They Spoke to Us

    “They Spoke to Us,” Friend, Dec. 2009, 17

    They Spoke to Us

    Quotes from the October 2009 general conference

    President Henry B. Eyring

    “Love is the motivating principle by which the Lord leads us along the way towards becoming like Him, our perfect example. Our way of life, hour by hour, must be filled with the love of God and love for others.”

    —President Henry B. Eyring

    President Thomas S. Monson

    “I love you, my brothers and sisters. I pray for you. I would ask once again that you would remember me and all the General Authorities in your prayers. We are one with you in moving forward this marvelous work. I testify to you that we are all in this together and that every man, woman, and child has a part to play.”

    —President Thomas S. Monson

    President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

    “I testify that God is in His heaven. He lives. He knows and loves you. He is mindful of you. He hears your prayers and knows the desires of your heart. He is filled with infinite love for you.”

    —President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

    Elder David A. Bednar

    “Children, when was the last time you told your parents that you love them? … We can become more diligent and concerned at home as we express love—and consistently show it.”

    —Elder David A. Bednar

    Sister Vicki F. Matsumori

    “The Holy Ghost has confirmed to me that God the Father lives. He loves each of us. He knows us individually and personally. He hears the pleadings of our hearts, and He answers those sincere prayers.”

    —Sister Vicki F. Matsumori