There’s never been a more important time than right now for the world to hear our Church leaders’ wonderful advice, testimonies, and spiritual thoughts. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints expresses the importance of listening to the bi-annual General Conference sessions and taking their words to heart as we live our lives. These LDS General Conference Quotes from October 2023 are all full of the inspiration and encouragement we all are in need of.
Greatest Quotes from October 2023 General Conference
“They of the last wagon, all who are no less serviceable, and you who today are pressing forward in the path of your duty are the strength of the Savior’s restored Church.”
-David A. Bednar
We all play an invaluable role in God’s plan. We each have a duty and a destiny in our lives. The closer to grow to God, the more in tune we will be with Him, and we will see His hand in our lives as His plan plays out.
“We need more holy and revelatory experiences.”
-Amy A. Wright
During your lifetime, you will have many experiences that will stay in your memory forever. The goal is to create holy, spiritual, and powerful memories that will shape our lives in a way that brings us close to God and Jesus Christ.
“Covenants are the shape of God’s embrace.”
-Robert M. Daines
If we make covenants with Heavenly Father and we keep those covenants, we will be blessed in ways we cannot begin to imagine or understand. God’s ways are higher, and trusting in His plans will ensure joy and happiness in our lives.
“Anything broken can be mended through Jesus Christ.”
-Carlos A. Godoy
Jesus Christ, through His atonement, gives us the opportunity to become whole again. No matter our mistakes in this lifetime, there is nothing we cannot be forgiven of if we are willing to repent.
“Sealing power is a perfect manifestation of the justice, mercy, and love of God.”
-D. Todd Christofferson
The ability to be able to be sealed to our family for all time and eternity is a blessing and a gift from God. Heavenly Father knows how much we love our families, and how important they are to us, and He wants us to be able to be with them always.
“God will help you and guide you in your compassionate acts of discipleship.”
-Ian S. Ardern
If we surround ourselves with holy things, being in tune with our spirituality, and being aware of the Holy Ghost in our lives, we can receive revelation and guidance from God in our everyday lives.
“The gospel of Jesus Christ challenges us to become something.”
-Dallin H. Oaks
If we are following the Gospel’s teaching, and keeping the commandments we’ve been given, we are going to be able to become the best version of ourselves, and the person God wants us to be.
“Trust in the Lord’s timing, the blessings always come.”
– Neil L. Andersen
It can be hard to have faith that God has a plan for us, especially in times of hardship. But if we can stay in a positive mindset, and trust that He always has our best interest at heart, we will have joy throughout our lives.
“We can ensure that the voice of the covenant people is not silent in the ears of the rising generation and that Jesus isn’t a Sunday-only topic.”
-Jan E. Newman
It can be easy to get distracted in our busy lives, and forget to make time for Jesus. We think that if we are attending church on Sundays, then we are making time. But we need to make time every day to focus on Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father.
“We don’t come to Jesus because we are perfect. We come to Him because we are flawed, and in Him we can ‘be perfected.’”
-Joaquin E. Costa
The church isn’t a place for perfect people, it’s a place for imperfect people who are looking to have Jesus in their lives so that they can one day be perfect again.
“These precious spiritual gifts will help us in every aspect of our lives.”
-Gary E. Stevenson
God’s ways are higher than ours, and His thoughts are higher than our thoughts. The spiritual gifts He gives us are a blessing that will improve our lives drastically.
“Do you want to be happy? Stay on the covenant path. Your life will be easier, happier, and filled with joy.”
-Yoon Hwan Choi
God gives us these commandments and asks us to make covenants not as a punishment, but so that we can live our life full of joy and blessings we have been promised.
“The ongoing restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ brings light and understanding regarding your divine identity. You are beloved children of Heavenly Father.”
-Alan T. Phillips
There is no greater reminder that we are worthy, divine, and full of power, than knowing that we are children of a loving Heavenly Father. Remembering that He loves us and will always do what’s in our best interest will help us know our true identity.
“I promise that as you serve, you will feel the love of the Lord in your life. You will know Him.”
-Ronald A. Rasband
There’s no greater way to feel loved, than by showing love. Serving others will help us to feel better ourselves. That is why Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ express the importance of serving others.
“When nothing is expected, and everything is appreciated, life becomes magical.”
-Gary B. Sabin
The greatest, and most important thing we can teach ourselves and our children is gratitude and appreciation. With gratitude, even in the darkest and most stressful of times, we can still find joy.
“When we choose not to be humble, we end up being humiliated.”
-Joni L. Kochi
Humility is something that is touched on heavily in the scriptures. If you don’t humble yourself, you aren’t able to learn new things and experience growth.
“Each difficult interaction is an opportunity to learn how to love at a deeper level– a God-like level.”
-Tamara W. Runia
We often see our trials and our hardships as something terrible, and it often feels that way at the time. But those experiences teach us important lessons and bring us blessings we might not expect.
“There is no place for prejudiced thoughts or actions in the community of saints.”
It can be easy, and even natural, to judge others or have feelings of general dislike without actually knowing things. We must train ourselves to have kind thoughts and refrain from judgment. The more we practice this, the easier it will be.
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Final Thoughts On These LDS General Conference Quotes from October 2023
We hope you found all of the inspiration and spiritual guidance that you needed from these LDS quotes from these 2023 General Conference sessions. Our church leaders are filled with revelation as Heavenly Father speaks through them to convey His message to us. Be sure to share these quotes with others who might enjoy them. Comment below with your favorite quotes from the Saturday and Sunday General Conference sessions from this October.