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LDS Apostle Tries to Comfort Discouraged Mormons

by Sharon Lindbloom 23 October 2017 Check out a 5-part Viewpoint on Mormonism podcast series on this October 2017 General Conference Talk Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4  Part 5    LDS apostle Jeffrey Holland seems to be engaged in an ongoing effort to soften the harsh reality of Mormonism’s impossible gospel. A year […]

Jeffrey Holland and the Determination of God

By Sharon Lindbloom 11 May 2016 A couple of weeks ago LDS Apostle Jeffrey Holland addressed a Mormon congregation in Tempe, Arizona, telling them “don’t cut and run” when membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gets tough. Mr. Holland assured his listeners that “every promise will be honored…This is the Church […]

Having it Our Way? (Jeffrey Holland’s 2011 talk at conference)

Having it Our Way? (Jeffrey Holland’s 2011 speech at conference)

By Eric Johnson

In a April 2011 general conference message, LDS Apostle Jeffrey R. Holland made it a point midway through his talk to explain how “the (LDS) Church is not a fast-food outlet; we can’t always have it ‘our way.’” (“An Ensign to the Nations,” Ensign, May 2011, pp. 111-113).

Holland quoted from Matthew 5 to show God’s remarkable standards. It says in part,