Life

    Our mortality requires many things from us. This collection goes over some of these requirements, such as making choices, taking the higher road, staying within boundaries, having courage, praying with real intent, facing obstacles, and having an eye single to the glory of God.
    A family hugs in a garden

    Videos

    "An Eye Single to the Glory of God"
    (D&C 82:19) Elder Nelson compares our perspective and the Lord's to a pair of binoculars.
    1:36
    A Secure Anchor
    Just like rock climbing alone can be dangerous, living your life without the help of the Savior can have disastrous consequences.
    3:36
    Becoming Provident Providers
    Elder Robert D. Hales encourages us to stay out of debt and live frugally as he recounts a story from the early days of his marriage, when his wife exemplified the principles of provident living.
    2:35
    Chapter 09: Abraham and the Sacrifice of Isaac
    God commands Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac. Abraham shows his obedience to the Lord, but an angel tells him to stop. The Lord provides a ram for the sacrifice.
    3:08
    Chapter 62: Paul Obeys the Holy Ghost
    Paul listens to the Holy Ghost and goes to Jerusalem, even though he knows they will put him in prison.
    0:56
    Courage
    Learn from the life of Esther and other inspiring women the importance of trusting in God and courageously standing up for what you believe.
    3:19
    Follow the Prophet
    Carol F. McConkie, First Counselor in the Young Women’s Presidency, describes why God calls prophets. A group of youth discover the importance of listening to the right voices when charting their course.
    4:16
    Leave the Party
    John's life may have been very different had he not had the courage to leave a party one evening in Japan.
    6:26
    Life
    This video depicts typography showing questions and answers about the purpose of life.
    2:34
    Like a Broken Vessel
    For personal accounts of living with mental illness, answers to common questions, and other resources, visit http://mentalhealth.lds.org
    0:00:00
    Living with Purpose and Real Intent
    The gospel teaches us who we are and helps us maintain focus on our eternal purpose. Living with real intent ensures we reach the full measure of our creation.
    2:57
    Mormon Mustang
    While flying in a historic airplane, youth learn about the dangers of pushing the envelope.
    0:00:00
    Mountains to Climb
    Finding faith in the Lord Jesus Christ will help us have the power to endure and overcome even the hardest trials in life.
    5:05
    Obedience Brings Blessings
    President Monson talks on blessings of obedience.
    3:26
    Obedience to the Ten Commandments
    As children of God, we have been given the wonderful gift of choice. The truest happiness and peace we can have comes by choosing to obey His laws.
    3:10
    President Henry B. Eyring Testifies of Jesus Christ
    President Eyring teaches that the Savior is mindful of us and will guide us through life’s trials.
    1:04
    Spiritual Vertigo
    A World War II fighter pilot teaches youth some essential truths to fly by—and to live by.
    6:16
    Stay within the Lines
    Just as athletes must stay within lines to compete in sports, those who are called to labor in the Lord's work must stay within the lines of worthiness.
    5:10
    Teachings of Brigham Young: Hard Work, Sacrifice, Obedience
    Brigham Young describes the blessings that come from faithfully facing life's challenges.
    1:27
    Teachings of John Taylor: Obedience
    John Taylor demonstrates obedience to God despite the world's intolerance.
    1:58
    The Sting of the Scorpion
    A young boy’s encounter with a scorpion in the Arabian desert can teach us a lot about what we must do to avoid and overcome the venomous sting of sin.
    2:50
    The Wall
    Overcoming obstacles can be discouraging. How do you find the faith and courage to press forward?
    00:39
    The Will of God
    God uses love-inspired correction to guide us to a future we do not or cannot now envision but which He knows is the better way for us.
    3:02
    What Happens after We Die?
    Life after death is part of God’s plan of happiness.
    1:40
    Will We Be Willing?
    Statement by President Thomas S. Monson in the priesthood session on March 31, 2012.
    1:54
    Within Bounds
    Staying in bounds—on the ski slopes and in life—leads to joy and safety.
    6:25
    Wrong Roads
    When making decisions, God expects us to pray, trust, and be believing and then not give up, panic, or "jump ship" when something doesn't seem to be going right.
    3:57
    You Never Know
    Sometimes, the most important things you do each day are never even on your “to-do” list. You might worry about the things you never get done, but President Gordon B. Hinckley reminds us, “You never know how much good you do.”
    8:54