Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Atonement

  • "We are beloved spirit sons and daughters of heavenly parents, with a divine nature and destiny. Our Savior, Jesus Christ, loved us enough to give His life for us. His Atonement provides the way for us to progress on the path to our heavenly home, through sacred priesthood ordinances and covenants."

    —Carole M. Stephens, "Do We Know What We Have"
    Topics: Atonement, Priesthood, Covenants

  • "Just as chalk can be removed from a blackboard, with sincere repentance the effects of our transgression can be erased through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. That promise applies in every case."

    —Boyd K. Packer, "The Key to Spiritual Protection"
    Topics: Repentance, Atonement

  • "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, Holy Ghost

  • "Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ, each of us can become clean and the burden of our rebellion will be lifted. Remember, repentance is not punishment. It is the hope-filled path to a more glorious future."

    —Richard G. Scott, "Personal Strength through the Atonement of Jesus Christ"
    Topics: Atonement

  • "Every appetite, desire, propensity, and impulse of the natural man may be overcome by and through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. We are here on the earth to develop godlike qualities and to bridle all of the passions of the flesh."

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

  • "I testify of the holy Resurrection, that unspeakable cornerstone gift in the Atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ! With the Apostle Paul, I testify that that which was sown in corruption will one day be raised in incorruption and that which was sown in weakness will ultimately be raised in power (see 1 Corinthians 15:42–43)."

    —Jeffrey R. Holland, "Like a Broken Vessel"
    Topics: Easter, Resurrection, Atonement

  • "Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ, each of us can become clean and the burden of our rebellion will be lifted. Remember, repentance is not punishment. It is the hope-filled path to a more glorious future."

    —Richard G. Scott, "Personal Strength through the Atonement of Jesus Christ"
    Topics: Atonement

  • "Fill your life with service to others. As you lose your life in the service of Father in Heaven’s children, Satan’s temptations lose power in your life. Because your Father in Heaven loves you profoundly, the Atonement of Jesus Christ makes that strength possible. Isn’t it wonderful? Many of you have felt the burden of poor choices, and each of you can feel the elevating power of the Lord’s forgiveness, mercy, and strength."

    —Richard G. Scott, "Personal Strength through the Atonement of Jesus Christ"
    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

  • "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