"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."
"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
"Brethren, to each of us comes the mandate to share the gospel of Christ. . . . The perfect Shepherd of souls, the missionary who redeemed mankind, gave us His divine assurance. . . 'How great shall be your joy.’"
"The knowledge which we seek, the answers for which we yearn, and the strength which we desire today to meet the challenges of a complex and changing world can be ours when we willingly obey the Lord’s commandments."
"Through your dedicated devotion at home or abroad, those souls whom you help to save may well be those whom you love the most."
"May your homes be filled with peace, harmony, courtesy, and love. May they be filled with the Spirit of the Lord."
"The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sends forth to you an earnest appeal. Open your doors to the missionaries. Open your minds to the words of God. Open your hearts, even your very souls, to the sound of that still, small voice which testifies of truth."
"Kneel down to pray. Step up to serve. Reach out to rescue. Each is a vital page of God's blueprint to make a house a home and a home a heaven."
"The priesthood represents a mighty army of righteousness--even a royal army. We are led by a prophet of God. In supreme command is our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Our marching orders are clear. They are concise."
"We cannot go to heaven in a feather bed. The Savior of the world entered after great pain and suffering. We, as servants, can expect no more than the Master. Before Easter there must be a cross. While we walk these paths which bring forth bitter sorrow, we can also walk those paths which yield eternal joy."