The Lord called Richard G. Scott to be His apostle on October 1, 1988. Prior to that he served as a Seventy from April 2, 1977. Elder Scott has an Engineering background. Read more about Richard G. Scott.
The Power of Scripture: "Scriptures are like packets of light that illuminate our minds and give place to guidance and inspiration from on high."
The Eternal Blessings of Marriage: "The temple sealing has greater meaning as life unfolds. It will help you draw ever closer together and find greater joy and fulfillment."
The Transforming Power of Faith and Character : "A consistent, righteous life produces an inner power and strength that can be permanently resistant to the eroding influence of sin and transgression."
To Acquire Spiritual Guidance:"By careful practice, through the application of correct principles, and by being sensitive to the feelings that come, you will gain spiritual guidance."
Temple Worship: The Source of Strength and Power in Times of Need; "When we keep the temple covenants we have made and when we live righteously . . . , we have no reason to worry or to feel despondent."
He Lives! All Glory to His Name!Our understanding of and faith in the Atonement of Jesus Christ will provide strength and capacity needed for a successful life.
To Heal the Shattering Consequences of Abuse: "The power of healing is inherent in the Atonement of Jesus Christ."
Truth: The Foundation of Correct Decisions: "A knowledge of truth is of little value unless we apply it in making correct decisions."
Using the Supernal Gift of Prayer: "Prayer is a supernal gift of our Father in Heaven to every soul."
The Atonement Can Secure Your Peace and Happiness: "True, enduring happiness, with the accompanying strength, courage, and capacity to overcome the greatest difficulties, will come as you center your life in Jesus Christ."
Now Is the Time to Serve a Mission!: Exciting fields of labor the world over allow the inspiration of the Lord to call young men and women and devoted couples to challenging assignments.
Truth Restored: The Father's plan of salvation and happiness . . . will help you overcome every challenge in life.
The Power of Preach My Gospel: I encourage you to find out how this extraordinary resource can help in your missionary efforts.
Peace of Conscience and Peace of Mind: "For many, relief and happiness can come by understanding the relationship between peace of conscience and peace of mind." This is another one of my personal favorites.
How to Live Well amid Increasing Evil: "As you continue to center your mind and heart in [the Lord], He will help you have a rich and full life no matter what happens in the world around you."
Realize Your Full Potential: With all my capacity I encourage you to discover who you really are. . . . I urge you to discern through the Spirit your divinely given capacities.
The Sustaining Power of Faith in Times of Uncertainty and Testing: Faith in God and in His guidance through the Holy Spirit will sustain you in an increasingly more challenging world.
To Be Free of Heavy Burdens: You must trust that the Savior has given His life so that you can make the required changes in your life, changes that will bring peace.
Full Conversion Brings Happiness: Your happiness now and forever is conditioned on your degree of conversion and the transformation that it brings to your life.
The Power of a Strong Testimony: "Your personal security and happiness depend upon the strength of your testimony, for it will guide your actions in times of trial or uncertainty."
First Things First: "Do the best you can while on earth to have an ideal family. To help you do that, ponder and apply the principles in the proclamation on the family."
The Path to Peace and Joy: "Are you taking full advantage of the redeeming power of repentance in your life so that you can have greater peace and joy?"
The Sanctity of Womanhood: Each of us absolutely must help each daughter of God we can to realize what sacred characteristics Father in Heaven has given her.
He Lives: He [Jesus Christ] has given His life that even in our weakness, we may overcome our mistakes through repentance and obedience to His gospel.
Receive the Temple Blessings: It is a place of peace, solitude, and inspiration. Regular attendance will enrich your life with greater purpose.
The Power of Righteousness: Choosing to do what the Lord has defined as right will, in the long run, always lead to the best outcomes.
Removing Barriers to Happiness: Appreciation for ethnic, cultural, or national heritage can be very wholesome and beneficial, but it can also perpetuate patterns of life that should be set aside by a devoted Latter-day Saint.
Why Every Member a Missionary?: How seriously have you personally taken the Lord's charge to share His gospel? It is a lifelong responsibility . . . to be addressed differently according to the various seasons of your life.
Jesus Christ, Our Redeemer: The Redeemer loves you and will help you do the essential things that bring happiness now and forever.