A Growing Testimony
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“A Growing Testimony,” Liahona, July 2012, 68

A Growing Testimony

Testimonies are like beautiful plants. They grow a little at a time, and they need care and protection. Follow the directions below to make this plant healthy and bright.

When you know something is true, you have a testimony of that truth. The Holy Ghost helps you understand the truth in your mind and gives you feelings of peace, happiness, light, or warmth in your heart. Color a flower on this page each time you read something below that you know is true.

  • God is my loving Heavenly Father.

  • Heavenly Father hears and answers my prayers.

  • Because of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, I can live with Heavenly Father again someday.

  • Joseph Smith restored the gospel to the earth.

  • We have a prophet on earth today.

  • The scriptures teach me what Heavenly Father wants me to know.

Just as a plant grows when it receives water and sunlight, your testimony grows stronger as you make good choices. Below are some ways you can strengthen your testimony. Color a leaf on this page each time you do something this month to help your testimony grow.

  • Pray to Heavenly Father.

  • Share my testimony in family home evening or during a talk in Primary.

  • Read the scriptures.

  • Listen and learn during Primary and sacrament meeting.

  • Write about my testimony in my journal.

  • Be kind to others.

  • Read what prophets have taught about testimony. (You can start with “The True Church” by President Henry B. Eyring in the March 2009 Liahona.)

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Illustration by Brad Clark