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A person who can see a need and fill a need is truly heroic. To look beyond yourself, and beyond what is expected of you, takes godly character traits like initiative and compassion. Initiative Having initiative is recognizing and doing what needs to be done before you are asked to do it. D&C 58:27-28 Verily I say, men should be anxiously engaged in a good cause, and do many things of their own free will, and bring to pass much righteousness; For the power is in them, wherein they are agents unto themselves. And inasmuch as men do good they...

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What Is Your Post? You have responsibilities, things that are expected of you. Your post is whatever you are responsible to do. Where Do Responsibilities Come From? God You are always accountable to God. Always remember that you are His, He gives you commandments because He loves you. Abraham 3:25 And we will prove them herewith, to see if they will do all things whatsoever the Lord their God shall command them; 1 John 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous. Yourself Some of these responsibilities may be...

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Fight the Battle As a warrior for Christ, you cannot sit idly by. Every day the battle rages on, so more than just avoiding attacks you must actively fight! 1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. Be Heroic A Hero is distinguished for valor, they are brave, and active even in the face of danger. 1 Chronicles 19:13 Be of good courage, and let us behave ourselves valiantly for our people, and for the cities of our God: and...

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A sword is a weapon that is used to wound, slay, and drive the enemy away from further combat. The sword that you are instructed to take is the Sword of the Spirit which the Lord says is the word of God which He will reveal, and His Spirit which He will pour upon you. D&C 27:18 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of my Spirit, which I will pour out upon you, and my word which I reveal unto you, and be agreed as touching all things whatsoever ye ask of me, and be faithful until I come,...

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A helmet protects your head, and what you know. A physical blow to the head can sometimes result in the brain forgetting some things it once knew. Salvation is becoming saved from the bondage of sin and the consequence of eternal death and being given everlasting joy. Salvation frees you from the power of the enemy who desires to make you miserable like himself. Knowing Who You Are In Christ When you have salvation, you unite with Jesus and become one. That is what His atonement or at-one-ment does. So, who you are in Christ is who or what God...

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