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June 3, 2018

Worldwide Devotional for Youth: Messages from President Russell M. Nelson and Sister Wendy W. Nelson

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President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, spoke at a worldwide devotional for youth on Sunday, June 3, 2018. The broadcast originated in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Joseph a day ago Florida, United States
Thank i will be giving a talk in sacrament meeting today on this address and i just wanted you to know that i am very thankful that you President and Sister Nelson took the time to share this with us Thank you
Jomarie J 13 days ago Nueva Ecija, Philippines
Thank you president and sister nelson.
Anonymous User 17 days ago Oyo, Nigeria
Thanks to president Nelson for that wonderful challenge. We thee o God for a prophet
Anonymous User 20 days ago Negros Occidental, Philippines
thank you for the challenge Prophet Nelson I and my friends have really learned something new without using any social media and because of your challenge,We now spent most of our time reading the Scriptures and sharing the Gospel with others so that we can train ourselves to be a future missionary someday. Thank you Prophet Nelson. From:Calumangan Ward,Bago Stake Philippines
Leobert S 24 days ago Leyte, Philippines
thanks prophet nelson and i love u god bless
James P 24 days ago Utah, United States
The new song "Our prayer to thee" was so amazing I loved it same with the other two songs.
Paul C a month ago Arizona, United States
I really enjoyed president Nealson’s counsel to take a break from Socail Media. I found that as as took his counsel into account, I found that I felt different and wanted to extend my socail media fast to one month and see how it went. I find that i am still using socail media but I feel happier and more of a light than if I am always on Socail Media.
Cumorah S a month ago Idaho, United States
Thank you President Nelson for being so clear and distinct about what the youth need to do and why we are needed. So many confusing messages are in line that distort why we came to earth and what we were sent here to do. These messages cleared my confusion and made sharing the Gospel a thrilling mission to complete, rather then a burden. As I have worked towards completing the 5 challenges, especially the social media challenge, I have found more motivation, increasing my creativity and imagination, participated in healthy communication and activities, and been able to take a brake from fake. I have made a goal for myself to continue these challenges throughout my life. (Except, rather then a social media fast, I will use social media for the reason it was created, not for the reason of being fake.) I have found a determination to come closer to my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and that is why I am continuing these challenges.
Tess C a month ago Tennessee, United States
President & Sister Nelson, thank you so much for this wonderful devotional. It filled me with joy and inspiration and made me excited to become a better disciple and participate in the Lord's work to gather Israel.
Thomas L a month ago California, United States
I really like the 5 commitments that will help us come closer to Christ and to be more committed to the covenant path. My favorite commitment is to be a light to the world and to feel comfortable standing out. President and Sister Nelson, I really appreciate your willingness to speak directly to the youth and to help us learn how to come closer to Christ.
James O a month ago Ghana
In first my gratitude goes our precious and everlasting father who is in heaven for granting us this inspired Prophet of our generation. President Nelson I love you, I sustain you. I know is through prophet that the lord reveled his secret. I am much grateful for this counsel from our heavenly father through His prophet. I know He love His children that HE want us to return to Him safely that is why he always guide us through his prophet and servant. I have test this counsel and i am still tasting it. When I first heard this counsel it was not that much easy for me to stay off-line. It became a challenge to me that that but now I have overcome the addiction of social media were I face a lot of obstacles and world challenges but now I have even been able to delete even my facebook account and I feel like am HIS song whom He saw in the premortal life that it was good, I mean, I feel like am among the great and noble ones.
Anonymous User a month ago Wyoming, United States
The challenge has been wonderful! I’m so thankful for President Nelson and his wife Wendy :-) I thought I’d share my thoughts while completing the honorable charge they’ve given us. I’ve felt grateful for the opportunity, happier through its execution, and hope from the blessings it’s brought me. Using my phone less has helped me turn it into a tool: useful only when a task is needing done and best left put away otherwise. The second challenge was a bit trickier, but then I realized you can sacrifice time to the Lord in all kinds of ways: praying longer, reading an extra Book of Mormon chapter, and doing family history and temple work:) All while on the strait and narrow! I’ll be helping answer the prayers given in challenge four on my mission to Tucson next month! I started the final challenge by giving a dear friend of mine a for strength of youth and bearing testimony to him how the application of the standards therein have brought me blessings without number. I love this gospel!
Anonymous User a month ago Utah, United States
I loved it!!!!
Anonymous User a month ago California, United States
I finished the social media fast yesterday. I said I would start last Monday morning but, I got excited and started late Sunday evening. It was nice not having the expectation to see notifications from social media apps(or to be disappointed and see none). This fast helped me realize that social media is great for communication but, it also has the skill to place other people as a priority over Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and the gospel. I'm glad I took the fast while I still had a few days of school left because I noticed how much time I actually spend wasting on my social media rather than actually socializing.
Anonymous User a month ago Idaho, United States
I have been in an odd spiritual slump for a while now. I became so obsessed in my grades and work that I have been losing focus and precious time. I started to pray often again even if I fell asleep during them at night after long days and listening to my scriptures continually. I almost didn’t go to see this devotional because I was out of town and missed church, but I’m so glad that I went! The beginning song I could feel the spirit to peacefully more than it had for a while and I began to tear up in the first song. I had lost my phone for two weeks and gotten it back the day before the sm fast and went another week. It was so worth it. I am so grateful for the Lord and our church leaders! I am back in my groove with the spirit and I can feel the daily sunshine in my soul. It’s been months and I am so eternally grateful! Thank you President Nelson and Sister Nelson for answering questions and prayers of us all! We love and sustain you!

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