GCBC Week 21: “The First Great Commandment” by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, and “Being a More Christian Christian” by Elder Robert D. Hales

I think I forgot GCBC completely last week. Sorry about that; I just got busy and distracted, I guess, and didn’t realize it until the week was almost over. To make up for it, this week we get TWO fantastic talks that are powerful and inspiring. Plus, they went so well together, you almost wonder if they worked on them as a team.

The First Great Commandment By Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

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Being a More Christian Christian By Elder Robert D. Hales

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What stood out to you as you read these talks? What are the action items that these brethren would like us to take away from their messages? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

(A reminder to those of you who are new to General Conference Book Club: You’re welcome to return to this post any time this week and leave your comment and thoughts in the comment section below. You may also want to see what others are saying about the talk and engage in a conversation for mutual understanding and encouragement. A new talk will be posted each Sunday and will be studied and discussed throughout the week.)

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2 thoughts on “GCBC Week 21: “The First Great Commandment” by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, and “Being a More Christian Christian” by Elder Robert D. Hales

  1. Just two thoughts:
    1. I just love Elder Holland and wish I could sit and listen to him every day. He is amazing.
    2. I think instead of trying to prove to everyone that Mormons are Christians with words, we should put our energy into showing them that we are Christians with our actions.

  2. I loved the focus on conversion during last conference. Talks like this help me have such a clearer perspective on what is important.

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