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Elder Holland Says to Live Gospel in Small Ways

by | Sep. 11, 2012

What We Believe

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland requested that the hymn “Israel, Israel, God Is Calling” be sung by the congregation to set the tone for his address September 9 at the Church Educational System satellite broadcast.

“It is one of the great classics of the Restoration and provides the framework for much of what I want to say to you,” said Elder Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve, speaking to the congregation on the campus of Dixie State College in his hometown of St. George and to gatherings of college-age Latter-day Saints throughout the United States and Canada.

“We could have added ‘Ye Elders of Israel’ for the same purpose,” he observed. “The message of those two hymns is essentially the same—that God is always calling the children of Israel to a place where all will be well.”

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