Covenants

“We can bring the Savior’s light to ourselves and the people important to us by the simple act of keeping our covenants. In a variety of ways, the Lord rewards that faithful act with power and with joy.” (Sharon Eubank, Relief Society General Presidency, “Christ: The Light That Shines in Darkness,” General Conference, April 2019)

“There is unusual power in making and keeping covenants with our Heavenly Father.” (Joy D. Jones, Primary General President, “A Sin-Resistant Generation,” General Conference, April 2017)

“Teaching children to keep simple promises when they are young will empower them to keep holy covenants later in life.” (Joy D. Jones, Primary General President, “A Sin-Resistant Generation,” General Conference, April 2017)

“The consistent practice of promise keeping is spiritual preparation for children to receive their first covenant of baptism and the gift of the Holy Ghost, wherein they covenant to serve God and keep His commandments.” (Joy D. Jones, Primary General President, “A Sin-Resistant Generation,” General Conference, April 2017)

“We should remember that a loving Heavenly Father is aware of our righteous desires and will honor His promises that nothing will be withheld from those who faithfully keep their covenants.” (Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women General President, “Defenders of the Family Proclamation,” General Conference, April 2015)

“Covenants with God help us to know who we really are. They connect us to Him in a personal way through which we come to feel our value in His sight and our place in His kingdom.” (Jean A. Stephens, Primary General Presidency, “Covenant Daughters of God,” General Conference, October 2014)

“Keeping covenants protects us, prepares us, and empowers us.” (Rosemary M. Wixom, Primary General President, “Keeping Covenants Protects Us, Prepares Us, and Empowers Us,” General Conference, April 2014)

“The best way to strengthen a home, current or future, is to keep covenants, promises we’ve made to each other and to God.” (Linda K. Burton, Relief Society General President, “Wanted: Hands and Hearts to Hasten the Work,” General Conference, April 2014)

“Making and keeping covenants means choosing to bind ourselves to our Father in Heaven and Jesus Christ. It is committing to follow the Savior. It is trusting Him and desiring to show our gratitude for the price He paid to set us free through the infinite gift of the Atonement.” (Linda K. Burton, Relief Society General President, “The Power, Joy, and Love of Covenant Keeping,” General Conference, October 2013)

“Covenant keepers are commandment keepers!” (Linda K. Burton, Relief Society General President, “The Power, Joy, and Love of Covenant Keeping,” General Conference, October 2013)

“I invite each of us to evaluate how much we love the Savior, using as a measure how joyfully we keep our covenants.” (Linda K. Burton, Relief Society General President, “The Power, Joy, and Love of Covenant Keeping,” General Conference, October 2013)

“We keep our covenants every day as we are kind, show love, and take care of each other.” (Carole M. Stephens, Relief Society General Presidency, “We Have Great Reason to Rejoice,” General Conference, October 2013)

“We bind the Lord to keep His promises when we keep our covenants and exercise our faith.” (Linda S. Reeves, Relief Society General Presidency, “Claim the Blessings of Your Covenants,” General Conference, October 2013)

“The covenant you make at baptism will tether you to the path of virtue and happiness as you renew that covenant each week by partaking of the sacrament. As you keep your baptismal covenant, you will look different, dress different, and act different from the world. Keeping this covenant will enable you to be guided by the Holy Ghost.” (Elaine S. Dalton, Young Women General President, “Be Not Moved!,” General Conference, April 2013)

“Don’t let any influence come into your life or your home that would cause you to compromise your covenants or your commitment to your wife and family.” (Elaine S. Dalton, Young Women General President, “Love Her Mother,” General Conference, October 2011)

“Great are the blessings we receive as we cleave unto our covenants.” (Barbara Thompson, Relief Society General Presidency, “Cleave unto the Covenants,” General Conference, October 2011)

“Keeping covenants is true joy and happiness. This is comfort and peace. This is protection from the evils of the world. Keeping our covenants will help us in times of trial.” (Barbara Thompson, Relief Society General Presidency, “Cleave unto the Covenants,” General Conference, October 2011)

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