Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Atonement

  • "He knows of our anguish, and He is there for us. Like the good Samaritan in His parable, when He finds us wounded at the wayside, He binds up our wounds and cares for us."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "He Heals the Heavy Laden", Liahona, November 2006
    Topics: Atonement

  • "How grateful we should be that our Heavenly Father did not intercede but rather withheld His fatherly instinct to rescue His Beloved Son. Because of His eternal love for you and for me, He allowed Jesus to complete His foreordained mission to become our Redeemer."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "The Atonement and the Value of One Soul", Liahona, May 2004
    Topics: Atonement

  • "Because of His Atonement, the Savior has the power to succor—to help—every mortal pain and affliction."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "Strengthened by the Atonement of Jesus Christ", Liahona, November 2015
    Topics: Atonement

  • "That Atonement would achieve complete victory over physical death, unconditionally granting resurrection to every person who has been born or ever will be born into this world. Mercifully it would also provide forgiveness for the personal sins of all, from Adam to the end of the world, conditioned upon repentance and obedience to divine commandments."

    —Jeffrey R. Holland, "Where Justice, Love, and Mercy Meet"
    Topics: Atonement

  • "I bear my witness that the Lord has asked each of us, His disciples, to help bear one another’s burdens. We have promised to do it. I bear my testimony that the Lord, through His Atonement and Resurrection, has broken the power of death. I give my witness that the living Christ sends the Holy Ghost, the Comforter, to those we are pledged to help Him comfort."

    —Henry B. Eyring, "The Comforter"
    Topics: Atonement

  • "Your noble birthright, identity, purpose, and divine commission set you apart from all others. But neither your birthright nor your premortal ordinations and commissions can save or exalt you. You will do that through your individual decisions and as you choose to access the power of the Lord’s Atonement in your lives."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "What Will You Choose?", Ensign, January 2015
    Topics: Agency, Atonement

  • "I bear my witness that the Lord has asked each of us, His disciples, to help bear one another’s burdens. We have promised to do it. I bear my testimony that the Lord, through His Atonement and Resurrection, has broken the power of death. I give my witness that the living Christ sends the Holy Ghost, the Comforter, to those we are pledged to help Him comfort."

    —Henry B. Eyring, "The Comforter"
    Topics: Atonement, Resurrection

  • "Our Savior’s Atonement does more than assure us of immortality by a universal resurrection and give us the opportunity to be cleansed from sin by repentance and baptism. His Atonement also provides the opportunity to call upon Him who has experienced all of our mortal infirmities to give us the strength to bear the burdens of mortality."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "Strengthened by the Atonement of Jesus Christ"
    Topics: Atonement

  • "For those who feel they are alone, you can stand resolutely in righteousness knowing that the Atonement will protect and bless you beyond your ability to fully understand."

    —Quentin L. Cook, "The Lord Is My Light"
    Topics: Atonement

  • "The Atonement of Jesus Christ is real. And the promise is real that we can become new, changed, and better."

    —Henry B. Eyring, "In the Strength of the Lord"
    Topics: Atonement