Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Child of God

  • "To know Heavenly Father and to understand our relationship to Him as our Father and our God is to find meaning in this life and hope in the life to come."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "Like a Flame Unquenchable"
    Topics: Child of God

  • "When we understand our relationship to God, we also understand our relationship to one another. All men and women on this earth are the offspring of God, spirit brothers and sisters. What a powerful idea! No wonder God’s Only Begotten Son commanded us to love one another."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "Powerful Ideas"
    Topics: Child of God

  • "I testify that each of us is a beloved child of Heavenly Father. He loves us with all of His heart. Take time to read about Him, pray to Him, and attend church to worship Him. I know that He will give you that feeling of warmth and love in your heart. Then you can know that you are a child of God, your life has a purpose, and everything will be all right."

    —Paul B. Pieper, "You Are a Child of God"
    Topics: God's Love, Child of God

  • "When difficult things occur in our lives, what is our immediate response? Is it confusion or doubt or spiritual withdrawal? Is it a blow to our faith? Do we blame God or others for our circumstances? Or is our first response to remember who we are—that we are children of a loving God?"

    —Donald L. Hallstrom, "I Am a Child of God"
    Topics: Child of God

  • "God sees you not only as a mortal being on a small planet who lives for a brief season—He sees you as His child. He sees you as the being you are capable and designed to become. He wants you to know that you matter to Him."

    —Dieter F. Uchtdorf, "You Matter to Him"
    Topics: God's Love, Child of God

  • "A correct understanding of our heavenly heritage is essential to exaltation. It is foundational to comprehending the glorious plan of salvation."

    —Donald L. Hallstrom, "I Am a Child of God"
    Topics: Child of God