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.

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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Following the Articles of Faith | 1 March 2020

Scripture We believe in being honest, true, chaste, benevolent, virtuous, and in doing good to all men; indeed, we may say that we follow the admonition of Paul–We believe all things, we hope all things, we have endured many things, and hope to be able to endure all things. If there is anything virtuous, lovely, or of good report or …

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Making It a Good Day | 29 February 2020

Scripture Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. —Psalm 51:10 Quote Rather than seeking ease, we must plant, cultivate, and nourish within ourselves the seeds that will enable us to withstand the winds and heat of temptation, sin, and evil and that will help us live successful, happy, and pure lives. —Joseph …

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Choosing to Live the Word of Wisdom

On this day in 1833, the Prophet Joseph Smith received a revelation that would become later become Doctrine and Covenants Section 89. Section 89 contains the Lord’s desire for us to take care of our physical and spiritual bodies and provides us with the Word of Wisdom to help in achieving this goal. The Word of Wisdom is the Lord’s …

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Hear Him | 28 February 2020

Scripture Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. —John 16:13 Quote Have you ever stopped to ask, “Why?” Why is our Heavenly Father so insistent and consistent …

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The Word of Wisdom | 27 February 2020

Scripture And all saints who remember to keep and do these sayings, walking in obedience to the commandments, shall receive health in their navel and marrow to their bones; And shall find wisdom and great treasures of knowledge, even hidden treasures; And shall run and not be weary, and shall walk and not faint. —Doctrine and Covenants 89:18-20 Quote I …

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His Porch Light is Always On | 26 February 2020

Scripture And as I have prayed among you even so shall ye pray in my church, among my people who do repent and are baptized in my name. Behold I am the light; I have set an example for you. —3 Nephi 18:16 Quote Along life’s path, we may lose faith in God, but He never loses faith in us. …

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