Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Hope

  • "What does it mean to be of good cheer? It means having hope, not getting discouraged, not losing faith, and living life joyfully. “Men are, that they might have joy.” It means facing life with confidence. The gospel of Jesus Christ gives us the strength and the eternal perspective to face what is coming with good cheer."

    —Adhemar Damiani, "Be of Good Cheer and Faithful in Adversity"
    Topics: Hope

  • "What does it mean to be of good cheer? It means having hope, not getting discouraged, not losing faith, and living life joyfully. “Men are, that they might have joy.” It means facing life with confidence. The gospel of Jesus Christ gives us the strength and the eternal perspective to face what is coming with good cheer."

    —Adhemar Damiani, "Be of Good Cheer and Faithful in Adversity"
    Topics: Hope

  • "Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all."

    Psalms 34:19
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  • "Brothers and sisters, we live to die and we die to live—in another realm. If we are well prepared, death brings no terror. From an eternal perspective, death is premature only for those who are not prepared to meet God. Now is the time to prepare."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "Now Is the Time to Prepare"
    Topics: Eternal Perspective, Hope

  • "It is Satan who puts hopeless thoughts into the hearts of those who have made mistakes. The Lord Jesus Christ always gives us hope."

    —Julie B. Beck, "Remembering, Repenting, and Changing", Ensign, May 2007
    Topics: Hope

  • "When He says to the poor in spirit, “Come unto me,” He means He knows the way out and He knows the way up. He knows it because He has walked it. He knows the way because He is the way. Brothers and sisters, whatever your distress, please don’t give up and please don’t yield to fear."

    —Jeffrey R. Holland, "Broken Things to Mend"
    Topics: Hope, Jesus Christ

  • "Moroni confirmed: “What is it that ye shall hope for? Behold I say unto you that ye shall have hope through the atonement of Christ” (Moro. 7:40–41; see also Alma 27:28). Real hope, therefore, is not associated with things mercurial, but rather with things immortal and eternal!"

    —Elder Neal A. Maxwell, "Hope through the Atonement of Jesus Christ"
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  • "It is important to recognize that God’s ultimate purpose is our progress."

    —D. Todd Christofferson, "Why the Church?"
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  • "God wants us to have joy. He wants us to have peace. He wants us to succeed."

    —Von G. Keetch, "Blessed and Happy Are Those Who Keep the Commandments of God"
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  • "We do not have to be perfect, but we need to be good and getting better"

    —Kim B. Clark, "Eyes to See and Ears to Hear"
    Topics: Hope