He Is Risen

By President David O. McKay (1873-1970) “If a miracle is a supernatural event who antecedent forces are beyond man’s finite wisdom, then the Resurrection of Jesus Christ is the most stupendous miracle of all time.  In it stand revealed the omnipotence of God and the immortality of man. The Resurrection is a miracle, however, only in the sense that it …

At times there appears to be no light at the end of the tunnel..

President Thomas S. Monson, I Will Not Fail Thee, nor Forsake Thee,” October 2013 General Conference. “When the pathway of life takes a cruel turn, there is the temptation to ask the question “Why me?” At times there appears to be no light at the end of the tunnel, no sunrise to end the night’s darkness.  We feel encompassed by …

Articles of Faith

The Articles of Faith of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1.  We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost. 2.  We believe that men will be punished for their own sins, and not for Adam’s transgression. 3.  We believe that through the Atonement of Christ, all mankind …

Latter-day Revelation

The Articles of Faith, Chapter 16, pg.278-280: “Latter-day Revelation – In the light of our knowledge concerning the continuity of revelation as an essential characteristic of the Church, it is as reasonable to look for new revelation today as to believe in the actuality of the gift during ancient times.  “Where there is no vision, the people perish” was declared …

The Family – A Proclamation to the World

The First Presidency and Council of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints “WE, THE FIRST PRESIDENCY and the Council of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, solemnly proclaim that marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and that the family is central to the …

President Monson Calls for Courage

“We will all face fear, experience ridicule, and meet opposition.  Let us – all of us – have the courage to defy the consensus, the courage to stand for principle.  Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God’s approval.  Courage becomes a living and an attractive virtue when it is regarded not only as a willingness to die manfully but …

Build up your food supply

Ezra Taft Benson (General Conference) “The revelation to produce and store food may be as essential to our temporal welfare today as boarding the ark was to the people in the days of Noah.” “Plan to build up your food supply just as you would a savings account…We urge you to do this prayerfully and do it now.”  (General Conference …

Should the Lord decide…

Ezra Taft Benson (as an apostle): “Should the Lord decide at this time to cleanse the Church…a famine in this land of one year’s duration could wipe out a large percentage of sloughful members, including some ward and stake officers. Yet we cannot say we have not been warned.” —  General Conference, April 1965.

Patience…

“Patience is not passive resignation, nor is it failing to act because of our fears.  Patience means active waiting and enduring.  It means staying with something…even when the desires of our hearts are delayed.  Patience is not simply enduring; it is enduring well!” “Patience means accepting that which cannot be changed and facing it with courage, grace, and faith.  It …

Be of Good Cheer…

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: Evening with a General Authority By Marianne Holman Prescott LDS Church News Published: Friday, Feb. 13 2015 11:28 a.m. MST Updated: Friday, Feb. 13 2015 11:28 a.m. MST Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles speaks during “An Evening with a General Authority” held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Feb. …