Speaking of the necessity of taking action to improve ones life and apply Elder Jensen told graduates they have an obligation for the future.
"My hope is that you will consider your blessed beginning in life as a prelude to a deep and lasting commitment to become a true disciple of Jesus Christ," he said. "His invitation, 'come follow me,' speaks to the soul of every man or woman who acknowledges His divinity and who has experienced the miracle of His forgiveness.
"Consciously choosing to live a life of discipleship will enable you in time to translate all the experiences, teachings, ordinances, and covenants of your youth into improved personal behavior — into becoming more Christlike."
It is through living the life of a disciple, Elder Jensen said, that individual's are able to put off the natural man or woman and become more like a saint.
"Serve and love and learn and teach and share and bless other — and practice the self-denial of a disciple that will allow you to master appetites and passions," he said. "And above all, do all of this at home. We make our covenants in churches and in temples, but they are best kept at home."
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