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Elder Renlund Shares 4 Powerful Principles to Help You Be "Prepared for Whatever You Face in This Life"


While speaking at the LDS Business College graduation ceremony on April 13, Elder Renlund shared four powerful principles we should all live by. 

Elder Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, who offered the keynote address, and Elder Clark, Commissioner of the Church Educational System, who also spoke, encouraged graduates to seek the guidance and companionship of the Holy Ghost and to trust in the Lord and serve one another.

“Gaining an education, skill, or trade is a wonderful way to prepare for your future,” Elder Renlund said. But even more important, he added, is the need to remain loyal to Jesus Christ and to be receptive to the Holy Ghost.

“I urge you to stretch beyond your current spiritual ability to receive personal revelation,” Elder Renlund said. Quoting President Russell M. Nelson, Elder Renlund then promised students that by doing so, they would be provided with the “knowledge and understanding [they] seek.”

Giving the graduates four points to focus on for their futures, Elder Renlund said, “First, be loyal to Christ and what you know to be true.

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