Message from the First Presidency

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“Message from the First Presidency,” Faith in God for Girls (2003), 1

“Message from the First Presidency,” Faith in God for Girls, 1

Message from the First Presidency

Our Dear Young Friend,

You are a child of God. He is your Heavenly Father. He loves you and cares about you. He wants you to have faith in Him and pray to Him often—anytime, anywhere.

He hopes you will keep the covenant you made when you were baptized and follow the teachings and example of Jesus Christ. He has given you the gift of the Holy Ghost to guide you, a family to love and teach you, and Primary leaders and teachers to help you.

You are now preparing for new opportunities in your life. Use these years to develop the qualities that will help you be a righteous young woman.

We encourage you to learn and live the gospel, serve others, and use the talents Heavenly Father has given you to learn and do many good things. Earning the Faith in God Award will help you become the kind of person you would like to be and the person Heavenly Father knows you can become.

We love you and pray for you.

The First Presidency