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When it comes to missionary work, member missionary work is one of the best methods for finding people. However, for it to be effective and to yield fruits, one need to find by the spirit, rely on personal revelation and have great faith just as other methods of finding. It also requires commitments and follow-ups just like other finding methods for it to be effective. This is not something new; it has been around for a long time. In fact, we have been commanded to do so. Member missionary work also comes in many forms; it can be introducing friends to missionaries, to simply bearing witness and testify of Christ, or even praying and fasting for someone who is not a member. However one would need to rely on the spirit to know exactly what he/she needs to do and for whom. It is our duty and we are promised great blessings in return. Scriptures regarding member missionary work 1) Alma 18:6-7 (an example of a member missionary) 16 And it came to pass that they did call on the name of the Lord, in their might, even until they had all fallen to the earth, save it were one of the Lamanitish a women, whose name was Abish, she having been converted unto the Lord for many years, on account of a remarkable vision of her father— 17 Thus, having been converted to the Lord, and never having made it a known, therefore, when she saw that all the servants of Lamoni had b fallen to the earth, and also her mistress, the queen, and the king, and Ammon lay c prostrate upon the earth, she knew that it was the power of God; and supposing that this opportunity, by making known unto the people what had happened among them, that by beholding this scene it would d cause them to believe in the power of God, therefore she ran forth from house to house, making it known unto the people . 2)
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course REL A 211 taught by Professor Olson during the Spring '08 term at BYU.

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