General Conference is upon us! Take one last moment to prepare by reading over these short quotes from each talk from the April 2020 General Conference. Ponder on the feelings you had six months ago and some of the questions you have now. It is never too late to take a moment and prepare yourself to hear the word of the Lord.
Saturday Morning Session
Opening Message – Russell M. Nelson
We are to seek, in every way we can, to hear Jesus Christ, who speaks to us through the power and ministering of the Holy Ghost.
Shall We Not Go On in So Great a Cause? – M. Russell Ballard
We should always remember the price Joseph and Hyrum Smith paid, along with so many other faithful men, women, and children, to establish the Church.
Ensuring a Righteous Judgment – James R. Rasband
To ensure a righteous judgment, the Savior’s atoning sacrifice will clear away the underbrush of ignorance and the painful thorns of hurt caused by others.
An Especially Noble Calling – Joy D. Jones
As women of faith, we can draw principles of truth from the Prophet Joseph’s experiences that provide insights for receiving our own revelation.
Spiritually Defining Memories – Neil L. Andersen
When personal difficulties or world conditions beyond our control darken our path, the spiritually defining memories from our book of life are like luminous stones that help brighten the road ahead.
Deep in Our Heart – Douglas D. Holmes
The Lord is trying to help us—all of us—get His gospel deeper in our hearts.
Prayers of Faith – Henry B. Eyring
As we pray in faith, we become a vital part in the Lord’s work as He prepares the world for His Second Coming.
The Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon – Ulisses Soares
As we study the coming forth of this holy book of scripture in these latter days, we come to realize that the entire undertaking was miraculous.
Come unto Christ – Living as Latter-day Saints – John A. McCune
We can do difficult things and help others do the same, because we know in whom we can trust. Christ is our light, our life, and our salvation.
A Living Witness of the Living Christ – Gérald Caussé
The central message of the Book of Mormon is to restore the true knowledge of the essential role of Jesus Christ in the salvation and exaltation of mankind.
Consider the Goodness and Greatness of God – Dale G. Renlund
I invite you to remember each day the greatness of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and what They have done for you. Let your consideration of Their goodness more firmly bind your wandering heart to Them.
The Power of the Book of Mormon in Conversion – Benjamin M. Z. Tai
The Book of Mormon provides spiritual nutrition, prescribes a plan of action, and connects us with the Holy Spirit.
A Good Foundation against the Time to Come – Gary E. Stevenson
During the coming years, may we allow these improvements made to the Salt Lake Temple to move and inspire us, as individuals and families, so that we too—metaphorically—will “be built in a manner that will endure through the millennium.”
Saturday Evening Session
At this season of hosanna and hallelujah, sing hallelujah—for He shall reign forever and ever! Shout hosanna, to God and the Lamb!
How the Priesthood Blesses Youth – Laudy Ruth Kaouk
Through the priesthood, we can be lifted. The priesthood brings light into our world.
How the Priesthood Blesses Youth – Enzo Serge Petelo
We are given the opportunity to minister like angels, to preach the gospel on all the continents of the earth, and to help souls come unto Christ.
United in Accomplishing God’s Work – Jean B. Bingham
The most effective way to fulfill our divine potential is to work together, blessed by the power and authority of the priesthood.
He Goes Before Us – Henry B. Eyring
The Lord is leading the Restoration of His gospel and His Church. He knows the future perfectly. He invites you to the work.
The Melchizedek Preisthood and the Keys – Dallin H. Oaks
In the Church the authority of the priesthood is exercised under the direction of a priesthood leader who holds the keys of that priesthood.
Opening the Heavens for Help – Russell M. Nelson
To help us remember Him and to identify The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the Lord’s Church, we are pleased to introduce a symbol that will signify the central place of Jesus Christ in His Church.
Sunday Morning Session
Fulfillment of Prophecy – Ronald A. Rasband
The prophecies that have been fulfilled by the Restoration of the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ are many.
That They May See – Bonnie H. Cordon
Look and pray for opportunities to let your light shine that others may see the way to Jesus Christ.
A Perfect Brightness of Hope – Jeffrey R. Holland
Because the Restoration reaffirmed the foundational truth that God does work in this world, we can hope, we should hope, even when facing the most insurmountable odds.
“Let THis House Be Built unto My Name” – David A. Bednar
The covenants received and the ordinances performed in temples are essential to the sanctifying of our hearts and for the ultimate exaltation of God’s sons and daughters.
Hear Him – Russell M. Nelson
Our Father knows that when we are surrounded by uncertainty and fear, what will help us the very most is to hear His Son.
Sunday Afternoon Session
The Great Plan – Dallin H. Oaks
We who know God’s plan and who have covenanted to participate have a clear responsibility to teach these truths and do all that we can to further them for others and in our own circumstances in mortality.
Continuous revelation has been received and is being received through channels the Lord has established.
Finding Refuge from the Storms of Life – Ricardo P. Giménez
Jesus Christ and His Atonement are the refuge that we all need, regardless of the storms that are battering our lives.
Come and Belong – Dieter F. Uchtdorf
It is my hope that, in this bicentennial year of the First Vision, as we contemplate and learn of the Restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ, we will realize that it is not just a historical event. You and I play a crucial part in this great, continuing story.
The Finest Homes – L. Whitney Clayton
The Savior is the perfect engineer, builder, and interior designer. His project is the perfection and eternal joy of our souls.
Sharing the Message of the Restoration and the Resurrection – D. Todd Christofferson
The Restoration belongs to the world, and its message is especially urgent today.
Go Forward in Faith – Russell M. Nelson
As the Restoration continues, I know that God will continue to reveal many great and important things pertaining to His kingdom here on earth. That kingdom is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.