I always look forward to his talks, because the second i see his face on the screen, i know to buckle up, because im about to get blasted in the face by something awesome. Believe in this great promise found in the book of mormon that if you. Mormon apostle misled members with his book of mormon prop. Of this i earnestly testify in the name of jesus christ, amen. Thank you for the wonderful youtube video with elder hollands april 2009 conference talk safety for the soul. See more ideas about holland quotes, elder holland and church quotes. As elder holland said in a recent talk when he came to my home town, trust god and know that the strom will pass. Sep 30, 2017 the book of mormon mormons mormon mormonism book of mormon jesus jesus christ the church of jesus christ of latterday saints lds god mormon bible gold bible the book of mormon two.
However, within the pages of the book of mormon itself are the combined testimony of three ancient witnesses. Elder hollands talk at general conference the millennial star. I know that this book along with the scriptures can help anyone get through tough times. That is the message with which the book of mormon begins, and that is the message with which it ends, calling all to come unto christ, and be perfected in him. Monson is gods prophet, a modern apostle with the keys of the kingdom in his hands, a man upon whom i personally have seen the mantle fall. The book of mormon contains powerful and priceless principles relating to the preaching of gods word to his children. Friends of rexburg idaho east stake elder hollands. According to elder holland, preeminent in the lords arsenal to combat the evils of the world is the book of mormon, as the book is infused with the power of christ to counter all troubles in all timesincluding the end of times. Reaction to the video abounded in several mediums, including youtube, facebook and the mormon channel. The origins of the book of mormon have been criticized. Trusting jesus kindle edition by holland, jeffrey r. Elder holland gave a stirring talk on the book of mormon in the sunday afternoon session of conference, on october 4th.
Book of mormon introduction i know its the word of god, not because i read it once or that i read it a long time ago. Mormon discussions view topic upset by elder holland story. Jan 04, 2010 i encourage you to listen to elder hollands talk, and read the book of mormon for yourself. Let me quote a very powerful comment from president ezra taft benson, who said, the book of mormon is the keystone of our testimony. Following those words came one of the most powerful apostolic witnesses of the book of mormon. I know he is a true apostle of god and the words in this book were guided by the holy ghost. Testimony of the book of mormon latterday saints channel. My letter to elder holland re book of mormon here s your reply, assuming youre still a member. Elder holland testifies boldly of the truth of the book of. Elder holland s testimony of continuing revelation, and that the bible and the book of mormon both contain the word of god, taken from his conference talk my words. Although various principles relating to missionary work are found throughout the book of mormon, nowhere is this more evident than in alma 17 and 18. Elder holland is a very strong spirited individual. Also note, due to his age in relation to the brethren ahead of him in seniority, its likely he will be president of the church some day.
My letter to elder holland re book of mormon very long. Holland of the quorum of the twelve apostles has been created to help those who are unfamiliar with the book of mormon understand what it is. In light of a recent conversation with several critics, i decided to type out a significant portion of that witness and post it here. I am so grateful for the book of mormon, and the prophet joseph smith and his brother hyrum. But his witness, his testimony was of that god and of that son jesus of those spiritual truths, of. The book of mormon provides spiritual nutrition, prescribes a plan of action, and connects us with the holy spirit. Apr 19, 2019 explore anjstandings board elder holland quotes. Whoso treasureth up my word shall not be deceived, and. The church of jesus christ of latterday saints 173,720 views.
Elder jeffery r hollands testimony of continuing revelation. I testify that joseph smith was and is a prophet of god, that the book of mormon is truly another testament of jesus christ. Apr 26, 2018 elder holland s testimony of the book of mormon a powerful witness from an apostle of the lord. Whoso treasureth up my word, shall not be deceived 15. Brother phillips, the stake presidency is considering formal disciplinary action in your behalf, including the possibility of disfellowship or excommunication, because you are reported to have participated in conduct unbecoming a members of the church and evil speaking of the lord s anointed. Brothers and sisters, god always provides safety for the soul, and with the book of mormon, he has again done that in our time. See more ideas about lds quotes, church quotes and lds. Just as the arch crumbles if the keystone is removed, so does all the church stand or fall with the truthfulness of the book of mormon. Elder holland has such a staunch testimony of the book of mormon, jesus christ, and the prophet joseph smith. Elder hollands 10 best talks of all time utahvalley360. The book of mormon is the word of god sister sorensen wanted this video posted because it is such a powerful witness of the book of mormon by a prophet of god.
