Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Atonement

  • "Heavenly Father and His Beloved Son love all of God’s children no matter what they choose to do or what they become. The Savior paid the price of all sins, no matter how heinous. Even though there must be justice, the opportunity for mercy is extended which will not rob justice."

    —Henry B. Eyring, "To My Grandchildren"
    Topics: Atonement

  • "We can change our behavior. Our very desires can change. How? There is only one way. True change—permanent change—can come only through the healing, cleansing, and enabling power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "Decisions for Eternity"
    Topics: Atonement

  • "Do you realize how marvelous it is that you can call upon the Atonement? The Lord effected the Atonement for our sakes. And there isn’t anything that you can’t repent from and that you can’t be rescued from if you will repent and be determined to make the decision."

    —Boyd K. Packer, "Teaching in the Church"
    Topics: Atonement, Repentance

  • "Teach yourself and teach your families about the gift of the Holy Ghost and the Atonement of Jesus Christ. You will do no greater eternal work than within the walls of your own home."

    —Boyd K. Packer, "These Things I Know"
    Topics: Family, Atonement, Gift of the Holy Ghost

  • "The Savior's suffering in Gethsemane and His agony on the cross redeem us from sin by satisfying the demands that justice has upon us. He extends mercy and pardons those who repent. The Atonement also satisfies the debt justice owes to us by healing and compensating us for any suffering we innocently endure."

    —D. Todd Christofferson, "Redemption"
    Topics: Jesus Christ, Atonement, Healing

  • "It isn’t enough to just be on the journey; we must be awake to our duty and continue with faith as we draw upon the comforting, strengthening, enabling, and healing power of the Atonement."

    —Carole M. Stephens, "Wide Awake to Our Duties"
    Topics: Atonement

  • "Be assured that the Savior loves you so much that He made it possible for you to change and to repent if you make a mistake. Satan does not want you to think you can change. He will try to convince you that all is lost. That is a lie. You can return. You can repent. You can be pure and holy because of the Savior's infinite Atonement."

    —Elaine S. Dalton, "Be Not Moved!"
    Topics: Atonement, Repentance, Jesus Christ

  • "From the Atonement of the Savior flows the soothing salve that can heal our spiritual wounds and remove guilt. However, this salve can only be applied through the principles of faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, repentance, and consistent obedience. The results of sincere repentance are peace of conscience, comfort, and spiritual healing and renewal."

    —David A. Bednar, "We Believe in Being Chaste"
    Topics: Atonement, Jesus Christ, Repentance

  • "Without the Atonement of Jesus Christ, life would be a dead-end road without hope or future. With the Atonement, life is an ennobling, inspiring journey of growth and development that leads to eternal life in the presence of our Heavenly Father."

    —Dieter F. Uchtdorf, "Four Titles"
    Topics: Atonement, Jesus Christ, Eternal Life

  • "God's light is real. It is available to all! It gives life to all things. It has the power to soften the sting of the deepest wound. It can be a healing balm for the loneliness and sickness of our souls."

    —Dieter F. Uchtdorf, "The Hope of God's Light"
    Topics: Healing, Atonement