By Rod Johnson

Rodric believes Moroni included special instruction for Modern times and wants to share his unique perspective the same way Moroni shared in The Book of Mormon.

Faith Is The Power

Faith is the basic building block of all thought. It is ingrained in every human being to have faith in something from the very time he or she comes into existence and views the world. Young children express faith explicitly in their parents and teachers. Their faith is pure and undaunted.

The first fruit of belief is faith.

In Holy Scripture it is recorded where a missionary went among a group of people who felt they had nowhere or way to worship God.
This missionary, Alma told the people he would show them a place and how to worship God if they could exercise faith enough to listen to his words and try an experiment on his teachings. Faith to try would be enough to begin. Alma taught those people that they did not have to believe what he would teach, but have the necessary faith to listen at least to what he taught so they could make a value judgment as to the veracity of it before accepting it or rejecting it. Said Alma,
if ye will awake and arouse your faculties, even to an experiment upon my words, and exercise a particle of faith, yea, even if ye can no more than desire to believe, let this desire work in you, even until ye believe in a manner that ye can give place for a portion of my words. (Alma 32:27)
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland adds during the April 2013 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after relating the story in the scripture about Jesus apostles not being able to heal a man's son, whose father then appeals to the Lord with partial but strong faith,
When those moments come and issues surface, the resolution of which is not immediately forthcoming, hold fast to what you already know and stand strong until additional knowledge comes. “Lord, I Believe”
Elder Diebter F. Uctforf reminded the faithful during the Saturday morning session of the October 2013 Conference to doubt their doubts and never doubt their faith, reiterating Hollands counsel to "hold fast to" that to in which they already have faith. Said he,
It’s natural to have questions—the acorn of honest inquiry has often sprouted and matured into a great oak of understanding. There are few members of the Church who, at one time or another, have not wrestled with serious or sensitive questions. One of the purposes of the Church is to nurture and cultivate the seed of faith—even in the sometimes sandy soil of doubt and uncertainty. Faith is to hope for things which are not seen but which are true.
Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters—my dear friends—please, first doubt your doubts before you doubt your faith. We must never allow doubt to hold us prisoner and keep us from the divine love, peace, and gifts that come through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Come, Join with Us
Source: SPIRITUALARSENAL

Faith represents the blocks of building a testimony of action.

First, before anything can occur, information must be presented. The information must then be processed and turned into understanding. Understanding becomes belief or disbelief--hopefully the former if the information is good. Belief then becomes the blocks of faith.
Source: Mormon Channel: Faith in Action

Faith also leads to action.

As information is processed into belief and then faith, that simple trust in that information becomes a power to act. Faith moves individuals to do mighty feats of power and courage. Faith urges mothers to raise children in this society because mothers believe that they can help the child amount to some greatness. This belief turns to faith that gives them the power to nurture their children.
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Faith Provides Motivation

Faith provides the motivation for athletes to train vigorously so that when the competition comes they will perform to the best of their ability and achieve the next level of hope. Not that faith will grant the champion a win, but it motivates the challenger to try and the hope to succeed.
The actuality, the journey from information to action in faith produces the benefit of experiences that deepen the hope of the person within the thing he or she believes.

This hope and experience provides a bulwark of stability in the minds of the individual willing to act on his faith. This faith grows to the point of expectation, rather than just hoping because experience teaches that the outcome will occur if the work is put into the belief.

That outcome gratifies the believer to the point where it creates a direct behavioral path that continues to reward the executioner.

Faith without works is void, because faith alone is nothing but mere belief.

True faith leads to action. Faith without works produces no hope, only mental atrophy of the belief system. When a daunting situation comes upon the believer who does not act on his beliefs, he is subdued and overpowered. 

In Holy Scripture, it is recorded that the devils believe; but have no faith to act on the belief because they are fallen. If mere belief cannot save a devil whose experience is more than mere belief, but knowledge of the divinity of great things, then what does the believer, who bears no witness of his faith, to think? He is no better off than the demons when it comes to hope and salvation.

To be faithful, people must be doers as well as believers.
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