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Elder Holland Shares the Antidote for Anxiety and Fear

Elder Holland Shares the Antidote for Anxiety and Fear

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland has taken a page out of the book of optimism that President Gordon B. Hinckley frequently read from. In a world full of chaos, the gospel of Jesus Christ, says Elder Holland, is the most rewarding truth and will prepare the world for His coming.

In an address to members of the Church Educational System, Elder Holland was full of optimism and hope for the future.

“We know for certain that if or when everything else in the latter days is down or dying: if governments, economies, industries, and institutions crumble; if societies and cultures become a quagmire of chaos and insecurity, nevertheless through it all the gospel of Jesus Christ and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that bears that gospel to the world will stand triumphant, and we will stand undefiled in God’s hand until the very Son of God Himself comes to rule and reign as Lord of lords and King of kings.”

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“Nothing is more certain in this world. Nothing is more sure. Nothing could be more of an antidote to anxiety.”

“With uncompromised confidence in God I ask you to summon full confidence in yourselves and build full confidence in your students by teaching with conviction and optimism that the gospel of Jesus Christ is the most certain, the most secure, the most reliable, and the most rewarding truth on earth and in heaven, in time and in eternity.”

“I ask you to teach that nothing—not anything, not anyone, not any influence—will keep this Church from fulfilling its mission and realizing its destiny declared from before the foundation of the world.”

To read more positive quotes from President Gordon B. Hinckley, click the image below.

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Now might be a wonderful time to listen again to the talk by Elder Ronald Rasband about how to cope with fear in an unsettling world.



Thursday 23rd of December 2021

This is not a good message for people who need help.


Friday 15th of July 2022

@Nephi, Agreed. Some people need clinical and medical help for their anxiety that no amount of positive faith messaging will overcome.

Ben Arkell

Tuesday 28th of December 2021

Why is this not a good message?

Ben Arkell

Friday 13th of March 2020

Maria, this is a true story. Here is the article that talks about it >

I am aware that there is a similar best seller but it's not related to this article.


Friday 13th of March 2020

Could you please verify the true of the stories shared with us? This story on "After Tragic Accident Latter-day Saint Bride Loses Memory of Husband" its a very good best seller but it's not the reality.