President Packer shares Christmas testimony: 'Jesus is the Christ'

Christmastime is family time, said President Boyd K. Packer on Dec. 19.

"Everything about the celebration, except the things that are creeping in now that are almost pagan, is for families, for little children — the gifts, the wise men, the shepherds. It is part of who we are and what we do."

Speaking in sacrament meeting in his home ward in the Sandy Utah Cottonwood Creek Stake, President Packer testified of the reality of the Savior and the joy of Christmas to ward and family members.

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