We worship Him. Dallin H. Oaks, “Another Testament of Jesus Christ” (Brigham Young University fireside, June 6, 1993), 7, speeches.byu.edu. Elder Andersen has been serving as a General Authority of the Church since … Part of our answer may come as we remember how the Lord tutored President Russell M. Nelson in the months prior to his call as President of the Church. Neil L. Andersen was named an Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2009. As a companion to the New Testament, the Book of Mormon helps us better understand why the Savior came to rescue us and how we can more profoundly come unto Him. Let Patience Have Her Perfect Work, and Count It All Joy! He is the anchor of our souls. Dallin H. Oaks, “Witnesses of Christ,” Ensign, Nov. 1990, 30. Along with other devoted Christians! At age 92, a different man? Neil Linden Andersen is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. My dear friends across the world, let us talk of Christ, anticipating His glorious promise: “Whosoever … shall confess me before men, him will I confess … before my Father.”31 I testify He is the Son of God. By Elder Neil L. Andersen Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Children I testify of the great blessing of children and of the happiness they will bring us in this life and in the eternities. The valiant Saints in Europe have seen belief decline in their countries through the decades.3 Sadly, here in the United States faith is also receding. In truth, it is a lifelong migration toward a more celestial world. He was crucified on a cross, rising majestically three days later, allowing us and those we love to live beyond the grave. 258.1k Followers, 24 Following, 28 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Neil L. Andersen (@neillandersen) Meanwhile, the religiously unaffiliated share of the population, consisting of people who describe their religious identity as atheist, agnostic or ‘nothing in particular,’ now stands at 26%, up from 17% in 2009” (Pew Research Center, “In U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid Pace,” Oct. 17, 2019, pewforum.org). Jesus said, “I … come [as] a light into the world.”23, Nothing lifts my desire to speak of Christ more than visualizing His return. After completing his education, he settled in Tampa, Florida, where his business interests included advertising, real estate development and health care. Thirty years ago, President Dallin H. Oaks spoke of a letter he had received “from a man who said he had attended [a sacrament] meeting and listened to seventeen testimonies without hearing the Savior mentioned.”15 President Oaks then noted, “Perhaps that description is exaggerated [but] I quote it because it provides a vivid reminder for all of us.”16 He then invited us to speak more of Jesus Christ in our talks and class discussions. In addition, he supervised Church audiovisual production, including the filming of “The Testaments: Of One Fold and One Shepherd” and managed construction of the broadcast facilities in the Conference Center as the executive director of the Church Audiovisual Department. Elder Neil L. Andersen was sustained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2009. “More than eight-in-ten members of the Silent Generation (those born between 1928 and 1945) describe themselves as Christians (84%), as do three-quarters of Baby Boomers (76%). In emphasizing the name of the Church, President Nelson taught, “If we … are to have access to the power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ—to cleanse and heal us, to strengthen and magnify us, and ultimately to exalt us—we must clearly acknowledge Him as the source of that power.”11 President Nelson taught us that consistently using the correct name of the Church, something that might seem like a small thing, is not small at all and will shape the world’s future. As our true colors as His disciples are revealed, many around us will be prepared to listen. We follow Him. … When we realize that a verse usually consists of one sentence, it appears that we cannot, on the average, read two sentences in the Book of Mormon without seeing some form of Christ’s name” (Susan Easton Black, Finding Christ through the Book of Mormon [1987], 5, 15). Be more open on social media in talking about your trust in Christ. Most will respect your faith, but if someone is dismissive when you speak of the Savior, take courage in His promise: “Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you … for my sake. ^Taylor, Scott. — Neil L. Andersen “ Our journey of discipleship is not a dash around the track, nor is it fully comparable to a lengthy marathon. L'apôtre le plus ancien est le président de l'Église, et il choisit deux autres apôtres comme conseillers. He graduated from Brigham Young University, where he was a Hinckley Scholar, and earned a masters of … Some of our fellow Christians are, at times, uncertain about our beliefs and motives. Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf has taught us that when someone asks us about our weekend, we should be willing to happily respond that we loved hearing the Primary children sing, “I’m trying to be like Jesus.”18 Let us kindly witness our faith in Christ. This same scripture adds that “we preach of Christ.”14 In our worship services, let us focus on the Savior Jesus Christ and the gift of His atoning sacrifice. As you come to know and love Him even more deeply, your words will flow more comfortably, as they do when you speak of one of your children or of a dear friend. ^ Apostolic seniority is generally understood … Do we talk often to our children about the parables of Jesus? In the days ahead, those who believe in Jesus Christ will need the friendship and support of one another.22, As the world speaks less of Jesus Christ, let us speak more of Him. We love Him. He … Prior to his call as a general authority, Elder Andersen served as a mission president in the France Bordeaux Mission and as president of the Tampa Florida Stake. Neil L. Andersen, “Tell Me the Stories of Jesus,” Ensign or Liahona, May 2010, 108. He lived a perfect life. L'apôtre Neil L. Andersen Collège des Douze - L'Eglise est dirigée par 15 apôtres. While our subject might be about families or service or temples or a recent mission, everything in our worship should point to the Lord Jesus Christ. Neil L. Andersen em 2011 Nome completo Neil Linden Andersen Nascimento 9 de agosto de 1951 (69 anos) Logan, Utah. I express my love for you, our beloved friends and fellow believers. This amazing experience will mark our souls forever. I am an eyewitness to the Lord’s hand upon him and the gift of revelation that guides him. Official Facebook page for Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Official Facebook page for Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. During this period of uncertainty, I have felt an unusual gratitude for my sure and certain knowledge that Jesus is the Christ. He and Kathy have raised four children and lived in France, Spain, and Brazil for his various callings in the Church. Also see other collected talk by Church Leaders Elder Neil Linden Andersen was named an Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of … As we share the light we have received from Him, His light and His transcendent saving power will shine on those willing to open their hearts. Elder Neil L. Andersen Last update: October 14, 2020. I have admired your faith and courage during these past months, as this worldwide pandemic has disrupted our lives and taken precious family members and dear friends. Do you remember when Jesus prayed? Drawing the Power of Jesus Christ into Our Lives, Missionary Work: Sharing What Is in Your Heart. Speaking one year before his call, President Nelson invited us to more deeply study the 2,200 references of the name Jesus Christ listed in the Topical Guide.8. See Pew Research Center, “The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010–2050,” Apr. 2, 2015, pewforum.org. I promise you that as you prepare yourselves, as President Nelson did, you too will be different, thinking more about the Savior, speaking of Him more frequently and with less hesitation. Neil L. Anderson graduated from Harvard with a masters in business administration. On April 4, 2009, Neil L. Andersen was called as an apostle for the Quorum of the Twelve (“Elder Neil L. Andersen… Russell M. Nelson, “Drawing the Power of Jesus Christ into Our Lives,” Ensign or Liahona, May 2017, 40–41. Some of those callings included being a member of the Brazil South Area Presidency, a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, and a member of the Presidency of the Seventy (“Neil L. Andersen”). The Book of Mormon is a powerful witness of Jesus Christ. Peter counseled, “Be ready always to give an answer [for] the hope that is in you.”20 Let us talk of Christ. By Elder Neil L. Andersen Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles As the world speaks less of Jesus Christ, let us speak more of Him. 14.3k Likes, 95 Comments - Neil L. Andersen (@neillandersen) on Instagram: “In this season of celebrating Thanksgiving in the United States I want to express my thankfulness…” Neil L. Andersen makes an important point about doctrine--that it should be established in unity. [They] referred to Jesus Christ by, literally, 101 different names. He will come in the clouds of heaven in majesty and glory with all His holy angels. Personal Life. President Nelson explained: “As we invest time in learning about the Savior and His atoning sacrifice, we are drawn to [Him]. …, “… Our focus [becomes] riveted on the Savior and His gospel.”9, The Savior said, “Look unto me in every thought.”10. Neil L. Andersen was named an Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2009. “Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Seventy,” Ensign, May 1993, 98 Autres articles de l'univers Collège des douze apôtres de l’Église de Jésus-Christ des saints des derniers jours : D. Todd Christofferson, … He came to earth in a humble stable. He has also assisted in supervising the work of the Church in Mexico and Central America. With His incomparable mercy and grace, He took upon Himself our sins and our suffering, bringing forgiveness as we repent and peace in the storms of life. “The stories of Jesus [are] like a rushing wind across the embers of faith in the hearts of our children.”12 When your children ask you questions, consciously think about teaching what the Savior taught. There are difficulties that weigh upon each of us, but always before us is He who humbly declared, “I am the way, the truth, and the life.”1 While we endure a season of physically distancing ourselves from others, we need never endure a season of spiritually distancing ourselves from Him who lovingly calls to us, “Come unto me.”2. Let’s consciously continue with these very positive efforts. In the name of Jesus Christ, amen. Neil L. Andersen and his wife, Kathy Williams Andersen, are the parents of four children. Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Kathy Andersen, speak to missionaries worldwide during the the Christmas missionary devotional that was … See Niztan Peri-Rotem, “Religion and Fertility in Western Europe: Trends across Cohorts in Britain, France and the Netherlands,” European Journal of Population, May 2016, 231–65, ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4875064. While some are neglecting their faith, others are searching for the truth. Can you imagine being caught up to meet Him, whether on this side or the other side of the veil?30 That is His promise to the righteous. For example, if your child asks, “Daddy, why do we pray?” You might respond, “That’s a great question. Like a guiding star in a clear, dark sky, Jesus Christ lights our way. President Nelson, we eagerly await your counsel. He taught us to do good, to obey, and to love one another. Russell M. Nelson, “Drawing the Power of Jesus Christ into Our Lives,” 40. A recent study revealed that in the last 10 years, 30 million people in the United States have stepped away from believing in the divinity of Jesus Christ.4 Looking worldwide, another study predicts that in the decades ahead, more than twice as many will leave Christianity as will embrace it.5, We, of course, revere the right of each to choose, yet our Heavenly Father declared, “This is my beloved Son: hear him.”6 I witness that the day will come when every knee will bow and every tongue confess that Jesus is the Christ.7. What more are we to do? Not just a few angels but all His holy angels. I have been thinking about something He said that might help you.”. "New member of Quorum of Twelve: Elder Neil L. Andersen", Deseret News, Utah, 4 April 2009.Retrieved on 18 February 2020. Neil Linden Andersenis a a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostlesof The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Andersen was born in … He served a mission in France, presided over the France Bordeaux Mission from 1989-1992, … He was a friend to the forgotten. Neil L. Andersen Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Upload media Wikipedia Date of birth 9 August 1951 Logan Country of citizenship United States of America Educated at … This does not mean we cannot tell an experience from our own life or share thoughts from others. Neil L. Andersen was born in Logan, Utah, and raised in Pocatello, Idaho. Three months later, in April general conference, he spoke of how, even with his decades of devoted discipleship, this deeper study of Jesus Christ had greatly affected him. 481 talking about this. See Doctrine and Covenants 13; 27:12–13; 110:11–16; Joseph Smith—History 1:27–54. Let the Lord guide them as they are willing, while we think more about our responsibility to be a voice for Him, thoughtful and open about our faith. He healed the sick and raised the dead. November 2011 29 … In stark contrast, only half of Millennials (49%) describe themselves as Christians; four-in-ten are religious ‘nones,’ and one-in-ten Millennials identify with non-Christian faiths” (“In U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues,” pewforum.org). He was named a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy in April 1993, at age 41. Jul 8, 2015 - Explore Book of Mormon Reader's board "Neil L Andersen", followed by 287 people on Pinterest. Neil L. Andersen January 14, 1998 Grounded, Rooted, Established, Settled I salute you this morning as a generation of promise and destiny. Elder Andersen previously led the work of the Church in southern Brazil and, again as a member of an area presidency, oversaw the Church in western Europe. I have observed that we are focusing more and more on Christ in our Church meetings. Let us genuinely rejoice with them in our shared faith in Jesus Christ and in the New Testament scriptures we all love. As another testament of Jesus Christ, it sheds precious light on His Atonement” (Russell M. Nelson, “The Atonement,” Ensign, Nov. 1996, 35). We have taken upon ourselves the name of the Savior. This past Sunday, Kathy and I spoke in a devotional … You and I speak of Jesus Christ, but maybe we can do a little better. Sister Wendy Nelson asked him about its impact. Russell M. Nelson, “The Correct Name of the Church,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2018, 88. … For great is your reward in heaven.”19 We care more about being His followers than being “liked” by our own followers. I express my love for you, our beloved friends and fellow believers. 