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Inspirational Message Archive

  • "While you are performing the part to which you have been called, never lose sight of the whole majestic and wonderful picture of the purpose of this, the dispensation of the fulness of times. Weave beautifully your small thread in the grand tapestry, the pattern for which was laid out for us by the God of heaven. Hold high the standard under which we walk. Be diligent, be true, be virtuous, be faithful, that there may be no flaw in that banner."

    —Gordon B. Hinckley, "An Ensign to the Nations, a Light to the World", Teachings of the Presidents of the Church: Gordon B. Hinckley, 2016
    Topics: Plan of Salvation

  • "Imagine what good we can do in the world if we all join together, united as followers of Christ, anxiously and busily responding to the needs of others and serving those around us—our families, our friends, our neighbors, our fellow citizens."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "Be Anxiously Engaged"
    Topics: Changing Lives

  • "Some of us do our work as if we had blinders on our eyes. We see only our own little narrow track. We catch nothing of the broader vision. Ours may be a small responsibility in the Church. It is good to fulfill that responsibility with diligence. And it is also good to know how that responsibility contributes to the great overall program of the growing kingdom of God."

    —Gordon B. Hinckley, "An Ensign to the Nations, a Light to the World", Teachings of the Presidents of the Church: Gordon B. Hinckley, 2016
    Topics: Callings

  • "Many in this world are afraid and angry with one another. While we understand these feelings, we need to be civil in our discourse and respectful in our interactions. This is especially true when we disagree. The Savior taught us to love even our enemies."

    —Quentin L. Cook, "We Follow Jesus Christ", Ensign, May 2010
    Topics: Love Others

  • "The reach of the Savior’s Atonement is infinite in breadth and depth, for you and for me. But it will never be imposed on us. … Repentance is a choice."

    —Dale G. Renlund, "Repentance: A Joyful Choice"
    Topics: Repentance

  • "No matter how intense the darkness of doubt, we choose how long and to what extent we allow it to influence us. We must remember how much our Heavenly Father and His Son love us. They will neither abandon us, nor will They allow us to be overcome if we seek Their help."

    —Vern P. Stanfill, "Choose the Light"
    Topics: Love of God

  • "Without the Redeemer, [our] inherent hope and joy evaporate, and repentance becomes simply miserable behavior modification. But by exercising faith in Him, we become converted to His ability and willingness to forgive sin."

    —Dale G. Renlund, "Repentance: A Joyful Choice"
    Topics: Jesus Christ

  • "God’s love inspires us to use the path of true repentance, which will lead to the miracle of forgiveness. . . . We will learn to see beyond labels. We will resist the temptation to accuse or judge others by their sins, shortcomings, flaws, political leanings, religious convictions, nationalities, or skin color."

    —Dieter F. Uchtdorf, "Aiming at the Center", Ensign, January 2017
    Topics: Love of God

  • "The object of our prayers should not be to present a wish list or a series of requests but to secure for ourselves and for others blessings that God is eager to bestow, according to His will and timing. Every sincere prayer is heard and answered by our Heavenly Father, but the answers we receive may not be what we expect or come to us when we want or in the way we anticipate."

    —David A. Bednar, "Ask in Faith"
    Topics: Prayer

  • "My dear friends, your faith did not begin at birth, and it will not end at death. Faith is a choice. Strengthen your faith, and live to be deserving of the Savior’s approving words: “Great is thy faith.” As you do, I promise you that your faith, through the grace of Jesus Christ, will one day allow you to stand with those you love, clean and pure in the presence of God."

    —Neil L. Andersen, "Faith is Not by Chance, but by Choice"
    Topics: Faith