October 2012 Saturday Morning Session Saturday Morning Session Thomas S. MonsonWelcome to ConferenceMay we listen attentively to the messages…, that we may feel the Spirit of the Lord and gain the knowledge He would desire for us. Quentin L. CookCan Ye Feel So Now?Some in the Church believe they can’t answer Alma’s question with a resounding yes. They do not “feel so now.” Ann M. DibbI Know It. I Live It. I Love It.We are followers of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Such conversion and confidence is the result of diligent and deliberate effort. It is individual. It is the process of a lifetime. Craig C. ChristensenAn Unspeakable Gift from GodThe Holy Ghost works in perfect unity with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, fulfilling many important roles and distinct responsibilities. Shayne M. Bowen“Because I Live, Ye Shall Live Also”Because of Him, even our Savior, Jesus Christ, those feelings of sorrow, loneliness, and despair will one day be swallowed up in a fulness of joy. Russell M. NelsonAsk the Missionaries! They Can Help You!All missionaries, younger and older, serve with the sole hope of making life better for other people. Dieter F. UchtdorfOf Regrets and ResolutionsThe more we devote ourselves to the pursuit of holiness and happiness, the less likely we will be on a path to regrets. Saturday Afternoon Session Saturday Afternoon Session Henry B. EyringThe Sustaining of Church Officers L. Tom PerryBecoming Goodly ParentsThere are many ways that goodly parents can access the help and support they need to teach the gospel of Jesus Christ to their children. M. Russell BallardBe Anxiously EngagedGreat things are brought about and burdens are lightened through the efforts of many hands “anxiously engaged in a good cause.” Larry J. Echo Hawk“Come unto Me, O Ye House of Israel”As we come unto our Savior, Jesus Christ, and purify our hearts, we will all be instruments in fulfilling the mighty promises of the Book of Mormon. Robert C. GayWhat Shall a Man Give in Exchange for His Soul?We are to give up all our sins, big or small, for the Father’s reward of eternal life. Scott D. WhitingTemple StandardThe high standards of temple building employed by this Church are a type and even a symbol of how we should be living our own lives. Neil L. AndersenTrial of Your FaithLike the intense fire that transforms iron into steel, as we remain faithful during the fiery trial of faith, we are spiritually refined and strengthened. Dallin H. OaksProtect the ChildrenNone should resist the plea that we unite to increase our concern for the welfare and future of our children—the rising generation. Priesthood Session Priesthood Session D. Todd ChristoffersonBrethren, We Have Work to DoAs men of the priesthood, we have an essential role to play in society, at home, and in the Church. Gary E. StevensonBe Valiant in Courage, Strength, and ActivityQualify yourselves as did the 2,000 stripling soldiers by being valiant in courage as worthy priesthood holders. Anthony D. PerkinsBeware Concerning YourselvesStay on the priesthood path by deepening your conversion and strengthening your family. … Avoid tragedy by heeding spiritual “Beware” signs placed along our way by God and prophets. Dieter F. UchtdorfThe Joy of the PriesthoodLet us embrace and understand the wonder and privilege of the priesthood. Let us accept and love the responsibilities we are asked to fulfill. Henry B. EyringHelp Them Aim HighWith your guidance, those you lead will be able to see, want, and believe they can achieve their full potential for service in God’s kingdom. Thomas S. MonsonSee Others as They May BecomeWe must develop the capacity to see men not as they are at present but as they may become. Sunday Morning Session Sunday Morning Session Henry B. EyringWhere Is the Pavilion?The pavilion that seems to intercept divine aid does not cover God but occasionally covers us. God is never hidden, yet sometimes we are. Boyd K. PackerThe AtonementWherever our members and missionaries may go, our message is one of faith and hope in the Savior Jesus Christ. Linda K. BurtonFirst Observe, Then ServeWith practice, each of us can become more like the Savior as we serve God’s children. Walter F. GonzálezLearning with Our HeartsOne way to come unto Christ is by seeking to learn essential truths with our hearts. Jeffrey R. HollandThe First Great CommandmentWe have a life of devoted discipleship to give in demonstrating our love of the Lord. Thomas S. MonsonConsider the BlessingsOur Heavenly Father is aware of our needs and will help us as we call upon Him for assistance. Sunday Afternoon Session Sunday Afternoon Session Robert D. HalesBeing a More Christian ChristianThis is the call of Christ to every Christian today: “Feed my lambs. … Feed my sheep.” Richard G. ScottThe Joy of Redeeming the Dead“He shall plant in the hearts of the children the promises made to the fathers, and the hearts of the children shall turn to their fathers.” Russell T. OsguthorpeOne Step Closer to the SaviorConversion is the goal of all gospel learning and teaching. Conversion is not a onetime event. It is a lifelong quest to become more like the Savior. Marcus B. NashBy Faith All Things Are FulfilledFaith will help us to safely climb the gospel path, overcome every challenge of mortality, and return to the majestic presence of our Heavenly Father. Daniel L. JohnsonBecoming a True DiscipleAs we obey His commandments and serve our fellowmen, we become better disciples of Jesus Christ. Don R. ClarkeBlessings of the SacramentWe will be blessed as we feel gratitude for the Atonement of Jesus Christ, renew our baptismal covenants, feel forgiveness, and receive inspiration from the Holy Ghost. David A. BednarConverted unto the LordKnowing that the gospel is true is the essence of a testimony. Consistently being true to the gospel is the essence of conversion. Thomas S. MonsonGod Be with You Till We Meet AgainAs we take the messages of the past two days into our hearts and into our lives, we will be blessed. General Relief Society Meeting General Relief Society Meeting Linda K. BurtonIs Faith in the Atonement of Jesus Christ Written in Our Hearts?Making, keeping, and rejoicing in our covenants will be the evidence that the Atonement of Jesus Christ is truly written in our hearts. Carole M. StephensWide Awake to Our DutiesWe must be awake to our duty and continue with faith as we draw upon the comforting, strengthening, enabling, and healing power of the Atonement. Linda S. ReevesThe Lord Has Not Forgotten YouOur Heavenly Father and our Savior, Jesus Christ, know us and love us. … We can feel of Their love and compassion in our suffering. Henry B. EyringThe CaregiverYou will be strengthened and yet inspired to know the limits and extent of your ability to serve.