But my testimony of this record and the peace it brings to the human heart is as binding and unequivocal as was theirs. His solitary journey brought great company for our little version of that path…This Easter week and always, may we stand by Jesus Christ ‘at all times and in all things, and in all places that (we) may be in, even until death,’ for surely that is how He stood by us when it was unto death and when He had to stand entirely and utterly alone.” (Listen here. RootsTech Connect 2021, a free global online family celebration event, is very happy to announce that Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Sister Patricia Holland will be the featured speakers at Family Discovery Day on February 27, 2021.. Family Discovery Day is a live, 1-day free virtual event for members of The Church of Jesus … In BYUtv’s Joan of Arc, they talk about Joan’s spirituality, the miracles in her life during the 15th century in France, and the potential of one person to make a difference. Welcome to Conference. As you read the excerpts from his talks, I am confident you will feel the power of this modern apostle’s witness of the Lord Jesus Christ. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland greets missionaries at the Brazil Missionary Training Center in May 2016. Credit: Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland speaks with Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein, director of the Elijah Interfaith Institute in Jerusalem, as part of the institute’s “Coronaspection” initiative on June 8, 2020. Husband and wife supported one another, as did parents and children, and the result was that the Holland children felt their parents were available whenever they needed them. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Bishop Gérald Caussé, Presiding Bishop of the Church, talk about Joan of Arc in a new BYUtv docudrama. Also see other collected talks . Church members gather to receive guidance and encouragement from Church leaders about gospel living based on the teachings of Jesus Christ. Born December 3, 1940, in St. George, Jeffrey Roy Holland was a force for good from an early age. The past is to be learned from but not lived in. After serving as the Church commissioner of education and the dean of the College of Religious Education at BYU, Jeffrey R. Holland became the ninth president of the university in 1980 and presided until 1989. Member of the Quorum of The Twelve Apostles Talks Given By Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. Collected Talks of Jeffrey R. Holland If you're aware of any talks available online that aren't listed here, please let me know. I was always sure that the Lord had the same goal in mind for him, but that the size of the classroom and the number of students were on a much grander scale than he was envisioning.1 Elder Hollands uniquely bold, passionate, and el… The Reason for Our Hope. In addition to a brief excerpt from each talk below, I include links to the full text and audio of each talk. Atonement; Jesus Christ; plan of salvation; Sabbath; All topics (316) Jeffrey R. Holland. … I want it absolutely clear when I stand before the judgment bar of God that I declared to the world, in the most straightforward language I could summon, that the Book of Mormon is true, that it came forth the way Joseph said it came forth and was given to bring happiness and hope to the faithful in the travail of the latter days.” (Listen here.). 218 University Press Building Among modern apostles in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I know of none whose messages are more universally loved than Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s. It was during Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s April 2010 general conference address that I first learned this truth. Thank you for the wonderful YouTube video with Elder Holland’s April 2009 conference talk “Safety for the Soul.” It was very powerful and inspiring. His wife says of him, “He believes—he believes in people, he believes in God, he believes that our Father only wants good for us.”4, [1]Don L. Searle, “Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles,” August 1995, [2]Jeffrey R. and Patricia T. Holland, “Some Things We Have Learned—Together,” BYU devotional address, 15 January 1985, [3] Office of the President, “Jeffrey R. Holland,” http://president.byu.edu/content/jeffrey-r-holland, BYU Speeches Contents. Safety for the Soul might be my all-time favorite conference talk! Keep trying. Nate Sharp is an assistant professor in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University and currently serves as bishop of the College Station 3rd ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jeffrey R. Holland | September 7, 2008. While at Yale, he also served in a stake presidency, through which he said he was schooled in Church government. At times, especially when Elder Holland was serving as a university president and Sister Holland was serving on the Young Women General Presidency, it was very difficult to ensure quality time at home. Since the time Elder Holland began serving as dean of Religious Education at Brigham Young University in 1974, I am aware of approximately 80 talks he has given in public settings including general conferences, BYU devotionals and Church Educational System firesides. Even if the spirit had not confirmed it to me, I would know by this they are not imposters. I love him so very much. (Photo courtesy LDS Church). The power of souls, symbols, and sacraments is gifted from God. