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What Can I Do to Become Better?

Posted with permission of author, Brother LuDene Whipple, Early-morning Seminary Teacher in Glendale, AZ:

Read each statement carefully. Then, using a scale of 1-10, rate yourself on how well you are doing (1 being the lowest and 10 the highest). Be completely honest in all your answers. You will be the only one that will see this. When you are done, go back and identify your 5 lowest responses. make a goal over the next few months to improve in these areas. Then select another 5 and go to work on them.

SATURDAY MORNING
PRESIDENT GORDON B. HINCKLEY

____1. I am preparing to serve a mission or wherever I can.
____2. I try as hard as I can in all I do.
____3. I respect others in all things.
____4. I reach out to the weak and the feeble.
____5. I will listen to and read every talk given at conference, because I know it is the Lord's will for me today.

L. TOM PERRY

____1. I know Joseph Smith is a true prophet.
____2. I know the Book of Mormon to be true.
____3. I am doing my best to be a good, effective teacher of the gospel.
____4. I have a sense of urgency about learning the word of God.
____5. I study all of the standard works of scripture.

JOE J. CHRISTENSEN

____1. I am not greedy and selfish.
____2. My mind focuses first on God and not on the wealth of the world.
____3. I know what my needs are, compared to my wants.
____4. I know the world revolves around the sun and not me.
____5. I work hard at home and do all of my chores.
____6. I know how to cook, sew, and do home and auto repairs.
____7. I am well groomed, attractive and modest in my dress and attire.
____8. I avoid debt as if it was a plague.
____9. I know God gave His Only Begotten Son for me.
____10. I know that the tomb was empty on the third day.

CAROL B. THOMAS

____1. I am hungry for the gospel and temple ordinances.
____2. I teach my family about temples.
____3. I am temple worthy.
____4. My lifestyle and wardrobe will not have to change when I receive the opportunity to wear sacred garments.
____5. I make sure that my parents go to the temple regularly.
____6. I have a picture of the temple in my room.
____7. I go to the temple often.
____8. I know I can receive revelation by going to the temple often.

JEFFERY R. HOLLAND

____1. I know that God is my spiritual father.
____2. I know Christ.
____3. I strive to live worthy of the great embrace that I will receive from Heavenly Father after I die.

JAMES E. FAUST

____1. I know the Atonement and the Restoration of the Gospel through Joseph Smith are the greatest events in human history.
____2. I use technology for righteous purposes.
____3. I don't surf the Internet looking for things that will destroy me spiritually.
____4. I deal justly with others.
____5. I have the Savior's image engraved in my heart.
____6. I preach repentance to others.
____7. I am not spiritually illiterate.
____8. I love my enemies and do good to those that hate me.
____9. I know Pres. Hinckley is a prophet for our day and time.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON
NEAL A. MAXWELL

____1. I am not glad when others fail.
____2. I don't take advantage of others.
____3. I don't steal.
____4. I don't cheat on tests or homework.
____5. I don't abuse family members, physically or mentally.
____6. I serve faithfully in my church calling.
____7. I know there are divine laws. Therefore I am capable of sinning.

RICHARD G. SCOTT

____1. I will receive the ordinances of the temple when the time comes.
____2. YW - I desire to be a wife and a mother, more than a career woman
YM - I desire to hold the priesthood worthily and serve a faithful mission.
____3. I will let nothing get in my way of a temple marriage.

STEPHEN A. WEST

____1. I am doing all I can to help the needy, the sick and the afflicted.
____2. I do what Christ did.
____3. I speak kindly to others.

ROBERT J. WHETTEN

____1. I have charity.
____2. I show my love by obeying God's commandments.
____3. I give of my time and talents to build up God's Kingdom.
____4. I show love and kindness to my brothers and sisters.
____5. I will give my last pair of shoes to another person if they need them.

ROBERT D. HALES

____1. I pray and walk uprightly before the Lord.
____2. I pray daily with my family.
____3. I read scriptures with my family daily.
____4. I listen to worthy music, ALWAYS!
____5. I eat meals with my family.
____6. I support and help the missionaries.
____7. I am self reliant.
____8. YW - I will attend Relief Society when the time comes.
YM - I will attend Elders Quorum meetings when the time comes.

DALLIN H. OAKS

____1. I testify of the Christ and the Godhead.
____2. Name the three witnesses _______________, ________________, _________________.
____3. I know to be true everything the Three Witnesses testified of.
____4. I know I will be happy if I follow Church leaders.

