January 2019 What’s InsideThe table of contents for the January 2019 issue of the New Era. Elder Jeffrey R. HollandDo We Love Him?Elder Holland teaches us how we can show our love to the Lord by devoting our lives to Him. 2019 Mutual Theme 2019 Mutual ThemeThe 2019 Mutual theme. Young Women General PresidencyIf Ye Love MeThe Young Women General Presidency teaches about the 2019 Mutual theme, “If ye love me, keep my commandments.” Young Men General PresidencyKeep My CommandmentsThe Young Men General Presidency explains the 2019 Mutual theme, “If ye love me, keep my commandments.” Nik DayIf We Love HimThe 2019 Mutual theme song, “If We Love Him.” Doctrinal Mastery: Love and CommandmentsA brief explanation of the doctrinal concepts in John 14:15. Mutual Theme Poster: If Ye Love Me, Keep My CommandmentsThe 2019 Mutual theme poster. Diane ThomasLike the Savior: Growing in Four Important AreasWe don’t know much about the Savior’s growing-up years, but Luke 2:52 gives us an idea of how He grew in four areas. Gale SearsSnow JumpingA young woman breaks her parents’ rule against snow jumping and finds out why rules are there. Mormonad: Take a StandA Mormonad poster titled “Take a Stand.” David DicksonFHE Object Lesson: How to Get Better Revelation ReceptionUse this object lesson in family home evening to help people receive personal revelation. Breanna Call HerbertKiconco: 12-Year-Old Home BuilderA young woman raises money to help a family in Uganda build a house. Breanna Call Herbert and Jimmy HolderFor the Strength of Youth: The Party PlanA young woman getting ready for a party learns the importance of educating yourself so that you’ll be prepared. Objects from the Scriptures: An Ensign for the NationsAn explanation of the scriptural concept of an ensign and how it relates to the gathering of Israel. Kuinini ManumuaA Weightlifter’s Guide to Standing StrongA young woman who is a weightlifter tells of how a scripture inspired her to stick to the Lord’s standards, which helped her in a competition. Eric W. MurdockI Needed to KnowA young man who grew up in the Church decides that he needs a testimony of his own, so he reads and prays about the Book of Mormon. @LDSYouthBrief profiles and testimonies of youth. Fun StopGames, comics, puzzles, and other fun activities. Q&A How can I overcome distractions and focus more on my relationship with Heavenly Father?Answers to the question: We have so many distractions today. How can we focus more on our personal relationship with our Heavenly Father?. Other people seem so sure of their testimonies, but I’m not. Does that mean I don’t have one?An answer to the question: Other people seem so sure of their testimonies, but I’m not. Does that mean I don’t have one? Setting Realistic Goals You Can AccomplishGet some tips on how to set goals that will be realistic yet challenging. Family Tree App: Ordinances ReadySee how to use the Family Tree app and prepare record so that ordinances can be performed for your ancestors. Firm FoundationsBrief stories and testimonies of youth. Elder D. Todd ChristoffersonBecome More Christlike through the SacramentElder Christofferson teaches us how the sacrament helps us to become more Christlike.