And with the game on the line, what this coach is telling you is that to play in this match, some of you have to be more morally clean than you now are. By Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. This is NOT an official website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Number two, he is eternally opposed to the love of God, the Atonement of Jesus Christ, and the work of peace and salvation. We don’t ask you to do that, but we have a host of other things you can do, with a great deal of latitude in how you do them. Bless you! And with the game on the line, what this coach is telling you is that to play in this match, some of you have to be more morally clean than you now are. To those of you who have served or are now serving, we thank you for the good you have done and for the lives you have touched. October 2013, Saturday afternoon session. This is heaven-sent assistance toward the single largest expense our couples face on their missions. The Power of the Aaronic Priesthood. Thus, we hope you will use this site in your personal and family studies, as well as in your preparations for teaching the Gospel in whatever setting. Choral Sheet Music. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared an important message in a new Church News video, “My Testimony.”. But almost everything else we need to do depends on people first hearing the gospel of Jesus Christ and coming into the faith. Providing in the Lord’s Way. Dieter F. Uchtdorf. You keep walking. We Are All Enlisted. In another wonderful gesture, permission is given for couples, at their own expense, to return home briefly for critical family events. We know of your desires, and we applaud your devotion. We are all enlisted- Jeffrey R Holland Whoever you are and whatever you have done, you can be forgiven. From every man, young and old, who bears the priesthood, I ask for a stronger and more devoted voice, a voice not only against evil and him who is the personification of it, but a voice for good, a voice for the gospel, a voice for God. No missionary can be unrepentant of sexual transgression or profane language or pornographic indulgence and then expect to challenge others to repent of those very things! Do I need to hum a few bars of “We Are All Enlisted”? Every mission president pleads for them. His motives are in every case malicious, and he convulses at the appearance of redeeming light, at the very thought of truth. Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter and social accounts to receive updates from LDS Minds. We speak boldly because Satan is a real being set on destroying you, and you face his influence at a younger and younger age. I am listing below all Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s talks, not just those that he gave when he was as a General Authority of the Church, but also those given by him before, with the links to the text, video, or audio available. We speak boldly because Satan is a real being set on destroying you, and you face his influence at a younger and younger age. Do I need to hum a few bars of “We Are All Enlisted”? I am not through here. Listen to Are We Not All Beggars? Well, the Lord has drawn lines of worthiness for those called to labor with Him in this work. That is one of many things he cannot do. If we do it right, we end up sharing everything—all our hopes, all our fears, all our dreams, all our weaknesses, and all our joys—with another person. Jeffrey R. Holland. We are all Enlisted- Article in the November 2012 Ensign by Jeffery R Holland 2/17/2013 0 Comments “Missionary work isn’t the only thing we need to do in this big, wide, wonderful Church. Here again the experience in the Sacred Grove is instructive. But with a little planning many of you can go. Well, the Lord has drawn lines of worthiness for those called to labor with Him in this work. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland - We Are All Enlisted by Words of the Prophets, released 27 March 2016 I am asking you young men to be active and be clean. Bishops and stake presidents, discuss this need in your councils and conferences. We know of your desires, and we applaud your devotion. The First Great Commandment. You can’t do that. Whoever you are and whatever you have done, you can be forgiven. During 2020, a sobering time of pandemic, people across the globe have worried about their health and livelihood, he said. So we grab you by the lapels and shout as forcefully as we know how: Hark! Brethren, if that is the case, I am looking tonight for men young and old who care enough about this battle between good and evil to sign on and speak up. For you, let me mix in an athletic analogy. To those of you who have served or are now serving, we thank you for the good you have done and for the lives you have touched. You cannot travel down what Lehi called “forbidden paths”5 and expect to guide others to the “strait and narrow”6 one—it can’t be done. Print and Download We Are All Enlisted (SSA) sheet music. Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Joseph recorded that in an effort to oppose all that lay ahead, Lucifer exerted “such an astonishing influence over me as to bind my tongue so that I could not speak.”1. We don’t talk about the adversary any more than we have to, and I don’t like talking about him at all, but the experience of young Joseph reminds us of what every man, including every young man, in this audience needs to remember. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: ‘We Are All Enlisted’ Updated. 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. It is the miracle of forgiveness; it is the miracle of the Atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ. We also recognize that there are some who have hoped all their lives to serve missions, but for health reasons or other impediments beyond their control, they cannot do so. Also see other collected talk by Church Leaders. Some blessings come soon, some come late, and some don’t come until heaven; but for those who embrace the gospel of Jesus Christ, they come. You are “on the team” and you always will be, even as you are honorably excused from full-time service. Jeffrey Roy Holland (born December 3, 1940) is an American educator and religious leader. You know, the line about “We are waiting now for soldiers; who’ll volunteer?”2 Of course, the great thing about this call to arms is that we ask not for volunteers to fire a rifle or throw a hand grenade. On the night of the Savior’s birth, “the setting was as peaceful as nature could provide,” Elder Jeffrey R. Holland said during the First Presidency Christmas Devotional on Sunday, Dec. 6. We publicly and proudly salute this group. Number one, Satan, or Lucifer, or the father of lies—call him what you will—is real, the very personification of evil. Elder Jeffrey R Holland became a twelve apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on June 23, 1994. So we grab you by the lapels and shout as forcefully as we know how: My young friends, we need tens of thousands of more missionaries in the months and years that lie ahead. Everywhere they serve, our couples bring a maturity to the work that no number of 19-year-olds, however good they are, can provide. Number two, he is eternally opposed to the love of God, the Atonement of Jesus Christ, and the work of peace and salvation. To encourage more couples to serve, the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve have made one of the boldest and most generous moves seen in missionary work in the last 50 years. Every mission president pleads for them. Joseph Smith’s experience in the Sacred Grove is instructive in understanding the devil and his tactics, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve said in his priesthood session address Saturday evening. What a blessing! Bless you! “I believe we have all been created for greater things than we can comprehend. But as Nephi testified, none of that can come until one has “enter[ed] into the … gate.”9 With all that there is to do along the path to eternal life, we need a lot more missionaries opening that gate and helping people through it. The key to a successful life in the Gospel is continual learning. Listen online to Elder Jeffrey R. Holland - We Are All Enlisted and find out more about its history, critical reception, and meaning. Missionary work isn’t the only thing we need to do in this big, wide, wonderful Church. In almost all athletic contests of which I know, there are lines drawn on the floor or the field within which every participant must stay in order to compete. Keith B. McMullin. They must come from an increased percentage of the Aaronic Priesthood who will be ordained, active, clean, and worthy to serve. But we need the rest of you! So we have a dilemma tonight, you and I. We Are All Enlisted. But you cannot do it without an active commitment to the gospel, and you cannot do it without repentance where it is needed. There is help and happiness ahead. He knows he will be defeated and cast out in the end, but he is determined to take down with him as many others as he possibly can. We don’t ask you to do that, but we have a host of other things you can do, with a great deal of latitude in how you do them. The only really strange thing in all of this is that we are still down here on the field trying to decide which team’s jersey we want to wear. I am asking you young men to be active and be clean. Truth is our helmet, buckler, and shield. Brethren, for good and sufficient health, family, or economic reasons, some of you, we realize, may not be able to go just now or perhaps ever. Sit on the stand in your meetings and prayerfully look into the congregation for impressions about those who should receive a call. What a blessing! Elder Jeffrey R. Holland said, ... “When we speak of those who are instruments in the hand of God, we are reminded that not all angels are from the other side of the veil. No missionary can be unrepentant of sexual transgression or profane