Living to Reflect His Teachings
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“Living to Reflect His Teachings,” Liahona, Mar. 2008, 62

Living to Reflect His Teachings

Kimba Kabangu, Democratic Republic of Congo

I was in my fifth year of studying humanities when I received a lesson about the worth of an example. Every time our teacher entered the classroom, he found a picture of himself—drawn by some of my classmates—on the blackboard. And every time, the professor would ask us to wipe away the drawing. However, he never said anything else about it.

I was very impressed with our professor’s wise and humble way of being, and I became curious about which church he belonged to. I found out that he was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

I decided to receive the missionary discussions, and I was baptized on September 10, 2000. The man who had shown me an example through his way of living turned out to be my branch president.

I testify that Jesus is our ultimate example. Emulating Him is the reason for us, as Latter-day Saints, to lead good lives. Then we too can teach through example.