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.

Recognizing the Abundance of Blessings Around Us | 27 November 2019

Scripture Wherefore, there must be faith; and if there must be faith there must also be hope; and if there must be hope there must also be charity. —Moroni 10:20 Quote With a growing understanding of the Lord’s grace and mercy, we will find that our self-willed hearts begin to crack and break in gratitude. Then we reach for Him, …

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Gratitude Will Bring Us Peace | 26 November 2019

Scripture Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. —Psalm 100:4 Quote To the Lord Jesus, who bought us with a great price, we owe an undying debt of gratitude. All people who understand what Jesus did for us ought to love him and demonstrate that love by …

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There is Always Hope | 25 November 2019

Scripture Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace and believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. —Romans 15:13 Quote We must not lose hope. Hope is an anchor to the souls of men. Satan would have us cast away that anchor. In this way, he can bring discouragement …

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Ask of God | 24 November 2019

Scripture If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. —James 1:5 Quote No earthly authority can separate us from direct access to our Creator. There can never be a mechanical or electronic failure when we pray. There is no limit on the …

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A Flicker of Light That Brings Us Back | 23 November 2019

Scripture Therefore, fear not, little flock; do good; let earth and hell combine against you, for if ye are built upon my rock, they cannot prevail. —Doctrine & Covenants 6:34 Quote His Atonement makes available all of the power, peace, light, and strength that we need to deal with life’s challenges–those ranging from our own mistakes and sins to trials …

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Lifting Others | 22 November 2019

Scripture And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God. —Ruth 1:17 Quote May we show our love and appreciation for the Savior’s atoning sacrifice through our simple, …

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He Hears Every Prayer | 21 November 2019

Scripture But behold, I say unto you that ye must pray always, and not faint; that ye must not perform any thing unto the Lord save in the first place ye shall pray unto the Father in the name of Christ, that he will consecrate thy performance unto thee, that thy performance may be for the welfare of thy soul. …

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Forgive 70 Times 7 | 20 November 2019

Scripture Behold, he who has repented of his sins, the same is forgiven, and I, the Lord, remember them no more. —Doctrine & Covenants 58:42 Quote We must recognize that life is a precious gift (Florence Nightingale called it a “splendid gift”), that trust and tenderness are fragile, that we must love and serve one another, must encourage one another, …

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Trust in God, Then Go and Do | 19 November 2019

Scripture And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? —Matthew 14:31 Quote You show your trust in Him when you listen with the intent to learn and repent and then you go and do whatever He asks. If you trust God enough to listen to …

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There Is a Place for You Here | 18 November 2019

Scripture As ye are desirous to come into the fold of God, and to be called his people, and are willing to bear one another’s burdens that they may be light; Yea, and are willing to mourn with those that mourn; yea, and comfort those that stand in need of comfort, and to stand as witnesses of God at all …

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