44 Most Inspiring Spiritually Uplifting Speeches For Living Today

List 50 of the most popular talks from General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with a listing of the speaker ant their title as well as a 1 paragraph summary and their urls

  1. Jeffrey R. Holland – “Safety for the Soul” Summary: In this powerful talk, Elder Holland testifies of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and its role as a second witness of Jesus Christ. He emphasizes the importance of embracing the Book of Mormon to find safety and guidance in a challenging world. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2009/10/safety-for-the-soul?lang=eng
  2. Dieter F. Uchtdorf – “You Matter to Him” Summary: President Uchtdorf teaches about God’s love for His children and the worth of every individual. He encourages everyone to remember that they matter to God, regardless of their circumstances or struggles. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2011/10/you-matter-to-him?lang=eng
  3. Thomas S. Monson – “The Race of Life” Summary: President Monson uses the analogy of a race to teach about the importance of endurance, preparation, and making righteous choices in life. He emphasizes the need to keep the commandments, serve others, and remain faithful to the end. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/1982/04/the-race-of-life?lang=eng
  4. David A. Bednar – “Ask in Faith” Summary: Elder Bednar explains the principles of effective prayer and teaches that faith in Jesus Christ is essential for our prayers to be answered. He encourages us to be patient and persistent in our efforts to communicate with Heavenly Father. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2008/04/ask-in-faith?lang=eng
  5. Dallin H. Oaks – “The Challenge to Become” Summary: Elder Oaks discusses the process of becoming more Christlike through the Atonement and our efforts to follow the Savior. He teaches that true discipleship involves not just knowing and doing, but also being and becoming like Jesus Christ. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2000/10/the-challenge-to-become?lang=eng
  6. Russell M. Nelson – “A Plea to My Sisters” Summary: President Nelson calls upon the women of the Church to rise up and be strong, righteous, and influential in their families and communities. He encourages them to help gather Israel and participate fully in the Lord’s work. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2015/10/a-plea-to-my-sisters?lang=eng
  7. Boyd K. Packer – “The Plan of Happiness” Summary: President Packer teaches about the Plan of Salvation and how it provides a roadmap for happiness in this life and eternal life in the world to come. He emphasizes the importance of understanding and living by the principles of the gospel. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2015/04/the-plan-of-happiness?lang=eng
  8. M. Russell Ballard – “Stay in the Boat and Hold On!” Summary: Elder Ballard uses the metaphor of a boat to teach about the importance of remaining faithful and committed to the Church and the gospel of Jesus Christ. He warns against the dangers of drifting away and encourages members to hold on to the rod of iron. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2014/10/stay-in-the-boat-and-hold-on?lang=eng
  9. Neil L. Andersen – “Joseph Smith” Summary: Elder Andersen testifies of the Prophet Joseph Smith and his divine role in the Restoration of the gospel. He encourages members to strengthen their own testimonies of the Prophet and to share their convictions with others. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2014/10/joseph-smith?lang=eng
  10. Bonnie L. Oscarson – “Defenders of the Family Proclamation” Summary: Sister Oscarson emphasizes the importance of defending and living by the principles outlined in “The Family: A Proclamation to the World.” She calls on members to be examples of strong families and to stand up for traditional family values. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2015/04/defenders-of-the-family-proclamation?lang=eng
  11. Henry B. Eyring – “Mountains to Climb” Summary: President Eyring discusses the trials we face in life and how they help us grow and develop faith in Jesus Christ. He encourages us to rely on the Lord during difficult times and to trust in His plan for our lives. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2012/04/mountains-to-climb?lang=eng
  12. Jeffrey R. Holland – “Be Ye Therefore Perfect—Eventually” Summary: Elder Holland teaches about the pursuit of perfection and reminds us that perfection is a lifelong process that comes through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. He encourages us to be patient with ourselves and others as we strive to become more like the Savior. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2017/10/be-ye-therefore-perfect-eventually?lang=eng
  13. Dieter F. Uchtdorf – “Forget Me Not” Summary: President Uchtdorf shares five important messages for the women of the Church, including remembering their divine nature, the importance of nurturing others, and the need for balance in their lives. He encourages them to never forget that they are loved and valued by Heavenly Father. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2011/10/forget-me-not?lang=eng
  14. Thomas S. Monson – “Dare to Stand Alone” Summary: President Monson shares stories of individuals who stood strong in their faith, even when faced with opposition or adversity. He encourages members to be courageous in their convictions and to remain steadfast in their testimonies. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2011/10/dare-to-stand-alone?lang=eng
