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President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke to BYU–Pathway Worldwide students on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, to help them become “self-reliant servants of Jesus Christ and of [their] fellowmen.”

BYU–Pathway Worldwide is the Church’s affordable online university certificate and degree program. Nearly 60,000 students in over 180 countries benefit from its offerings.

Focus on the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Although the world is and always has been full of tribulation, President Oaks said a focus on the teachings and life of Jesus Christ is a sure path to overcoming obstacles.

“There have always been challenging times,” the First Counselor in the First Presidency said. “We, the generations of your predecessors, have survived serious challenges, and so will you. The answer to all of these challenges is the same as it has always been. We have a Savior, and He has taught us what we should do.”

Hold to Eternal Things and Principles of Right and Wrong

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