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Inspirational Message Archive

  • "Our Heavenly Father wants husbands and wives to be faithful to each other and to esteem and treat their children as an heritage from the Lord. In such a family we study the scriptures and pray together.And we fix our focus on the temple."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "Salvation and Exaltation"
    Topics: Family

  • "God has put his plan in motion. It proceeds through natural laws that are, in fact, God’s laws. Since they are his, he is bound by them, as are we."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "Answers to Life's Questions"
    Topics: Plan of Salvation

  • "Individual progression is fostered in the family.... The home is to be God’s laboratory of love and service. There a husband is to love his wife, a wife is to love her husband, and parents and children are to love one another."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "Salvation and Exaltation"
    Topics: Family

  • "We have the seed of the gospel word. It is up to each of us to set the priorities and to do the things that make our soil good and our harvest plentiful. We must seek to be firmly rooted and converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "The Parable of the Sower"
    Topics: Gospel of Jesus Christ

  • "What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?"

    James 2:14
    Topics: Faith

  • "It is good to look to the past to gain appreciation for the present and perspective for the future. It is good to look upon the virtues of those who have gone before, to gain strength for whatever lies ahead."

    —Gordon B. Hinckley
    Topics: Family History

  • "We must examine our motives. A good check and balance in decision making is to look at our motives for making our decisions. We should ask ourselves, "Are my motives selfish, or is there charity in the decision I am about to make? Is this decision in keeping with the commandments, both in the spirit and the letter of the law? Is my decision basically right, honorable, and compatible with the golden rule? Have I considered the impact of my decision on others?""

    —Robert D. Hales, "Making Righteous Choices at the Crossroads of Life"
    Topics: Agency

  • "Our faith grows as we anticipate the glorious day of the Savior’s return to the earth. The thought of His coming stirs my soul. It will be breathtaking! The scope and grandeur, the vastness and magnificence, will exceed anything mortal eyes have ever seen or experienced."

    —Neil L. Andersen, "Thy Kingdom Come", Ensign, May 2015
    Topics: Faith

  • "You and I have a plan to guide us in our lives—the eternal plan that was given to us in the premortal world and that will bring us back into the presence of our Heavenly Father. During our mortal probation on earth, we will be tested with enticements and opposition in all things. But if we are obedient…we can attain eternal life."

    —Robert D. Hales, "Making Righteous Choices at the Crossroads of Life"
    Topics: Plan of Salvation

  • "As you keep the commandments and pray in faith to see the Lord’s hand in your life, I promise you that He will open your spiritual eyes even wider, and you will see more clearly that you are not alone."

    —Neil L. Andersen, "Thy Kingdom Come", Ensign, May 2015
    Topics: Blessings