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Area Seventy Messages

In his opening remarks at the October General Conference our beloved Prophet, Russell M. Nelson, declared: 'As Latter-day Saints, we have become accustomed to thinking of 'church' as something that happens in our meetinghouses
“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against…spiritual wickedness..” (Ephesians 6:12).
“Through the restoration of the gospel came…a clear understanding of… the ultimate destination in this journey.”
“When the new stake was announced, I felt the Spirit witness to my heart that it was an inspired change.” Sister Janae Hubbard
Area leaders for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada express their wishes for a peaceful, healthy and happy new year.
“In this spiritual application, “RICE” can stand for Repentance, Imparting of ourselves to others, Covenants and Endurance.”
“One question instantly came to my mind: How long is “And after many days?”
I am pleased to share this message with our brothers and sisters and friends in Canada.
Area Plan for USA and Canada
Recently in a busy airport, I (amidst many others) was moving as quickly as I could through long lines and crowded spaces.
“One begins to conquer life when he let’s go of tired excuses….”
“When we find ourselves in deep, turbulent waters, I hope we reach up and towards our Saviour and never give up hope.”
“I noticed a special code, a code of conduct. This code of conduct is crucial, both inside and outside of our council meetings. Whenever we come together, we must come prepared to conduct ourselves in the manner the Lord has taught.”
Area leaders for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada express their wishes for a peaceful and joyful 2016. They encourage us to extend unconditional love to all and to look to the Saviour’s Atonement as a source of renewal and change.
'If we are on the Lord’s side—if we love Him more than the world—it will be reflected in our daily living.' [Elder Donald L. Hallstrom]
'If you love me, do it my way because it is the right way.'
“The sound of that trickling water may beckon to you, but don't give into that call.”
It may seem as if this advice is too simple for these deep-rooted problems, but the Golden Rule does work and will work because it comes from God.
With the Lord's intervention, the blessings of ancestry and posterity would be preserved.
“…we will not fully enjoy the gospel of Jesus Christ unless we share it.”
“...I perceive that ye are in the path which leads to the kingdom of God”
“We perhaps need to snatch happiness in little pieces, learning to recognize the elements of happiness and then treasuring them while they last.”
In recent ponderings, my thoughts have been turned to the Saviour’s charge
“He that is not against us is for us.” (Luke 9:50)
Stories of Jesus can have a powerful effect on us as we allow His mercy to penetrate our hearts.
As we learn to trust our Heavenly Father and be obedient to his council, we are led to the living waters and are sustained in every needful way.
While adherence to any direction given to us by these living prophets is good, it is much better if we seek to follow all their counsel, even that which is difficult for us to do.
While adherence to any direction given to us by these living prophets is good, it is much better if we seek to follow all their counsel, even that which is difficult for us to do.
It is no coincidence that we are born at this time.
With all of life’s demands on our time and resources, we can still reach out to assist others.
With this growing worldwide perspective, I have spent much time pondering how the gospel is established…
Area Seventies are called to proclaim the gospel and to be special witnesses of Jesus Christ.
As we inaugurate the new Canada website, we express appreciation to all who have contributed to its success. The messages and content found on this site contribute to the great work the Father and the Son revealed through the Prophet Joseph Smith.