Jesus certainly did his missionary work, and he did that first. One of the 12 apostles for the #LDS church, Elder Holland is an incredible speaker. . For more information, visit the fireside broadcast page here. This is then followed in equally rapid fashion by the casting out of the devils near Gadarene, the healing of a man with palsy, the miracle of the woman diseased 12 years with an issue of blood, the raising of a young woman from the dead, the sight returned to the eyes of two blind men, and speech returned to one who was dumb. do not even the publicans so? © Brigham Young University. 105) stretched out his hand and grasped the drowning disciple with the gentle rebuke “O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?” (Matthew 14:31). [“Freedom of the Saints,” in Collected Discourses, comp. [Matthew 4:23–24], Then, following the Sermon on the Mount, in rapid succession, he heals a leper, the servant of a centurion, Peter’s mother-in-law, and. In 1979 we held in St. George our 20-year class reunion for Dixie High School. In their moment of great extremity, the disciples looked and saw in the darkness this wonder in a fluttering robe coming toward them on the ridges of the sea. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at a Church Educational System fireside Sunday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. in the Marriott Center on the Brigham Young University campus. (Which, I am very happy to report, she did.) This fireside will be one of those mission memories that will be forever unforgettable. Public Figure. And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? Jesus taught the same thing to the Nephites, who also lived in a difficult world. Public Figure . Tonight. Dallin H. Oaks. Hank Smith. Inasmuch as I couldn’t sleep, I seemed to have more than the usual amount of time and privacy to consider these great teachings. Notes. “Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid” (Matthew 14:27). Only when his faith and his focus wavered, only when he removed his glance from the Master to see the furious waves and the black gulf beneath him, only then did he begin to sink. The Lord has probably spoken enough such “comforting words” to supply the whole universe, it would seem, and yet we see all around us unhappy Latter-day Saints, worried Latter-day Saints, and gloomy Latter-day Saints into whose troubled hearts not one of these innumerable consoling words seems to be allowed to enter. 310–13.). overrideCardHideSection=false ChurchofJesusChrist.org; Broadcasts; Israel, Israel, God Is Calling; Israel, Israel, God Is Calling. Do whatever you have to do to come into the fold and be blessed. Among competition from Harvard, Carnegie Mellon and other top schools, BYU students swept the contest, winning all of the first-place juried prizes. Help people. Finally recognizing the Master that night, Peter exclaimed, “Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water.”. If we could not count on “the excellency of . To anyone struggling under the burden of sin, we say again with the Prophet Joseph that God has “a forgiving disposition” (Lectures on Faith 3:20). His grace is sufficient. One element is the question, to every one of us, “What seek ye? Public Figure. He always does, remember? This reliance upon the forgiving, long-suffering, merciful nature of God was taught from before the very foundation of the world. Speaking in April general conference, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland testified that “the future is going to be as miracle-filled and bountifully blessed as the past has been.” A new inspirational video released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday morning pieces together segments of Elder Holland’s conference address into a beautiful 3-minute video. BYU professors and students developed a tool that can auto-index the cause of death from death certificates. In fact, you look younger to me every year of my life!) They have to. The fireside will also be broadcast live on the Church satellite system, BYU Television and online at www.byubroadcasting.org. May we have enough faith to accept the goodness of God and the mercy of his Only Begotten Son. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. Following my call to the Quorum of the Twelve, I read all of the standard works again, with special concentration on anything said or done by the Savior. For some of you that is simply to live with greater faith, to believe more. Here is a collection of his best speeches and quotes. The name Jeffery Holland has over 172 birth records, 14 death records, 68 criminal/court records, 616 address records, 108 phone records and more. (Burbank, California: B.H.S. We found 185 entries for Jeffery Holland in the United States. That is the spiritual, eternal lesson of the feeding of the five thousand.) Seeing their difficulty, the Savior simply took the most direct approach to their boat, striding out across the waves to help them, walking on the water as surely as he had walked upon the land. . . It is used often in the scriptures to describe Christ’s care for and attention to us. Those are important and, like the tithes of mint and anise and cummin Christ spoke of, should be observed—but not without attention to the weightier matters of the kingdom, first and foremost of which is a personal spiritual relationship with deity, including the Savior, whose kingdom this is. Too often we see gospel commitments and commandments as something to be feared and forsaken. One last piece of counsel regarding coming to Christ. . Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. Other translations render that simply “What do you want?”, They answered, “Where dwellest thou?” or “Where do you live?”. 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