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Inspirational Message Archive
"The Savior demonstrated genuine love of God by living the perfect life, by honoring the sacred mission that was His. Never was He haughty. Never was He puffed up with pride. Never was He disloyal. Ever was He humble. Ever was He sincere. Ever was He obedient."
"Priesthood power depends upon personal righteousness. . . . [The blessings of priesthood power are] available to men and women alike. . . . [Families are the] image and forerunner of exaltation in the celestial kingdom."
—Dallin H. Oaks, "Strengthening the Family and the Church through the Priesthood"
Topics: Priesthood, Family
"Some homes have a father who is a worthy priesthood holder joined by a faithful, devoted mother who together lead in righteousness. Many homes have a different configuration. Regardless of your circumstances, you can center your home and your life on the Lord Jesus Christ, for He is the source of true peace in this life."
"Our all-powerful Father in Heaven has entrusted priesthood authority to us--mortal beings who, by definition, are flawed and imperfect. He grants to us the authority to act in His name for the salvation of His children."
"Men and women have different but equally valued roles. Just as a woman cannot conceive a child without a man, so a man cannot fully exercise the power of the priesthood to establish an eternal family without a woman. In other words, in the eternal perspective, both the procreative power and the priesthood power are shared by husband and wife."
"In our Heavenly Father's great priesthood-endowed plan, men have the unique responsibility to administer the priesthood, but they are not the priesthood."
"Nothing is more important for future missionaries than to feel the righteous influence of the priesthood in their homes and to experience its blessings in their lives."
—Russell M. Nelson, "Strengthening the Family and the Church through the Priesthood"
Topics: Missionary Preparation, Priesthood
"Brethren, let's treat our wives with dignity and with respect. They're our eternal companions. Sisters, honor your husbands. They need to hear a good word. They need a friendly smile. They need a warm expression of true love."
—Thomas S. Monson, "Nine Principles for a Successful Marriage and Family"
Topics: Marriage, Prophetic Messages
"We are cast as combatants in the war between truth and error. There is no middle ground. We must stand up for truth, even while we practice tolerance and respect for beliefs and ideas different from our own and for the people who hold them."
"As you love His children, Heavenly Father will guide you, and angels will assist you. You will be given power to bless lives and rescue souls."