We challenge you to rise to a new sense of commitment to assist our Father in Heaven in His glorious work. Every missionary has an important role in helping “to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man” (Moses 1:39).
Lesson 25: “They Taught with Power and Authority of God,” Book of Mormon Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual
Inspire class members to follow the example of the sons of Mosiah by sharing the gospel and ministering to others.
Each young man will realize that to serve a successful mission he must be prepared spiritually.
Lesson 19: “Preparing and Encouraging Missionaries,” The Latter-day Saint Woman: Basic Manual for Women, Part A
Presidents of the Church have asked for more missionaries to carry the gospel to the world, but they have emphasized that they must be better prepared than ever before.
Each young woman will understand a missionary’s responsibilities.
Each young woman will prepare herself to share the gospel with others.
Each young man will realize that full-time missionary service is both a privilege and a responsibility.
Each young man will understand how preparing in practical skills will help him to be a more effective missionary.
Each young woman will understand her responsibility to share the gospel and gain confidence in doing missionary work.
Lesson 41: “Every Member a Missionary,” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual
Inspire class members to participate in taking the gospel to all the world and to strengthen new converts.
Lesson 26: “Go Ye into All the World, and Preach My Gospel,” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual
Inspire class members to follow the example of the Kirtland Saints who made great sacrifices to share the gospel and remained steadfast during times of adversity.
Lesson 11: “The Field Is White Already to Harvest,” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual
Help class members resolve to strengthen the kingdom of God through diligent service, particularly by sharing the gospel through missionary work.
Every member of the Church is a missionary. We should be missionaries even if we are not formally called and set apart. We are responsible to teach the gospel by word and deed to all of our Heavenly Father’s children.
Lesson 31: “And So Were the Churches Established in the Faith,” New Testament Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual
Help class members learn from Paul’s teachings about how to share the gospel and how to live as Saints.
Each young man will radiate the gospel by his exemplary living.
Encourage class members to fulfill their responsibilities as latter-day Israel to love all the people of the world and share the blessings of the gospel with them.
Lesson 18: “Missionary Work and Fellowshipping,” The Latter-day Saint Woman: Basic Manual for Women, Part A
The purpose of this lesson is to help us become active in finding and teaching prospective members of the Church, as well as fellowshipping new members.
“October: The Mission of the Church Is to Invite All to Come unto Christ,” 2010 Outline for Sharing Time
Sharing the gospel helps others come unto Christ.
There will be two great works for members of the Church during the Millennium: temple work and missionary work.
We have a great responsibility to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ. The fulfillment of this duty brings joy and serenity to our hearts.
I never see the elders go forth on missions to preach the gospel [without considering] that they are going forth to take part in one of the greatest works ever committed to the human family.
Chapter 28: “Missionary Service: A Holy Calling, a Glorious Work,” Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith
After all that has been said, the greatest and most important duty is to preach the Gospel.
The world is hungry to hear the truth. … We have it. Are we equal to the task—to the responsibility God has placed upon us?
Few gave to the cause of missionary work as did President Brigham Young. The description of his arrival in Kirtland, Ohio—after serving a mission for about a year—is a tender account of the sacrifice he had made for this work:
Chapter 14: “How to Share the Gospel Effectively,” Teachings of Presidents of the Church: George Albert Smith
Our efforts to share the gospel are most effective if we love our brothers and sisters and have the companionship of the Holy Ghost.
Missionaries go into the world to testify of Jesus Christ and to sow the precious seed of eternal life.
How can we fulfill our God-given responsibility to share the gospel with others?
We should be diligent and faithful in helping others receive the blessings of the restored gospel.
We must lengthen our stride in sharing the gospel with others.