Devin Justesen

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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.

15 Beautiful Images of the First Vision

With President Nelson’s invitation to #HearHim, we decided to compile some of our very favorite paintings and images of the First Vision. Each one is a powerful reminder of the Lord’s ability to hear our prayers and send strength and peace in times of difficulty. With the events currently happening in the world, we felt we could all use a …

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Messages of Hope | 23 March 2020

Scripture And Alma said: If thou believest in the redemption of Christ thou canst be healed. —Alma 15:8 Quote Hope gives us courage to do those things that we don’t believe we are capable of. —Noelle Pikus-Pace Video   Meme This Day in LDS History 1844: Joseph Smith is informed that William Law, Wilson Law, Robert D. Foster, Chauncey L. …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 22 March 2020

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. Laying Sod at the Washing …

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The Lord Labors With Us | 22 March 2020

Scripture And it came to pass that the servants did go and labor with their mights; and the Lord of the vineyard labored also with them; and they did obey the commandments of the Lord of the vineyard in all things. —Jacob 5:72 Quote To have “God with us” through his Holy Spirit should be the aim of every missionary, …

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Prophets, Seers, and Revelators | 20 March 2020

Scripture Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets. —Amos 3:7 Quote As we remember and honor the Prophet Joseph Smith, my heart reaches out to him in gratitude. He was a good, honest, humble, intelligent, and courageous young man with a heart of gold and an unshaken faith in God. …

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Alex Boye’s New Hip-Hop Musical “American Prophet” Is a Must-See

This past Sunday, Alex Boye released a new video showcasing the project he has tirelessly worked on. In commemoration of the bicentennial anniversary of the events that started the Restoration, Alex’s new production, soon to begin filming, is a celebration of the life of the Prophet Joseph Smith, and a powerful representation of the voices that have often gone unsung …

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Did You Think to Pray | 19 March 2020

Scripture In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. —1 Thessalonians 5:18 Quote Prayer is a gift from God. We need never feel lost or alone. I testify that every moment of precious prayer can be holy time spent with our Father, in the name of the Son, by the power …

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Every Day Is a New Beginning | 18 March 2020

Scripture For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. —2 Corinthians 4:6 Quote If you listen with the Spirit you will find your heart softened, your faith strengthened, and your capacity to love the …

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Cultivating Faith | 17 March 2020

Scripture Yea, and how is it that ye have forgotten that the Lord is able to do all things according to his will, for the children of men, if it so be that they exercise faith in him? Wherefore, let us be faithful to him. —1 Nephi 7:12 Quote My dear friends, your faith did not begin at birth, and …

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