Jeffrey R. Holland Talks, Books, and Devotionals

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Jeffrey R. Holland talks run the gamut from books and BYU devotionals to Face-to-Face events and general conference talks. We even reference his teachings about the Book of Mormon in our Come Follow Me 2024 Resources. Use the links in this article to find the President Holland talks you’re looking for.

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Jeffrey R. Holland books

President Holland has published more than a dozen books with special relevance to Latter-day Saints. These include publications like Christ and the New Covenant, Our Day Star Rising, and Broken Things to Mend.

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President Holland Books
Broken Things to Mend (Find Book)
Christ and the New Covenant (Find Book)
Created for Greater Things (Find Book)
For Times of Trouble (Find Book)
However Long and Hard the Road (Find Book)
Inspiring Service: Catholic, Anglican, Methodist and Latter-day Saint Traditions in Dialogue (Find Book)
Modesty, Makeovers, and the Pursuit of Physical Beauty: What Mothers and Daughters Need to Know (Find Book)
Of Souls, Symbols, and Sacraments (Find Book)
On Earth As It Is in Heaven (Find Book)
Our Day Star Rising: Exploring the New Testament with Jeffrey R. Holland (Find Book)
To Mothers: Carrying the Torch of Faith and Family (Find Book)
To My Friends (Find Book)
Trusting Jesus (Find Book)
Witness for His Names (Find Book)
Jeffrey R. Holland talks often focus on the reality of a living Savior—and the ways in which He can help us endure our trials and overcome the world.

President Holland BYU devotionals

Jeffrey R. Holland has given many devotional at Brigham Young University, BYU-Idaho, and BYU-Hawaii. Some of his most popular speeches include “‘Remember Lot’s Wife,'” “Of Souls, Symbols, and Sacraments,” and “The Inconvenient Messiah”:

  • “A Faithful Friend Is a Strong Defense” (BYU)
  • A Historic and Special Day (BYU–H)
  • “Are You True?” (BYU)
  • At Their Most Enlightened and Alert (BYU)
  • A School in Zion (BYU)
  • “A Saint Through the Atonement of Christ the Lord” (BYU)
  • A Robe, a Ring, and a Fatted Calf (BYU)
  • Banishing All Shadows (BYU)
  • Borne upon Eagles’ Wings (BYU)
  • BYU–Hawaii Devotional, January 05, 1989 (BYU–H)
  • BYU–Hawaii Devotional, January 11, 1985 (BYU–H)
  • BYU–Hawaii Devotional, November 07, 1986 (BYU–H)
  • Call upon God (BYU)
  • “Cast Not Away Therefore Your Confidence” (BYU)
  • “Come unto Me” (BYU)
  • Christmas Comfort (BYU–I)
  • For Times of Trouble (BYU)
  • How Do I Love Thee? (BYU)
  • However Long and Hard the Road (BYU)
  • If Your Testimony is Not Strong Lean on Mine (Ricks)
  • “In the Thick of Life’s Urgencies” (BYU)
  • Lean Into the Wind (BYU–I)
  • Living After the Manner of Happiness (BYU–I)
  • “Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall”: A Look at the “Me Decade” (BYU)
  • Nailing Our Colors to the Mast (BYU)
  • Of Souls, Symbols, and Sacraments (BYU)
  • Oh, Lord, Keep My Rudder True (BYU)
  • On the Lord’s Errand (BYU)
  • Religion: Bound by Loving Ties (BYU)
  • “Remember” (BYU-I)
  • Remembered and Nourished by the Good Word of God (BYU)
  • “Remember Lot’s Wife” (BYU)
  • Some Things We Have Learned—Together (BYU)
  • Soul-Butter and Hogwash: Mark Twain and Frontier Religion (BYU)
  • Terror, Triumph, and a Wedding Feast (BYU)
  • “That Our Children May Know” (BYU)
  • The Bitter Cup and the Bloody Baptism (BYU)
  • The Demands of Discipleship (BYU)
  • The Inconvenient Messiah (BYU)
  • The Parable of BYU–Hawaii (BYU–H)
  • The Second Half of the Second Century of Brigham Young University (BYU)
  • “The Third Great Commandment and Other Thoughts” (BYU–I)
  • The Will of the Father (BYU)
  • To Every Thing There is a Season (BYU–H)
  • Unless You’re a Mormon (BYU)
  • Virtus et Veritas (BYU)
  • “Who We Are and What God Expects Us to Do” (BYU)
  • Zion Revisited (BYU–I)
  • Zion: Temples of Learning and Temples of Faith (BYU–H)

Jeffrey R. Holland CES talks

Elder Holland talks include this worldwide devotional for young adults that he gave with his wife, Patricia Holland, in 2023.

Face to Face: Jeffrey R. Holland Talks

  • Face to Face for YSA: with Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Sister Carole M. Stephens, and Elder Donald L. Hallstrom (Link)
  • Face to Face with President Eyring and Elder Holland (Link)

President Holland general conference talks

Jeffrey R. Holland has given dozens of talks in general conference since he first spoke in 1983. Some of his notable talks include “Lord, I Believe,” “None Were With Him,” and “Waiting on the Lord.” After a gap in general conference talks due to health, President Holland edified church members by returning with his April 2024 talk, “Motions of a Hidden Fire.”

There have been 10 Jeffrey R. Holland talks since President Nelson became the prophet. Here, the two men stand next two each other overlooking Jerusalem in 2018.
Jeffrey R. Holland has given 10 general conference talks since Russell M. Nelson was sustained and set apart as the prophet. Here, the two of them overlook Jersualem in 2018.

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