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Inspirational Message Archive

  • "We look on marriage and the bearing and nurturing of children as part of God’s plan and a sacred duty of those given the opportunity to do so. We believe that the ultimate treasures on earth and in heaven are our children and our posterity."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "No Other Gods"
    Topics: Family

  • "Too often we tend to split the Lord’s work into parts that seem unrelated. Whether it is preaching the gospel to nonmembers, serving with new converts, reactivating less-active members, teaching and strengthening active members, or performing family history and temple work, the work really is indivisible. These efforts are not separate. They are all part of the work of salvation."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "The Work of Salvation: Parable of a Father at Bedtime"
    Topics: Work of Salvation

  • "It is impossible for us to fail when we do our best when we are on the Lord’s errand."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "Put Your Trust in the Lord"
    Topics: Work of Salvation

  • "There is no greater joy in life than being anxiously engaged in the service of the Lord."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "Put Your Trust in the Lord"
    Topics: Work of Salvation

  • "As we act in faith, we often find that the blessings from the Lord are different than we expected but much better than we imagined."

    —Neil L. Andersen, "A Spiritual Work"
    Topics: Work of Salvation

  • "If you’re not a full-time missionary with a missionary badge pinned on your coat, now is the time to paint one on your heart—painted, as Paul said, “not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God.”"

    —Neil L. Andersen, "It's a Miracle"
    Topics: Work of Salvation

  • "When members view the work of salvation as their responsibility alone, it can be intimidating. When they view it as an invitation to follow the Lord in bringing souls unto Him to be taught by the full-time elders and sisters, it is inspiring, invigorating, and uplifting."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "Put Your Trust in the Lord"
    Topics: Work of Salvation

  • "It’s not enough to wish, it’s not enough to dream, it’s not enough to promise. We must do."

    —Thomas S. Monson, "Four Words to Guide You"
    Topics: Work of Salvation, Prophetic Messages

  • "Our Heavenly Father can appreciate our love for Him by how well we serve Him and how well we serve our fellowmen."

    —Thomas S. Monson, "Four Words to Guide You"
    Topics: Ministering, Service

  • "My brothers and sisters, the Lord’s purposes are often accomplished as we pay heed to the guidance of the Spirit. I believe that the more we act upon the inspiration and impressions which come to us, the more the Lord will entrust to us His errands."

    —Thomas S. Monson, "Consider the Blessings"
    Topics: Ministering, Service