  15. David A. Bednar – “Bear Up Their Burdens with Ease” Summary: Elder Bednar teaches about the enabling power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ and how it can help us bear our burdens with ease. He shares insights on how to access this divine assistance and find strength in times of need. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2014/04/bear-up-their-burdens-with-ease?lang=eng
  16. Dallin H. Oaks – “The Keys and Authority of the Priesthood” Summary: Elder Oaks discusses the keys and authority of the priesthood, explaining the difference between the two and how they are used in the Church. He emphasizes the importance of priesthood authority in performing ordinances and serving others. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2014/04/the-keys-and-authority-of-the-priesthood?lang=eng
  17. Russell M. Nelson – “Perfection Pending” Summary: President Nelson teaches about the process of becoming perfect through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. He emphasizes that perfection is a process that takes time and encourages us to be patient with ourselves and others as we strive to become like the Savior. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/1995/10/perfection-pending?lang=eng
  18. Boyd K. Packer – “Counsel to Youth” Summary: President Packer provides guidance and counsel to the youth of the Church, encouraging them to follow the teachings of the gospel, make good choices, and prepare for their future roles in the Church and in the world. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2011/10/counsel-to-youth?lang=eng
  19. M. Russell Ballard – “The Greatest Generation of Young Adults” Summary: Elder Ballard praises the current generation of young adults for their dedication, faith, and service. He encourages them to continue to strive for excellence and to be leaders in the Church and in the world. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2015/04/the-greatest-generation-of-young-adults?lang=eng
  20. Neil L. Andersen – “Spiritual Whirlwinds” Summary: Elder Andersen warns of the spiritual whirlwinds that can cause us to lose our spiritual footing and challenges us to strengthen our testimonies, hold onto the iron rod, and seek the guidance of the Holy Ghost. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2014/04/spiritual-whirlwinds?lang=eng
  21. Bonnie L. Oscarson – “Young Women: Live the Gospel Now” Summary: Sister Oscarson encourages young women to develop their testimonies and live the gospel now, preparing them for future challenges and opportunities. She emphasizes the importance of personal prayer, scripture study, and service to others. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2013/10/young-women-live-the-gospel-now?lang=eng
  22. Henry B. Eyring – “A Witness” Summary: President Eyring shares his personal witness of the truthfulness of the gospel and the importance of obtaining our own witness through the Holy Ghost. He encourages us to seek the Spirit and to share our testimonies with others. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2011/04/a-witness?lang=eng
  23. Jeffrey R. Holland – “Lord, I Believe” Summary: Elder Holland discusses the importance of belief and faith in Jesus Christ, even when faced with doubts and questions. He encourages those who struggle to hold onto their faith and to remember the many reasons to believe. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2013/04/lord-i-believe?lang=eng
  24. Dieter F. Uchtdorf – “The Gift of Grace” Summary: President Uchtdorf teaches about the doctrine of grace, emphasizing that it is through the Atonement of Jesus Christ that we can be saved and receive eternal life. He encourages us to accept this gift by following the Savior and participating in His work. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2015/04/the-gift-of-grace?lang=eng
  25. Thomas S. Monson – “Ponder the Path of Thy Feet” Summary: President Monson counsels us to carefully consider the path we are taking in life and to make choices that lead to happiness and eternal life. He encourages us to be mindful of our actions and to follow the teachings of the gospel. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2014/10/ponder-the-path-of-thy-feet?lang=eng
  26. David A. Bednar – “Meek and Lowly of Heart” Summary: Elder Bednar teaches about the Christlike attribute of meekness and how we can develop this quality in our own lives. He emphasizes the importance of being teachable, submissive, and humble in our relationships with God and others. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2018/04/meek-and-lowly-of-heart?lang=eng
  27. Dallin H. Oaks – “Loving Others and Living with Differences” Summary: Elder Oaks discusses the importance of loving others despite our differences, focusing on how to live with and show respect to those who do not share our beliefs or values. He encourages us to follow the Savior’s example of love and compassion. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2014/10/loving-others-and-living-with-differences?lang=eng
  28. Russell M. Nelson – “Drawing the Power of Jesus Christ into Our Lives” Summary: President Nelson teaches how we can draw upon the power of Jesus Christ in our lives by studying His teachings, following His example, and participating in His ordinances. He emphasizes the importance of regular scripture study, prayer, and temple attendance. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2017/04/drawing-the-power-of-jesus-christ-into-our-lives?lang=eng
  29. Boyd K. Packer – “The Atonement” Summary: President Packer discusses the central role of the Atonement of Jesus Christ in the Plan of Salvation. He teaches about the importance of repentance and forgiveness, emphasizing the healing and transforming power of the Savior’s sacrifice. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2012/10/the-atonement?lang=eng
