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The Ministry of Prophets and Apostles Today


  • Today’s Family: Essential to God’s Plan

    • 25 May 2012

    “The family unit is fundamental not only to society and to the Church but also to our hope for eternal life,” President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the First Presidency, says. “We begin to practice in the family, the smaller unit, what will spread to the Church and to the society in which we live in this world, which will then be what we practice in families bound together forever by covenants and by faithfulness.”

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  • Follow the Master Teacher

    • 25 May 2012

    All Latter-day Saints have the responsibility to learn and teach the gospel. To effectively do so, members must know the Savior through His teachings and example.

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  • Strengthen Youth, Strengthen Families

    • 18 May 2012

    One of the best ways to strengthen families is to strengthen youth through regular religious practices in the home, according to today’s prophets and apostles. President Henry B. Eyring, Elder Robert D. Hales, and Elder Quentin L. Cook offered counsel on this subject during the April 2012 general conference.

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  • Today’s Family: The Eternal Role of Mothers

    • 11 May 2012

    “There is no role in life more essential and more eternal than that of motherhood,” says Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. “While women live in homes under many different circumstances—married, single, widowed, or divorced, some with children and some without—all are beloved of God, and He has a plan for His righteous daughters to receive the highest blessings of eternity.”

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  • We Need Not Fear

    • 4 May 2012

    Speaking about fear and faith in the midst of intense spiritual adversity, Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said: “While the battle rages, we need not fear. The Lord will help you, your family, and others you love who need special help. We know the outcome. The Savior will triumph over all!”

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  • Power to Overcome Pornography

    • 2 May 2012

    President Packer said that the patrons of pornography not only damage marital relationships, but they also lose the Spirit of Christ and forfeit the power of the priesthood. However, he stressed that we all have the ability to choose—and we will be blessed if we choose to never partake of such evils, or, if already involved, if we will repent and forsake them.

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