President James E. Faust



President James E. Faust was born July 31, 1920 in Delta Utah. he served a full time mission to Brazil. He served in World War II. He was married in the Salt Lake temple in 1943. His professional career was in law. He also served a few years in the Utah Legislature.

President James E. Faust was called as an Assistant to the Twelve in 1972.

He died August 10, 2007.

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Message To My Grandsons: "I hope each one of you becomes a man of God. You will become a man of God through righteous works."

The Healing Power Of Forgiveness: "If we can find forgiveness in our hearts for those who have caused us hurt and injury, we will rise to a higher level of self-esteem and well-being."

A Royal Priesthood: "While holding the priesthood brings great blessings, the priesthood also carries with it great obligations."

The Restoration of All Things: "We believe The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a restoration of the original Church established by Jesus Christ."

Your Light—a Standard to All Nations: "I see the light shining in your faces. That light comes from the Lord, and as you radiate that light, it will bless you and many others." (Relief Society Meeting)

Discipleship: "One of the greatest blessings of life and eternity is to be counted as one of the devoted disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ."

Spiritual Nutrients: "We need to increase our spiritual nutrients—nutrients that come from the knowledge of the fulness of the gospel and the powers of the holy priesthood."

Perseverance: "Perseverance is demonstrated by those who keep going when the going gets tough, who don’t give up even when others say, “It can’t be done.”"

Standing in Holy Places: "I encourage our Saints all over the world, wherever possible, to strive to stand more often in holy places."

The Light in Their Eyes: "A sacred light comes to our eyes and countenances when we have a personal bond with our loving Heavenly Father and His Son."

Called and Chosen: "Those called, sustained, and set apart are entitled to our sustaining support."

Instruments in the Hands of God: "Your influence for good is incalculable and indescribable." (October 2005 Conference)