Henry B. Eyring

By  LDS Living
May 31, 2021 11:00 AM MDT
This story was originally published in May 2018 and has been updated to celebrate President Eyring's birthday.
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November 11, 2020 01:00 PM MST
This story was originally published by LDS Living in May 2018 and has been updated in honor of Veterans Day.
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September 03, 2020 06:48 PM MDT
Like many in the world, President Russell M. Nelson said he feels sorrow concerning the pandemic, especially for those who have faced and continue to face dire circumstances or disappointment. Then the prophet added, “I’ve learned that even through clouds of sorrow, there can be silver linings found.”
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August 28, 2020 12:00 PM MDT
Editor's note: Our bi-weekly Friday column, “Found in the footnotes,” explores some of the footnotes from remarks given by General Authorities and General Officers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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February 02, 2020 12:56 AM MST
While on the earth, Clayton Christensen found member missionary work to be “a source of deep happiness.”
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October 10, 2019 12:00 PM MDT
From the time he was a little boy, President Henry B. Eyring's life has been guided by powerful moments of personal revelation. About seeing his wife for the first time, President Eyring shared in an address delivered at the Vatican, "I saw in the crowd a young woman. I had never seen her before, but the feeling came over me that she was the best person I had ever seen. That evening she walked into our church meeting in Cambridge. Another thought came to my mind with great power: 'If I could only be with her, I could become every good thing I ever wanted to be.'" That woman was Kathleen Johnson, and that inspiration changed the course of President Eyring's life.
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May 21, 2019 12:23 PM MDT
Read the dedicatory prayer for the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple here.
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Fun
By  LDS Living
May 14, 2019 09:00 AM MDT
After Jesus fed the 5,000 with the loaves and fishes, He instructed His disciples, “Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost.” So if you’re one of those people who scrupulously saves every last penny, nickel, and dime, you’re actually following Christ’s example. It’s true that as the dollar value shrinks, spare change increases in insignificance, but reading this list of 10 church products that a few coins can buy might just reinflate your motivation to penny-pinch.
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By  LDS Living
April 26, 2019 10:00 PM MDT
Get to know the current members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve with these books and talks authored by our beloved leaders.
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April 13, 2019 01:59 PM MDT
The following comes from the April 2019 Ensign.
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April 04, 2019 12:53 PM MDT
At this wonderful general conference time, it is our privilege to bring together senior leaders of the Church from around the world to provide instruction and to unify our effort to bring God’s children closer to the gospel of Jesus Christ. This morning in a leadership session the First Presidency provided instruction on several important topics. We are pleased to share with our members and friends some very positive messages from that meeting.
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February 22, 2019 06:18 PM MST
When I was a little boy I was given a small Bible. If I remember correctly, it was only the New Testament. As I read I was drawn to 1 Corinthians 13, which is about charity, and, even as a child, I knew that for me that chapter was about the family I would someday have. Years later, before I was married, I received a patriarchal blessing. In that blessing the patriarch described the feeling that would someday be in my home. He described exactly what I had felt years before when I read 1 Corinthians 13, and I knew that the scriptures were a way that God speaks to me.
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December 27, 2018 09:32 AM MST
Amidst their world travels andbig Church changes, it's impossible to summarize all the good the prophet and apostles have done this year. But here's a glimpse into some of the most popular and touching stories and messages shared from the Brethren this year.
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By  LDS Living
November 23, 2018 03:14 PM MST
The First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles are now using Instagram to share the light of Jesus Christ with millions around the world.
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By  LDS Living
November 12, 2018 12:00 PM MST
The impressive professional resume of President Henry B. Eyring, his degree in the rigorous field of physics and time spent as president of Ricks College, sometimes pigeonholes our perception of him as a logical and deliberate sort of person. But as hisbiography reveals, President Eyring is also an artist. For a time, his artwork was on display at the Church History Museum.
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November 08, 2018 05:28 PM MST
His wife has lost much of her memory, and President Henry B. Eyring's effort to capture his memories with her makes a surprising new exhibit of his water colors especially poignant.
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October 12, 2018 10:00 PM MDT
President Russell M. Nelson has said: “I never ask myself, ‘When does the prophet speak as a prophet and when does he not?’ My interest has been, ‘How can I be more like him?’"
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Fun
October 09, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
We hear stories of the apostles' childhoods nearly every general conference. Common sense tells us that before they were leaders of the Church, they were little kids who ran and played, dreamed and made mistakes, joked and scraped their knees—just like all of us.
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Fun
September 28, 2018 10:00 PM MDT
With so many Church leaders who have a wonderful sense of humor all their own, there are always many funny or light-hearted moments shared each general conference. Here are some of the most hilarious that are guaranteed to give you a laugh, brighten your day, and deepen your love for God's chosen apostles.
