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.

The Doctrine of Christ | 8 March 2020

Article Photo Courtesy of Jorge Cocco Scripture Wherefore, ye must press forward with a steadfastness in Christ, having a perfect brightness of hope, and a love of God and of all men. Wherefore, if ye shall press forward, feasting upon the word of Christ, and endure to the end, behold, thus saith the Father: Ye shall have eternal life. —2 …

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I Will Tell You in Your Mind & Heart | 7 March 2020

Scripture Yea, behold, I will tell you in your mind and in your heart, by the Holy Ghost, which shall come upon you and which shall dwell in your heart. —Doctrine and Covenants 8:2 Quote The way to receive personal revelation is really quite clear. We need to desire to receive revelation, we must not harden our hearts, and then …

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A Chosen Generation | 6 March 2020

Scripture But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. —1 Peter 2:9 Quote You were chosen to participate in His work at this time because He trusts you to make the right choices. …

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Hope & Quietly Wait for Salvation | 5 March 2020

Scripture It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord. —Lamentations 3:26 Quote Some blessings are reserved for later, even for the most valiant of God’s children. —Dale G. Renlund Video   Meme This Day in LDS History 1849: A constitutional convention meets in Salt Lake City, where a constitution for …

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Father of Man: An Inspiring Story of Life, Death, and the Eternal Nature of Families

This past week, the LDS Film Festival featured Barrett Burgin’s new short film Father of Man. It is a powerful story of family, the relationships between fathers and sons, and a unique style of filmmaking that beautifully illustrates the aesthetics of Latter-day Saints and beliefs we share as human beings. The film centers around the tumultuous and difficult relationship between …

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Happy Homes & Unselfish Service | 4 March 2020

Scripture But ye will teach them to walk in the ways of truth and soberness; ye will teach them to love one another, and to serve one another. —Mosiah 4:15 Quote Happiness comes from unselfish service. And happy homes are only those where there is a daily striving to make sacrifices for each other’s happiness. —Harold B. Lee Video   …

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God Is With Thee | 3 March 2020

Scripture Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest. —Joshua 1:9 Quote As we seek our Heavenly Father through fervent, sincere prayer and earnest, dedicated scripture study, our testimonies will become strong and deeply rooted. We will know …

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How to Follow President Nelson’s Challenge to “Hear Him”

This past Wednesday, President Russell M. Nelson released a new video in preparation for the bicentennial anniversary of the First Vision, which will be the focal point and emphasis of this spring’s General Conference. You can view our full coverage of the video here on LDS Daily. In the video, President Nelson discusses the significance of the statement “Hear Him” …

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The Powerful Influence of Women | 2 March 2020

Header photo credit to artist Caitlin Connolly Scripture And the Lord said unto me: Marvel not that all mankind, yea, men and women, all nations, kindreds, tongues and people must be born again; yea, born of God, changed from their carnal and fallen state, to a state of righteousness, being redeemed of God, becoming his sons and daughters. —Mosiah 27:25 …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 1 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. First Interior Renderings Released for …

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