Have you sought forgiveness with real intent?

Have you sought forgiveness with real intent?
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To me, ‘real intent’ means to be genuine in your actions and commitment to your efforts.
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We are all different, but we are all very much going through the same process. We sin, transgress, and ask forgiveness.
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Don’t get me wrong. That’s not the process we want to take, but it’s the process we inevitably go through during this mortal period of probation.
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Waking up and saying, “okay, how should I sin today” is not going I lead us to asking forgiveness with real intent.
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We are going to make mistakes, and we are going to sin. We may even fall back into the same sin we are desperately trying to overcome.
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If that happens, and it most likely could, don’t lose faith; it doesn’t mean the Lord is finished with you and tosses you aside.
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It simply means this, “But as oft as they repented and sought forgiveness, with real intent, they were forgiven.” Moroni 6:8.
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There has to be a plan of action—If the sin is grievous, or the sin is something you can’t conquer without the priesthood help, talk to your Bishop. I promise, he is not there to tell you what a disgusting piece of filth you are.
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Your Bishop is there to guide you through the repentance process and make sure you’re communicating with the Lord and healing your mind, body, and so important, your spirit. His responsibilities are to minister to you and help you through your temporal and spiritual affairs.
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Your Bishop will help you as you seek forgiveness with real intent. He will be able to provide the tools to “strengthen your abilities to resist temptation.” Elder C. Scott Grow.
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The Lord has said: “Behold, he who has repented of his sins, the same is forgiven, and I, the Lord, remember them no more.
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“By this ye may know if a man repenteth of his sins—behold, he will confess them and forsake them” (D&C 58:42–43).
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Hear Him through the voice of His servants. The Bishop is His servant. D&C 1:14.

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