On Easter morning, April 12, President Russell M. Nelson wrote a message on social media encouraging Latter-day Saints to find joy in the Savior’s resurrection and to share testimony of Him.
“On this glorious Easter Sunday, I invite you to find joy in one of the most significant of all scriptural phrases: ‘He is not here: for he is risen’ (Matthew 28:6).
“Given by angelic messengers near an empty tomb, this proclamation declared that the Lord Jesus Christ had overcome death through His Atonement and Resurrection,” he wrote. “Later He appeared to His Apostles and charged His followers to declare their witness to the world that He lives.”
He continued, “As followers of the Lord Jesus Christ in these, the latter days, have also been charged with testifying of the realities of the Savior’s Atonement and Resurrection. Easter Sunday gives each of us a personal opportunity to discover His sacrifice, embrace His teachings, and share His joy.”
President Nelson then extended an invitation to Latter-day Saints: “On this most special of days, I encourage you to look for ways to share your testimony of the Savior Jesus Christ. Despite our current circumstances, we can still share the joyful news that He lives!”
He concluded his social media post by sharing his testimony of the Savior.
“Dear friends, I know that He lives. And because He lives we, too, can know ‘peace in this world, and eternal life in the world to come’ (Doctrine and Covenants 59:23). #HearHim”
Read more articles about the ‘Hear Him’ initiative:
- Church releases Easter video highlighting the last week of the Savior’s life on earth
- New #HearHim video reminds how we can better listen to the Savior’s voice
- Why the Church’s 2020 #HearHim initiative is an important reminder of the Restoration
- President Nelson extends 2nd invitation of 2020: ‘How do you hear Him? #HearHim’