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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a 2018 Christmas message:

Our Savior, Jesus Christ, offers to us four incomparable gifts—the capacity to love others, the ability to forgive, the blessing of repentance, and the promise of life everlasting. These four unique gifts will bring us more and more joy as we accept and act upon them. They were made possible because Jehovah condescended to come to earth as the baby Jesus. He was born of an immortal Father and a mortal mother. He was born in Bethlehem under the most humble of circumstances. His was the holy birth foreseen by prophets since the days of Adam. Jesus Christ is God’s transcendent gift—the gift of the Father to all of His children.[i] We joyfully celebrate His birth this Christmas season.






[i] See John 3:16.

Editor’s Note: We’re nearing the end of the first week of the #LightTheWorld campaign. For this week, members were encouraged to do something to serve others globally. It’s not too late to find some way to contribute and #LightTheWorld. See this week’s video below: