Like a simple magnifying glass that brings things into focus using the light of the sun, the gospel of Jesus Christ will bring your life into focus with light from the Son of God, our Savior and Redeemer.
Speeches by Topic | Spiritual Growth
All of us can find ways to be more open and receptive to the transformative change that the Lord requires of us—even that mighty change that transforms us into someone new.
I know some of you are tired. You are not sure you can keep at it. You go ahead and find some stillness today. Gather your strength today. Rest up today, because tomorrow we ride for Zion. And it is not quite Zion if you are not there.
Earnestly seeking to know what gifts we need by asking God will often help us discover and develop previously unknown gifts that God is willing to bless us with.
But there is even more good news for those who question their ability to receive and recognize revelation despite their sincere but often seemingly ineffective efforts to do so. It is that you are likely doing better at receiving revelation than you think.
I cannot fully take advantage of the Atonement of Jesus Christ when I fear or when I am unwilling, because then I am doubting our Savior and the power of His Atonement.
Our service to God’s children is a visible sign of our love for Him. As we willingly serve others, we become a conduit through which His love flows to touch the lives of everyone around us.
It is a humbling experience to speak with you this morning and to have present friends, family, missionaries, colleagues, and many others. As I reflected on the message I wanted to share today, I was reminded of an experience my mother-in-law, Helen Thomas, had a few years ago. She noticed that her vision was deteriorating. The images she saw were becoming increasingly blurred and faint. Finally she scheduled an eye…
Neal A. Maxwell shares profound insights about such topics as regret and aspiration, divine blessings and human potential, and praise and criticism.
The commandments to "always remember Him" and to "pray always" are connected to promises will move us forward spiritually and bless us immeasurably.
The Savior performed the Atonement for each of us, one by one. We can develop n individual relationship with Him through prayer, study, and loving others.
I am delighted to be here today to share some experiences and feelings with each of you. I do appreciate Brother Hurtado’s rendition of “I Am a Child of God” and will talk more of that topic later. This is certainly a humbling experience to stand before you and discuss feelings of the heart. It is both an honor and a challenge to speak during this devotional time set aside…
This year, make resolutions to develop as the Savior did—intellectually, physically, socially, and spiritually. It will take effort, but will be worth it.
We have many opportunities to conduct spiritual checkups on ourselves. Are we living up to the covenants we have made? Are our hearts pure?
Each year presents an opportunity to set goals to be our best. As we set our individual goals, may we try a little harder to be “more Savior, like Thee.”
Sister Holland offers some advice for the modern woman who, exhausted by others' expectations, needs help find her inner self and rejuvenate her soul.
My brothers and sisters, I want to begin by telling you that I feel and know the responsibility that is mine in talking to you this day. It is always an immense responsibility to talk of the ways of the Lord, and so I pray that I may be blessed to say the things of my heart, and that you will be able to receive them as they are meant,…
We are some of the noble spirits that God has preserved for the last days. How can we heighten our capacity to serve Him and give of ourselves?
To all those who ask the plaintive question “Is there any hope for me?” the answer is a resounding “Yes! Yes! Yes! There is always hope.” Reverberating through all eternity, all creation exults: “In Christ there is always hope.” I know whereof I speak.
By putting on the spiritual armor of God, we can protect ourselves from Satan's efforts to cut us off from the Holy Ghost and His divine influence.
A Sad Case A number of years ago, as a counselor in a bishopric, I was assigned to home teach some of the less active members of our ward. One of my families was a lone man who lived in a rented room. He was very hard to find at home. And try as I might to be Christian about it all, I was often glad when he was…
Spiritual leprosy, like physical leprosy, can cause us to lose feeling. Yet, like physical illness, we can be healed through courage and the help of Christ.
Every person on earth is involved in the same business: the business of being. In order to become the best disciples of Christ that we can be, we must increase in conversion, in maturity, and in dedication to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
As we acquire new skills and hobbies, grow in intellect, and learn to unleash priesthood power in our homes, we can change our divine potential.
As you move through your mortal journey, you must issue a proclamation to those around you. Share and declare your beliefs with pride.
Elder Perry and members of his family witness how intensely we need the Lord for our physical, social, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being.
Calling ourselves Latter-day Saints should fill us with responsibility to act like a saint. God expects us to be noble representatives of His cause.
Joseph Anderson shares insights from those who have greatly influenced his life, especially Church leaders who have left their footprints on many hearts.
A BYU education is for more than just the intellectual growth that can be fostered in other institutions. It is also meant to educate the soul.
We build greatness are faith, education, industry, and cooperation. John A. Widtsoe explains that each cornerstone must be understood through a gospel lens.