Sunday, April 8, 2012

His Divine Sacrifice

Snapshots and quotes from a weekend of love, inspiration, devotion, and revelation. We are lead by living prophets by a loving and living Savior. For more about General Conference, go here.

To read any of the full addresses from which the following quotes are taken, visit this link. [The quotes come in the same order as the list.]

"Sometimes the most powerful way to teach our children to understand a doctrine is to teach in the context of what they are experiencing right at that moment." 
-Sister Cheryl A. Esplin

"The Lord wants the members of His Church to be fully converted to His gospel." 
-President Donald L. Hallstrom

"The feeling of love from our Heavenly Father is like a gravitational pull from heaven. As we remove the distractions that pull us toward the world and exercise our agency to seek Him, we open our hearts to a celestial force which draws us toward Him." 
-Elder Paul E. Koelliker

"I am confident that our Heavenly Father's arms are constantly extended, ever ready to embrace each one of us and say to each one with that quiet, piercing voice, 'I love you.'" 
-Elder Paul E. Koelliker

"Knowing what my Savior did for me--His grace in suffering for my sins and in overcoming death so I can live again--I feel privileged to make the small sacrifice I am asked to make in His service." 
-Elder Dallin H. Oaks

"It is never too late to strengthen the foundation of faith. There is always time."
-President Henry B. Eyring

"His concern is for the faith at which you finally arrive, not the hour of the day in which you got there."
-Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

"Let the redemptive, loving power of Jesus Christ brighten your life now and fill you with the hope of eternal promise. Take courage. Have faith and hope. Consider the present with fortitude and look to the future with confidence."
-Elder David S. Baxter

"You can't be right by doing wrong; you can't be wrong by doing right."
-President Thomas S. Monson 
[quoted by Elder Ulisses Soares]

"Mothers and fathers praying with children may be more important than any other example."
-Elder Quentin L. Cook

"Persistence is the answer, and a sense of humor helps."
-Elder Quentin L. Cook

"I'm grateful that that same support can come from a beloved companion on the other side of the veil. Thank you, Jeanene."
-Elder Richard G. Scott

"When it comes to hating, gossiping, ignoring, ridiculing, holding grudges, or wanting to cause harm, please apply the following: Stop it!"
-President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"For the Atonement of the Lord and His gift of resurrection--for this sublime message of Easter--thanks be to God!" 
-Elder Russell M. Nelson

"Where did we come from? Why are we here? Where do we go after this life? No longer need these universal questions remain unanswered."
-President Thomas S. Monson

"Remove any of your fear with faith. Trust in the power of God to guide you."
-Elder M. Russell Ballard

"Of all the help we can give ... young people, the greatest will be to let them feel our confidence and that they are on the path home to God and that they can make it."
-President Henry B. Eyring
[quoted by Elder Larry Y. Wilson]

"As you ask, 'What thinks Christ of me?' you will know that you are His disciple; you are His friend. By His grace He will do for you what you cannot do for yourself."
-Elder Neil L. Andersen

"I assure you that our Heavenly Father is mindful of the challenges we face. He loves each of us and desires to bless us and help us. May we call upon Him in prayer."
-President Thomas S. Monson

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