Special Witness

Richard G. Scott

Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles


Richard G. Scott
From “The Power of a Strong Testimony,” Ensign, Nov. 2001, 87–88.

Why is it important for me to have a strong testimony?

Elder Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares some of his thoughts on this subject.

  • A strong testimony is the unshakable foundation of a secure, meaningful life where peace, confidence, happiness, and love can flourish.

  • A strong testimony gives peace, comfort, and assurance.

  • Your testimony will be fortified as you exercise faith in Jesus Christ, in His teachings, and in His limitless power to accomplish what He has promised.

  • As your testimony is fortified, Satan will try harder to tempt you. Resist his efforts. You will become stronger and his influence on you weaker.

  • A powerful testimony is grounded in the personal assurance that the Holy Ghost can guide and inspire our daily acts for good.

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