Priesthood and Relief Society

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from the most recent General Conference.

Priesthood and Relief Society

Most recent General Conference topics

Chapter 1

The Restoration of the Gospel—The Dawning of a Brighter Day

Reflections on Apostasy and Restoration

Prelude to the Restoration: Apostasy to the Restored Church

The Radical Reformation and the Restoration of the Gospel

The Appearance of the Father and the Son to Joseph Smith in 1820

The Restoration of All Things: What the Doctrine and Covenants Says

James E. Talmage and the Doctrine of the Godhead

They "Shall Grow Together": The Relationship of the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and the Joseph Smith Translation

Authority, Power, and the "Government of the Church of Christ," 1835

Chapter 2

An Ensign to the Nations, a Light to the World

The Prophet’s Final Charge to the Twelve, 1844

Do You Know Who You Really Are?

Chapter 3

Cultivating an Attitude of Happiness and a Spirit of Optimism

Joseph Smith and the Spirit of Optimism

Chapter 4

The Pioneer Heritage of Faith and Sacrifice

Remembering the Pioneer Legacy

Chapter 5

Daughters of God

Roles of Women

The "Elect Lady" Revelation (D&C 25): Its Historical and Doctrinal Context

Mothers: Heroes, Then and Now

Relief Society

Motherhood: Restoring Clarity and Vision in a World of Confusing Messages

Why We Are Organized into Quorums and Relief Societies

A Mother’s Strength in the Home

Chapter 6

How Mighty a Thing Is Prayer

“Pray Always” (D&C 19:38)

The Merciful Doctrine of Unanswered Prayers

Religious Family Life: Application of the Proclamation

Chapter 7

The Whisperings of the Spirit

The Mission of the Holy Ghost: From Believing to Becoming

“The Unspeakable Gift of the Holy Ghost”

The Atonement and the Holy Ghost in the Work within Souls

The Continuous Process of Conversion: An Analysis of the Fourth Article of Faith

Chapter 8

We Look to Christ

Jesus Christ: Overview

Jesus Christ: Priest, King, and Prophet

The Merits, Mercy, and Grace of Jesus Christ

Chapter 9

The Precious Gift of Testimony

The Record of Alma: A Prophetic Pattern of the Principles Governing Testimony

Building Stronger Testimonies

Bearing Pure Testimony

Chapter 10

Nurturing the Eternal Partnership of Marriage

Marriage and Family Relationships—The Lord’s Way

Eternal Marriage

Doctrines, Covenants, and Sweet Consolation

The Influence of Faith on Marital Commitment

Chapter 11

Home—The Basis of a Righteous Life

Marriage and Family Relationships—The Lord’s Way

Rearing Children in Love and Righteousness: Latitude, Limits, & Love

A House of Faith: How Family Religiosity Strengthens Our Children

Motherhood: Restoring Clarity and Vision in a World of Confusing Messages

Faithful Fathering

Perils and Prospects of Parenting LDS Youth in an Increasingly Narcissistic Culture

Chapter 12

Obedience: Simply Live the Gospel

Patterns of Obedience

Chapter 13

Peace and Contentment through Temporal Self-Reliance 

On Grocery Shopping with Children: Nurturing Spiritual Self-Reliance

Now That You’ve Planned for the Contingencies, Plan for the Inevitable

The Perpetual Education Fund: A Prophet’s Rescuing Hand

Chapter 14

Losing Ourselves in the Service of Others

Called to Serve for a Season: Church Callings and Releases

Chapter 15

The Holy Priesthood 

The Restoration of All Things: What the Doctrine and Covenants Says


The Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood (D&C 84)

Chapter 16

The Power of the Book of Mormon

They “Shall Grow Together”: The Relationship of the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and the Joseph Smith Translation

Two Keystones to Bind Us: The Constitution and the Book of Mormon

Chapter 17

Continue in the Great Process of Learning

The Journey of Lifelong Learning

Learn to Teach, Teach to Learn

Seek Learning by Faith

Chapter 18

Virtue—a Cornerstone on Which to Build Our Lives

Sexual Purity

Chapter 19

Priesthood Leadership in the Church of Jesus Christ

The Key to Righteous Leadership

Chapter 20

Fellowship with Those Who Are Not of Our Faith

Defining and Teaching Tolerance

Kindness: An Outward Expression of True Conversion

Understanding Islam

LDS Doctrine Compared with other Christian Doctrines

Chapter 21

The Latter-Day Miracle of Missionary Work

Missionary Service

“Unto the Convincing of Men”: Teaching with Power in Missionary Work

Chapter 22

Reaching Out with Love to New Converts and Less-Active Members

Reaching the One: A Conversation with Elder Dale E. Miller

Chapter 23

The Blessings of the Holy Temple

Latter-day Saint Worship and Activity

Chapter 24

The Atonement of Jesus Christ: Vast in Its Reach, Intimate in Its Affect

Atonement of Jesus Christ

Teaching the Atonement

The Powers of the Atonement: Insights from the Book of Mormon

"The Role of Christ as the Father in the Atonement"

Applying the Atonement

The Atonement and the Resurrection

Chapter 25

Move Forward with Faith

Trust in the Lord: Exodus and Faith

Belief in a Promise: The Power of Faith

The Power of Faith That Comes through Sacrifice