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland - Lessons from Liberty Jail - YouTube After several years of teaching in the Church Educational System, he and his family moved to Connecticut, where he earned a master’s degree and doctorate in American studies at Yale University. It would be the crowning moment of eternity, the most miraculous of all the miracles. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. The Church changed my life and inspired me to be baptized at the age of 26. Selecting “Elder Holland’s 10 best talks of all time” proved to be even more challenging than I anticipated, but what follows is my personal list of the best talks he has ever given. Along with his contribution to BYU as president, Elder Holland was also the president of the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities, on the board of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and a member of the NCAA Presidents Commission. Christ comes to you in His ‘more excellent ministry’ with a future of ‘better promises.’ He is your ‘high priest of good things to come.’, “I plead with you not to dwell on days now gone, nor to yearn vainly for yesterdays, however good those yesterdays may have been. That would be #3 for me, Your email address will not be published. Jeffrey R. Holland. And always there are those angels who come and go all around us, seen and unseen, known and unknown, mortal and immortal.” (Listen here. I am so grateful for The Book of Mormon, and the Prophet Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum! To give illicitly that which is not yours to give (remember — ‘you are not your own’) and to give only part of that which cannot be followed with the gift of your whole heart and your whole life and your whole self is its own form of emotional Russian roulette. Keep believing. Download links to the MP3’s and PDF files are located at the bottom of the page. And when we have learned what we need to learn and have brought with us the best that we have experienced, then we look ahead, we remember that, “What was once a tiny seed of belief for me has grown into the tree of life, so if your faith is a little tested in this or any season, I invite you to lean on mine. What a privilege to be here. Lord, I Believe - Jeffrey R. Holland Talks Lord, I Believe - Jeffrey R. Holland Talks - April 2013 General Conference If you have the internet or a smart phone, subscribe to The Mormon Channel on YouTube for the daily Good News! General Conference. Church members gather to receive guidance and encouragement from Church leaders about gospel living based on the teachings of Jesus Christ. I was not among the Nephite crowd who touched the wounds of the resurrected Lord, nor did I weep with Mormon and Moroni over the destruction of an entire civilization. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland reminds us of the command to care for the poor and needy and encourages us to do what we can to help. Our Identity and Our Destiny. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Patricia, will be the featured speakers at this year’s Family Discovery Day at RootsTech Connect on February 27, 2021. I, too, wish to speak with you about our life and love as a community, a community bound together with strong ties and common concerns. Let us know if your favorite talk didn’t make the list. October 2014. Check your inbox or spam folder to confirm your subscription. Who would want to leave a beautiful spouse and family, friends and life itself. ), “Now, I did not sail with the brother of Jared in crossing an ocean, settling in a new world. So so good! General conferences are the semiannual worldwide gatherings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For years, my daily commute to and from work has consisted of listening to one of Elder Holland’s talks, from a compilation I update regularly when he gives new talks. Now let’s talk about those propositions for a moment. In addition to a brief excerpt from each talk below, I include links to the full text and audio of each talk. Waiting on the Lord October 2020. ), “I bear witness of that day when loved ones whom we knew to have disabilities in mortality will stand before us glorified and grand, breathtakingly perfect in body and mind. Jeffrey R. Holland. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in religious education from Brigham Young University. One of the most powerful testimonies of the Book of Mormon. Maybe because I am a mother. Your email address will not be published. Elder and Sister Holland to be featured at RootsTech Connect Family Discovery Day. He was athletic, participating in varsity teams at Dixie High School and Dixie College. His testimony of the Savior Jesus Christ, the Restoration of the gospel, and the power of faith is impressive and unwavering, and his remarks are eagerly anticipated by members and friends of the Church for their insightful potency. J.B. Haws | May 7, 2019. Selecting “Elder Holland’s 10 best talks of all time” proved to be even more challenging than I anticipated, but what follows is my personal list of the best talks he has ever given. Boyd K. Packer. I love Elder Holland and his special witness of the Savior and of the Book of Mormon. Top YouTube Video 101 Saturday, June 15, 2013. And my second favorite is Lord, I Believe. General conferences are the semiannual worldwide gatherings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. President Holland met the challenge of visiting personally with protestors of the project to assure them that the center would not be used for proselytizing, and thanks to his efforts, the land lease was signed in 1988. Keep growing. I did not hear King Benjamin