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August 30, 2018 12:49 PM MDT
The Ensign recently published an article written by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland focusing on the remarkable life of President Henry B. Erying. Among the incredible stories shared was a rebuke President Erying received from the Spirit that changed his life as well as the beautiful story of when President Erying first met his future wife. Read the full article here.
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August 08, 2018 02:30 PM MDT
After holding a devotional at Safeco Field, home of the Seattle Mariners in a stadium that can hold 47,000, President Russell M. Nelson will then speak at the Langley Centre, home of the Vancouver Giants, the Church announced Wednesday.
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Fun
By  Yvonne Liu
July 14, 2018 09:10 AM MDT
Choosing an eternal companion is one of the most important decisions to make in this life. However, people fall in love and find their eternal companions in many different ways. Even our beloved prophet and apostles experienced times when they had butterflies in their stomachs and unrestful nights thinking about their significant others. Here are the stories of how our prophet and apostles found their eternal companions.
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July 12, 2018 03:39 PM MDT
“You may have times when you wonder if your call is beyond you,” President Henry B. Eyring told recently called mission leaders. “You may even ask, ‘Is this too much for me?’ I have had such moments often in my service in the Lord’s kingdom. And I have learned how important it is to banish those moments quickly. If you let them linger, they grow, and then your power to serve diminishes."
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June 11, 2018 04:59 PM MDT
Maybe the hardest part of trials is the uncertainties. Often, we don't know the big picture, like why we were given this trial or when it will end. But even though we may not know everything about our trials at first, there are two things that are always certain.
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May 29, 2018 04:56 PM MDT
Our prophet and apostles provide examples for us not only through what they do and say but also in what they surround themselves with.
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May 21, 2018 12:21 PM MDT
Before the youth cultural celebration on Saturday, May 19, President Henry B. Eyring told the 17,000 youth performing, “My prayer is that this experience will lead to a lifetime of choices to make the temple a guiding star on your journey home to live forever in loving families with Heavenly Father and His Beloved Son. I am grateful to be on the journey with you.”
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May 12, 2018 09:49 AM MDT
We know the First Presidency and apostles sacrifice much to serve the Lord and members around the world, but sometimes we fail to recognize the women who travel with them, stand beside them, and sacrifice just as much for our Church. Learn a little more about the wives of the apostles.
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By  LDS Living
January 17, 2018 04:53 PM MST
On Wednesday, President Russell M. Nelson shared his first Facebook message as prophet, reaching out specifically to women, youth, and those struggling with doubts or challenges in the Church:
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By  LDS Living
January 17, 2018 02:30 PM MST
On Tuesday, our new prophet, President Russell M. Nelson, announced the Church's new First Presidency, an event noted by news outlets across the nation. Here is a glimpse into what these outlets are saying about our new Church leadership:
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January 05, 2018 07:09 PM MST
In three short, touching videos, Sister Ann M. Dibb (President Monson's daughter), President Uchtdorf, and President Eyring share touching memories and impressions of our beloved prophet.
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By  LDS Living
January 03, 2018 02:28 PM MST
Many of us are missing our beloved prophet this morning and extending our love to his family after he passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. President Eyring and President Uchtdorf released the following testimony and tribute:
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December 15, 2017 06:38 PM MST
The Church released the text of the Cedar City Utah Temple dedicatory prayer. The prayer was offered by President Henry B. Eyring on Sunday, December 10th.
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December 11, 2017 01:20 PM MST
“I pray the blessings of the Lord upon you, for your goodness and your faithfulness,” President Eyring told the crowd at the Cedar City Utah Temple dedication. “I know that this house will be a blessing to all of you, to your families and for the generations.”
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November 06, 2017 06:26 PM MST
In 1953, the Korean War was in full swing. At the time, the Church was very limited in who they could send on missions. In 1951–1952, the Church could not call any draft-eligible men of missionary age. It was only with special permission from the U.S. government the Church could send one man from each ward to serve a mission, and President Henry (Hal) B. Eyring's bishop, Alvin R. Dyer, had asked him if he would be willing to be that missionary.
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By  LDS Living
November 04, 2017 02:00 PM MDT
In a 2015 Seminar for New Mission Presidents, President Henry B. Eyring told about how he used one of his unique hobbies to remember a life lesson he learned from President Gordon B. Hinckley.
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October 17, 2017 09:00 AM MDT
While taking out the trash at home one day, Henry B. Eyring received a phone call from President Gordon B. Hinckley, who was then the prophet. Surely he had the wrong number, the then-Elder Eyring thought. He had no way of knowing the magnitude of what he was about to hear.
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By  LDS Living
October 12, 2017 02:37 PM MDT
It's easy to think we are alone in our trials, that no one understands us or is watching out for us.
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September 27, 2017 12:07 PM MDT
Our Savior taught many of His most profound lessons through stories—stories that seemed simple at first, but contained layers and facets of meaning that brought listeners to a new level of understanding. He shared relatable moments from daily life mixed with unexpected lessons, insights, and tales.
