Elder Lund exhorts to remember Christ and his sacrifices

by | Mar. 29, 2010

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Remembering all that the Savior has done for humankind is a powerful agent for each individual personally, Elder Gerald N. Lund, an emeritus general authority for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said Saturday during the BYU Easter Conference.

During his address, Elder Lund spoke of the personal and universal importance of the Atonement of Jesus Christ.

Drawing from the conference's theme, "My Redeemer Lives," and the four gospels found in the Bible, Elder Lund gave examples of how the Atonement affected the Savior as a mortal man.

"It wasn't just the son of God (who) went through that Easter week," he said. "Yes, Jesus was the son of God, but he was also a man. He had a body like ours that needed food and sleep. He had a personality and character traits. If he walked too far in one day, his feet would blister."

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