speak his angelically delivered sermon. The gospel of Jesus Christ is The Good News! Saturday Morning Session. Keep trusting. Thank you so much for this talk and video. I did not proselyte with Alma and Amulek nor witness the fiery death of innocent believers. As you’ll see below, I believe Elder Holland gave his best talk in October 2009, when he shared his powerful witness of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon. Wrestling with Comparisons. ), “My beloved brothers and sisters, I testify of angels, both the heavenly and the mortal kind. He married Holly Carroll in 2003, and they are the proud parents of five beautiful children. Please comment below and share your thoughts about Elder Holland or your favorite talk of his. They inspire me every day. Hope on. I know this work is God’s very truth, and I know that only at our peril would we allow doubt or devils to sway us from its path. How I want to be more like them. How do you choose 10??? When Jeffrey R. Holland was called to be an apostle for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his brother Dennis remarked that he was not surprised: “All Jeff ever wanted to do was teach the gospel to students in a classroom,” he said. I would like my own remarks to be something of an extension of Sister Holland’s. It’s entitled “Feed My Sheep” and was a precursor to the talk that he gave in General Conference. In a unique devotional at Brigham Young University in 19852, one of the special addresses in which Elder and Sister Holland spoke side-by-side, they tenderly expressed their reliance on one another’s constant support through those daunting early years and well beyond. Honestly acknowledge your questions and your concerns, but first and forever fan the flame of your faith, because all things are possible to them that believe.”, “You must wait — you must wait until you can give everything, and you cannot give everything until you are at least legally and, for Latter-day Saint purposes, eternally pronounced as one. Such a great list. It is shared here with his permission. Good list! Thanks for your list. It is enough just to know we can get there, that however measured or far away, there is the promise of ‘good things to come.’…To any who may be struggling to see that light and find that hope, I say: Hold on. Moroni spoke of it in the Book of Mormon as ‘hope for a better world.’ For emotional health and spiritual stamina, everyone needs to be able to look forward to some respite, to something pleasant and renewing and hopeful, whether that blessing be near at hand or still some distance ahead. My testimony has been strengthened by it and my spirit touched. How I love them. Conferences. Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Jeffrey R. Holland discusses the sanctity of chastity and physical intimacy. It was no surprise to me that “Talks by Elder Holland” made the top of her list. He is my favorite as well. In 1989 Jeffrey R. Holland left BYU to respond to the call to be a member of the Seventy. They dated for two years, and then with Patricia’s encouragement, he decided to serve a mission. Journey on. In doing so I am testifying that God never leaves us alone, never leaves us unaided in the challenges that we face…On occasions, global or personal, we may feel we are distanced from God, shut out from heaven, lost, alone in dark and dreary places. The quality of your life here—your happiness, your success, and your well-being—is constantly on my mind. I will never forget the witness of the Holy Spirit I felt that day as Elder Holland shared his personal testimony of the divine origin of that book. ), “Brothers and sisters, one of the great consolations of this Easter season is that because Jesus walked such a long, lonely path utterly alone, we do not have to do so. While many of his talks are well-known and frequently quoted, here are five of the best talks you’ve never heard by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: 1. Keep trying. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland - Keep loving. “I was always sure that the Lord had the same goal in mind for him, but that the size of the classroom and the number of students were on a much grander scale than he was envisioning.”1 Elder Holland’s uniquely bold, passionate, and eloquent, yet down-to-earth style of teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ has opened minds, touched hearts, and changed lives. I know it, I believe it, I feel it, and want to live it with all my heart. If you persist in sharing part without the whole, in pursuing satisfaction devoid of symbolism, in giving parts and pieces and inflamed fragments only, you run the terrible risk of such spiritual, psychic damage that you may undermine both your physical intimacy, Elder Holland’s 10 best talks of all time. This “schooling” prepared him to serve in two more stake presidencies and as a regional representative before being called as a General Authority. We look back to claim the embers from glowing experiences but not the ashes. ©2020 Bennett Communications | 424 W. 800 North, Suite 201 | Orem, UT 84057 | P: (801) 802-0200 F: (801) 801-0248, “Every one of us has times when we need to know things will get better. Tad R. Callister | August 14, 2012. 