President Russell M. Nelson

December 30, 2020 12:00 PM MST
This excerpt originally ran on LDS Living in December 2019.
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March 04, 2020 12:30 PM MST
At first blush, it seems odd that Nephi, son of Lehi—a man born approximately 615 years BC—should have such a contemporary and continuing influence upon my life. But he has.
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September 20, 2018 09:38 AM MDT
"Temple patterns are as old as human life on earth. Actually, the plan for temples was established even before the foundation of the world," President Russell M. Nelson taught. Throughout his service in the Church, President Nelson has provided profound insight into the temple, its symbolism, and what it means to each of us. Here are some of those insights, excerpted from the new book Teachings of Russell M. Nelson.
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May 23, 2018 07:42 PM MDT
Years ago when Sister Nelson and I had several teenage daughters, we took our family on a vacation far away from telephones and boyfriends. We went on a raft trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. As we started our journey, we had no idea how dangerous this trip could be.
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April 02, 2018 05:00 PM MDT
In his book, Accomplishing the Impossible: What God Does, What We Can Do, President Russell M. Nelson shares a powerful personal experience with angels, as well as many fascinating examples from the scriptures and Church history. Enjoy the excerpt below and learn more about these heavenly beings.
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February 19, 2018 03:44 PM MST
The realities of agency and occasional choice to do wrong need to be reckoned with in the passing of some of our youth. Even though their bodies may be mature, their heads are strong and sometimes puerile. Their behavior may be furtive or unfortunate. When those deeds result in disobedience or demise, their parents and loved ones need special consoling.
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January 27, 2018 01:24 PM MST
If I were to ask which of the Lord's commandments is most difficult to keep, many of us might cite Matthew 5:48: "Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect."
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January 20, 2018 12:14 PM MST
The following are excerpts from President Russell M. Nelson's Accomplishing the Impossible and Perfection Pending.
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December 21, 2017 02:54 PM MST
The word angel is very meaningful. It comes to us from the Greek language. The Greek word, ΑΓΓΕΛΟΣ, means “messenger.”1 This same noun is centered in the Greek word for gospel, which is ΕΥΑΓΓΕΛΙΟΝ. Its literal meaning is “good message” or “good news,” with an implication of a heavenly or angelic source. ΕΥΑΓΓΕΛΙΟΝ is the very first word in the Greek New Testament (“Gospel According to St. Matthew”).
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November 28, 2017 05:50 PM MST
Through the ages, God has made covenants with His children. His covenants occur throughout the entire plan of salvation and are therefore part of the fulness of His gospel. For example, God promised to send a Savior for His children, asking in turn for their obedience to His law.
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October 28, 2017 01:10 PM MDT
The following is excerpted from President Nelson's book The Gateway We Call Death.
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October 26, 2017 01:08 PM MDT
The following is an excerpt from President Russell M. Nelson's bookThe Gateway We Call Death.
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