464 talking about this. If a renewed study of the Savior helped prepare President Nelson, could it not help prepare us as well? I was thankful I could … President Nelson said, “True disciples of Jesus Christ are willing to stand out, speak up, and be different from the people of the world.”17, Sometimes we think that a conversation with someone needs to result in them coming to church or seeing the missionaries. Those listening to you will feel less like debating or dismissing you and more like learning from you. He was serving as the senior member of the Presidency of the Seventy prior to his calling to the Quorum of the Twelve. Elder Andersen reminded us that the Lord’s living prophet, President Russell M. Nelson, has invited Latter-day Saints to ponder the essential question: “How do you hear Him?” We hear Him … Kathy and I have known Jason and Kolette Hall almost since their wedding day, as Kolette is the daughter of Elder Gary and Sister Judy Coleman. That is what has been agreed upon since the beginning of the Restoration (D&C 26:2; 107:27;) A few … See 1 Thessalonians 4:16–17; Doctrine and Covenants 88:96–98. Interestingly, while this spiritual conviction is increasing within us, there are many on the earth who know very little of Jesus Christ, and in some parts of the world where His name has been proclaimed for centuries, faith in Jesus Christ is diminishing. Let’s talk about why He prayed and how He prayed.”, “We talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, … that our children may know to what source they may look for a remission of their sins.”13. Mark 9:7; Luke 9:35; see also Matthew 3:17; Joseph Smith—History 1:17. Neil Linden Andersen a été nommé apôtre de l’Église de Jésus-Christ des Saints des Derniers Jours le 4 avril Avant son appel au Collège des douze apôtres, Elder Andersen était le … See Dieter F. Uchtdorf, “Missionary Work: Sharing What Is in Your Heart,” Ensign or Liahona, May 2019, 17; “I’m Trying to Be like Jesus,” Children’s Songbook, 78. “As [the Book of Mormon prophetic scribes] wrote their testimonies of the promised Messiah, they mentioned some form of his name on an average of every 1.7 verses. Nacionalidade norte-americano Ocupação Neil Linden Andersen (Logan, Utah, 9 … See more ideas about andersen, lds church, the church of jesus christ. Do Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly with God. Have you felt that way? See Russell M. Nelson, “Prophets, Leadership, and Divine Law” (worldwide devotional for young adults, Jan. 8, 2017), broadcasts.ChurchofJesusChrist.org. He was called as a General … These are the angels of the centuries, the angels sent to shut the mouths of lions,24 to open prison doors,25 to announce His long-awaited birth,26 to comfort Him in Gethsemane,27 to assure His disciples at His Ascension,28 and to open the glorious Restoration of the gospel.29. He replied, “I am a different man!” He was a different man? As the world speaks less of Jesus Christ, let us speak more of Him. These are not the cherry-cheeked cherubim painted by Raphael, found on our Valentine cards. If someone shares a problem in his or her personal life, we might say, “John, Mary, you know that I believe in Jesus Christ. Summary points:As faith in Jesus Christ is diminishing in some parts of the world, what are followers of Christ to do? Ces trois … [ച ത രങ ങ ]ElderAndersen / Neil L. Andersen / Neil L. Andersen / Neil L. Andersen | | / Neil L. Andersen - W / Neil L. Andersen / Faith Crisis via Eld / Elder Andersen at Mi / The Eye of Faith / … With those around us, let us be more open, more willing to talk of Christ. Neil L. Andersen was born in Logan, Utah, and raised in Pocatello, Idaho. By Elder Neil L. Andersen Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles M any years ago, President David O. McKay told of a beautiful experience he had while sailing on a boat toward … Are there images of the Savior in our homes? Virtually every page testifies of the Savior and His divine mission.21 An understanding of His Atonement and grace saturates its pages. He graduated from Brigham Young University, where he was a Hinckley Scholar, and earned a masters of business administration from Harvard University. 5 Highlights for “We Talk of Christ” by Neil L. Andersen Posted on October 9, 2020 October 9, 2020 by Shawnie 5 Quotes Plus Discussion-Promoting Questions See also Teaching … He speaks French, Portuguese and Spanish in addition to his native English. “[Sixty-five percent] of American adults describe themselves as Christians when asked about their religion, down 12 percentage points over the past decade. If the world is going to speak less of Him, who is going to speak more of Him? “While the words atone or atonement, in any of their forms, appear only once in the King James translation of the New Testament, they appear 35 times in the Book of Mormon. While we do not know when He will come, the events of His return will be breathtaking! How are we to respond to our changing world? We are! Sustaining of General Authorities, Area Seventies, and General Officers, By Union of Feeling We Obtain Power with God, Video: The Light That Shineth in Darkness. In a world of work, worries, and worthy endeavors, we keep our heart, our mind, and our thoughts on Him who is our hope and salvation. Elder Andersen has been serving as a General Authorityof the Church … Those leaving Christianity in the United States are younger. Elder Neil L. Andersen was sustained to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on April 4, 2009. Neil L. Andersen was born in Logan, Utah, and raised in Pocatello, Idaho. Prior to his call as a general authority, Elder Andersen served as a mission president in the France Bordeaux Mission and as president of the Tampa Florida Stake.

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