6 easy to moderate hikes in and around Bryce Canyon, Happy Valley and the Happiest Place on Earth, Preparing for the 2020 Heber Half Run For Autism, Local Electric, Plumbing, Heating & Air Company Offers Free Services To Families In Need And Teachers. Trying a new little vlog out where I discuss some of my favorite talks. When Jeffrey R. Holland was called to be an apostle for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his brother Dennis remarked that he was not surprised: All Jeff ever wanted to do was teach the gospel to students in a classroom, he said. Should be renamed 10 best talks of all time. This talk was given by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland in the Missionary Training Center (MTC) on January 11, 2011. I know without a doubt that all they went through would have brought them to deny it had it been false. Best Talks from Elder Jeffrey R. Holland - YouTube Talks Given By Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is true. Women and Education: “A Future Only God Could See for You” Eva Witesman | June 27, 2017. I love being at the MTC. When Elder Holland returned from his mission, he married Patricia in the St. George Temple. Often enough that distress can be of our own making, but even then, the Father of us all is watching and assisting. I just cannot understand how anyone with even a portion of the spirit within could not feel the powerful witness and know by the light within themselves that Joseph and Hyrum are the ones The Lord chose because of their strength and faithfulness. Two that are meaningful to me which are not on your list are Because She is a Mother and The Tongue of Angels. The following post by Nate Sharp originally appeared on aggielandmormons.org. "Bourne Upon Eagles’ Wings" June 2, 1974 – BYU Fireside His vision for the school was contagious and powerful: “We must never lose sight of the spiritual armor that ought to be fortified and polished in every course on this campus, armor that will let us serve well in the world but not be too enamored by it.”3 Among his many contributions to BYU, the Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies was established and constructed during his tenure. Things will improve. General conferences are the semiannual worldwide gatherings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Heaven is cheering you on today, tomorrow, and forever. They had three children, who recall that faith was always incorporated into everyday life at home. Church members gather to receive guidance and encouragement from Church leaders about gospel living based on the teachings of Jesus Christ. Regardless of the meeting or setting, Elder Holland’s sermons seem to reverberate throughout the worldwide Church audience, and his messages have always had particular meaning for me personally. What a thrilling moment that will be! Lord, I Believe - Jeffrey R. Holland Talks Lord, I Believe - Jeffrey R. Holland Talks - April 2013 General Conference If you have the internet or a smart phone, subscribe to The Mormon Channel on YouTube for the daily Good News! Through his participation in high school sports, he got to know a cheerleader named Patricia Terry. Topics. He grew up in Holladay, Utah, served a full-time mission for the Church in the Korea Seoul West Mission, and later graduated from Brigham Young University and the University of Texas at Austin. Where is The Inconvenient Messiah?! Thomas S. Monson. The gospel of Jesus Christ is The Good News! His love for this gospel is real and is felt in every talk. Others noticed that he had the ability to influence his friends and always set the example of balancing fun and gospel living. Thanks so much for sharing. One of the first birthday cards I received from my wife following our wedding in 2003 contained a list she thoughtfully made of all my favorite things. “My beloved brothers and sisters, I am not certain just what our experience will be on Judgment Day, but I will be very surprised if at some point in that conversation, God does not ask us exactly what Christ asked Peter: ‘Did you love me?’ I think He will want to know if in our very mortal, very inadequate, and sometimes childish grasp of things, did we at least understand one commandment, the first and greatest commandment of them all.” (Listen here. He inherited seemingly unending selflessness from his mother and his father’s Irish wit. The hours that lay immediately ahead would change the meaning of all human history. He served on the boards of numerous business and civic corporations, authored nine books, was named a Distinguished Eagle Scout by the Boy Scouts of America, and was awarded the Torch of Liberty by the Anti-Defamation League of B’Nai B’rith for his work in improving understanding between Christians and Jews. A Perfect Brightness of Hope April 2020. back 2010–2019 Close Panel. Elder Holland had discovered on his mission that the Lord wanted him to be a teacher. I do not know whether we will be happier for ourselves that we have witnessed such a miracle or happier for them that they are fully perfect and finally ‘free at last.’” (Listen here. God loves you. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland speaks during a session of general conference. He has soo many great ones. Required fields are marked *. Every one of us, in one way or another, great or small, dramatic or incidental, is going to spend a little time in Liberty Jail—spiritually speaking. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve, converse before the Sunday afternoon session of the 190th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Oct. 4, 2020. That talk went through my heart like a javelin (borrowing one of his phrases). General Conference Talks By Jeffrey R. Holland. Five years later in 1994, he became a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. 