12 Quotes About Thriving as a Member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  1. “These are the best of times in the history of this work. What a wonderful privilege and a great responsibility are ours to be an important part of this latter-day work of God. Do not become side tracked by the wiles of Satan that seem so rampant in our era. Rather, let us go forward with faith and with the vision of the great and marvelous future that lies ahead as this work grows in strength and gains in momentum.” -President Gordon B. Hinckley

  2. “A woman’s richest rewards will come as she rises to fulfill her destiny as a devoted daughter of god. To all faithful saints He has promised thrones, kingdoms, principalities, glory, immortality, and eternal lives. That is the potential for women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It’s exalting, everlasting , and divine.” - Elder Russell M. Nelson

  3. “It is not enough to know that god lives, that Jesus Christ is our Savior, and that the gospel is true. We must take the high road by acting upon that knowledge. It is not enough to know that President Thomas S. Monson is God’s prophet. We must put his teachings to work in our lives. It is not enough to have a calling. We must fulfill our responsibilities. The things taught in this conference are not just to fill our minds. They are to motivate and guide our actions.” -Elder Dallin H. Oaks

  4. “Wherever you live on this earth and whateer your life’s situation maybe, I testify to you that the gospel of Jesus Christ has the divine power to lift you to great heights from what appears at times to be an unbearable burden or weakness.” -President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

  5. “In the genius of the gospel plan, there ultimately only has to be one witness, but that witness must be you. The testimony of others may initiate ans nourish the desire for faith and testimony, but eventually every individual must find out for himself. None can permanently endure on borrowed light.” -Elder Douglas L. Callister

  6. “…the straight and narrow path, though clearly marked, is a path, not a freeway nor an escalator. Indeed, there are times when the only way the straight and narrow path can be followed in on one’s knees!” -Elder Neal A. Maxwell

  7. “I have always found that when we do the little things correctly, the Lord gives us the strength to accomplish big things…You might not always understand the reasons for some rules or commandments, but if you will follow them even in the little things you will have more strength to do big things…And you will have the great blessing of knowing that you are on the Lord’s side and that He is on yours.” -Elder Donald L. Hallstrom

  8. “Living the gospel does not mean that the storms of life will pass us by, but we will be better prepared to face them with serenity and peace. ‘Search diligently, pray always, and be believing.’ the Lord admonished, ‘and all things shall work together for your good, if ye walk uprightly.” -Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin

  9. “You don’t have the power to make rainbows or waterfalls, sunsets or roses, but you do have the power to bless people by your words and smiles…You carry within you the power to make the world better.” -Sister Sharon G. Larsen

  10. “…you are some of our Heavenly Father’s strongest children, and He has saved you to come to the earth “for such a time as this.” With His help, you will have the courage to face whatever comes. Though the world may at times appear dark, you have the light of the gospel, which will be as a beacon to guide your way.” -President Thomas S. Monson

  11. “The small and simple things you choose to do each day will be magnified into great and glorious blessings tomorrow. Living each day as “an example of the believers” will help you to be happy and more confident. It will strengthen your testimony, help you to keep your baptismal covenants, and prepare you to receive the blessings of the temple so that eventually you can return to your Heavenly Father.” -Sister Ann M. Dibb

  12. “Love is the motivating principle by which the Lord leads us along the way towards becoming like Him, our perfect example. Our way of life, hour by hour, must be filled with the love of God and love for others. There is no surprise in that, since the Lord proclaimed those as the first and great commandments. It is love of God and that will lead us to keep his commandments. And love of others is at the heart of our capacity to obey him.” -President Henry B. Eyring

Michelle McCullough