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Summary of the April 2024 Saturday Evening Session of General Conference



Summary of the April 2024 Saturday Evening Session of General Conference

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Session Abstract

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles gave steps to discovering the next peace by means of Jesus Christ and pleasure — “the very function of God’s plan for His kids” — on the conclusion of the Saturday night session of April 2024 normal convention.

The Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints mentioned, “I’ve discovered that if we draw close to to God and attain out to the touch Him, we will certainly discover therapeutic, peace and pleasure.”

Those that draw close to God, search for pleasure, bear others’ burdens and attempt to stroll in God’s method will expertise “the peace of God, which passeth all understanding,” even within the midst of sorrows. “You’ll really feel your spirit lifting away from the gravity of this world,” he mentioned.

Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles carried out the night session, the second of three Apostles invited by the First Presidency to conduct a session, which President Dallin H. Oaks introduced on the morning session. “We’re grateful for his or her help,” he mentioned.

Elder Shayne M. Bowen, a Normal Authority Seventy, testified that “miracles haven’t ceased, angels are amongst us and the heavens are really open.” Miracles usually happen as a direct results of priesthood energy, restored in these latter days and handed from prophet to prophet till President Russell M. Nelson.

“God retains all of His guarantees,” all the time, he mentioned. “In the event you need the blessings of the priesthood, together with miracles and the ministry of angels, I invite you to stroll the trail of covenants God has made accessible to every of us.”

Elder Steven R. Bangerter, a Normal Authority Seventy, shared that God’s kids have been foreordained missions in mortality and that they will discover this mission as they search to observe His will, sincerely ask, genuinely need to know and search to observe His will.

Scriptures, prayer, uplifting music and studying one’s patriarchal blessing can deliver revelation and supply a secure haven amid the storms of life. “Your participation within the ordinances and covenants of the gospel will probably be extra significant. You’ll extra totally bind your self to God within the covenants you make with Him, and you can be lifted to have better hope, religion and assurance within the guarantees He has made to you.”

“There’s pleasure in being a disciple of Jesus Christ,” mentioned Sister Andrea Muñoz Spannaus, Second Counselor within the Younger Girls Normal Presidency. She, shared sic strengths devoted disciples of Jesus Christ might develop: love for God, religion in our Savior Jesus Christ, information of true identification, every day repentance, entry to God’s energy and testimony.

“Our testimony is constructed by private non secular experiences through which we acknowledge the divine affect in our lives. Nobody can take that information from us,” she mentioned.

“The gospel of Jesus Christ is a gospel of hope,” mentioned Elder Matthew L. Carpenter, Normal Authority Seventy, who spoke in regards to the everlasting blessings of being devoted to the covenant of marriage.

Hope comes with repentance and obedience. Those that enter into and hold the covenant of marriage can obtain the fulness of the glory of the Father. “We should exhibit that we’re keen to enter into and faithfully hold this new and eternal covenant, both on this life or the subsequent,” he mentioned.

Elder Alfred Kyungu, Normal Authority Seventy, supplied the opening prayer, and Brother Milton Camargo, first counselor within the Sunday College normal presidency, supplied the closing prayer.

Music was offered by the Utah Valley Institute Choir which was directed by Matt Johnson and Marshall McDonald, and accompanied by Linda Margetts and Joseph Peeples on the organ. They sang “The Lord Is My Gentle,” “Oh, What Songs of the Coronary heart,” “Depend Your Blessings” and Wonderful Grace.”