From the conference center at temple square in salt lake City, this is the Sunday morning session of the 186th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, with speakers selected from the General Authorities and General Officers of the Church. Music for this session is provided.
By the mormon tabernacle choir. This broadcast is furnished as a public service by Bonneville Distribution. Any reproduction, recording, transcription, or other use of this program without written consent is prohibited.
President dieter f. uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of the Church, will conduct this session. MUSIC PLAYING MY REDEEMER LIVES Dear brothers and sisters, dear friends, we welcome you to the Sunday morning session.
Of the 186th semiannual general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints. President Thomas S. Monson, who presides at the conference, has asked that I conduct this session. We extend our greetings and blessings to those of you who are participating.
In these proceedings from all around the world, wherever you may be. The music for this session will be provided by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir under the direction of Mack Wilberg, with Clay Christiansen and Richard Elliott at the organ. The choir opened this meeting with My Redeemer Lives.
And will now favor us with in hymns of praise. The invocation will then be offered by Elder Christoffel Golden of the Seventy. MUSIC PLAYING IN HYMNS OF PRAISE.
Our beloved heavenly father, we are so very grateful to be gathered here under the direction of Thy Spirit. We’re grateful for Thy plan of salvation, for Thy Beloved Son, our saving Redeemer, our Lord Jesus Christ.
We’re grateful for the comforter, even the holy ghost that Thou hast sent to be with us. We acknowledge Thy holy hand in all things. We are grateful for prophets, seers, and revelators; for the Prophet Joseph Smith, who lived and died like a prophet; for President Thomas S.