language or pornographic indulgence and then expect to challenge others to repent of those very things! If required, I am asking you to get active and get clean. For you, let me mix in an athletic analogy. W. Christopher Waddell. In almost all athletic contests of which I know, there are lines drawn on the floor or the field within which every participant must stay in order to compete. The Laborers in the Vineyard. Buy We Are All Enlisted (SSA ) by William Bradbu at jwpepper.com. He will fight against these whenever and wherever he can. Doctrine and Covenants 84:44; see also Deuteronomy 8:3; Matthew 4:4. But with a little planning many of you can go. The Brethren have also determined that couple missions can be for 6 or 12 months as well as the traditional 18 or 23. 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 eloquent, yet down-to-earth style of teachin… Number one, Satan, or Lucifer, or the father of lies—call him what you will—is real, the very personification of evil. In the name of Jesus Christ, our Master, amen. - By Elder Jeffrey R. Holland by Daily Prophet: Talks from LDS for free. “We Are All Enlisted,” Hymns, no. Brethren, when that happens, tell your wives that if you can leave your recliner and the remote control for a few short months, they can leave the grandchildren. But apparently his effort to stop the work will be reasonably well served if he can just bind the tongue of the faithful. Bishops and stake presidents, discuss this need in your councils and conferences. Music notes for sheet music by William Bradbury, Adam Geibel: Lagom Music at Sheet Music Plus. 434.3k Followers, 24 Following, 41 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Jeffrey R. Holland (@jeffreyrholland) Brethren of all ages, unbind your tongues and watch your words work wonders in the lives of those “who are only kept from the truth because they know not where to find it.”10. Everywhere they serve, our couples bring a maturity to the work that no number of 19-year-olds, however good they are, can provide. Brethren, if that is the case, I am looking tonight for men young and old who care enough about this battle between good and evil to sign on and speak up. The Spirit will not be with you, and the words will choke in your throat as you speak them. Joseph recorded that in an effort to oppose all that lay ahead, Lucifer exerted “such an astonishing influence over me as to bind my tongue so that I could not speak.”1. The Power of the Aaronic Priesthood. You know, the line about “We are waiting now for soldiers; who’ll volunteer?”2 Of course, the great thing about this call to arms is that we ask not for volunteers to fire a rifle or throw a hand grenade. We are at war, and for these next few minutes, I want to be a one-man recruiting station. I. n the spirit of that remarkably stirring hymn and with Elder Richard G. Hinckley’s eloquent invocation in my heart, I wish to speak rather candidly tonight, brethren, and I include in that candor the young men of the Aaronic Priesthood. They must come from an increased percentage of the Aaronic Priesthood who will be ordained, active, clean, and worthy to serve. We don’t talk about the adversary any more than we have to, and I don’t like talking about him at all, but the experience of young Joseph reminds us of what every man, including every young man, in this audience needs to remember. October 2011, priesthood session. October 2012, Sunday morning session “Lord, I Believe” April 2013, Sunday afternoon session. Brother Jeffrey R. Holland delivered a speech entitled “We Are All Enlisted”, in the Priesthood Session of October 2011 General Conference. The Spirit will not be with you, and the words will choke in your throat as you speak them. It is that there are thousands of Aaronic Priesthood–age young men already on the records of this Church who constitute our pool of candidates for future missionary service. In this battle between good and evil, you cannot play for the adversary whenever temptation comes along and then expect to suit up for the Savior at temple and mission time as if nothing has happened. When we rehearse the grandeur of As a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, Holland is accepted by the church as a prophet, seer, and revelator. He served as the ninth President of Brigham Young University and is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Now, you brethren of the Melchizedek Priesthood, don’t smile and settle back into the comfort of your seats. In the spirit of that remarkably stirring hymn and with Elder Richard G. Hinckley’s eloquent invocation in my heart, I wish to speak rather candidly tonight, brethren, and I include in that candor the young men of the Aaronic Priesthood. Jeffrey R. Holland - We Are All Enlisted Elder Holland is a one-man recruiting station. But the challenge is to have those deacons, teachers, and priests stay active enough and worthy enough to be ordained elders and serve as missionaries. The Opportunity of a Lifetime. When we