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“If you will always make yourself available to the Lord, you will learn again and again that God has a plan for you and will use you for His purposes in the lives of others,” Elder Evan A. Schmutz, General Authority, said at BYU–Hawaii.

“You are commending yourself to the Lord, allowing Him to steer and direct,” President Bonnie H. Cordon told missionaries.

Farsightedness can cause Latter-day Saints to miss out on the blessings that are right in front of them.

In Worldwide Devotional for Young Adults, President Oaks echoes President Nelson’s challenge to ‘know the truth and stand for it’

Learning the doctrines, faith to act and repent, can lead to baptism, covenants, Elder Marcus B. Nash teaches missionaries at MTC

Elder D. Todd Christofferson described the new president as “an effective teacher and leader of organizations.”

President Henry J. Eyring has served over the past six years and will complete his time as BYU–Idaho president on Aug. 1.

“If you feel that your faith is buckling under the weight of an unrelenting and recurring personal weakness, draw strength from the reassuring words of your Redeemer, ‘be not afraid, only believe.’”

‘You are strong enough to hold firm and move forward, closer to Jesus Christ and His glorious promises,’ Sister Craven said during BYU–Hawaii devotional.

“We have the potential to accomplish some incredible — make that impossible — things in our lives,” said Elder Michael A. Dunn, General Authority Seventy.

Alignment with Christ “is at the very heart of how we keep our baptismal and sacramental covenants,” shared Relief Society General President Camille N. Johnson.

In the opening devotional for the semester, BYU–Hawaii President John S.K. Kauwe III invited students to seek covenant belonging.

Elder Kevin W. Pearson, Utah Area president, spoke alongside members of five other religions in the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Tuesday.

Thursday’s graduation also included the final remarks of BYU President Kevin J Worthen, who steps down May 1.

‘Is your knowledge and testimony of truth strong enough that you can stare down compelling reasons to doubt and choose to believe?’

“God will reveal to us the truth if we are willing to ask and then do the work required to receive revelation,” said President Brian K. Ashton in the semester’s first devotional.

During a devotional on April 15, Elder Ulisses Soares and his wife, Sister Rosana Soares, answered questions on topics like trials, doubts and forgiveness.

“As we press forward, trusting in our Savior’s redeeming love ..., we will be prepared to receive all that our Heavenly Father has in store for us,” said BYU–Idaho President Henry J. Eyring.

Ensign College President Bruce C. Kusch speaks at a campus devotional on becoming more devoted disciples of Jesus Christ.

The General Authority Seventy offered four ways individuals can build their lives “after the manner of God.”

“Do not be afraid to become more than you are — to do, to become, to overcome, to share,” said Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

In the last devotional of the winter semester, the Apostle taught BYU students about transformative technology and the transformative power of connecting to Jesus Christ.

President Oaks will be joined by his wife, Sister Kristen Oaks, in the Sunday, May 21 broadcast.

Like Rafiki in “The Lion King” stirring the water and telling Simba to “look harder,” Brother Wilcox shared his hope that graduates will remember who they are as children of God.

During a Tuesday night devotional at the Provo Missionary Training Center, Sister Yee spoke about gathering Israel and listening to the Spirit.

Church leaders share love and counsel for missionaries who are training to fulfill their assignments around the world.

Miracles occur, Sunday School General President Mark L. Pace says, and the Holy Ghost speaks when individuals seek the Savior.

“Everybody that you love will be blessed because you are serving as an emissary of Jesus Christ,” Elder Cook promises missionaries.

Elder Paul V. Johnson taught BYU students that they, who were born not too long ago, “now are ready to right wrongs, do God’s work, preach the truth and make a difference in the world.”

Applying the doctrine of Christ requires becoming engaged learners, keeping covenants and ministering to the one, said Elder Johnson.