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Devin is a graduate of Brigham Young University where he studied English and Business Management. He is a writer, photographer, movie-fanatic, and a lover of street tacos. He served his mission in Tokyo, Japan.

The Blessings of the Temple | 23 August 2019

Scripture Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the Lord of hosts.—Malachi 3:1 Quote Just as the Salt Lake Temple took 40 years to build, stone …

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Lift The Hands That Hang Down | 22 August 2019

Scripture Yea, and are willing to mourn with those that mourn; and comfort those that stand in need of comfort, and to stand as witnesses of God at all times and in all things, and in all places that ye may be in, even until death, that ye may be redeemed of God, and be numbered with those of the …

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Developing Christlike Attributes | 21 August 2019

Scripture The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee in singing.—Zephaniah 3:17 Quote The fragmentary accounts of the Savior’s brief ministry are sufficient to give us at least a small feeling of His great love. His …

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The Church States “Two Purposes: Accepting and Including People with Disabilities” in Beautiful New Video

This past Sunday morning, the Church released a visually and spiritually powerful video concerning how we can all improve at serving and loving our fellow brothers and sisters with disabilities. As members of the Church, we sometimes overlook others who may struggle with disabilities and mental illnesses. But in this recent video produced by the Church in collaboration with a …

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5 Ways To Become The Architect of Your Own Happiness

5 Ways To Become The Architect of Your Own Happiness

In a day and age where we feel we have a great deal to be worried about, it’s important to take a step back and realize our ability to create our own happiness, no matter what circumstances we may find ourselves in. Within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, there is a large focus placed on our “agency”.  …

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Did We Think To Pray? | 20 August 2019

Scripture Counsel with the Lord in all thy doings, and he will direct thee for good; yea, when thou liest down at night lie down unto the Lord, that he may watch over you in your sleep; and when thou risest in the morning let thy heart be full of thanks unto God; and if ye do these things, ye …

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Let Us All Speak Kind Words | 19 August 2019

Scripture But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the highest for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.—Luke 6:35 Quote Choosing to say that which is positive about–and to–others lifts and strengthens those around us and helps …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 18 August 2019

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. The Church Releases Photos of …

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If God Be For Us, Who Can Be Against Us? | 18 August 2019

Scripture For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.—Romans 8:18 Quote God, our Father; Jesus, our Elder Brother and our Redeemer; and the Holy Ghost, the Testator, are perfect. They know us best and love us most and will not leave one thing …

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He is The Path to Our Heavenly Home | 17 August 2019

Scripture For your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.—3 Nephi 13:32-33 Quote He is the way–the only way–we can overcome mortal challenges, be healed, and return back to our heavenly home. —Carole M. Stephens Video …

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