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September 18, 2017 12:09 PM MDT
When the Teton Dam broke while President Henry B. Eyring was serving as the president of Ricks College, he and his wife could not immediately return home and they had no way of knowing whether their four sons had survived. Because of that terrifying experience, President Eyring had a powerful message to share with those devastated by Hurricane Irma he learned from experience: “God will protect you,” President Eyring said. “The main thing for you to do is to do what is right. Serve others — and whatever the outcome, it will be all right.”
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By  LDS Living
September 12, 2017 01:48 PM MDT
Marriage isn't always easy. Illness, unexpected financial pitfalls, layoffs—there are countless ways spouses can be tried and unselfishness can be tested.
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August 05, 2017 09:00 AM MDT
Many members of the Church feel a deep connection with the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. As we read their words and listen to them speak twice a year in general conference, we are able to learn from their unique spiritual strengths and distinct teaching styles. Since we are accustomed to seeing Church leaders in spiritual settings, it can be tempting to think of these men only in a spiritual light; however, they are multidimensional people with individual interests and personalities.
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July 17, 2017 03:59 PM MDT
Everyone encounters trials during their lifetime. These trials can come through an unexpected loss of a loved one, a debilitating illness, financial troubles, and many other forms.
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By  LDS Living
July 03, 2017 02:07 PM MDT
Comforter, teacher, sanctifier, the Holy Ghost has many roles—but there is one powerful role members of the Church don't always think of.
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July 01, 2017 04:07 AM MDT
The following is adapted from Receiving Personal Revelation: Using a Journal to Improve Your Communication with Godby Larry Tippetts.
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June 29, 2017 03:07 PM MDT
“My purpose today is to assure you that opposition, which you will surely face, is another evidence that you are on the Lord’s errand and in His hands,” said President Henry B. Eyring speaking to the new mission presidents called to begin their service July 2017.
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June 19, 2017 01:01 PM MDT
Recently, President Henry B. Eyring and Elder Neil L. Andersen traveled to New Zealand to participate in a special dedication.
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June 04, 2017 10:44 PM MDT
“This is a place where you can take the steps that lead to eternal life and a return home again to our Heavenly Father," President Eyring said.
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By  LDS Living
May 31, 2017 12:08 PM MDT
Nearly every week, most members partake of the sacrament and renew their baptismal covenants. And though this sacrament ordinance is performed regularly within the Church, it is nonetheless sacred.
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May 23, 2017 03:15 PM MDT
The Peruvian First Lady, Nancy Lange Kuczynski, with the Peruvian President, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, expressed their sincere gratitude for relief efforts organized by the Church after historic flooding in Peru.
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By  LDS Living
May 22, 2017 08:21 PM MDT
All temples are sacred, but there's something a little different about the Paris France Temple.
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May 21, 2017 10:20 PM MDT
On Sunday, President Eyring dedicated the Paris France Temple. The first temple in France, President Eyring says the temple ". . . will be powerful. It will lead to other temples.”
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May 19, 2017 05:57 PM MDT
Find out why the Paris France Temple dedication is a "very tender thing" for President Eyring and other LDS leaders.
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April 15, 2017 08:00 AM MDT
It isn't an easy task to narrow down the list of books written by prophets, apostles, and historians about the Church. The topics are varied and the viewpoints are many. However, there are certain books that have risen to the top and have stayed extremely relevant to readers over the years. We'd like to introduce our ultimate list of must-read LDS classics:
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By  LDS Living
April 04, 2017 03:35 PM MDT
President Henry B. Eyring's April 2017 general conference talk inspired many, especially when it comes to the importance of family history work.
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April 03, 2017 08:19 PM MDT
“I’m grateful for the challenges that have come. I’m grateful for the bumps in my career path,” said Henry J. Eyring, the new president of BYU-Idaho.
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By  LDS Living
March 28, 2017 05:36 PM MDT
As members of the Church, we know that weakness, trials, and challenges are a necessary part of our mortal experience, but they can often seem overwhelming or discouraging.
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By  LDS Living
March 10, 2017 07:19 PM MST
We sometimes overlook the importance of the basic, simple things we can do to increase our testimony of the gospel or put them off for another time. Life just seems to get busy and sometimes we forget to make time for reading the scriptures or visiting the temple as often as we should.
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March 06, 2017 01:26 PM MST
Shortly after the Church premiered anew video of the First Vision,President Henry B. Eyring and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland spoke to the youth of the Church in a broadcast from Palmyra, New York, in a historic event.
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February 17, 2017 06:09 PM MST
On March 4, President Henry B. Eyring will be the first member of a First Presidency ever to speak at a Face-to-Face event for the youth of the Church.
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By  LDS Living
February 06, 2017 04:48 PM MST
Do you ever feel like your not good enough? That no matter what you do, you just don't measure up to be the best parent, coworker, sibling, or daughter or son you can be?
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