We may be small in size but we are mighty in testimony.

We may be small in size but we are mighty in testimony.
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I read an honest question from an individual this morning. The question was as follows.
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“Why are there only 16 million members in a world of 7.73 billion people? Shouldn’t there be more?”
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Here is my response to this.
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I would say this… How wonderful it is we have 16 million members and growing. As we continue to see, the size of membership doesn’t stop the work from progressing.
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Let’s remember what the Prophet Joseph Smith taught in Kirtland, Ohio in 1834.
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“Brethren, I have been very much edified and instructed in your testimonies here tonight, but I want to say to you before the Lord, that you know no more concerning the destinies of this Church and kingdom than a babe upon its mother’s lap.
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You don’t comprehend it. It is only a little handful of Priesthood you see here tonight, but this Church will fill North and South America—it will fill the world.”
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As we can see, The Prophet Joseph Smith saw our day. The church is and continues to fill North and South America and the World. He never gave a number on membership, but prophesied the membership to fill the world.
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Don’t forget, when Christ comes, it isn’t the end, and it isn’t the final day of judgement. Tons to be accomplished prior to that day. The restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ will continue through the millennial period. It’s not all going to be accomplished prior to the Lord’s second coming.
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“In the final day, when all is done and accomplished according to the divine purpose – after all men, the sons of perdition included, have risen from death to life and have become immortal – all men will stand before the bar of God in a final day of judgment. The eventual destiny of all men will have been determined before that day, but then the final and irrevocable decrees will be issued as pertaining to every living soul. (The Millennial Messiah, p.515).”
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“We’re witnesses to a process of restoration. There is much more to come. … Wait till next year. And then the next year. Eat your vitamin pills. Get your rest. It’s going to be exciting.”
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Hear Him!

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