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Faith

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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May 01, 2019
Sister Julie B. Beck, former General Relief Society President for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opened the 2019 BYU Women’s Conference by sharing her thoughts on the year’s theme of “seek this Jesus.”
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May 01, 2019
Rebecca Pinegar, assistant matron at the Provo Temple, concluded Thursday’s session of Women’s Conference by sharing insights on patterns that can lead to personal revelation.
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April 08, 2019
Brother M. Joseph Brough, Second Counselor in the Young Men General Presidency, delivered Tuesday’s BYU Devotional address. He spoke about the influence of women as teachers and as examples of discipleship and strength.
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April 01, 2019
Jason Carroll, professor of marriage and family studies, delivered Tuesday’s BYU Devotional address. He spoke about emulating the Savior’s example of agency-based love in dating and marriage relationships.
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March 18, 2019
Elder Randall K. Bennett, a General Authority Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s BYU Devotional address. He shared recent teachings of President Russell M. Nelson and taught about the promised blessings that come when saints follow guidance from the Lord’s prophets.
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March 11, 2019
Elder Carlos A. Godoy, a General Authority Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s BYU Devotional address. He gave a new spin on BYU’s motto, “Enter to learn; go forth to serve,” by talking about education and fighting against Satan.
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February 11, 2019
Carrie Roberts, head coach of the BYU women’s golf team, delivered Tuesday’s BYU Devotional. She spoke about agency and becoming a champion through making choices.
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February 04, 2019
Elder Ulisses Soares, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Tuesday’s BYU Devotional about taking the sacrament and remembering Christ.
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January 21, 2019
Elder Lawrence E. Corbridge, a General Authority Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Tuesday’s BYU Devotional about standing strong with faith, even amid antagonistic voices.
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January 14, 2019
Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Tuesday’s BYU Devotional. He spoke about listening to and learning from the voice of the Spirit.
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January 07, 2019
President Kevin J Worthen and Sister Peggy S. Worthen welcomed students back to campus with the first devotional of the semester. They spoke about spiritual gifts and eternal identities.
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December 10, 2018
Sister Michelle D. Craig, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Tuesday’s BYU Devotional. She talked about taking advantage of the opportunities we have in life to develop things we can take with us into the eternities.  
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December 03, 2018
Elder David A. Bednar, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Tuesday’s BYU Devotional. He talked about identifying and obtaining eternal joy.
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November 12, 2018
Elder Shayne M. Bowen, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Tuesday’s devotional about preparing for life by living with character, honor and integrity.
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November 05, 2018
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, spoke at Tuesday’s devotional about finding joy and fulfillment through making inspired decisions and setting wise priorities.
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October 22, 2018
Brother Stephen W. Owen, Young Men General President in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Tuesday’s devotional about the strength and safety saints can find through gathering.
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October 15, 2018
Elder Gerrit W. Gong, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Tuesday’s devotional. He shared lessons that BYU students are learning right now that he anticipates they will be thankful for in the future.
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October 01, 2018
Scott Miller, dean of the BYU College of Humanities and professor of Asian & Near Eastern Languages, spoke at Tuesday’s devotional about having faith through times of darkness and uncertainty.
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