His purpose on Earth was not to achieve his dreams, no matter how good or righteous they were. His purpose was to walk in the will of God. Our plan for five years from now should be to walk in the will of God.
Because the Father and the Son love us with infinite, perfect love, and because They know we cannot see everything They see, They have given us laws that will guide and protect us.
“Our hope is our superpower. Hope is what gets you to stand up when other people want you to sit down. Hope is what gets you to speak when others tell you to be quiet. Hope is the way the world changes."
As we move into a secular age, we cannot overlook the importance of government's moral purposes, which include the protection of life and family.
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The responsibilities of citizenship extend to all Latter-day Saints. It is our duty to do our part in "honoring, obeying, and sustaining the law."
Today I should like to distill and discuss the essence of these experiences and entitle that essence “Four Lessons from One Life”—the life I have lived thus far.
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…
Increasing influence of the Supreme Court on national policy is one example of a delicate balance in the separation of powers in U.S. law and government.
Cecil B. DeMille, producer of the film The Ten Commandments, delivers a stirring call to BYU graduates to let their lives be empowered by the laws of God.
We cannot change the immutable laws of God. We cannot attain a place in the Celestial Kingdom without obedience to His commandments.