April 2013 Saturday Morning Session Saturday Morning Session Thomas S. MonsonWelcome to ConferenceI urge you to be attentive and receptive to the messages which we will hear. That we may do so is my prayer. Boyd K. PackerThese Things I KnowOf all that I have read and taught and learned, the one most precious and sacred truth that I have to offer is my special witness of Jesus Christ. Dean M. DaviesA Sure FoundationLet us accept the Savior’s invitation to come unto Him. Let us build our lives upon a safe and a sure foundation. Elaine S. DaltonWe Are Daughters of Our Heavenly FatherAs daughters of God we are each unique and different in our circumstances and experiences. And yet our part matters—because we matter. Craig A. CardonThe Savior Wants to ForgiveThe Lord loves us and wants us to understand His willingness to forgive. M. Russell Ballard“This Is My Work and Glory”God has freely given His power to those who accept and honor His priesthood, which leads to the promised blessings of immortality and eternal life. Henry B. Eyring“Come unto Me”By His words and His example, Christ has shown us how to draw closer to Him. Saturday Afternoon Session Saturday Afternoon Session Dieter F. UchtdorfThe Sustaining of Church Officers Robert W. CantwellChurch Auditing Department Report, 2012To the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Brook P. HalesStatistical Report, 2012 Richard G. ScottFor Peace at HomeOne of the greatest blessings we can offer to the world is the power of a Christ-centered home where the gospel is taught, covenants are kept, and love abounds. Quentin L. CookPersonal Peace: The Reward of RighteousnessEven with the trials of life, because of the Savior’s Atonement and His grace, righteous living will be rewarded with personal peace. Stanley G. EllisThe Lord’s WayThe Lord’s way is that we hearken to our leaders’ teachings, understand correct principles, and govern ourselves. John B. DicksonThe Gospel to All the WorldThe Church has moved steadily across the world from nation to nation, culture to culture, people to people, on the Lord’s calendar and in His time. David A. BednarWe Believe in Being ChasteObedience to the law of chastity will increase our happiness in mortality and make possible our progress in eternity. Russell M. NelsonCatch the WaveI thank God and His Son, Jesus Christ, for the Restoration and its power to propel a magnificent wave of truth and righteousness across the earth. Priesthood Session Priesthood Session Robert D. HalesStand Strong in Holy PlacesStanding obedient and strong on the doctrine of our God, we stand in holy places, for His doctrine is sacred and will not change. Tad R. CallisterThe Power of the Priesthood in the BoyThe priesthood in the boy is just as powerful as the priesthood in the man when exercised in righteousness. David L. BeckYour Sacred Duty to MinisterYou received the power, the authority, and the sacred duty to minister the moment you were ordained to the priesthood. Dieter F. UchtdorfFour TitlesI would like to suggest four titles … that may help us recognize our individual roles in God’s eternal plan and our potential as priesthood holders. Henry B. EyringWe Are OneI pray that wherever we are and whatever duties we have in the priesthood of God, we will be united in the cause to bring the gospel to all the world. Thomas S. MonsonCome, All Ye Sons of GodMay each one of us search the scriptures with diligence, plan his life with purpose, teach the truth with testimony, and serve the Lord with love. Sunday Morning Session Sunday Morning Session Dieter F. UchtdorfThe Hope of God’s LightAs we seek to increase our love for God and strive to love our neighbor, the light of the gospel will surround and uplift us. Neil L. AndersenIt’s a MiracleIf you’re not a full-time missionary with a missionary badge pinned on your coat, now is the time to paint one on your heart—painted, as Paul said, “not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God.” Rosemary M. WixomThe Words We SpeakHow we speak to our children and the words we use can encourage and uplift them and strengthen their faith. L. Whitney ClaytonMarriage: Watch and LearnThe promises of the Lord are extended to all those who follow the pattern of life that builds happy, holy marriage relationships. L. Tom PerryObedience to Law Is LibertyMen and women receive their agency as a gift from God, but their liberty and, in turn, their eternal happiness come from obedience to His laws. Thomas S. MonsonObedience Brings BlessingsA knowledge of truth and the answers to our greatest questions come to us as we are obedient to the commandments of God. Sunday Afternoon Session Sunday Afternoon Session Jeffrey R. Holland“Lord, I Believe”Honestly acknowledge your questions and your concerns, but first and forever fan the flame of your faith, because all things are possible to them that believe. Dallin H. OaksFollowers of ChristFollowing Christ is not a casual or occasional practice but a continuous commitment and way of life that applies at all times and in all places. Christoffel GoldenThe Father and the SonAt the heart of the gospel of Jesus Christ and its power to save is a correct understanding of the Father and the Son. Enrique R. FalabellaThe Home: The School of LifeLessons are learned in a home—the place that can become a piece of heaven here on earth. Erich W. KopischkeBeing Accepted of the LordSeeking and receiving the acceptance of the Lord will lead to the knowledge that we are chosen and blessed by Him. Bruce D. PorterBeautiful MorningsWe need not fear the future, nor falter in hope and good cheer, because God is with us. D. Todd ChristoffersonRedemptionInasmuch as we follow Christ, we seek to participate in and further His redemptive work. Thomas S. MonsonUntil We Meet AgainI pray that the Lord will bless and keep you, my brothers and sisters. May His promised peace be with you now and always. General Young Women Meeting General Young Women Meeting Ann M. DibbYour Holy PlacesWhether [your holy places] are geographic or moments in time, they are equally sacred and have incredible strengthening power. Mary N. CookWhen You Save a Girl, You Save GenerationsYour virtuous lives will bless your ancestors, your families now, and family members yet to come. Elaine S. DaltonBe Not Moved!Stand firm. Be steadfast. “Stand for truth and righteousness.” Stand as a witness. Be a standard to the world. Stand in holy places. Dieter F. UchtdorfYour Wonderful Journey HomeAs you joyfully use the map your loving Father has provided for your journey, it will lead you to holy places and you will rise to your supernal potential.