rehearse the grandeur of Joseph Smith’s First Vision, we sometimes gloss over the menacing confrontation that came just prior to it, a confrontation intended to destroy the boy if possible but in any case to block the revelation that was to come. We need thousands of more couples serving in the missions of the Church. So we have a dilemma tonight, you and I. Every one of you young men can leave behind any transgression with which you may struggle. Whoever you are and whatever you have done, you can be forgiven. Every one of you young men can leave behind any transgression with which you may struggle. He spoke mainly to the Young Men of the Priesthood, but his message pertains to all members of the Church. Then counsel with them and help them set a date for service. So what are some of the devil’s tactics in this contest when eternal life is at stake? It is the miracle of forgiveness; it is the miracle of the Atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ. I am not through here. —Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, "We Are All Enlisted " When Times Get Difficult “Fighting through darkness and despair and pleading for the light is what opened this dispensation. Speaking for the most part about the young men present in the largest priesthood gathering ever. Providing in the Lord’s Way. Last update: October 8, 2020. (Apr 2007 Gen Conf)', 'Don't you quit. In the name of Jesus Christ, our Master, amen. No, we want battalions who will take as their weapons “every word that proceedeth forth from the mouth of God.”3 So I am looking tonight for missionaries who will not voluntarily bind their tongues but will, with the Spirit of the Lord and the power of their priesthood, open their mouths and speak miracles. Print and Download We Are All Enlisted (TTB) sheet music. As President Boyd K. Packer taught this morning, Satan cannot directly take a life. God will not be mocked. But almost everything else we need to do depends on people first hearing the gospel of Jesus Christ and coming into the faith. Jeffrey R. Holland. 250. Surely that is why Jesus’s final charge to the Twelve was just that basic—to “go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.”8 Then, and only then, can the rest of the blessings of the gospel fully come—family solidarity, youth programs, priesthood promises, and ordinances flowing right up to the temple. This is a life-and-death contest we are in, young men, so I am going to get in your face a little, nose to nose, with just enough fire in my voice to singe your eyebrows a little—the way coaches do when the game is close and victory means everything. and Oh, Doctor Beeching! From every man, young and old, who bears the priesthood, I ask for a stronger and more devoted voice, a voice not only against evil and him who is the personification of it, but a voice for good, a voice for the gospel, a voice for God. We’re joyfully, joyfully marching to our home.11. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland | We Are All EnlistedPriesthood Session | October 2011 Continue reading at the original source → - Latter-day Saint Blogs is a portal for mainstream blogs about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, blogs by mainstream church members on topics other than the Church, and syndicated content from official Church websites. This is a life-and-death contest we are in, young men, so I am going to get in your face a little, nose to nose, with just enough fire in my voice to singe your eyebrows a little—the way coaches do when the game is close and victory means everything. Jul 9, 2015 - From every man, young and old, who bears the priesthood, I ask for a stronger and more devoted voice, … a voice for good, a voice for the gospel, a voice for God. In May of this year, priesthood leaders in the field received a notice that housing costs for couples (and we speak only of housing costs) would be supplemented by Church missionary funds if the cost exceeds a predetermined amount per month. Sit on the stand in your meetings and prayerfully look into the congregation for impressions about those who should receive a call. And stop worrying that you are going to have to knock on doors or keep the same schedule as the 19-year-olds! Such speech, the early brethren taught, would be the means by which faith’s “mightiest works have been, and will be, performed.”4. As President Boyd K. Packer taught this morning, Satan cannot directly take a life. 12:00 am MDT. Brethren, when that happens, tell your wives that if you can leave your recliner and the remote control for a few short months, they can leave the grandchildren. Music notes for sheet music by William Bradbury, Adam Geibel: Lagom Music at Sheet Music Plus. But we need the rest of you! To encourage more couples to serve, the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve have made one of the boldest and most generous moves seen in missionary work in the last 50 years. April 2012, Saturday afternoon session. Doing the Right Thing