5 LDS Quotes on Education

The new school year is just around the corner! And although the way our kids will be attending school may be very different than in years past, there's still so much exciting things in store this year. To help you and your loved ones get excited for this coming school year, here are 5 LDS Quotes on education to remind you about the power of learning.

"He who invades the domain of knowledge must approach it as Moses came to the burning bush; he stands on holy ground; he would acquire things sacred. We must come to this quest of truth—in all regions of human knowledge whatsoever, not only in reverence, but with a spirit of worship." - J. Reuben Clark Jr.

"Our Creator expects His children everywhere to educate themselves. … And He assures us that knowledge acquired here will be ours forever." - Russell M. Nelson

"While mortality is only a small moment in eternity, learning throughout our mortal lives is an essential part of our eternal education." - Robert D. Hales

"With the Lord, ‘all things work together for [our] good’ (Romans 8:28), and the education we receive comes in incremental steps as our lives unfold before us." - Dallin H. Oaks

"Follow the advice of these wise and inspired prophets. … Be a good student. Arise and shine forth in your schools with hard work, honesty, and integrity. If you are struggling or discouraged with your performance in school, seek help from your parents, teachers, and helpful Church members. Never give up!" - Mary N. Cook

Additionally, we have so many great items on LDS Bookstore to help get you ready for the new school year. Scroll through to see some of our very favorites!

The Doctrine & Covenants Made Easier Part 3

Noted teacher and gospel scholar David J. Ridges brings the Doctrine and Covenants to life with his well-known teaching skills. As with his other books in the Gospel Studies Series, the full text of the scripture is included, and in-the-verse notes provide a highly effective, unique teaching tool. Notes between the verses provide additional insights and teach principles and doctrines. Join the thousands of readers who have experienced spiritual growth from reading and pondering the books in this series.

Scripture Stories Coloring Book: Doctrine and Covenants

The Scripture Stories Coloring Book: Doctrine and Covenants continues the series of scripture stories coloring books. With thirty-two fun coloring and activity pages designed to introduce Primary-age children to the Doctrine and Covenants scripture. Activities include dot-to-dot, mazes, and puzzles as well as fun things to do as a family. This 8.5 x 11 book can be used at home, in Primary to engage children in the Doctrine and Covenants.

Activities for Little Learners: Preschool & Kindergarten

This book has been designed for teachers, home schools and families in teaching and enhancing the learning atmosphere year round. This book includes: Re-usable activity books, crafts, stick puppets, learning wheels, shape activities, lesson crafts and ideas, masks, sewing cards, gift ideas, puppets, folder games (alphabet, colors, counting, visual discrimination, and shape recognition).

Daily Inspirations Perpetual Desk Calendar

Every day brings a new opportunity to follow Jesus Christ. Our brand new Daily Inspirations Calendar brings inspiring quotes, scriptures, and facts to any desk, table, or counter top. Each page features a quote or scripture and one fact from Latter-day Saint history. Major holidays are also included.


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Devin Justesen is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he studied English and Business Management. He is a writer, photographer, movie-fanatic, and a lover of street-tacos. He served his mission in Tokyo, Japan.