To Belong

We strive to follow the Savior’s doctrine: “Whosoever will be great among you, shall be your minister. … “For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.”12 Belonging comes not as we wait for it but as we reach out to help […]

Ministering Personified

Our Savior is our perfect example.16 Because He is good, He can go about doing good.17 He blesses the one and the 99. He is ministering personified. We become more like Jesus Christ when we do “unto … the least of these” as we would unto Him,18 when we love our neighbor as ourselves,19 when we “love one another; as […]

Ministering to the One

It is interesting to note that when Luke, the Gospel writer, is introducing the three stories, he uses the word parable in the singular, not in the plural.12 It appears that the Lord is teaching one unique lesson with three stories—stories that present different numbers: 100 sheep, 10 coins, and 2 sons. The key number in each of […]