A youth-themed music video for 2023 features Junior Victoriano from the Dominican Republic playing the role of an injured young baseball player. Athletes feel sadness and regret when they have to sit down.
Victoriano, who recently turned 18, said, “But he understands there is no end, but with God he can recover, learn from the experience, and achieve his goals and dreams.” increase.
Victoriano said participating in the video helped her better understand and understand the message of the Youth 2023 theme.
“Jesus Christ is our friend. … He is waiting for us to ask him to help us overcome anything that may be plaguing our lives,” says Victoriano. said.
Victoriano’s character is one of two stories in a coming-of-age 2023 video. The video was shot entirely in the Dominican Republic with all Dominican staff and actors.
Wilbely Valera plays the role of a young professional runner with ups and downs. “Her strength was in remembering her Heavenly Father’s love and that she was never alone,” the 17-year-old told the Church News.
Varela said participating in the video was an introspective experience. You can remember how blessed you and your family were when you compare them.
“It made me appreciate God more. And I learned that it is true that God is always with each of us. not.”
Like any baseball player or runner, Victoriano said: [about] to ourselves in our hearts. The verse says, “Come to me, all who are heavy laden and laboring, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28).
“God’s love is wonderful. We hear this word many times, but we cannot understand it until we accept it in our hearts and let God work in our lives. Let God tell you how easy and wonderful it is to change our lives.” “
When asked what he hoped people watching the video would understand about doing “all things through Christ,” Varela said: God always guides us when we leave our goals and desires in His hands by fully trusting Him and doing what we know is right.
“We usually have someone we look up to. Let’s make sure someone is Jesus Christ. He is perfect and will never change. He will never let us down.”
Material things don’t bring lasting happiness, added Victoriano. “God grant us true happiness and peace.”
He said he hoped his fellow young people would be able to have faith in Jesus Christ.
“I promise you that if you do things the Savior’s way and trust Him completely, you will see joy, peace, spiritual progress and goodness in your life,” said Victoriano.
Check out the 2023 youth-themed music videos on Strive to Be’s YouTube and Instagram accounts.