Beautiful Babies Blessing the World
God doesn't use big battalions of soldiers to accomplish His purposes; He sends beautiful babies who go on to bless the world.
Receiving the Gifts of God
Choosing to live humbly, look up to God, and receive deeply of His many blessings will allow us to more fully develop the gifts of God.
Pointing Our Souls to Christ
By “Pointing Our Souls to Christ,” we gain divine help and develop a closeness to Him that strengthens us on our journey to our Heavenly home.
We Need an Endowment
The endowment we receive from the Lord is not just for the temple but to help and bless us throughout our lives in a troubled world.
In Awe: The Astonishing Goodness of God
John B. Bingham invites us to contemplate the goodness of God in awe by acting to believe, recording experiences, and seeking "thin" places.
Divinely Appointed Responsibilities, Heavenly Blessings
Elder Gary E. Stevenson highlights the heavenly blessings we have received to help us with our divinely appointed responsibilities.
“Could We Have Supposed?”
The Lord directs our lives in ways that we could not have supposed, and we can see this in our personal experiences and in the scriptures.
Prophetic Invitations and Promised Blessings
Why is following the prophet so important? Elder Bennett shares the blessings he and his wife have experienced from following the prophet's invitation.
The Lord’s Hand in Our Lives
The help we need is provided by our loving Heavenly Father and His Son, our Savior, through other people who have been prompted to help, guide, and rescue us in times of need or consequential decision making.
May we all remember that gospel gifts typify our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ; that they may be given to us by God or by our fellow mortals; that the giving and receiving of gospel gifts are two separate actions; that our true receipt of a gospel gift is manifested by keeping the gift; and that giving thanks for our gospel gifts is itself a gospel gift because giving thanks also typifies Jesus Christ.
A Law upon Which All Blessings Are Predicated
We receive blessings when we strive to follow God's lawful commandments, and we should always remember to express gratitude for these blessings.
The blessings of temple ordinances are sacred and eternal, and essential. Prepare now to make and keep temple covenants.
A Promise and a Blessing
The blessing conferred upon you in company with your degree is simply this: I bless you through the authority of the priesthood as a servant of the Lord that you will live the gospel and that in consequence of that you will be happy.
The Natural Law of Blessings
R. Kent Crookston discusses the natural law of blessings. When we are obedient to God's laws, blessings will follow.
Identity, Priority, and Blessings
Blessings come when we recognize our identity as covenant children of God, and when we make the Lord - and family - our top priority.
The Best Gifts
We have been blessed with priceless gifts—life, family, friends, and the gospel. We will be happiest if we recognize and share those blessings.
The Fruits of Obedience
Richard G. Scott discusses the fruits that come from obedience: peace, discipline, the capacity to work, love of service, confidence, and character.
The Christ-Focused Beatitudes
The beatitudes that Christ taught in His Sermon on the Mount are the map that we must follow for a Christlike life.
If Thou Endure Well
None of us can or will be immune from the trials of life. However, if we learn to endure our struggles well, they will be turned into blessings in eternity.
On Giving and Getting
In life's constant opportunities for giving and getting, let us be more concerned with giving. Nothing worth getting comes without effort and sacrifice.
A Law of Increasing Returns
Much less known than the economic law of decreasing returns is the spiritual law of increasing returns. Working and waiting are worth the blessings.
Count Your Blessings
Elder Jacob de Jager enumerates just some of the blessings we receive by being part of BYU. Count your blessings frequently, and strive to live up to them.
Strive to live worthy of the blessings you were given in your patriarchal blessings. Your spiritual lineage is a heritage of faith and trust.
“Is It Worth It?”
As we face the challenges of living the gospel, we may often ask ourselves, "Is it worth it?" The blessings of eternal life ARE worth it.
The Blessings of Adversity
There can be a necessary refining process in adversity which increases our understanding, enhances our sensitivity, and makes us more Christlike.
Principles with a Promise
My dear fellow students, it is always a pleasant occasion to come to Brigham Young University. But it is likewise an awesome responsibility. For that reason I am grateful for that beautiful prayer by Brother Turner and pray with you that it will be fulfilled in our behalf. Some of you may remember the 1970 space flight of Apollo 13. It was to be man’s third landing on the moon.…
The Blessing of Commandments
Keeping the commandments means more than following certain rules. We must learn how to repent, accept challenges from God's servants, and give our best.
Be the Best of Whatever You Are
As you seek to serve the Lord, focus less on the position of your calling and more on becoming and offering your best self.
Blessings Through the Law
President Oaks, members of the faculty, members of the student body, friends and guests, it is a high honor to be invited by the President of your University to address a group such as this, and I am highly concerned with it. I don’t think that I have ever faced a visible audience larger than this, but I have faced in my imagination many audiences of various sizes over television…
Making Your Calling and Election Sure
Making our calling and election "sure" is about securing the blessings we have been promised by keeping our covenants with God.
Blessings of an Honest Tithe
Though tithing is a sound financial principle, the blessings of paying an honest tithe go far beyond the temporal and extend into the eternities.
Sweet Are the Uses of Adversity
God has promised that adversity and affliction are temporary—but the blessings and growth that can come from them are eternal.
Blessings We Receive Through Membership in the Church
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The Consequences of Conversion
Conversion to the gospel of Jesus Christ has lifelong consequences. To receive these blessings, become truly converted and then help others.
The Story of My Life
Thomas L. Martin humorously describes the main events of his life and highlights how the hand of the Lord worked to help him reach all his righteous goals.