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“You and I ultimately can choose to be chosen through the righteous exercise of our moral agency,” said Elder David A. Bednar.

“Let there be no doubt, it is the very stuff of heroes displayed by our youth when they set their hearts and minds to standing upright against the shifting moral tectonics of our time,” said President Steven J. Lund.

“What we do at home is the true crucible of enduring and joyful discipleship,” said Elder Joseph W. Sitati.

“God’s work and glory include bringing to pass happy and forever,” said Elder Gerrit W. Gong.

“We are commanded to love others, not to judge them,” said Sister J. Anette Dennis.

Jesus Christ’s invitation for people to “take up his cross and follow me” in Matthew 16:24 “speaks to crosses we bear rather than the ones we wear,” said Elder Jeffrey R. Holland.

Church leaders shared messages focused on increasing faith in the Savior Jesus Christ during the Saturday evening general session.

As evil increases in the world, Latter-day Saints must “strengthen the roots of our faith in Jesus Christ,” said Elder Neil L. Andersen.

“The privilege of representing the Savior Jesus Christ and His Church cannot be ignored,” said Elder Silva.

“How many times have we witnessed unto God that we are willing?” asked Elder Pearson.

“Trials do not mean that the plan is failing; they are part of the plan meant to help me seek God,” said Sister Michelle D. Craig.

“The care of the earth and of our natural environment is a sacred responsibility entrusted to us by God,” said Bishop Gérald Caussé.

The Saturday afternoon morning session of October 2022 general conference included talks from President M. Russell Ballard and two members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

“As our Church population grows ever more diverse, our welcome must grow ever more spontaneous and warm,” said Elder D. Todd Christofferson.

“The Lord always provides us with an escape when we face adversity, temptation, incomprehension, infirmities and even death,” said Elder Jorge F. Zeballos.

“We are all engaged as Latter-day Saint disciples in the work of bringing others to Christ,” said Elder McConkie.

Husband and wife must “become one in thought, desire and purpose with our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, leading and guiding the family unit together,” said Elder Ulisses Soares.

Saturday afternoon session choir features proselyting, service and senior missionaries.

“Our perfection is only possible through God’s grace,” said Elder Paul V. Johnson of the Presidency of the Seventy.

“To give what you have been denied is a powerful part of divine healing possible through faith in Jesus Christ,” said Sister Kristin M. Yee.

“It is as important to follow the Prophet and keep our feet firmly planted on the covenant path of faithfulness as it was for the early pioneers,” said President M. Russell Ballard.

The eight are Elders Clayton, Curtis, Funk, Golden, González, Kacher, Robbins and Sitati.

Thousands entering the Conference Center for general conference were greeted by 18 new images of Jesus Christ in different styles from different artists.

“Prayerfully ask the Lord to confirm that what you have heard is true,” said President Russell M. Nelson.

Church leaders address abuse, introduce revised guide for youth at the Saturday morning session of October 2022 general conference

After he gave his opening address at October 2022 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson posted on social media about why he was sitting during his message.

“I invite you to follow our beloved Prophet, President Nelson, in flooding the earth with the Book of Mormon,” said Elder Ronald A. Rasband.

“Heavenly Father’s love for each of His children is real; He is there for each one,” said Elder Montoya.

“Let the ‘normal’ things in our lives be those which help keep us on the covenant path,” said Elder Rafael E. Pino.

“When we operate within the framework, the Holy Ghost can unleash astonishing insight, direction and comfort,” said Elder Dale G. Renlund.