How we ought to rejoice that this Firstborn Son in the spirit was willing to become the Only Begotten Son in the flesh, to suffer incomprehensibly and die ignominiously to redeem us. He perfectly unites justice and mercy. He saves us from—not in, but from—our sins.
The Lord’s message to you today is the same message He sent through His angels so long ago: “Fear not.” He can say that because He knows more than we do. He sees what we cannot see. He knows what is coming, and, in the eternal scheme of things, it is not as bad as we may think.
This Christmas season I invite each of us to foster and care more for the child of God within us and bend to the exigencies of life and finances less—to take joy in the wonderful and simple journey to be the child that is like those who make up the kingdom of God.
Whatever it may be that binds us, whatever sins, circumstances, or past events hold each of us captive, the Lord Jesus Christ, the great Immanuel, has come to set us free. He proclaims liberty to the captives—freedom from the bonds of death and the prison of sin, ignorance, pride, and error.
This Christmas, we remember not only on the implications that a Savior was born, but also the implications that He died—for us.
Elder Pinnock delivers Christmas "gifts" at BYU, consisting of 12 adages and stories to inspire students and faculty alike to become more like Christ.
This Christmas, remember that the best gifts are given when the giver feels for the receiver, gives freely, and counts the sacrifice as a bargain.
The fruits of a Christlike life are loving, serving, and giving. May we all strive to better emulate Him this Christmas season.
This Christmas, I learned important lessons about overcoming adversity, and about the intense love, justice, and mercy of God. Let me share them with you.
This Christmastime, let us reflect on our love for and faith in the Savior Jesus Christ. We must remember His importance...at all times of the year.
May your Christmas be a wholesome, hallowed, and gracious one. Fill the season with love for the Savior and love for your neighbor.
If you desire to find the true spirit of Christmas and partake of the sweetness of it, let me make this suggestion to you. During the hurry of the festive occasion of this Christmas season, find time to turn your heart to God.
The spirit of Christmas is the desire to serve and give to others, a desire that comes from knowing we are children of God.
Thomas Monson shares a few touching experiences that demonstrate the true meaning and spirit of Christmas, which we should all seek to have in our hearts.
Gifts, traditions, lights—these are wonderful aspects of Christmas, but don't let them overshadow the true focus, our Savior Jesus Christ.
This Christmas season, ask yourselves, "How does my testimony of Jesus Christ influence my beliefs, my actions, and the way I treat others?"