Last update: October 8, 2020. By Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. 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. Also see other collected talk by Church Leaders. You are “on the team” and you always will be, even as you are honorably excused from full-time service. 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. 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! Print and Download We Are All Enlisted (TTB) sheet music. Come join the ranks!7. 1 Oct 2011. 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. Listen online to Elder Jeffrey R. Holland - We Are All Enlisted and find out more about its history, critical reception, and meaning. 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. As a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, Holland is accepted by the church as a prophet, seer, and revelator. If required, I am asking you to get active and get clean. Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. You can’t do that. Truth is our helmet, buckler, and shield. He will fight against these whenever and wherever he can. It is the miracle of forgiveness; it is the miracle of the Atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ. 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. My young friends, we need tens of thousands of more missionaries in the months and years that lie ahead. The Brethren have also determined that couple missions can be for 6 or 12 months as well as the traditional 18 or 23. The key to a successful life in the Gospel is continual learning. I am asking you young men to be active and be clean. Do I need to hum a few bars of “We Are All Enlisted”? 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. His motives are in every case malicious, and he convulses at the appearance of redeeming light, at the very thought of truth. Keith B. McMullin. But apparently his effort to stop the work will be reasonably well served if he can just bind the tongue of the faithful. 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. It is the miracle of forgiveness; it is the miracle of the Atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ. Number one, Satan, or Lucifer, or the father of lies—call him what you will—is real, the very personification of evil. The Opportunity of a Lifetime. The Spirit will not be with you, and the words will choke in your throat as you speak 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. For you, let me mix in an athletic analogy. In another wonderful gesture, permission is given for couples, at their own expense, to return home briefly for critical family events. This collaboration of quotes, talks, lessons, poems, stories, and all things of the like are intended to help you grow as an individual and as a student in the gospel. Now, you brethren of the Melchizedek Priesthood, don’t smile and settle back into the comfort of your seats. So we have a dilemma tonight, you and I. By Jed | October 7, 2011 | 0 Jed | October 7, 2011 | 0 Dieter F. Uchtdorf. Read about We Are All Enlisted by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Music notes for sheet music by William Bradbury, Adam Geibel: Lagom Music at Sheet Music Plus. 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. So we grab you by the lapels and shout as forcefully as we know how: Hark! 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. —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. What greater gift could grandparents give their posterity than to say by deed as well as word, “In this family we serve missions!”. We need thousands of more couples serving in the missions of the Church. Then counsel with them and help them set a date for service. You have our love and our admiration. And stop worrying that you are going to have to knock on doors or keep the same schedule as the 19-year-olds! That is one of many things he cannot do. Whoever you are and whatever you have done, you can be forgiven. We’re joyfully, joyfully marching to our home.11. 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. Such speech, the early brethren taught, would be the means by which faith’s “mightiest works have been, and will be, performed.”4. 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. Whoever you are and whatever you have done, you can be forgiven. I am not through here. Posts Tagged ‘we are all enlisted’ We are enlisted, by Jeffrey R. Holland. Every mission president pleads for them. Speaking for the most part about the young men present in the largest priesthood gathering ever. What a blessing! Print and Download We Are All Enlisted (SSA) sheet music. But almost everything else we need to do depends on people first hearing the gospel of Jesus Christ and coming into the faith. 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. Here again the experience in the Sacred Grove is instructive. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland - We Are All Enlisted by Words of the Prophets, released 27 March 2016 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. Number one, Satan, or Lucifer, or the father of lies—call him what you will—is real, the very personification of evil. But we need the rest of you! 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. Missionary work isn’t the only thing we need to do in this big, wide, wonderful Church. 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. October 2013, Saturday afternoon session. If required, I am asking you to get active and get clean. 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. 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. What greater gift could grandparents give their posterity than to say by deed as well as word, “In this family we serve missions!”. 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.”. 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. 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. 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. 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). So what are some of the devil’s tactics in this contest when eternal life is at stake? 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. You have our love and our admiration. As President Boyd K. Packer taught this morning, Satan cannot directly take a life. We are at war, and for these next few minutes, I want to be a one-man recruiting station. 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 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. But we need the rest of you! But you cannot do it without an active commitment to the gospel, and you cannot do it without repentance where it is needed. But with a little planning many of you can go. Jeffrey R. Holland - We Are All Enlisted Elder Holland is a one-man recruiting station. You are “on the team” and you always will be, even as you are honorably excused from full-time service. His motives are in every case malicious, and he convulses at the appearance of redeeming light, at the very thought of truth. 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. He will fight against these whenever and wherever he can. Jeffrey R. Holland. 434.3k Followers, 24 Following, 41 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Jeffrey R. Holland (@jeffreyrholland) We are all enlisted- Jeffrey R Holland Whoever you are and whatever you have done, you can be forgiven. 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. Every one of you young men can leave behind any transgression with which you may struggle. 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. 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. We Are All Enlisted. (S0.20931). 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. Providing in the Lord’s Way. 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. During 2020, a sobering time of pandemic, people across the globe have worried about their health and livelihood, he said. My Life By Gogo Goff. I especially ask the young men of the Aaronic Priesthood to sit up and take notice. 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 All Enlisted. We Are All Enlisted By Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Quorum of the Twelve Apostles General Conference – October, 2011 . Choral Sheet Music. 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. 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. 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. Here at LDSminds, we simply want to provide you with a resource that will motivate, educate, and inspire you to Do More, Be Better, and Become Greater. Humanity will conquer the coronavirus epidemic, a high-ranking member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Sunday. 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. Everywhere they serve, our couples bring a maturity to the work that no number of 19-year-olds, however good they are, can provide. You keep walking. 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. Every one of you young men can leave behind any transgression with which you may struggle. 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 … Well, the Lord has drawn lines of worthiness for those called to labor with Him in this work. 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. Bishops and stake presidents, discuss this need in your councils and conferences. That is one of many things he cannot do. 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. I especially ask the young men of the Aaronic Priesthood to sit up and take notice. Inspired by a sermon given by Jeffrey R. Holland, this arrang As President Boyd K. Packer taught this morning, Satan cannot directly take a life. The times call for great things, but great things in the noblest and most redemptive sense are predicted upon tolerance, love, respect, ... ― Jeffrey R. Holland, Created for Greater Things. 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 ... We Are All Enlisted by Jeffrey R. Holland. I am not through here. Now, you brethren of the Melchizedek Priesthood, don’t smile and settle back into the comfort of your seats. 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. April 2012, Saturday afternoon session. The Power of the Aaronic Priesthood. The Spirit will not be with you, and the words will choke in your throat as you speak them. God will not be mocked. So what are some of the devil’s tactics in this contest when eternal life is at stake? We publicly and proudly salute this group. Listen to Are We Not All Beggars? 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? W. Christopher Waddell. 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. 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. 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. 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