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"Son of Man" Appears 83 Times in the New Testament Gospels—Here's Why that Matters

by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "Witness for His Names" | December 24, 2019 | Makes You Think

Several of the titles given to the Savior are obvious, and to those who accept the scriptural description o...

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Elder Holland's Insights on How the Book of Mormon Can Deepen Our Understanding of the Sermon on the Mount

by Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "Christ and the New Covenant" | Mormon Life

Following his appearance [to the Nephites] and declaration of obedience, Christ dramatically reinforced the...

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Elder Holland on How We Can Overcome the Greatest Battles in Our Lives (+ the Quote That Helped Him Endure Difficult Times)

by Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "However Long and Hard the Road" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We speak about “excellence” a great deal, but by definition, excellence does not come easily or quickly—an ...

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Elder Holland: "I Want You to Be Proud You Are a Woman"

by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "Modesty, Makeovers, and the Pursuit of Physical Beauty" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

First of all, I want you to be proud you are a woman. I want you to feel the reality of what that means, to...

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Seeing Beyond the Veil: Elder Holland Shares Powerful Insights into One of "the Greatest Moments in Recorded Faith"

by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "Christ and the New Covenant" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One of the greatest prophets in the Book of Mormon goes unnamed in the record that documents his remarkable...

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Elder Holland: How to Improve Even When We’ve Failed Before

by Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "To My Friends" | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from Elder Holland's book To My Friends: As you might suppose, in the course of...

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Elder Holland's New Year's Advice: "The Best Is Yet to Come"

by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from a BYU Speech | Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from a talk given by Elder Holland at a BYU devotional in 2009 entitled " The B...

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Elder Holland Shares 8 Things to Remember During the Sacrament That Will Deepen Its Impact

by Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "Trusting Jesus" | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from Elder Jeffrey R. Holland's book Trusting Jesus . He offers eight things we...

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Elder Holland: To My Friends Who Want to Believe

by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Excerpted from "To My Friends" | Mormon Life

On one occasion Jesus came upon a group arguing vehemently with His disciples. When the Savior inquired as ...

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Elder Holland Shares the Powerful Rebuke He Received While with His Dying Father on Christmas Morning

by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "Shepherds, Why This Jubilee?" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is excerpted from Shepherds, Why This Jubilee? On the evening of December 23, 1976, my father...