Latter-day Saints have been preaching the need for gratitude since the days of Joseph Smith. Whether it’s used as a measure of discipleship, a mark of holiness, or a fruit of forgiveness, the benefits of gratitude are legion. These inspiring Latter-day Saint quotes on gratitude from general conferences and BYU devotionals help make everyday a day of “thanksgiving.”
Joseph Smith established the Council of Fifty in 1844 to address several issues, including the potential relocation of the Latter-day Saints outside the United States. This article includes a sample of interesting Council of Fifty quotes from Part One of the administrative records, including new teachings from the Prophet Joseph and an account of his martyrdom.
B. H. Roberts was a prolific and influential writer and speaker in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the turn of the 20th century. He’s been called the Church’s most eminent intellectual, its best officially accepted theologian, one of our most important historians, and possibly the most prolific and most effective defender of the Church. He wrote at a furious pace throughout his adult life, publishing 35 books, over 300 articles, and scores of manuals, pamphlets, tracts, and sermons, becoming, in the words of biographer Truman G. Madsen, “the most prolific interpreter of Mormonism’s first century.” This article provides Elder Roberts quotes about topics such as scriptures, salvation, and the Church’s history.
It’s been nearly 20 years since Elder Neal A. Maxwell gave his final general conference talk, and yet his addresses still remain popular. You can find topics such as adversity, the last days, gratitude, suffering, and the character of Christ in Neal A. Maxwell talks given in general conference, BYU devotionals, and more.