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Inspirational Message Archive

  • "Lift up your head and be of good cheer; for behold, the time is at hand, and on this night shall the sign be given, and on the morrow come I into the world, to show unto the world that I will fulfil all that which I have caused to be spoken by the mouth of my holy prophets (3 Nephi 1:13)."

    — , "3 Nephi 1"
    Topics: Christmas

  • "The wonder and awe of Christmas is just a beginning. Christmas reminds us that the babe born in Bethlehem has given us purpose for living, and what happens next to us largely depends on how we embrace our Savior, Jesus Christ, and follow Him."

    —Rosemary M. Wixom, "What Happened Next?"
    Topics: Christmas

  • "Christmas is what we make of it. Despite all the distractions, we can see to it that Christ is at the center of our celebration. If we have not already done so, we can establish Christmas traditions for ourselves and for our families which will help us capture and keep the spirit of Christmas."

    —Thomas S. Monson, "Because He Came"
    Topics: Christmas

  • "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6)."

    — , "Isaiah 9"
    Topics: Christmas

  • "Wherefore, be faithful; stand in the office which I have appointed unto you; succor the weak, lift up the hands which hang down, and strengthen the feeble knees (D&C 81:5)."

    —Doctrine and Covenants, "Doctrine and Covenants 81"
    Topics: Service

  • "May we give as the Savior gave. To give of oneself is a holy gift. We give as a remembrance of all the Savior has given. May we also give gifts that have eternal value, along with our gifts that eventually break or are forgotten. How much better the world would be if we all gave gifts of understanding and compassion, of service and friendship, of kindness and gentleness."

    —Thomas S. Monson, "The Real Joy of Christmas"
    Topics: Service

  • "We all have opportunities to render service to others. That is our calling and our privilege. In serving the needs of others, we are mindful of the words of the Savior: "Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me" (Matthew 25:40)."

    —Spencer W. Kimball, "Rendering Service to Others"
    Topics: Service

  • "This Christmas, as the spirit of the season permeates our hearts, let us do something that expresses our feelings in an outward way, showing that we understand that the babe born in Bethlehem is the real Redeemer."

    —Gary E. Stevenson, "The Reality of Christmas"
    Topics: Christmas

  • "In all of our service, we need to be sensitive to the promptings of the Holy Ghost. The still, small voice will let us know who needs our help and what we can do to help them."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "Finding Joy through Loving Service"
    Topics: Service, Holy Ghost

  • "There are those who struggle every day with challenges. Let us extend to them our concern, as well as a helping hand. As we care for each other, we will be blessed."

    —Thomas S. Monson, "Until We Meet Again"
    Topics: Service