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Area Presidency Messages

Moral Agency: A Precious Gift
“A man (or woman) in whom there is no guile”.
Honesty and Integrity
#OneTakeOne
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'A Wise King Once Said ....... '
Elder Stanfill reflects on the remarkable time he has spent in Africa with the African Saints.
Each of us is a beloved spirit son or daughter of heavenly parents.
Learn of six truths about the law of tithing that will bring you greater understanding.
'It is so important for all of God’s children to understand that what brings us to repentance is hope and faith in the Savior and in His power to save us through His Atonement for our sins.'
'The sort of person we become in our lifetime will entirely depend upon on how honest we have been and whether we live our lives with integrity so that the Holy Ghost can sanctify us to make us better, more holy, more like Christ.'
The drift away from God is very much like being caught in a riptide in the surf. Anyone can be caught in the current of pride.
'Without the gift of repentance, we cannot experience true joy in this life or in the life to come.'
If faith was the power that moved our pioneer forebears, it was the hope produced by their faith that anchored them.
We are responsible to “instill in our children and grandchildren the same spirit that drove the footsteps of the pioneers.'
The YSA of Greater Accra were instructed and inspired by our Area President, Terence M. Vinson
As we approach General Conference with eagerness and seek for the personal revelation that can come to us as we listen or read, or do both, we can be taught directly by the Spirit ourselves.
Elder Stanfill shares lessons taught us from the First Vision
A new, important resource for teachers will help us learn to teach in the Savior's way.
“Commitment is an essential part of repentance. It is the act of obligating oneself to a course of action and then diligently following through on that decision. When people are genuinely committed, they have real intent, meaning that they fully intend to do what they have committed to do.
The world that surrounds us can divert our attention away from those things that really matter.
The burden of all of the sins of mankind was placed upon Him, as well as all of mankind’s pains, afflictions, temptations and sicknesses.
Elder Vinson reminds us of our Prophet's call to exercise our faith in the Atonement of our Saviour by helping to rescue some of the Saviour’s lost sheep.
The plan of salvation is a perfect, fully updated spiritual GPS. It is a celestial map given to unerringly guide us home.
Elder Stanfill shares lessons on faith from the scriptures
As the apostle Paul taught, we are 'built unto the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone.' This pattern continues today as we welcome three new apostles.
Whatever pains and burdens we bear in this life, the Atonement of Jesus Christ provides us with the ability to carry them because the Savior makes them light.    
Through the parable of the prodigal son, we catch a glimpse of the love that Heavenly Father has for His children, and how He feels when one of them takes steps to repent and return to Him.
Striving to follow the example of Jesus Christ will bless our lives now and also bless the lives of our posterity for generations to come.
The Lord's knowledge of the unveiling nobility of her soul was the cause of the prompting I received that day. It has blessed me to see His power and His grace applied as this young daughter of our Heavenly Father lives and walks in the Spirit. We all can do the same.
D & C 124: 40 And verily I say unto you, let this house be built unto my name, that I may reveal mine ordinances therein unto my people…..(44) If ye labor with all your might, I will consecrate that spot that it shall be made holy.
The Book of Mormon, with the echoes of familiar sound has helped me make lasting change which required strong commitment to a future vision of myself and my posterity. 
While we’re here on the earth, we’re not so much discovering new doctrine as we are taught by the Spirit, but re-discovering doctrine that we’d known prior to this life. There is a more literal “re-cognition”, rather than just “recognition” in the usual sense of the word.
Nowhere is the work of God rolling forth faster than it is in Africa.  We marvel as we see the large number of converts joining the Church.