Ed J. Pinegar, Richard J. Allen

This reference raises an important question of conscience for all: How often do we pray with real intent for the welfare of others? The faithful and penitent heart blossoms with charity toward others. Enos prayed without ceasing until he had obtained an assurance of forgiveness from the Lord, whereupon he experienced an overpowering concern for the welfare of others: “Now, it came to pass that when I had heard these words I began to feel a desire for the welfare of my brethren, the Nephites; wherefore, I did pour out my whole soul unto God for them” (Enos 1:9).

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