This week on social: Elder Holland encourages all to have hope, Sister Browning says Christ is always there

Sister Craig writes, ‘Because of Jesus Christ and His grace we can do all things’

Some social media posts from Church leaders this week:

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles encouraged all to have hope. On Jan. 9. he tweeted: “Shine the brightness of your hope on it and make it what it ought to be. Be that light you were brought to earth to be, never to be extinguished.”

Following his tweet, Elder Holland posted Jan. 11 on Facebook. He shared the scripture 2 Nephi 31:20 and then said: “Accompanying that bright hope will be the undeniable whisper that God loves you, that Christ is your Advocate, that the gospel is true. Its brightness will remind you that in the gospel there is always, every day a new chance, a new life, a new year.”

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On Jan. 8, Relief Society General President Camille N. Johnson posted on Instagram about Relief Society. She wrote, “Relief Society should be a safe place where sisters can share their experiences, counsel together, contribute to meaningful gospel instruction, and feel the love of Heavenly Father and the Savior.” In an Instagram Story, she linked to a Church News article about counseling together.

On Instagram, Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles posted on Jan. 8. He wrote, “Over the next few weeks, I would like to continue to share doctrinal principles from the holy scriptures that we can personally relate to as we seek healing and peace from life’s trials.”

Sister Tracy Y. Browning, second counselor in the Primary general presidency, shared of her personal conversion story and how her testimony grew. She testified on Facebook, “Where we look for Him we will find Him — each and every day.”

Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon shared a personal story on Jan. 12 about the significance of being set apart to fulfill callings. She continued her experience in her Instagram stories and shared a link to her essay in the Church News about accessing priesthood power.

On Jan. 12 on Facebook, Sister Michelle D. Craig, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency, discussed how identity grants hope. She wrote, “Knowing who we really are as beloved sons and daughters of God, knowing that because of Jesus Christ and His grace we can do all things — this is what the world needs.”

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