Isn’t it amazing that truths written thousands of years ago in the Old Testament are still true today?
For example, verses from Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Isaiah teach that if you try to follow Jesus Christ, He will …
- Give you perspective.
The world’s ways bring frustration, but true joy comes from following the Lord (see Ecclesiastes 1:14 and 12:13).
- Direct your choices.
If you trust in the Lord, He will lead and guide you (see Proverbs 3:5–6).
- Forgive your sins.
If we keep striving to keep God’s commandments, Jesus Christ can make us clean and whole again (see Isaiah 43:25).
- Strengthen you.
The Lord can help you resist temptation, make hard decisions, or just keep going in spite of difficulties (see Isaiah 26:4).
- Never forget you!
Jesus Christ sacrificed Himself for you because He loves our Heavenly Father—and because He loves you (see Isaiah 49:15–16).
Read more scriptures and truths in this month’s For the Strength of Youth magazine here.