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.

Temple News & Updates | Week of 3 May 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. Tower Walls Poured for the …

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His Restored Church | 4 May 2020

Article Image Courtesy of Brent Borup Scripture He hath given unto you that ye might know good from evil, and he hath given unto you that ye might choose life or death; and ye can do good and be restored unto that which is good, or have that which is good restored unto you. —Heleman 14:31 Quote In the end, …

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In the Strength of the Lord | 3 May 2020

Scripture But if ye will turn to the Lord with full purpose of heart, and put your trust in him, and serve him with all diligence of mind, if ye do this, he will, according to his own will and pleasure, deliver you out of bondage. —Mosiah 7:33 Quote You weren’t the same person because the Atonement of Jesus Christ …

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Choosing to Stay in the Boat | 2 May 2020

Scripture Search these commandments, for they are true and faithful, and the prophecies and promises which are in them shall all be fulfilled. —Doctrine and Covenants 1:37 Quote Brothers and sisters, stay in the boat, use your life jackets, and hold on with both hands. Avoid distractions! And if any one of you have fallen out of the boat, we …

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Inspiring Lessons From Latter-day Saints During Past Pandemics

Inspiring Lessons From Latter-day Saints During Past Pandemics

As many of us are doing our very best during the difficult times of this pandemic, we can often feel like this an unprecedented event we have never experienced before. Though the COVID-19 pandemic is new and can leave so many of us feeling anxious, we can take heart in knowing that we as a people have faced similar dangers, …

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Being Born Again | 1 May 2020

Scripture Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. —John 3:5 Quote Being born again, unlike our physical birth, is more a process than an event. And engaging in that process is the central purpose of mortality. —D. Todd Christofferson Video …

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Finding Ways to Serve | 30 April 2020

Scripture Wherefore, be faithful; stand in the office which I have appointed unto you; succor the weak, lift up the hands which hang down, and strengthen the feeble knees. —Doctrine and Covenants 81:5 Quote One of the most significant ways we can develop and demonstrate love for our neighbor is through being generous in our thoughts and words. Some years …

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Havens of Faith and Learning | 29 April 2020

Scripture Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. —Matthew 11:29 Quote The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it. —Thomas S. Monson Video   Meme This Day in LDS History …

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Christ’s Little Messages of Love | 28 April 2020

Scripture By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. —Romans 5:2 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, yearning to yoke ourselves …

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Perfect Love | 27 April 2020

Scripture Behold, I speak with boldness, having authority from God; and I fear not what man can do; for perfect love casteth out all fear. —Moroni 8:16 Quote These are many attributes which are manifestations of love, such as kindness, patience, selflessness, understanding, and forgiveness. In all our associations, these and other such attributes will help make evident the love …

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