So let’s delve a little deeper. The name Jeffery Holland has over 172 birth records, 14 death records, 68 criminal/court records, 616 address records, 108 phone records and more. . Elder Orson F. Whitney, a young missionary in the eastern states, says that one night in a vision: “It was a dream, or a vision in a dream, as I lay upon my bed in the little town of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Where do we turn? Through the Atonement, the Savior "experienced all of the heartache and sorrow, all of the disappointments and injustices that the entire family of man has experienced from Adam and Eve to the end of the world in order that we would not have to face them so severely or so deeply," Elder Holland said. Second, it brings to light unique aspects of his… Email This BlogThis! . All of us love the beautiful account from the Holy Bible of Abraham and Isaac. Two thousand years ago, outside Jerusalem’s walls, there was a pleasant garden spot, Gethsemane by name, where Jesus and his intimate friends were wont to retire for pondering and prayer. #ASaviorIsBorn, Elder Christofferson Did NOT Say that it is Okay for LDS Members to Support Same-Sex Marriage, Jared Fogle, Ashley Madison, Planned Parenthood and Our Men Without Chests. We know he suffered, both body and spirit, more than it is possible for man to suffer, except it be unto death. We do not know, we cannot tell, no mortal mind can conceive the full import of what Christ did in Gethsemane. .As God witnessed the suffering of Jesus, his Only Begotten Son in the flesh, and beheld his agony, there was no voice from heaven to spare the life of Jesus. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. I do not know, but the suffering was enormously multiplied by infinity. This sacred spot, like Eden where Adam dwelt, like Sinai from whence Jehovah gave his laws, like Calvary where the Son of God gave his life a ransom for many, this holy ground is where the Sinless Son of the Everlasting Father took upon himself the sins of all men on condition of repentance. He wants you to succeed. He is the Son of the living God.” This is true no matter how many times you’ve felt “unlovable.”, Your email address will not be published. It’s during these moments, almost out of necessity, that often times we start to receive a glimpse of His infinite and perfect love that God has for us. Where everything in our life is going wrong. He is the light, life, and hope of the world. So many times in life we try to do everything on our own. For many of us who are single, yet deeply desire a family of our own, the consistent focus on family can start to feel like a trial. We just need to be patient enough to allow God the opportunity to justify our faith in Him. Instead of becoming bitter we can learn to find joy in our journey! I don’t know how many people have lived on the earth for sure, but demographers say between 30 and 67 billion. (See Luke 22:43.) . . And yet he had to carry the sins of the whole world, as our Savior and the Redeemer of a fallen world, and so great was his suffering before he ever went to the cross, we are informed, that blood oozed from the pores of his body. - Jeffrey R. Holland, "Behold the Lamb of God," General Conference April 2019 Click here to read or listen to the full talk . The abundance or lack of love you demonstrate towards Him or yourself, does not increase or diminish His. And so in His anguish, Jesus actually pled that the hour and cup might pass from Him. Jesus had taught this very truth about what was feasible for believers in His mortal ministry. There was more power processed and expended on that single night in Gethsemane, in that small garden, than all the armies and navies have ever expended in all the battles on the land and sea and in the air in all of human history. We found 185 entries for Jeffery Holland in the United States. "If you need a burden lifted, I want you to imagine I am in a personal, private, closed-door chat with you. His soul-cries are understandable. As Elder Jeffrey R. Holland writes, “One associated with unfailing facts of mortal life may be the recurring existence of trouble . Can you imagine the heaviness of his heart as he gathered the wood for the fire and journeyed to the appointed place? I saw Him as plainly as ever I have seen anyone. As a boy he enjoyed sports (especially baseball) and played on every kind of team he could. 147-48) — Doctrine and Covenants Student Manual, p. 37-38, The cumulative weight of all mortal sins-past, present, and future – pressed upon that perfect, sinless, and sensitive Soul! I think it is understood by many that the great suffering of Jesus Christ came through the driving of nails in His hands and in His feet, and in being suspended upon a cross, until death mercifully released Him. — President Joseph Fielding Smith, Conference Report, April 1944, Afternoon Meeting, 49. (President Joseph Fielding Smith, Conference Report, October 1947, pp. By Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles In the Garden of Gethsemane As a young missionary, Elder Orson F. Whitney (1855–1931), who later served in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, had a dream so powerful that it changed his life forever. There He was, with the awful weight of the world’s sins upon his shoulders, with the pangs of every man, woman and child shooting through his sensitive soul – and they could not watch with him one poor hour!” — Ivan