Elder Donald L. Hallstrom: 'The Power of Covenant'

Ordinances and covenants will help individuals know and remember what is most important in life, Elder Donald L. Hallstrom of the Presidency of the Seventy said March 9 at a BYU-Hawaii devotional assembly.

"Today, I speak of [priesthood] ordinances, and especially of covenants and of their power to elevate our lives above a merely temporal existence," Elder Hallstrom said. "I speak of these covenants as foundational and essential. …

"Through sacred ordinances, and the keeping of everlasting covenants, a person can maintain a true perspective and ultimately can receive his 'Father's kingdom' and all that the Father 'hath shall be given unto him' " (see Doctrine and Covenants 84:38).

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