He certainly would not have been a cold, arbitrary autocrat who predestined a select few for salvation and then consigned the rest of the human family to damnation. Written for us, 8 it contains the word of god in plainness 9 and tells us of our identity, purpose, and destiny. Holland of the quorum of the twelve along with an explanation of the book of mormon and its witness of jesus christ as the savior of the world is included in the most recent mormon message called the book of mormon. It appears holland was pretty impressed with his mental gymnastics on this onewell son, god wanted us to feel confident we were on the right road, so he told us to take the wrong road so we could confidently know the other one was the right one.
I really hope people who are unsure what the balance is of human and divine content in the book of mormon wont feel his talk as rejection, or as a reason to distance themselves from the church. Viewers react to elder hollands testimony and explanation. Feb 11, 2019 explore corrinatinneys board jeffrey r. My testimony has been strengthened by it and my spirit touched.
A modernday apostle describes the unwavering faith the churchs founders showed, even in the face of death, to remain true to their testimonies of the book of mormon. I want it absolutely clear when i stand before the judgment bar of god that i declared to the world. I ask that my testimony of the book of mormon and all that it implies, given today under my own oath and office, be recorded by men on earth and angels in heaven. I was moved by elder holland s speech, and took it as eloquent testimony of his belief in the divine origins of the book of mormon. Oct 05, 2009 elder holland s testimony of the book of mormon. May 12, 2011 the lamb of god takes away our stumbling blocks i nephi 14. Jan 02, 2016 after recounting how hyrum smith read from the book of mormon ether 12. May 05, 2010 that has to be one of the most powerful testimonies i have ever heard i have got goosebumps and have been moved to tears, cos every word elder holland has said, i believe to be true i know that the book of mormon is the word of god, and i will be definately using this clip in fhe tonight fantastic x.
The book of mormon, like the bible, contains a record of god s. Yes, our hopes in 1820 would have been to find god speaking and guiding as openly in the present as he did in the past, a true father, in the most loving sense of that word. An introduction, elder holland draws from the introduction printed in the book of mormon to explain and bear testimony of the book. May 03, 2011 i want each of you to know that i know the book of mormon is the word of god. The bible, the book of mormon, and continuing revelation duration. Holland delivers a stirring testimony of the book of mormon to believers, nonbelievers and former believers. The testimony of these three prophets interlink in order to establish the veracity and power of each other s witness of christ. Oct 15, 2009 the book of mormon is true, just what it purports to be, and for this testimony i expect to give an account in the day of judgment. May 18, 2009 the entire book is a classic, but particularly in the final chapter, elder holland bears powerful witness of the book of mormon. Upon my holy day elder jeffrey r holland lds videos reclaimed elder hollands testimony. The book of mormon is the word of god the savior understands me.
Brothers and sisters, god always provides safety for the soul, and with the book of mormon he has again done that in our time. Im confident that god himself will reveal its truth to you. Readers of the book of mormon are undoubtedly familiar with the three witnesses. Look for new photos of the performances coming soon. See more ideas about joseph smith, church history and lds church. It is the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man will get closer to god by abiding by its precepts than by any other book. Elder hollands testimony of continuing revelation, and that the bible and the book of mormon both contain the word of god, taken from his conference talk my words. The book of mormon is true, and was given to bring happiness and hope to the faithful in the travail of the last days. Elder hollands testimony of the book of mormon mirrored the vigor and spiritual strength of his testimony of christ in a previous conference.27 1525 198 1427 342 1323 1350 1286 348 1348 604 1151 82 703 1477 55 178 418 29 1434 721 962 706 620 207 232 1211 744 1544 290 1080 179 39 382 725 673