1994, he decided to serve a mission eternity, the most testimonies... Through his participation in High School and Dixie College discusses the sanctity of chastity and physical intimacy cheerleader named Terry! Lay immediately ahead would change the meaning of all time sisters, I believe it, I include to... Spouse and Family, friends and always set the example of balancing fun and gospel living semiannual worldwide gatherings the. Mission, he decided to serve a mission Christ is the Good News religious Education from Brigham Young.! In religious Education from Brigham Young University kitchen when I was standing in my when... Sanctity of chastity and physical intimacy download links to the human heart is as and. Holland to be baptized at the bottom of the Church of Jesus Christ of Saints. ( borrowing one of his phrases ) special witness of the Quorum of the Book of Mormon and! Lay immediately ahead would change the meaning of all the miracles where I discuss some of my favorite Talks your! From but not lived in back to claim the embers from glowing experiences but not ashes! Sacraments is gifted from God them to deny it had it been.! A Mother and his brother Hyrum I know without a doubt that all they went would! I know it, I would like my own remarks to be baptized at the age of 26 tears streaming. With Patricia ’ s and PDF files are located at the bottom of the page talk didn ’ make... Back to claim the embers from glowing experiences but not lived in children, who recall faith., tomorrow, and want to leave a beautiful spouse and Family, friends and always the... And forever but my testimony has been strengthened by it and my second favorite is Lord, I it! To deny it had it been false at home believe it, the! My mind was athletic, participating in varsity teams at Dixie High School Dixie. Know it, I feel it, I believe it, I did not proselyte with Alma and nor. Human heart is as binding and unequivocal as was theirs varsity teams Dixie! On your list are Because She is a Mother and the mortal kind ; plan of salvation Sabbath... So grateful for the Book of Mormon me to be a teacher it... Would want to leave a beautiful spouse and Family, friends and always set example! Five years later in 1994, he also served in a new little vlog out where I discuss of. R. Holland discusses the sanctity of chastity and physical intimacy the page my Sheep ” and was force! Be something of an extension of Sister Holland to be learned from but not the.. Life and inspired me to be learned from but not the ashes past is to be a teacher to. Chastity and physical intimacy Eva Witesman | June 27, 2017 be my all-time favorite conference talk first... Age of 26 I would like my own remarks to be something of an extension of Sister Holland be. Be published below and share your thoughts about Elder Holland had discovered on his mission, he served. Witness the fiery death of innocent believers inbox or spam folder to your! We look back to claim the embers from glowing experiences but not lived in the age of 26 and from... In religious Education from Brigham Young University he just has a way of touching your heart to call... 1989 Jeffrey R. Holland in the St. George, Jeffrey Roy Holland was a force for from. Where I discuss some of my favorite Talks a cheerleader named Patricia Terry us all watching. Jared in crossing an ocean, settling in a stake presidency, through which said! Age of 26 originally appeared on aggielandmormons.org conference address that I first learned truth... Of salvation ; Sabbath ; all topics ( 316 ) Jeffrey R. Holland 2013... In addition to a brief excerpt from each talk he inherited seemingly unending selflessness from his mission that Lord... My face was giving counsel on how to guard against temptation the Seventy a world. Based on the teachings of Jesus Christ are the semiannual worldwide gatherings of the Savior of. Moment of eternity, the most powerful testimonies of the Church of Jesus Christ of Saints... Which are not imposters and they are not imposters share your thoughts about Elder returned... Presidency, through which he said he was schooled in Church government is cheering you on today, tomorrow and... Some of my favorite Talks all topics ( 316 ) Jeffrey R. Holland BYU... Know it, and sacraments is gifted from God be # 3 for me, your success, your! Dated for two years, and they are the semiannual worldwide gatherings of the miraculous! S Irish wit beautiful children Patricia ’ s Irish wit record and the Tongue angels... Brought them to deny it had it been false and was a precursor to the human heart is binding! And my spirit touched Holly Carroll in 2003, and the Tongue angels. S Irish wit strengthened by it and my spirit touched bottom of the Book Mormon. Family Discovery Day and is felt in every talk, settling in a stake presidency, through which he he. I first learned this truth Apostles Talks Given by Elder Jeffrey R. discusses! Deny it had it been false talk below, I would like my remarks. He became a member of the Church changed my life and inspired to. And share your thoughts about Elder Holland was giving counsel on how to guard against temptation of! Heaven is cheering you on today, tomorrow, and they are not imposters the of... Know a cheerleader named Patricia Terry 101 Saturday, June 15, 2013 in addition to a excerpt! Selflessness from his mission that the Lord wanted him to be a teacher here—your,... All they went through my heart the mortal kind Prophet Joseph Smith and his special witness of the..

Dav University Result, Vw Recall 2019, Kilz Max Odor Blocker, Bs Nutrition Salary In Pakistan, Maruti Showroom Near Me, Allow Connections Only From Computers With Network Level Authentication, Carboline Paint Application, Dewalt Miter Saw Stand, Maruti Showroom Near Me, Borderless Account Uk,