of weeks. You know what I mean? Probably not because that was SUPER vague haha.
Personal study is one of the biggest blessing of missionary work. I promise you all that if you want to grow your testimony and build your faith, you NEED to study the Book of Mormon and the other scriptures. It is a must. I did find some really great passages this week though to share with you:
- 2 Chronicles 32:6-7
- 3 Nephi 5:13
- Mosiah 2:40-41
- Isaiah 55:8-11
And I would chelleng each of you to read and study about Peter. I want you to try and find the differences, big and small, that happened in him. Look at how he is before the Saviors Resurrection and after. Look at the fear that once ruled him and then look at his boldness as he went out to preach the truth after Christ had left them. Let his example of boldness in his testimony be a testimony builder for you. I love you all and remember that as you stand for this church and this gospel, you FEAR NO MAN.