Principle One

Learners and teachers at BYU-Idaho exercise faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as a principle of action and power

The Prophet Joseph Smith taught that "faith is not only the principle of action, but of power also, in all intelligent beings" (Lectures on Faith, p. 3). To exercise faith in the Lord Jesus Christ is to accept Him as our Savior and live in accordance with His will through repentance and obedience to His commandments. Learning to act in accordance with one's faith in Christ is fundamental to enjoying deep, life-changing learning. Learners and teachers who center their faith in the Savior "look unto [Him] in every thought" such that they do not doubt their capacity to learn, nor fear their opportunities to teach (D&C 6:36). The power we access by acting in faith that is focused on the Savior allows us to exceed our natural limits and learn beyond our natural capabilities. This enabling power is manifest through the bestowal of spiritual gifts, accelerated learning, enhancement of natural abilities, discernment, and personal revelation.


Starting out right

If you ask through prayer, Heavenly Father will bless you to have a better understanding of your schoolwork.

Faith to Accomplish More

Even in times of trial–with too much to do, the Lord will make a way for you to accomplish what he has in store for you.

More than just the Grades

Even though school can be overwhelming, the Learning Model will bless you to see the bigger picture.