Other Quotes About the Atonement

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As we increase our understanding of the doctrine of Christ, we soon discover that we are developing a deeper understanding of ‘the great plan of happiness.’ We also recognize that our Savior, Jesus Christ, is at the very heart of the plan.

 
“When we learn how to apply the doctrine of Christ to our individual circumstances, our love for our Savior grows. And we recognize ‘that regardless of perceived differences, all of us are in need of the same infinite Atonement.’ We realize that He is our foundation—‘the rock of our Redeemer, … a sure foundation … whereon if [we] build [we] cannot fall.’ ”
 
Carole M. Stephens, First Counselor, Relief Society General Presidency
The Master Healer,” October 2016 General Conference

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“Sacred temple work will increase our faith in Christ, and then we can better influence the faith of others. By the nourishing spirit of the temple, we can learn the reality, the power, and the hope of the Savior’s Atonement in our personal life.”

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“How can we expect to strengthen families or help others unless we first have written in our own hearts a deep and abiding faith in Jesus Christ and His infinite Atonement?”

Linda K. Burton, Relief Society General President
Is Faith in the Atonement of Jesus Christ Written in Our Hearts?” October 2012 General Conference

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“We, with you, bear witness of the Atonement of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Our testimonies, like yours, have been written in our hearts as we have faced assorted soul-stretching challenges and adversities. Without an understanding of Heavenly Father’s perfect plan of happiness and the Savior’s Atonement as the central feature of that plan, these challenges could seem unfair. We all share in the trials of life together. But in faithful hearts is written, ‘All that is unfair about life can be made right through the Atonement of Jesus Christ.’ ”

Linda K. Burton, Relief Society General President
Is Faith in the Atonement of Jesus Christ Written in Our Hearts?” October 2012 General Conference

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“How does knowing our worth to [The Lord] increase our desire to help those who need to understand the Atonement as we do—way down deep? When each of us has the doctrine of the Atonement written deep in our hearts, then we will begin to become the kind of people the Lord wants us to be when He comes again. He will recognize us as His true disciples.”

Linda K. Burton, Relief Society General President
Is Faith in the Atonement of Jesus Christ Written in Our Hearts?” October 2012 General Conference

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“Sacrifice is integral to the celestial law, pointing us to the most glorious sacrifice of all: our Savior Jesus Christ.”

Carol B. Thomas, First Counselor, Young Women General President
Sacrifice: An Eternal Investment,” April 2001 General Conference

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“Now, each one of us is on the path towards our eternal home. And for various reasons we all need rescue—rescue from loneliness and heartache, from despair and disillusionment, from the consequences of innocent mistakes and blatant sin.

“Where do we turn for help? ‘In the gift of his Son hath God prepared a more excellent way’ (Ether 12:11).”

Sheri L. Dew, Second Counselor, Relief Society General Presidency
Our Only Chance,” April 1999 General Conference

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“Our Heavenly Father knew we would make mistakes as we learn to make choices. He provided a Savior for us. . . . We need to know how the Atonement works in our lives and how good feelings can be regained and retained when mistakes have been made.”

Janette Hales Beckham, Young Women General President
Making Faith a Reality,” October 1997 General Conference

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