If you don't remember this quote from General Conference, you are not alone. Elder Holland didn't speak it in Conference.

This quote comes from an address he gave young adults at Stanford University on February 9, 2020.

To be of good cheer is a commandment, not just encouragement!

This is a new way of thinking about it.

The most recent General Conference address on this subject is President Dallin H. Oaks from October, 2020.

In fact, it's a recurring topic in General Conference:

The Church's Topical Guide gives us an idea of how often this gets addressed in scripture.
Since Elder Cook's address will be part of our modern scripture for about the next six months. Remember to read it with an eye toward viewing being cheerful as a commandment and not just as a suggestion.

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