Harold B. Lee
Gospel Art Picture Kit
President of the Church, 1972–1973
“The greatest miracles I see today,” expressed President Lee, “are not necessarily the healing of sick bodies, but the greatest miracles I see are the healing of sick souls, those who are sick in soul and spirit and are downhearted and distraught. … We are reaching out to all such, because they are precious in the sight of the Lord, and we want no one to feel that they are forgotten” (in Conference Report, Apr. 1973, 178; or Ensign, July 1973, 123).
“I know that there are powers divine that reach out when all other help is not available” (in Conference Report, Apr. 1973, 179).
“Take time for family home evening. Draw your children around about you. Teach them, guide them, and guard them. There was never a time when we needed so much the strength and the solidarity of the home” (in Conference Report, Apr. 1973, 130; or Ensign, July 1973, 98).
To the Saints in Mexico and Central America, he told a sacred experience following his call as President of the Church: “On the early morning thereafter with my wife I kneeled in humble prayer, and suddenly it seemed as though my mind and heart went out to over three million people in all the world. I seemed to have a love for every one of them no matter where they lived nor what their color was, whether they were rich or poor, whether they were humble or great, or educated or not. Suddenly I felt as though they all belonged to me, as though they were all my own brothers and sisters” (in Conference Report, Mexico and Central America Area Conference 1972, 151).
Harold B. Lee, 11th President of the Church, had a great love for the members of the Church. He told the Saints to hold family home evening, teach their children, and protect them from the temptations of our world.
Artist, David Ahrnsbrak
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