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BYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character. Students at BYU are taught the truths of the gospel of Jesus Christ, which gospel encourages the pursuit of all truth. President Gordon B. Hinckley said of BYU:

Here we are doing what is not done in any other major university of which I am aware. We are demonstrating that faith in the Almighty can accompany and enrich scholarship in the secular.

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2021 Women's Conference: Ten uplifting quotes

May 03, 2021
Centered around the theme of "I Am a Child of God: His Promises Are Sure," speakers at BYU Women’s Conference shared thoughts on compassionate service during difficulty, inclusion, and our divine heritage.
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Devotional: Healing racism through Jesus Christ

April 06, 2021
Ryan Gabriel, assistant professor of sociology at BYU, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address on healing racism through Jesus Christ.
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Devotional: There must needs be a Christ

March 23, 2021
Elder Kyle S. McKay, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke about the many reasons why we need Jesus Christ in our lives.
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Devotional: His sheep still hear His voice

March 16, 2021
Mark L. Pace, Sunday School General President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke about the importance of hearing the Savior’s voice through the confirming witness of the Holy Ghost.
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Devotional: The transformative power of faith and art

March 09, 2021
Janalee Emmer, Associate Director of Exhibitions and Programming of the Museum of Art, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address.
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Devotional: "Divinely appointed responsibilities, heavenly blessings"

March 02, 2021
Elder Gary E. Stevenson, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered this week’s devotional address. He spoke about the divinely appointed responsibilities and heavenly blessings that are associated with Church membership.
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Devotional: To be spiritually minded is life and peace

February 09, 2021
Elder José A. Teixeira, General Authority Seventy and member of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke about leading a spiritually minded life.
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Devotional: “Broke” hearts and contrite spirits

February 02, 2021
Bishop L. Todd Budge, Second Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke about unlocking the power of the atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ by turning to the Lord with a “broke” heart and a contrite spirit.
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Devotional: As long as the world shall stand

January 19, 2021
Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered this week’s devotional address. He spoke about modern-day miracles and the connection between faith-filled temple work in 1846 and 2020.
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BYU Devotional: President and Sister Worthen

January 12, 2021
President Kevin J Worthen and Sister Peggy S. Worthen welcomed students back to campus with the first devotional of the semester. They spoke about gratitude and unity during challenging times.
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Devotional: Deepening discipleship

December 08, 2020
Elder Scott D. Whiting, a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke about the eternal significance of deepening our discipleship and following the Savior.
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Devotional: Thriving spiritually

December 01, 2020
Matthew Wickman, professor of English, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke about spirituality and the role of spiritual experiences in the path back to our Heavenly Parents.
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Devotional: Great expectations

November 10, 2020
Elder Quentin L. Cook, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke on the great expectations for the rising generation, saying that our Heavenly Parents and Jesus Christ have high hopes and aspirations for all of their children on the earth.
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Devotional: Faith and science, symbiotic pathways to truth

November 03, 2020
Jamie Jensen, associate professor in the College of Life Sciences, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. She spoke about the battle between faith and science and about how diligent study of different truths can lead to conclusions about each.
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Devotional: Racism and other challenges

October 27, 2020
President Dallin H. Oaks, First Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke about addressing racism and other current social challenges.
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Devotional: Harmony of body and spirit, a key to happiness

October 13, 2020
Bishop Gérald Caussé, Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke about building harmony between our bodies and spirits, which Caussé said is key to finding true happiness both in our mortal existence and in the life to come.
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Devotional: Angels to beckon me

October 06, 2020
Candace Berrett, associate professor in the statistics department, delivered Tuesday’s devotional. She spoke about waiting and recognizing the efforts from those around us to lift and strengthen in our behalf.
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Devotional: Enduring and trusting to the end

September 23, 2020
Estela Marquez, an advisor at BYU Multicultural Services, delivered Tuesday’s devotional. She shared several personal experiences and challenges, speaking about enduring to the end and trusting in God.
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