He Lived He Die Essay
With Life Comes Pain
Late one night, to my horror, the most exuberant girl in the hall collapsed limply on her friend’s shoulder as she cried hysterically. All she could say was, “My brother is dead. My brother is gone.” At this moment, I had to stop and think. I was forced to remember that God gives us trials because He loves us. Heavenly Father has a plan for every single one of His children. He provided a way for comfort to be felt and for the ability that we will see this wonderful man again. In the earlier years of the world, our Father in Heaven provided this way through the loving sacrifice of His Son, Jesus Christ. This sacrifice is called the Atonement of Jesus Christ.
The Perfect Sacrifice
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One of these experiences was given to me in the sixth grade. In sixth grade, I started to realize that the classes I was taking were a little hard, and the amount of work that I was putting in for elementary school was not enough for me to get good grades in middle school. Did this difficulty make me work harder? No. Rather, I relied on cheating. I knew this was wrong, but I did not want to disappoint myself or my parents with bad grades. During a math test, my good friend Allison saw me cheating and told the teacher of my dishonesty. I was furious. How could she do this to me? The guilt inside of me caused me to realize that I had disappointed myself, my parents, and the Lord. I felt as if there was no more hope for …show more content…
I have recognized this overwhelming feeling of comfort, especially while I am at college. The end of August 2015 brought so much excitement into my life because I was finally attending college. In the beginning, I was loving every minute of meeting new people, learning new material in school, and having fun every night. But this excitement did not last long. Eventually, in my first college semester, I felt as if I hit a wall. I felt lonely, afraid of the future, and overwhelmed with school and work. I remember feeling so alone as I looked around me and only saw perfection in everyone. Blessedly, in the Lord’s perfect timing, a young adult reminded me that Jesus Christ’s sacrifice not only cleanses us from our sins, but it also comforts us. In this moment, I remembered my testimony. I knew that the Savior suffered every affliction that would ever exist so that He could understand His brothers and sisters as they inevitably suffered