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Books and Presentations by Neal A. Maxwell

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It has been nearly two decades since Elder Neal A. Maxwell delivered his final general conference talk, and yet his speeches continue to captivate audiences. In his talks, Elder Maxwell delves into a variety of subjects, including adversity, the last days, gratitude, suffering, and the character of Christ. These insightful addresses were given during general conferences, BYU devotionals, and other notable events.

Table of Contents

  • Books
  • BYU Devotionals
  • CES Firesides
  • General Conference Talks

Neal A. Maxwell’s Literary Contributions

Elder Neal A. Maxwell has authored several books that have garnered considerable acclaim. Here are some of his notable literary works:

BYU Devotionals by Elder Maxwell


  • “A Wonderful Flood of Light”
  • All Hell Is Moved
  • “Brim with Joy” (Alma 26:11)
  • But for a Small Moment
  • “Called to Serve”
  • Family Perspectives
  • Free to Choose
  • Great Answers to the Great Question
  • Grounded, Rooted, Established, and Settled
  • Joseph Smith: “A Choice Seer”
  • If Thou Endure Well
  • “In Him All Things Hold Together”
  • In This Time of Complexity and Challenge
  • Insights from My Life
  • “Meek and Lowly”
  • Meekly Drenched in Destiny
  • Meeting the Challenges of Today
  • Mormon Milieu
  • Our Need for True Patriotism
  • Out of the Best Faculty
  • Patience
  • Sharing Insights From My Life
  • Spiritual Ecology
  • Taking up the Cross
  • The Children of Christ
  • The Inexhaustible Gospel
  • The Pathway of Discipleship
  • True Believers in Christ
  • Try the Virtue of the Word of God
  • Wisdom and Order
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  • “The Refreshing of Mankind”


  • 1988 Devotional
  • 1994 Devotional

CES Firesides by Neal A. Maxwell

  • But a Few Days
  • Glorify Christ
  • Jesus, the Perfect Mentor
  • O How Great the Plan of Our God! (2 Nephi 9:13)
  • Our Creator’s Cosmos
  • Teaching by the Spirit: “The Language of Inspiration”
  • The Gospel Gives Answers to Life’s Problems
  • The Old Testament: Relevancy Within Antiquity
  • Those Seedling Saints Who Sit Before You

Neal A. Maxwell’s General Conference Talks

Elder Neal A. Maxwell has given numerous profound speeches during general conferences throughout the years. Here are some notable highlights:

  • “Remember How Merciful the Lord Hath Been” (April 2004)
  • “How Choice a Seer” (October 2003)
  • “Care for the Life of the Soul” (April 2003)
  • “Encircled in the Arms of His Love” (October 2002)
  • “Consecrate Thy Performance” (April 2002)
  • “The Seventh Commandment: A Shield” (October 2001)
  • “Plow in Hope” (April 2001)
  • “The Tugs and Pulls of the World” (October 2000)
  • “Content With the Things Allotted Unto Us” (April 2000)
  • “Lessons From Laman and Lemuel” (October 1999)
  • “Repent of [Our] Selfishness” (D&C 56:8) (April 1999)
  • “Hope Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ” (October 1998)
  • “Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel” (April 1998)
  • “Apply the Atoning Blood of Christ” (October 1997)
  • “From Whom All Blessings Flow” (April 1997)
  • “According to the Desire of [Our] Hearts” (October 1996)
  • “Becometh As a Child” (April 1996)
  • “Swallowed Up in the Will of the Father” (October 1995)
  • “Deny Yourselves of All Ungodliness” (April 1995)
  • “Brightness of Hope” (October 1994)
  • “Take Especial Care of Your Family” (April 1994)
  • “From the Beginning” (October 1993)
  • “Behold, the Enemy Is Combined” (D&C 38:12) (April 1993)
  • “Settle This in Your Hearts” (October 1992)
  • “My Servant Joseph” (April 1992)
  • Repentance (October 1991)
  • “Lest Ye Be Wearied and Faint in Your Minds” (April 1991)
  • Put Off the Natural Man, and Come Off Conqueror (October 1990)
  • “Endure It Well” (April 1990)
  • “Murmur Not” (October 1989)
  • Irony: The Crust on the Bread of Adversity (April 1989)
  • “Answer Me” (October 1988)
  • “For I Will Lead You Along” (April 1988)
  • “Yet Thou Art There” (October 1987)
  • “Overcome … Even As I Also Overcame” (April 1987)
  • “God Will Yet Reveal” (October 1986)
  • “Called and Prepared From the Foundation of the World” (April 1986)
  • Premortality, a Glorious Reality (October 1985)
  • “Willing to Submit” (April 1985)
  • “Out of Obscurity” (October 1984)
  • The Great Plan of the Eternal God (April 1984)
  • Joseph, the Seer (October 1983)
  • “Shine As Lights in the World” (April 1983)
  • “Be of Good Cheer” (October 1982)
  • “A Brother Offended” (April 1982)
  • “O, Divine Redeemer” (October 1981)
  • The Net Gathers of Every Kind (October 1980)
  • The Women of God (April 1978)
  • Notwithstanding My Weakness (October 1976)
  • “Jesus of Nazareth, Savior and King” (April 1976)
  • The Man of Christ (April 1975)
  • Why Not Now? (October 1974)
  • Response to a Call (April 1974)
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Further Reading

If you’re interested in exploring more inspiring content, here are some related resources:

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  • Latter-day Saint Quotes About Faith
  • President Nelson Quotes From Every General Conference
  • Jeffrey R. Holland Talks
  • Brad Wilcox Talks

Resources for Neal A. Maxwell Talks

For additional talks by Neal A. Maxwell, you can also refer to the following resources:

  • BYU Devotionals
  • General Conference Talks

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