Ponder the Path of Thy Feet

As we look to Jesus as our Exemplar and as we follow in His footsteps, we can return safely to our Heavenly Father. Read the full article.
—President Thomas S. Monson


God Gave Us Our Agency and Our Decisions Determine Our Destiny

  • We have direction and guidance from the words of God and His Son in the scriptures to help us.
  • We have the counsel and teachings of God’s prophets.
  • We have been given a perfect example to follow—the Lord Jesus Christ, who said, “Come, follow me” (Luke 18:22).

We Can Walk the Path Jesus Walked to Return Safely Home

  • Jesus walked the path of disappointment.
  • He walked the path of temptation.
  • And the path of pain.
  • We, like Him, can walk the path of obedience, of service, and of prayer.

Jesus Gave Us Other Instructions Found in the Scriptures

  • We are to be merciful, humble, righteous, and pure in heart.
  • We are to be peacemakers, to stand up for our beliefs and to let our lights shine.
  • We are to be morally clean.

Jesus Taught Us through Parables

  • We are to love and serve our neighbors.
  • We are to improve ourselves and work towards perfection.
  • We are to place Christ at the center of our lives.

Then Christ Promises Us

  • He will share with us eternal life.
  • He can make of us what no other choice we make can.
  • If we walk His path and follow His perfect example we will be led safely home.

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