PRIESTHOOD SESSION
RUSSELL M. NELSON

____1. I will teach my mother and sisters what I learned in the Priesthood Session of conference.
____2. I am living a morally clean life.
____3. I honor and respect my mother.
____4. Myh mother never has to repeat herself when she asks me to do something.
____5. I don't tease my sisters.
____6. I avoid pornography in all forms like the plague.

RAY H. WOOD, NED B. ROUECHE and D. LEE TOBLER

____1. I know that I am part of a chosen generation and a royal priesthood.
____2. I reach out to help the converts and less active in my ward. I am their friend.
____3. I call upon and use the priesthood when I am sick or injured.

JAMES E. FAUST

____1. I know that obedience leads to true freedom.
____2. I am not impulsive and curious to the things of the world.
____3. I know God created this earth, and that it obeys the laws of God.
____4. Others can trust me in all things.
____5. I obey the Word of Wisdom.
____6. I am grateful that my parents and church leaders set boundaries and limits so I can be free.

THOMAS S. MONSON

____1. I am doing all I can to save every young man and woman in my ward.
____2. I have the sacrament prayers memorized.
____3. I know who the inactive members of my class/quorum are and I am working to activate them.
____4. I am as good as I can be.
____5. I will work for God more than I am right now.

GORDON B. HINCKLEY

____1. I know my Father in Heaven loves me.
____2. I live the gospel in my home.
____3. I am honest with my parents.
____4. I control my anger and don't lose my temper.
____5. I love my Bishop.
____6. I support my bishop in all he does.
____7. I am not a bully.
____8. I don't covet.
____9. I know my Bishop is my friend.
____10. I don't watch inappropriate TV shows.

SUNDAY MORNING
THOMAS S. MONSON

____1. I am not blinded by revenge.
____2. I am filled with light.
____3. I see Christ in every event of my life.
____4. I am doing temple work for my dead ancestors.

BOYD K. PACKER

____1. I know that the priesthood is the guiding power in the Church.
____2. I will do all I can to support my Bishop.
____3. I will not impose upon my Bishopric when it is not necessary.
____4. My home is a righteous place.
____5. I know Jesus Christ lives.

MARLIN K. JENSEN

____1. I am a friend to ALL members of my ward.
____2. I am a friend to my parents.

SHERI L. DEW

____1. I know that I will be resurrected.
____2. I know that the Savior is my only chance for exaltation.
____3. I draw power into my life through the Atonement.
____4. I have faith in Christ.
____5. I am happy - even when life is hard.

DAVID B. HAIGHT

____1. I am feeding the Savior's sheep.

GORDON B. HINCKLEY

____1. I know Christ is the greatest of all the prophets.
____2. I know the Book of Mormon is another witness of Christ.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON
HENRY B. EYRING

____1. I know what Christ's true doctrine is.
____2. I teach this true doctrine.
____3. I am not ashamed to teach the gospel to anyone at any time.

JOSEPH B. WIRTHLIN

____1. I give to the Humanitarian Aid Fund of the Church.
____2. I pay an honest fast offering and tithing.
____3. I work hard for what I earn.
____4. I sustain President Hinckley.
____5. I don't waste what I have.
____6. I live the Word of Wisdom and abstain from all habit forming drugs.
____7. My family has a year supply.
____8. I live within my means and am free of debt.
____9. I don't waste time playing video and computer games.

KEITH B. McMULLIN

____1. I understand the Plan of Salvation.
____2. I repent often.
____3. I make decisions based upon my knowledge of the Plan of Salvation.

CREE-L. KOFFARD

____1. I don't gossip and find fault with others.
____2. Everybody's name is save in my home.
____3. I don't speak evil of others.
____4. If I can't say anything nice, then I won't say anything at all.

DENNIS B. NEUENSCHWANDER

____1. I know what my family history is and I am working on it.
____2. I keep a current journal.
____3. I do baptisms for the dead.

M. RUSSELL BALLARD

____1. I will marry in the temple.
____2. I love living the gospel and am determined to continue living the gospel.
____3. I know I am a child of God.
____4. I don't use swear words and take the Lord's name in vain.
____5. I don't listen to music that makes any references to immorality.

GORDON B. HINCKLEY

____1. I thank the Lord for all of my blessings.
____2. I will do better than I have in the past.
____3. I will respect others of different religions.


Genral Conference - April 1999