at the Right Time, without Delay, Preparation in the Priesthood: “I Need Your Help”, Missionaries Are a Treasure of the Church, What I Hope My Granddaughters (and Grandsons) Will Understand about Relief Society. We Are All Enlisted. I especially ask the young men of the Aaronic Priesthood to sit up and take notice. Every one of you young men can leave behind any transgression with which you may struggle. Read about We Are All Enlisted by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Inspired by a sermon given by Jeffrey R. Holland, this arrang 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.He also played a leading role in the sitcoms You Rang, M'Lord? 1 Oct 2011. You can’t do that. In this battle between good and evil, you cannot play for the adversary whenever temptation comes along and then expect to suit up for the Savior at temple and mission time as if nothing has happened. By Jed | October 7, 2011 | 0 Jed | October 7, 2011 | 0 It is the miracle of forgiveness; it is the miracle of the Atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ. No serious courtship or engagement or marriage is worth the name if we do not fully invest all that we have in it and in so doing trust ourselves totally to the one we … Now, brethren, we speak boldly to you because anything more subtle doesn’t seem to work. From every man, young and old, who bears the priesthood, I ask for a stronger and more devoted voice, … a voice for good, a voice for the gospel, a voice for God. Then counsel with them and help them set a date for service. But apparently his effort to stop the work will be reasonably well served if he can just bind the tongue of the faithful. 185 quotes from Jeffrey R. Holland: 'No misfortune is so bad that whining about it won’t make it worse. The Opportunity of a Lifetime. In the spirit of that remarkably stirring hymn and with Elder Richard G. Hinckley’s eloquent invocation in my heart, I wish to speak rather candidly tonight, brethren, and I include in that candor the young men of the Aaronic Priesthood. The Brethren have also determined that couple missions can be for 6 or 12 months as well as the traditional 18 or 23. It is what keeps it going, and it is what will keep you going.” ―Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Created for Greater Things But as Nephi testified, none of that can come until one has “enter[ed] into the … gate.”9 With all that there is to do along the path to eternal life, we need a lot more missionaries opening that gate and helping people through it. W. Christopher Waddell. His motives are in every case malicious, and he convulses at the appearance of redeeming light, at the very thought of truth. But there is an answer to this challenge for you every bit as much as there is for that investigator to whom you will go. Surely that is why Jesus’s final charge to the Twelve was just that basic—to “go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.”8 Then, and only then, can the rest of the blessings of the gospel fully come—family solidarity, youth programs, priesthood promises, and ordinances flowing right up to the temple. So we need young men already on the team to stay on it and stop dribbling out of bounds just when we need you to get in the game and play your hearts out! Brethren of all ages, unbind your tongues and watch your words work wonders in the lives of those “who are only kept from the truth because they know not where to find it.”10. (S0.51225). In another wonderful gesture, permission is given for couples, at their own expense, to return home briefly for critical family events. Brethren, for good and sufficient health, family, or economic reasons, some of you, we realize, may not be able to go just now or perhaps ever. But the challenge is to have those deacons, teachers, and priests stay active enough and worthy enough to be ordained elders and serve as missionaries. Here again the experience in the Sacred Grove is instructive. Those little darlings will be just fine, and I promise you will do things for them in the service of the Lord that, worlds without end, you could never do if you stayed home to hover over them. So we need young men already on the team to stay on it and stop dribbling out of bounds just when we need you to get in the game and play your hearts out! You have our love and our admiration. Posts Tagged ‘we are all enlisted’ We are enlisted, by Jeffrey R. Holland. He will fight against these whenever and wherever he can. In the spirit of that remarkably stirring hymn and with Elder Richard G. Hinckley’s eloquent invocation in my heart, I wish to speak rather candidly tonight, brethren, and I include in that candor the young men of the Aaronic Priesthood. In May of this year, priesthood leaders in the field received a notice that housing costs for couples (and we speak only of housing costs) would be supplemented by Church missionary funds if the cost exceeds a predetermined amount per month.

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