J. Barrett, “He Lives! Some of the Most Inspirational and Spiritual Quotes From LDS General Conference – Fall 2017, This 12 Year Old’s Voice is Simply Angelic. That is not the case. and Oh, Doctor Beeching! “As He prayed the tears streamed down his face, which was toward me. As a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, Holland is accepted by the church as a prophet, seer, and revelator. Remember that just like our Heavenly Father was keenly aware of the massive burden Christ was about to bear, He is just as aware of the challenges we are about to face (or are facing) in this life. (Luke 1:37.) I was so moved at the sight that I also wept, out of pure sympathy. All our infirmities and sicknesses were somehow, too, a part of the awful arithmetic of the Atonement. . . — Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Ensign, May 1999, p. 16, “And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee; take away this cup from me.” (Mark 14:36.) Oct 2, 2017 - This Pin was discovered by Leah Stoddard. He loves you perfectly and fully. — Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, “The Atonement of Jesus Christ,” Liahona, December 2003. H. Your email address will not be published. Elder Holland's tender talk discussed our roles as lambs in the fold of the Shepherd, and His role as the Lamb of God offered up for the sins of the world. Can you imagine the suffering, the extent of the anguish of soul that our Savior passed through – He who is the Son of God – in order that we might receive the resurrection and that we might receive the remission of our sins through obedience to the principles of the Gospel, and an exaltation in the presence of the Father and the Son? How exceedingly difficult it must have been for Abraham, in obedience to God’s command, to take his beloved Isaac into the land of Moriah there to present him as a burnt offering. It is a single moment in time or in all eternity He has not loved you with all He has. I want to help you if I can." My whole heart went out to him; I loved him with all my soul, and longed to be with him as I longed for nothing else. 14,273 talking about this. He gave His life for just this purpose. A native of St. George, Utah, he has spent most of his professional life in Church education. He receiv If it is also true (in some way we don’t understand) that the cavity which suffering carves into our souls will one day also be the receptacle of joy, how infinitely greater Jesus’ capacity for joy, when he said, after his resurrection, “Behold, my joy is full.”  How very, very full, indeed, his joy must have been! How can I share my witness and love for the Savior? Prior to this he served in the First Quorum of the Seventy beginning in April 1989. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland is one of those special people that can ease your mind and spririt. As Jehovah, Jesus had said to Abraham: “Is any thing too hard for the Lord?” (Gen. Jeffrey R. Holland (facebook.com) Jeffrey R. Holland has been a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since June 1994. He invites us to come unto Him and feel of His love and compassion. How is it with you? Jeffrey Holland (born Jeffrey Michael Parkes, 17 July 1946) is an English actor well known for roles in television sitcoms, playing camp comic Spike Dixon at the Maplin's holiday camp in Hi-de-Hi!, as well as BBC Radio comedy, including Week Ending. (Luke 22:42.). Two amazing quotes from Elder Holland and President Uchtdorf concerning Christ’s involvement in our lives during our own personal Gethsemane, “Considering the incomprehensible cost of the Crucifixion and Atonement, I promise you He is not going to turn His back on us now. What can I learn from Him? He had never personally known the exquisite and exacting process of an atonement before. Do we realize what all of that means? If at times we feel manipulated, we are disciples of him whom the establishment of his day sought to manipulate. This video is from a DVD devotional that's included with Elder Holland's book 'For Times of Trouble'. — Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, “The Atonement of Jesus Christ,” Liahona, December 2003 If we at times wonder if our own agendum for life deliver to us challenges that seem unique, it would be worth our remembering that, when we feel rejected, we are members of the church of him who was most rejected by his very own with no cause for rejection. No, I’m talking about the very small number of times in our lives where we are on the brink of even living. There are just going to be times where we fall on our knees pleading for help because we have nowhere else to go and nowhere else to look but up. Yes. Christ’s love is not dependent upon yours. . The abundance or lack of love you demonstrate towards Him or yourself, does not increase or diminish His. What can help me draw closer to the Savior? I’m not even talking about many of the larger problems or stresses that we all face in this probationary state we call life. It's difficult for other people to really understand it, I think, because we're told, as missionaries, to be as positive and upbeat as possible when we write our loved ones, but there were times when there was hardly anything to be positive and upbeat about. [die] without [the] law.”  (The Mediation and Atonement (1882), 148–49; capitalization standardized.) Early life and career. 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