  30. M. Russell Ballard – “Family Councils” Summary: Elder Ballard teaches about the importance of holding regular family councils to strengthen relationships, make decisions, and solve problems. He shares insights and suggestions for effectively implementing family councils in our homes. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2016/04/family-councils?lang=eng
  31. Neil L. Andersen – “Trial of Your Faith” Summary: Elder Andersen discusses how trials can test and strengthen our faith in Jesus Christ. He shares stories of individuals who have faced significant challenges and encourages us to trust in the Lord and His promises during difficult times. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2012/10/trial-of-your-faith?lang=eng
  32. Bonnie L. Oscarson – “The Needs before Us” Summary: Sister Oscarson teaches about the importance of recognizing and responding to the needs of those around us. She encourages us to be more Christlike in our service, to be sensitive to the Spirit, and to reach out to others with love and compassion. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2017/10/the-needs-before-us?lang=eng
  33. Henry B. Eyring – “Bind Up Their Wounds” Summary: President Eyring discusses the importance of ministering to others and binding up their wounds. He teaches that through compassionate service and following the promptings of the Spirit, we can help heal the brokenhearted and bring comfort to those in need. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2018/10/bind-up-their-wounds?lang=eng
  34. Jeffrey R. Holland – “Tomorrow the Lord Will Do Wonders among You” Summary: Elder Holland encourages us to have faith in the Lord’s promises and to trust that He will do wonders among us. He teaches that through the power of the Atonement, we can overcome challenges, find peace, and experience miracles in our lives. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2016/04/tomorrow-the-lord-will-do-wonders-among-you?lang=eng
  35. Dieter F. Uchtdorf – “The Infinite Power of Hope” Summary: President Uchtdorf teaches about the importance of hope in our lives and how it can help us endure trials, face uncertainty, and find peace. He encourages us to anchor our hope in Jesus Christ and His Atonement. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2008/10/the-infinite-power-of-hope?lang=eng
  36. Thomas S. Monson – “See Others as They May Become” Summary: President Monson encourages us to look beyond the outward appearance and see the potential in others. He teaches that through love, patience, and understanding, we can help others become the person God intends them to be. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2012/10/see-others-as-they-may-become?lang=eng
  37. David A. Bednar – “Converted unto the Lord” Summary: Elder Bednar discusses the difference between being converted to the Church and being converted unto the Lord. He emphasizes the importance of having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and seeking spiritual experiences that lead to lasting conversion. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2012/10/converted-unto-the-lord?lang=eng
  38. Dallin H. Oaks – “The Parable of the Sower” Summary: Elder Oaks shares insights from the parable of the sower and teaches about the importance of cultivating good soil in our hearts to receive and nourish the word of God. He encourages us to eliminate distractions and prioritize spiritual growth. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2015/04/the-parable-of-the-sower?lang=eng
  39. Russell M. Nelson – “Let Your Faith Show” Summary: President Nelson encourages members to let their faith in Jesus Christ be visible in their actions, words, and choices. He teaches that by living our faith, we can be a light to the world and influence others for good. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2014/04/let-your-faith-show?lang=eng
  40. Boyd K. Packer – “The Plan of Happiness” Summary: President Packer discusses the Plan of Salvation and emphasizes how understanding this plan can bring happiness and peace in our lives. He teaches about the importance of the Atonement, the resurrection, and the eternal nature of the family. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2015/04/the-plan-of-happiness?lang=eng
  41. M. Russell Ballard – “Stay in the Boat and Hold On!” Summary: Elder Ballard compares the gospel to a boat and encourages us to stay in the boat and hold on tight, especially during the storms of life. He emphasizes the importance of staying faithful and trusting in the Lord to guide us. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2014/10/stay-in-the-boat-and-hold-on?lang=eng
  42. Neil L. Andersen – “You Know Enough” Summary: Elder Andersen teaches that even if we don’t know everything, we know enough to keep our testimonies strong and move forward in faith. He encourages us to build on the spiritual knowledge we have and to trust in the Lord’s promises. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2008/10/you-know-enough?lang=eng
  43. Bonnie L. Oscarson – “Be Ye Converted” Summary: Sister Oscarson discusses the importance of true conversion and encourages us to be fully committed to the gospel of Jesus Christ. She teaches that conversion requires a change of heart, a sincere desire to follow the Savior, and consistent effort to live His teachings. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2013/10/be-ye-converted?lang=eng
  44. Henry B. Eyring – “A Priceless Heritage of Hope” Summary: President Eyring discusses the importance of heritage, faith, and family. He encourages us to learn from the examples of our ancestors, to build our own legacy of faith, and to pass it on to future generations. URL: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2014/04/a-priceless-heritage-of-hope?lang=eng
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