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Are You a Latter-day Saint?
If we are to be Saints in our day, we need to separate ourselves from evil conduct and destructive pursuits that are prevalent in the world.
The presence of my parents meant more to me than presents.
Mary, Sweet and Tender Maiden
Do We Know How Much He Went Through?
His suffering was beyond our imagination, yet His holy redeeming act allowed us to be with the Holy Father once again.
Questions and Answers
“My parents aren’t members of the Church. How can I share the gospel with them without offending them?”
A Gift of Love
She hated hearing us sing each morning, and now I couldn’t believe we were going caroling to her door.
Why me? Why now? I don’t ask those questions, but I know I grew spiritually during my trials.
We Three Kings
Who were the wise men and where did they come from? What do we know about them?
Unto Us a Child Is Born
What Isaiah 9:6 tells us about the Savior.
An Eternal Perspective
LDS teens in Bangalore, India, love what seminary teaches them about the scriptures.
Gifts from the Heart
Christmas gifts that mean the most are remembered all year round.
What Joseph Smith Taught
Joseph Smith’s Prophetic Mission
Joseph Smith grew into and fulfilled his calling as a prophet.
From the Field
A simple thing like making breakfast changed these missionaries’ Christmas.
For the Strength of Youth: A Brand New Year
Discover new songs, talks, and testimonies on DVD and online.
Multiplying Their Talents
My classmates’ efforts blessed my life.
Spreading the spirit of Christmas; a poem of thanks.
Rebecca Jensen has learned to make time for her talents.
The Extra Smile
We’ve Got Mail
Quiet as Starlight