After the Trial of Your Faith – Ether 12:6

6 And now, I, Moroni, would speak somewhat concerning these things; I would show unto the world that faith is things which are hoped for and not seen; wherefore, dispute not because ye see not, for ye receive no witness until after the trial of your faith.

Moroni teaches us a fundamental principle in this chapter: as disciples of Jesus Christ, we must trust Him. We must make decisions and move forward, doing what we believe is right even when we don’t know the full context. Answers and evidence will come to us as we move along the path, not necessarily before.
Moroni then gives a number of examples of people who experienced miracles because they acted in faith: Alma and Amulek, Nephi and Lehi, Ammon and his brethren. In each case, he points out that the faith came first, and the miracle followed.
The message for us is clear: don’t wait until you have all the answers before taking action. Move forward, placing your confidence in the Lord. Miracles will follow as you exercise faith in Him. 
Today, I will “press forward” (2 Nephi 31:20), particularly when the outcome is uncertain. I will trust that clarity and resolution will follow when I act in faith. 
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