Alright, time for the highlight reel. ..At some point this week (for whatever reason I absolutely cannot remember which day) we committed our investigator, Brother Kim, to baptism!!! It was by far the most incredible lesson I have ever taught with my companion, Elder Shaver. We KILLED it! It was so so so neat. We prepared a lesson for him on the Commandments to Pray Often, Study the Scriptures, and Keep the Sabbath Day Holy, and we went in feeling great. We talked to him for a while, and made sure he still wanted to learn more about the commandments, and then explained that our church has a lot of them, but not too many. To help him understand them all, we told him we had prepared to only teach him three that day. He thought it was a great idea, and was all for it!
Next, still pretty sure I had no idea what I was saying, I explained to him and promised him that through this gospel, we can be happy. That's all our Heavenly Father wants, is for us to be happy. In 2 Nephi Chapter 32 verse 5, it says that if we "enter in by the way" the Holy Ghost will tell us all things that we should know, and I pointed that out to him. Next, I explained that entering in by the way meant being baptized, and then I looked at my companion, and back at Brother Kim, and asked him if he would accept baptism. ..He said yes!! He wanted to know how he could become prepared, and we told him that we just had a few more lessons to teach him, and invited him to come to church with us on Sunday. How awesome that was!!
Anyway my wonderful family and friends, I can't wait to leave for Korea, and am thriving here in the MTC!! Thank you all for your wonderful support and love! I know this church is true,and that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. No human mind can conceive the truths and concepts that you find in the Book of Mormon. Joseph Smith translated that book in about 65 days, with no errors, flaws, or inconsistencies, and I would challenge anyone, anywhere, at anytime with any resource they could ever possibly need and all the help they could get plus a hundred years ...and they could not create this. I know this gospel is true. And I love this work with all my heart. Until next week!