"Although we live in increasingly perilous times, the Lord loves us and is mindful of us."
"When you have worries and challenges, face them by turning to the scriptures and the prophets."
—Howard W. Hunter, "Chapter 10: The Scriptures—The Most Profitable of All Study"
"To be in harmony with heaven’s divine purposes, we sustain the prophet and choose to live according to his words."
"The heavens are not closed. God speaks to prophets today, and He will speak to you and me as well.—Lawrence E. Corbridge"
"Too many people think Church leaders and members should be perfect…They forget that the Lord’s grace is sufficient."
"The Lord directs His Church through living prophets and apostles. This is the way He has always done His work."
"There is again a living prophet on the earth speaking in the name of the Lord. And how we need such guidance! Our times are turbulent and difficult. We see wars internationally and distress domestically. Neighbors all around us face personal heartaches and family sorrows. Legions know fear and troubles of a hundred kinds."
"When we stray—when we fall or depart from the way of our Heavenly Father—the words of the prophets tell us how to rise up and get back on track."
"God pours out revelation, through the Holy Ghost, on His children. He speaks to His prophet on the earth, who today is Thomas S. Monson. I witness that he holds and exercises all the keys of the priesthood on earth."
"The living Lord leads His living Church! The Lord reveals His will for the Church to His prophet. … Think of that! We sustain 15 men as prophets of God! They hold all the priesthood keys that have ever been conferred upon man in this dispensation."