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.

Happy Birthday Elder Gerrit W. Gong | 23 December 2019

Scripture If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love. These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. —John 15:10-11 Quote Understanding the Savior’s freely given atoning love can free us from …

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Silent Night | 22 December 2019

Scripture For behold, the time cometh, and is not far distant, that with power, the Lord Omnipotent who reigneth, who was, and is from all eternity to all eternity, shall come down from heaven among the children of men, and shall dwell in a tabernacle of clay, and shall go forth amongst men, working mighty miracles, such as healing the …

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Wise Men Still Seek Him | 21 December 2019

Scripture And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us. And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying …

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O Holy Night | 20 December 2019

Scripture Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. —1 John 4:7-8 Quote For me, one of the greatest miracles of the Christmas story is the love which it reflects. First is the love …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 15 December 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. Orem Utah Temple Site Announced …

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Christmas is Love | 19 December 2019

Scripture Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it. —Malachi 3:10 Quote How can we give …

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Becoming Better Through His Love | 18 December 2019

Scripture Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. —Isaiah 1:18 Quote None of us lives life so perfectly that we can presume to be altogether above the kinds of weaknesses we see in …

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Seeking Christ | 17 December 2019

Scripture Draw near unto me and I will draw near unto you; seek me diligently and ye shall find me; ask, and ye shall receive; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. —Doctrine & Covenants 88:63 Quote That is when we need, more than ever, to draw near unto the Lord. As we do, we will come to know …

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Angels to Bear You Up | 16 December 2019

Scripture But because the Lord loved you, and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the Lord brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt. —Deuteronomy 7:8 Quote Mary humbly responded that she would do what God …

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The Savior Truly Knows Us | 15 December 2019

Scripture I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first. —Revelation 2:19 Quote Jesus is the Christ, the Messiah, the Son of God, the Creator, the great Jehovah, the promised Immanuel, our atoning Savior and Redeemer, our Advocate with the Father, our Great Exemplar. …

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