Elections, Hope, and Religious Freedom | Dallin H. Oaks

♪♪>>THIS DEVOTIONAL ADDRESS WITH ELDER DALLIN H. OAKS WAS GIVEN ON SEPTEMBER 13, 2016.>>GOOD MORNING, BROTHERS AND SISTERS, AND WELCOME TO OUR DEVOTIONAL. WE ARE PRIVILEGED TO HAVE AS OUR SPEAKER TODAY ELDER DALLIN H. OAKS OF THE QUORUM OF THE TWELVE APOSTLES. WE ESPECIALLY WELCOME SISTER KRISTEN OAKS, WHO IS SEATED ON THE STAND,…

View from Y Mountain with BYU President Kevin Worthen

Every morning in every season when I look up at the beauty that surrounds us, I realize what a blessing it is to be here on the Brigham Young University campus. It’s no coincidence that this great institution is located in the midst of these majestic mountains. Mountains, according to both prophets and poets, are…

His Grace Is Sufficient | Brad Wilcox

It is an honor to be invited to speak to you today. Several years ago I received an invitation to speak at Women’s Conference. When I told my wife, she asked, “What have they asked you to speak on?” I was so excited that I got my words mixed up and said, “They want me…

Avoid It | Lynn G. Robbins

The focus of my message today is based on a proverb from Solomon, who was given a gift from God of “exceeding” wisdom, “and his fame was in all nations round about. . . . And there came of all people to hear the wisdom of Solomon.” Even 3,000 years later, when we read Solomon’s proverbs…

The Inexhaustible Gospel | Neal A. Maxwell

I give my sincere appreciation to President Lee and to those who have planned these important days for you and for this opportunity to be with you, brothers and sisters. My appreciation goes to Michael Ballam for the beautiful music and, just as important, for the quality of his and his wife’s personal discipleship. The…

Cast Not Away Therefore Your Confidence | Jeffrey R. Holland

There is a lesson in the Prophet Joseph Smith’s account of the First Vision which virtually everyone in this audience has had occasion to experience, or one day soon will. I promise you. It is the plain and very sobering truth that before great moments, certainly before great spiritual moments, there can come adversity, opposition,…

What Do You Envision in Life? | Erich W. Kopischke

>>THIS BYU DEVOTIONAL ADDRESS WITH ELDER ERICH W. KOPISHKEWAS GIVEN ON DECEMBER 2, 2014.>>WELCOME, BROTHERS AND SISTERS, TO OUR DEVOTIONAL. THIS MORNING WE WILL HAVE THE PRIVILEGE OF HEARING FROM ELDER ERICH W. KOPISCHKE, A MEMBER OF THE FIRST QUORUM OF THE SEVENTY. WE EXTEND A SPECIAL WELCOME TO SISTER KOPISCHKE WHO IS SEATED ON…

Optimism and Joy in the Gospel of Jesus Christ | T. Jeffrey Wilks

>>WHAT A THRILLING LIFE AWAITS YOU.>>THE ACQUISITION OF KNOWLEDGE IS A SACRED ACTIVITY.>>A TRULY EDUCATED MAN NEVER CEASES TO LEARN.>>THE FUTURE IS IN YOUR HANDS. THE OUTCOME IS UP TO YOU. ♪♪ >>THIS BYU DEVOTIONAL ADDRESS WITH JEFF WILKS WAS GIVEN ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2012. ♪♪ >>GOOD MORNING BROTHERS AND SISTERS. WELCOME TO OUR DEVOTIONAL…