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Pacific Area President Elder Pearson Speaks at Church's General Conference

Pacific Area President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder Kevin W. Pearson, spoke today at the final session of the Church’s annual General Conference.

Elder Pearson’s remarks on enduring to the end were titled, “Stay by the Tree.”

“Enduring to the end is a hallmark of true discipleship and is essential to eternal life,” he said. “But, when trials and challenges come our way, we are often told to simply ‘hang in there.’ Let me be clear, to ‘hang in there’ is not a principle of the gospel. Enduring to the end means constantly coming unto Christ and being perfected in Him.”

Read, listen to or view Elder Pearson’s full address — along with all five sessions of general conference and the general women’s session — at   

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