David A. Bednar

October 12, 2021 05:37 PM MDT
"The Holy Ghost is not always going to invite us to do what is easy or convenient. In fact, the Spirit will sometimes send promptings that go exactly counter to what we want to do."
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September 28, 2021 04:13 PM MDT
"The roles of both the mind and the heart in personal revelation are crucial, and no simple formulas or recommended action steps can guide us through this rigorous spiritual process."
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October 13, 2018 01:00 PM MDT
The principle of prayerful inquiry and the pattern of asking, seeking, and knocking suggest three basic imperatives for each of us as latter-day learners.
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August 20, 2018 06:00 PM MDT
Elder Neal A. Maxwell was a beloved disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ. He served as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for 23 years, from 1981 to 2004. The spiritual power of his teachings and his example of faithful discipleship blessed and continue to bless in marvelous ways the members of the Savior’s restored Church and the people of the world.
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July 14, 2018 03:00 PM MDT
One of our sons and I were assigned as home teaching companions. Together we taught a number of families, including a divorced sister with three young daughters. Over time we developed a close and trusting relationship with the woman and her children. We appreciated the opportunities we had to serve them spiritually and temporally.
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October 14, 2017 01:00 PM MDT
The following is an excerpt from Elder David A. Bednar's new book, One by One.
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September 28, 2017 05:09 PM MDT
In October 2015, Elder David A. Bednar stood to share a message in general conference that provides comfort, hope, and a sense of purpose to Latter-day Saints who have watched Church leaders endure illness, the effects of old age, and even death. His words stand as a testament that, no matter what our prophet and apostles may experience in mortality, Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ stand at the head of this Church. These physical mortal experiences cannot hinder His work. In fact, they are a divine part of it. Here is just a small portion of Elder Bednar's talk, "Chosen to Bear Testimony of My Name."
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September 05, 2017 08:30 AM MDT
People frequently ask me to identify and share some of the important lessons I have learned during my years of service as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Because I am blessed to meet, serve with, and learn from faithful Church members all over the world, the lessons are many and wide-ranging. Over the years, however, the principle and spiritual pattern of one by one has blessed me and influenced my ministry in powerful ways.
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