“He knows our thoughts and comprehends our desires and feelings; he knows our acts and the motives which prompt us to perform them. He is acquainted with all the doings and operations of the human family, and all the secret thoughts and acts of the children of men, are open and naked before him, and for them he will bring them to judgment” (Teachings of Presidents of the Church: John Taylor, p. 61).
2007 - A meetinghouse was dedicated at Tiberias overlooking the Sea of Galilee in Israel. It will serve the Galilee Branch of the Church. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and Elder Cecil O. Samuelson, President of BYU, were in attendance. Also, the first ever young single adult conference in Ethiopia was held in the capitol of Addis Ababa. More than 100 young single adults and their friends attended.
To obtain a hope in Christ, you must learn of him. You must learn who you and those around you really are. With the knowledge and understanding that we are all beggars before the God and Father of us all, we cannot look upon the needs of others and not feel a need to help where possible. The Church shares millions of dollars every year to help those in need.
Nephi continued to admonish his brethren and their families and to lead them in the worship of their God. He found encouragement and strength in studying the scriptures and sought peace through family and personal prayer. Anger and disagreement continued to divide the family until the tension became too great. A decision had to be made for the peace and safety of Nephi, his family, and those who believed the teachings of the Lord.