Daily Messages

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Covenants

  • "By the ordinance [of baptism], we become part of the covenant people of the Lord and heirs of the celestial kingdom of God."

    —D. Todd Christofferson, "The Power of Covenants"
    Topics: Covenants, Ordinances, Baptism

  • "All of the ordinances invite us to increase our faith in Jesus Christ and to make and keep covenants with God. As we keep these sacred covenants, we receive priesthood power and blessings."

    —Neil L. Andersen, "Power in the Priesthood"
    Topics: Covenants, Priesthood

  • "Making and cheerfully keeping our covenants gives validity and life to the vital sacred and saving ordinances we need to receive in order to obtain ‘all that [the] Father hath.’"

    —Linda K. Burton, "The Power, Joy, and Love of Covenant Keeping"
    Topics: Covenants

  • "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

  • "To perform our covenant duty as the salt of the earth, we must be different from those around us. This requires us to make some changes from our family culture, our ethnic culture, or our national culture. We must change all elements of our behavior that are in conflict with gospel commandments, covenants, and culture."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "The Salt of the Earth"
    Topics: Covenants

  • "Children of the covenant have the right to receive His doctrine and to know the plan of salvation. They claim it by making covenants of sacred significance."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "Covenants"
    Topics: Covenants

  • "Children of the covenant have the right to receive His doctrine and to know the plan of salvation. They claim it by making covenants of sacred significance."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "Covenants"
    Topics: Covenants

  • "Through the ages, God has made covenants with His children. His covenants occur throughout the entire plan of salvation and are therefore part of the fulness of His gospel. For example, God promised to send a Savior for His children, asking in turn for their obedience to His law."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "Covenants"
    Topics: Covenants

  • "As we have considered the critical need to strengthen families and homes, we have felt that the Lord would have us encourage His beloved daughters to cheerfully cleave to their covenants. When covenants are kept, families are strengthened."

    —Linda K. Burton, "Is Faith in the Atonement of Jesus Christ Written in Our Hearts?"
    Topics: Covenants, Women

  • "What is the source of such moral and spiritual power, and how do we obtain it? The source is God. Our access to that power is through our covenants with Him. A covenant is an agreement between God and man, an accord whose terms are set by God. In these divine agreements, God binds Himself to sustain, sanctify, and exalt us in return for our commitment to serve Him and keep His commandments."

    —D. Todd Christofferson, "Divine Covenants Make Strong Christians"
    Topics: Covenants