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.

Small and Simple Things | 24 October 2019

Scripture And for this cause, that men might be made partakers of the glories which were to be revealed, the Lord sent forth the fullness of his gospel, his everlasting covenant, reasoning in plainness and simplicity. —Doctrine & Covenants 133:57 Quote In our search to obtain relief from the stresses of life, may we earnestly seek ways to simplify our …

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Encircled About in the Arms of His Love | 23 October 2019

Scripture And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. —Psalm 1:3 Quote Do we frequently reject the Lord’s love that He pours out upon us in much more abundance than we are willing to receive? …

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Beams and Motes | 22 October 2019

Scripture And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of …

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Faith to Be Healed | 21 October 2019

Scripture And he said unto her, Daugther, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague. —Mark 5:34 Quote Our greatest personal challenge in mortality is to become “a saint through the atonement of Christ.” The pain you and I experience may be where this process is most measured. In extremity, we can become …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 20 October 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. Arequipa Peru Temple Begins Public …

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A Gift of God | 20 October 2019

Scripture For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is a gift of God. —Ephesians 2:8 Quote I testify that as we commend ourselves unto the Lord and consistently and resiliently trust in Jesus Christ and His divine purposes in our lives, He will visit us with assurances, speak peace to our souls, and …

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Letting Him More Fully into Our Lives | 19 October 2019

Scripture Wherefore, whoso believeth in God might with surety hope for a better world, yea, even a place at the right hand of God, which hope cometh of faith, maketh an anchor to the souls of men, which would make them sure and steadfast, always abounding in good works, being led to glorify God. —Ether 12:4 Quote I know that …

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The Healing Power of the Book of Mormon | 18 October 2019

Scripture And because of your diligence and your faith and your patience with the word in nourishing it, that it may take root in you, behold, by and by ye shall pluck the fruit thereof, which is most precious, which is sweet above all that is sweet, and which is white above all that is white, yea, and pure above …

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Our Father in Heaven | 17 October 2019

Scripture For this is my work and my glory, to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man. —Moses 1:39 Quote Something wonderful happens when we really know, without a doubt, that God loves us–our questions completely change. Instead of asking, “Why did this happen to me?” or “Why doesn’t God care about me?” we say, “Well, I …

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He Is the Light in the Darkness | 16 October 2019

Scripture That which is of God is light; and he that receiveth more light and continueth in God, receiveth more light; and that light groweth brighter and brighter until the perfect day. —Doctrine & Covenants 50:24 Quote As you read the scriptures, you will come to know that the Savior is not only the light and life of the world; …

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