How do we draw upon the powers of heaven?
October 2021

“How do we draw upon the powers of heaven?” Liahona, October 2021

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How do we draw upon the powers of heaven?

Doctrine and Covenants 121

article on drawing upon the powers of heaven

In Doctrine and Covenants 121:36 we learn that “the powers of heaven cannot be controlled nor handled only upon the principles of righteousness.” Verses 40 and 41 provide some examples of righteous principles. Learning to live by these principles will help us draw the powers of heaven into all aspects of our lives.

What does it mean to be long-suffering?

One definition of long-suffering is having the ability to endure in giving love, even when we may feel alone, hurt, or frustrated. Do you know others who are examples of being long-suffering? How can you follow their example?

How can I show meekness?

Part of being meek is recognizing the successes of others.1 Is there someone in your life you can sincerely congratulate or praise?

Am I showing love sincerely?

Divine love is genuine. How can you develop more genuine love for the people around you? Chapter 6 of Preach My Gospel teaches how to develop Christlike qualities and lists several scriptures you can study about love.2