Messages from the Twelve
November 2017

“Messages from the Twelve,” New Era, November 2017

Messages from the Twelve

The members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared powerful messages. What did you learn? What were you inspired to do? Write your ideas.

2017 October General Conference:
New Era Magazine, 2017/11 Nov

President Russell M. Nelson

Nelson, Russell M.

In a most miraculous and singular way, the Book of Mormon teaches us of Jesus Christ and His gospel.

Elder Dallin H. Oaks

Oaks, Dallin H.

The family proclamation is the Lord’s reemphasis of the gospel truths we need to sustain us through current challenges to the family.

Elder M. Russell Ballard

Ballard, M. Russell

A trek back to our Heavenly Father is the most important trek of our lives.

Elder Robert D. Hales

Hales, Robert D.

(1932–2017) [Did not speak at this general conference. See memorial, “Be There,” in this issue.]

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

Holland, Jeffrey R.

If we persevere, then somewhere in eternity our refinement will be finished and complete.

Elder David A. Bednar

Bednar, David A.

Heavenly Father’s great plan of happiness includes the doctrine, the ordinances, the covenants, and the exceeding great and precious promises whereby we can become partakers of the divine nature.

Elder Quentin L. Cook

Cook, Quentin L.

Humility about who we are and God’s purpose for us is essential.

Elder D. Todd Christofferson

Christofferson, D. Todd

If we yearn to dwell in Christ and have Him dwell in us, then holiness is what we seek.

Elder Neil L. Andersen

Andersen, Neil L.

I testify that in this conference we have heard the Lord’s voice. The test for each of us is how we respond.

Elder Ronald A. Rasband

Rasband, Ronald A.

The Lord’s hand is guiding you. By “divine design,” He is in the small details of your life as well as the major milestones.

Elder Gary E. Stevenson

Stevenson, Gary E.

Don’t let life’s distractions eclipse heaven’s light.

Elder Dale G. Renlund

Renlund, Dale G.

For Heavenly Father’s purposes to be accomplished, Christ’s atoning power needs to be made available to God’s children. The priesthood delivers these opportunities.