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  • "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

  • "Even though our journey may be fraught with tribulation, the destination is truly glorious. I rejoice in the great plan of salvation that is big enough for all of our Father in Heaven’s children."

    —Quentin L. Cook, "Our Father's Plan—Big Enough for All His Children"
    Topics: Plan of Salvation

  • "Resurrection, or immortality, comes to every man and every woman as an unconditional gift. Eternal life, or celestial glory or exaltation, is a conditional gift. Conditions…include faith in the Lord, repentance, baptism, receiving the Holy Ghost, and remaining faithful to the ordinances and covenants of the temple."

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

  • "And now, verily, verily, I say unto thee, put your trust in that Spirit which leadeth to do good—yea, to do justly, to walk humbly, to judge righteously; and this is my Spirit."

    D&C 11:12
    Topics: Jesus Christ Exemplar

  • "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. There we receive the highest blessings that God has in store for His faithful children."

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

  • "And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved."

    Matthew 10:22
    Topics: Endure to the End