Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Divine Potential

  • "Work hard to achieve your dreams. Don’t let discouragement or mistakes delay you. Move outside your comfort zones. Push yourselves. Expect more. You can move beyond the limitations set by ordinary men. Don’t let the low standards and expectations of the world and others cause you to aim beneath your nobility and ability—dream big!"

    —Elaine S. Dalton, "Dare Great Things"
    Topics: Divine Potential

  • "With the help of the Lord and through the power of His Spirit to “teach [us] all things,” indeed we can be blessed to realize our spiritual possibilities. Ordinances invite spiritual purpose and power into our lives as we strive to be born again and become men and women of Christ. Our weaknesses can be strengthened, and our limitations can be overcome."

    —David A. Bednar, "Always Retain a Remission of Your Sins"
    Topics: Divine Potential

  • "Our divine nature has nothing to do with our personal accomplishments…Our divine nature comes from God."

    —Rosemary M. Wixom, "Discovering the Divinity Within"
    Topics: Divine Potential

  • "The divine nature within…us is refined and magnified by the effort we make to draw nearer to our Father and His Son."

    —Rosemary M. Wixom, "Discovering the Divinity Within"
    Topics: Divine Potential

  • "We come to this earth to nurture and discover the seeds of divine nature that are within us."

    —Rosemary M. Wixom, "Discovering the Divinty Within"
    Topics: Divine Potential

  • "We are daughters of God. We are sisters in Zion. We have a divine nature, and we each have a glorious work to do."

    —Carol F. McConkie, "Here to Serve a Righteous Cause"
    Topics: Divine Potential

  • "We cannot foresee what the Lord has in mind for us. Our only course of action is to be prepared and worthy for whatever he requires. We must govern our actions every day with our future in mind."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "Purity Precedes Power"
    Topics: Agency, Obedience, Divine Potential