Continuing on with his speech, King Benjamin brings up several other points, one using the same logic as the thought about service:  "And now, if God, who has created you, on whom you are dependent for your lives and for all that ye have and are, doth grant unto you whatsoever ye ask that is right, in faith, believing that ye shall receive, O then, how ye ought to impart of the substance that ye have one to another." (4:21) Again, God gives us everything, why can't we share what we have? 
    One scripture discussed often by my mission president was Mosiah 5:2 - "...we believe all the words which thou hast spoken unto us; and also, we know of their surety and truth, because of the Spirit of the Lord Omnipotent, which has wrought a mighty change in us, or in our hearts, that we have no more disposition to do evil, but to do good continually."  One essential element of conversion is that literal "mighty change" of heart.  It was fruitless to baptize without it.  People could believe all of the doctrine, but without the change of heart, their conviction to follow it was weak at best and they often fell away soon after baptism.  This change of heart will inspire life-changing behavior.  It can free us from vice and anger.  It can purify even the blackest of hearts.  This is possible because of the cleansing power of the Spirit.
 


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