Elder Claudio R. M. Costa: That they do always remember him


Elder Claudio R. M. Costa of the Presidency of the Seventy taught about the importance of studying the stories of Christ, remembering him, and sharing this knowledge with the family.

Elder Claudio R. M. Costa of the Presidency of the Seventy spoke to members of the LDS Church during the Sunday morning session of the 185th Semiannual General Conference. (lds.org)

Elder Costa spoke during the Sunday morning session of the October 2015 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He discussed the importance of remembering him by worthily partaking of the sacrament and the joy of always having the companionship of the Holy Spirit.

“Furthermore, meditating on the Sacrament prayer and the very special and meaningful words of the prayer, how wonderful is to receive the promise, during the blessing of the sacrament that as we always remember him, we will always have his spirit with us.”

Elder Costa further explained the importance of remembering the Savior as we partake of the Sacrament and how one can receive greater revelation on his sacrifice.

“The sacrament is also a time for Heavenly Father to teach us about the Atonement of His Beloved Son, our Savior Jesus Christ, and for us to receive revelation about it.“

Elder Costa stressed the importance of having a Christ centered Sabbath day to create traditions and protect family.

“The Sabbath and the sacrament become much more enjoyable as we study the stories of Christ. In so doing, we create traditions that build our faith and testimony, and also protect our family.”

Elder Costa described that an important part of remembering the Savior is actually asking God for more knowledge.

“It is time for us to reverently ask God for this knowledge. I have no doubt that we will receive this knowledge, which will bless our lives beyond measure.”

He finished his talk by sharing his love for the Savior.

“I love the Sabbath, the Sacrament, and what it means. I love the Savior with all my soul.”

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Sister Carol F. McConkie: The Lord’s agents

Sister Linda S. Reeves: Rewards will come

 Sister Rosemary M. Wixom: Divine nature within you

Saturday morning session:

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf: It works!

Elder M. Russell Ballard: God is at the helm

Elder Richard J. Maynes: The joy of living a Christ-centered life

Sister Neill F. Marriott: Yielding our hearts to God

Elder Francisco J. Vinas: The pleasing word of God

Saturday afternoon session:

Elder Dallin H. Oaks: Strengthened by the Atonement of Jesus Christ

Elder Bradley D. Foster: It’s never too early and it’s never too late

Elder Robert D. Hales: Meeting the challenges of today’s world

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: Behold thy mother

Priesthood session:

Sunday morning session:

President Thomas S. Monson: Be an example and a light

Elder Ronald A. Rasband: Love one another

Elder Gary E. Stevenson: Fulness of times

Elder Dale G. Renlund: Through God’s eyes

President Russell M. Nelson: A plea to my sisters

Elder Gregory A. Schwitzer: Let the clarion trumpet sound

Elder Claudio R.M. Costa: That they do always remember him

Sunday afternoon session:

President Henry B. Eyring: The Holy Ghost as your companion

Elder D. Todd Christofferson: Why the church

Elder Von G. Keetch: Blessed and happy are those who keep the commandments of God

Sister Carole M. Stephens: If ye love me, keep my commandments

Elder Allen D. Haynie: Remembering in whom we have trusted

Elder Kim B. Clark: Eyes to see and ears to hear

Brother Devin G. Durrant: My heart pondereth them continually

Elder Koichi Aoyagi: Hold on thy way

Elder David A. Bednar: Chosen to bear testimony of my name

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