Conference capsules

We have no more sacred privilege, and no more urgent and sacred responsibility, than to bear testimony that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God. (page 11) - Elder John M. Madsen

As we "come unto Christ," we must surrender our worldly ways, our pride, our selfishness. (page 21) - Elder Lowell D. WoodConversion

Spiritual conversion is preceded by an intense desire for change and an admission that we need divine help. (page 8) - Elder J. Richard Clarke


To the faithful, the very obstacles that we overcome draw us closer to our Heavenly Father by helping us develop a humble, submissive spirit and causing us to be grateful and appreciative of those blessings that flow from a loving Father. In short, these experiences can and often do increase our faith. (page 8) - Bishop Richard C. Edgley

The power of the Church is based profoundly on discipleship rooted in individual faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. (page 11) - Elder V. Dallas Merrell


Through the gospel, hatred can turn into love, pride into humility, wickedness into righteousness, sorrow into happiness, and fear into peace. (page 21) - Elder Kwok Yuen Tai


What glorious gospel news is an understanding of this doctrine of grace, which persuades us to more fully center our faith and hope upon Jesus Christ. Through the grace of the Father, we will better know how to come unto the Son. (page 20) - Elder Gene R. Cook

Home and Family

Members of the Church have the most effective cure for our decaying family life. It is for men, women and children to honor and respect the divine roles of both fathers and mothers in the home. (page 10) - Elder James E. Faust

The place to cure most of the ills of society is in the homes of the people. Building our homes as fortresses of righteousness for protection from the world takes constant labor and diligence. To accomplish this eternal work, we must make our homes gospel centered. (page 18) - Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin

Last days

Just as foretold, our days actually are fast resembling the days of Noah, especially notable for their pattern of corruption and violence. (page 20) - Elder Neal A. Maxwell


Our Heavenly Father's plan contains the ultimate expressions of true love. All that we hold dear, even our families, our friends, our joy, our knowledge, our testimonies, would vanish were it not for our Father and His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. (page 17) - President Thomas S. Monson


Spiritual power over the influence of Satan comes to us by keeping the commandments of our Lord, Jesus Christ. (page 7) - Elder M. Russell Ballard

All of the self-inflicted tragedy that occurs today from violation of the Lord's commandments could be avoided by careful, consistent observance of revealed truth. (page 10) - Elder Richard G. Scott


We should address prayers to our Heavenly Father in words which speakers of that language associate with love and respect and reverence and closeness. (page 7) - Elder Dallin H. Oaks

Prayer brings our desires and the desires of our Father into harmony, thus bringing us both the blessing we are seeking and also the blessing of greater unity with the Father. (page 11) - Elder David E. Sorensen

The miraculous element of prayer . . . is that in the private, quiet chambers of our mind and heart, God both hears and answers prayers. (page 18) - Elder Rex D. Pinegar

There is no place for fear among men and women who place their trust in the Almighty, who do not hesitate to humble themselves in seeking divine guidance through prayer. (page 19) - Elder L. Tom Perry


If they [those who teach erroneouslyT seek to do mischief with the priesthood and with the sacred things of the temple, the Lord has said He would "blind their minds, that they may not understand his marvelous workings." (page 6) - Elder Boyd K. Packer


How tragic it is and how deeply we are pained, that the name of the Savior of mankind has become one of the most common and ill-used of profanities. . . . Let us lift the name of Deity to the sacred, sweet elevation that it deserves and that has, indeed, been commanded. (page 18) - President Howard W. Hunter


The scriptures are spiritual food for our spirit which is just as important as physical food for our body. (page 8) - Elder L. Lionel Kendrick


We never know how far the effects of our service will reach. We can never afford to be cruel or indifferent or ungenerous, because we are all connected, even if it is in a pattern that only God sees. (page 21) - Sister Chieko N. Okazaki

I know that when we are on the Lord's errand He will be with us. He will strengthen us. He will build our capacities. (page 22) - Elder Neil L. Andersen

Any call and any service in our Lord's cause sanctifies us. (page 22) - Elder D. Todd Christofferson


Our labor for our ancestors is part of the divine plan of our Heavenly Father. It is a momentous assignment given to His Church, which we will complete because He has ordained it. (page 9) - Elder David B. Haight

Each temple built by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stands as an expression of the testimony of this people that God our Eternal Father lives, that He has a plan for the blessing of His sons and daughters of all generations. . . . (page 16) - President Gordon B. Hinckley

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