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Elder Hallstrom speaks at BYU-Idaho devotional

Keeping earthly covenants leads individuals to keep eternal covenants, Elder Donald L. Hallstrom of the Presidency of the Seventy said during a BYU-Idaho devotional held on May 10.

"If we understand and believe the doctrine of the gospel of Jesus Christ and the role of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in helping us achieve the glorious plan of God, then our priorities become clearer," Elder Hallstrom told the gathering assembled in the BYU-Idaho Center.

It is through focussing on the things that "matter most" that individuals will be able to understand their eternal purposes — despite the views of the world. As they relentlessly study the doctrine and exercise faith in the Savior, they are more able to remember who they really are, Elder Hallstrom said.

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