As you increase your efforts from now through Christmas, the desire to continue these habits beyond Christmas will stay with you, and your progress as one of the Savior’s disciples will grow.
The plan is for us to seek our way from simplicity through complexity, by study and by faith, until we arrive at the simplicity on the other side of complexity.
What does spiritual thriving mean to me? Very simply, it means seeking, recognizing, and enjoying experiences with the Spirit of God.
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.
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.
Daily prayer, daily scripture study, and daily service are three important spiritual antioxidants that help guarantee we will retain our spiritual vision and have the Spirit to guide us in our day-to-day activities.
I love you. I have great hopes for your generation. Thank you for this chance to bear my witness to you today. This is the Lord’s work.
Just as you can have love in your heart always, your heart can be drawn out in prayer—always.
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.
"A knowledge of who we are, a self-image that is ennobling, a strict sense of moral responsibility, a disciplined spirit, and a keen sense of duty to God—these are the keys to spiritual power."
The image of the Savior, what He taught, what He sacrificed and did for us planted firmly in our minds can help us remember all that we must do.
Our health and our wholeness are unquestionably linked with our holiness. We need very much for body, mind, and spirit to come together, to unite in one healthy, stable 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?
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.
Adrian Van Mondfrans explains how to become men and women of principle. There are gospel formulas we can follow to become better.
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.
Everyone is involved in the same business: the business of being. To become the best disciples that we can be, we must increase in dedication to 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.
"Act the role of the Latter-day Saint, be that noble bearer of the priesthood, and do all that’s necessary in order to measure up to your Father in heaven’s expectations."
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.
The four cornerstones upon which we must build greatness faith, education, industry, and cooperation. John A. Widtsoe explains that each of these cornerstones must be nourished and understood through a gospel lens.