Today, Elder Pino came to our mission.
He spoke in Spanish and he had a translator. It was wonderful to be able to understand both the Spanish and the interpretation. (Part of the reason why he came to our mission is so that Stateside missionaries can have the experience of listening to a translation). Every time I listen to a translation, I am the more convinced that the Book of Mormon is the word of God, and that Joseph Smith was only able to translate it by the power of God.
I learned a lot about revelation. Revelation is something that comes by the spirit, but that we have to seek it.A testimony can only come by a witness from the Spirit.Alma 32:28 is the test to know if something is true.Without the spirit, you will never succeed regardless of your talents or abilities.As missionaries, we have the trust of the Lord. It is a sacred calling to serve the Lord.
We are also going to be able to hear Elder Pino speak tonight at a special fireside for Spanish members. I am really excited. I love the Spanish language more than words can tell (especially English words. )
It is truly a great time to be a missionary.
Hurrah for Israel!
Hermana Julie Anna Sanchez