Quick Quotes on Divine Nature
"You are creatures of
divinity, you are daughters of the Almighty. Limitless is your potential.
Magnificent is your future, if you will take control of it. Do not let
your lives drift in a fruitless and worthless manner...Never forget that you came to earth as a child of the
divine Father, with something of divinity in your very makeup. The Lord
did not send you here to fail. He did not give you life to waste it.
He bestowed upon you the gift of mortality that you might gain experience,
positive, wonderful, purposeful experience that will lead to life eternal.
He has give you this glorious church, His church, to guide you and direct you,
to give you opportunity for growth and experience, to teach you and lead you,
and encourage you, to bless you with eternal marriage, to seal upon you a
covenant between you and Him that will make of you His chosen daughter, one upon
whom He may look with love and with a desire to help. May God bless you
richly and abundantly, my dear young friends, His wonderful daughters."
-President Gordon B. Hinckley
forget that you came to earth as a child of the divine Father, with something of
divinity in your very makeup. The Lord did not send you here to fail. He did not
give you life to waste it. He bestowed upon you the gift of mortality that you
might gain experience – positive, wonderful, purposeful experience – that will
lead to life eternal life.” - President Gordon B.
Believe in yourself. Believe in your capacity to do great and good and
worthwhile things. Believe in the nature within you, the divine nature, that
you are in very deed a son or daughter of the living God. There is something
of divinity with you, something that stands high and tall and noble. Get above
the dirt and the filth of the earth and walk on a higher plane with your heads
up, believing in yourselves and in your capacity to act for good in the world
and make a difference. -President Gordon B. Hinckley
"Each of us
comes into this world separately, one by one. This is not an accident.
I think it's the Lord's way of reminding us of the infinite worth of each soul."
-Dwan J. Young
“The new declaration of the Relief Society begins, ‘We are
beloved spirit daughters of God.’ To be a daughter of God means
that you are the offspring of Deity, literal descendants of a Divine Father,
inheriting godly attributes and potential. To be a daughter
of God also means that you have been born again, changed from a ‘carnal and
fallen state, to a state of righteousness’ [Mosiah
. … Being a daughter of God means that if you seek it, you can find your true
identity. You will know who you are."
-James E. Faust, “What It Means to Be a Daughter of God,” Liahona,
January 2000, 120, 123.
"Cultivate an attitude of happiness.
Cultivate a spirit of optimism.
Walk in faith, rejoicing in the beauties of nature, in the goodness of those you love, in the testimony which you carry in your heart concerning things divine." -Gordon B. Hinckley
"I want to tell you, each and every one of you,
that you are well acquainted with God our Heavenly
Father....for there is not a soul of you but what has lived in His
house and dwelt with Him year after year; and yet you are
seeking to become acquainted with Him, when the fact is, you
have merely forgotten what you did know. There is
not a person here today but what is a son or a daughter of that
“Woman is God’s supreme creation. Only after the earth had
been formed … and after man had been placed on the earth, was woman created;
and only then was the work pronounced complete and good. Of all the
creations of the Almighty, there is none more beautiful, none more inspiring
than a lovely daughter of God who walks in virtue with an understanding of why
she should do so, who honors and respects her body as a thing sacred and
divine, who cultivates her mind and constantly enlarges the horizon of her
understanding, who nurtures her spirit with everlasting truth” (“Our
Responsibility to Our Young Women,” Ensign, September 1988, 11).
Live up to the great and magnificent inheritance which the Lord God, your
Father in Heaven, has provided for you. Rise above the dust of the world. Know
that you are daughters of God, children with a divine birthright. Walk in the
sun with your heads high, knowing that you are loved and honored, that you are
a part of his kingdom, and that there is for you a great work to be done which
cannot be left to others” -Gordon B. Hinckley, “Live Up to Your Inheritance,”
Ensign, November 1983, 84.