Latter-day Saint Life

44 Power-Packed Quotes from Pres. Packer's 45 Years as an Apostle

President Boyd K. Packer was sustained to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in April of 1970. This year marks 45 years he has served as an apostle of Jesus Christ. Pres. Packer was 45 years old when he was called, so he has now been an apostle for half his life. To honor this anniversary, here are 44 Boyd K. Packer General Conference quotes—one from each year he’s been an apostle. I believe I speak for millions of people when I say, “We love you, President Packer!”

The dates are linked to the talks; click on the dates to go to the whole talk.


“In all of this, let us remember that there is an adversary who personally seeks to disrupt the work of the Lord. We must choose whom to follow. Our protection is as simple as deciding individually to follow the Savior, making certain that we faithfully will remain on His side.”


“Parents today wonder if there is a safe place to raise children. There is a safe place. It is in a gospel-centered home. We focus on the family in the Church, and we counsel parents everywhere to raise their children in righteousness.”


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