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.

And to the Earth It Gave Great Light | 12 December 2019

Scripture When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. —Matthew 2:9-10 Quote We will be able to recognize the truth when we hear it just …

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Bearing Our Burdens with Hope | 11 December 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 When the challenges of mortality come, and they come for all of us, it may seem hard to have faith and hard to believe. At these times only faith …

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Give as Jesus Gave | 10 December 2019

Scripture I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me. —Galatians 2:20 Quote We, more than others, should carry jumper and tow cables not only …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 8 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. Annual Lighting of The Manila …

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The First Christmas Spirit | 9 December 2019

Scripture But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth. —Psalm 86:15 Quote If you think about the words you sing this season, you will find a divine message tailored especially for you that will lift you and comfort you. —Sharon Eubank Video   Meme This Day in LDS History …

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Look to His Light | 8 December 2019

Scripture This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. —1 John 1:5 Quote As you read the scriptures, you will come to know that the Savior is not only the light and life of the world; He is our one bright …

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O Come, Emmanuel | 7 December 2019

Scripture And this is the gospel, the glad tidings, which the voice out of the heavens bore record unto us–That he came into the world, even Jesus, to be crucified for the world, and to bear the sins of the world, and to sanctify the world, and to cleanse it from all unrighteousness. That through him all might be saved …

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Remembering the Gifts He Has Given Us | 6 December 2019

Scripture Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk. —Acts 3:6 Quote We sometimes think that being grateful is what we do after our problems are solved, but how terribly shortsighted that is. How much of life do we …

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A Time of Giving | 5 December 2019

Scripture He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord; and that which he hath given will he pay him again. —Proverbs 19:17 Quote I fully believe that our talents are developed as we are called upon to serve. If we will faithfully accept the call, hidden talents will be discovered, such as love; compassion; discernment; being a …

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