A marvelous work and a wonder, by LeGrand Richards [William E Berrett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Marvelous Work and a Wonder is a book by LeGrand Richards on the history and doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS. A Marvelous Work and a Wonder has ratings and reviews. Eduardo said: This is an excellent book if you want to learn the basics of The Church of.

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Isaiah Made Easier 2nd Edition. The Fruit of the Spirit, Revised Edition. The Lgrand has called Elder Richards into his service an impressive number of times. LeGrand Richards originally wrote most of it as a mission president for his missionaries to better understand and teach the unique aspects of the Mormon Church history and doctrine. For over four decades Elder LeGrand Richards has captivated and delighted audiences with his dynamic delivery and deep conviction of the gospel.

Christ and the New Covenant: It’s more of a “This is why we are right, and other churches are obviously wrong” format, whereas more recent missionary tools such as Preach My Gospel which I love!

On that date he became the General Authority who has lived on earth the longest in this latter-day dispensation, passing by one day the milestone set by President David O.

Richads was a little older when I read it the first time, but it is a treasure in teaching fundamentals. When Elder LeGrand Richards stands to speak, a ripple of excitement stirs the audience.

A marvelous work and a wonder.

Elder Richards has never accepted a penny of royalty on the book, donating it all to the missionary effort of the Church. Elder LeGrand Richards poses with his family at the time he was called to be a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, Inhe was elected president of the Orson Richarxs Foundation, which had the responsibility of raising a million dollars for a special park in Jerusalem.

Lectures on Faith in Historical Perspective. McKay, that the President wished to see him at his office. The book failed to convince me, obviously and I found myself more often provoked than challenged by the author’s strange wlrk and tendency to use clinchers like “How can This is Mormonism Aug 01, Greg rated it it was amazing Shelves: His frightened father gathered the crying boy up into his arms and blessed him.


It is clear that LeGrand was incredibly biased towards his subject. The book uses both the Book of Mormon and the Bible as sources to explain doctrine of the Gospel going over topic after topic. Before he could be pulled away, a quick forward movement wonrer the team caused the wheel to pass over his head a second time. I would guess that whenever you give a andd this bad to a book by a general authority of the Church, some explanation is needed.

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These people out there like to talk about planets, baptisms for the dead and magic underwear. As he hit the ground, the wagon wheel passed over his head. May 09, Anita rated it it was ok. Life of Heber C.

At a conference he attended in one district, the Relief Society served lunch on the lawn between meetings, and this gave the president opportunity to circulate around and visit with the people. His return calls to gather them yielded many gospel conversations, halting and incomplete as they no doubt were at first on his part.

If I weren’t already a believer, I would definitely feel like I needed to do some serious soul-searching after reading this book. Oct 13, Dan rated it liked it. At this time Elder Richards, a former member and chairman of the Board of Utah State, was awarded an honorary degree from that university.

I have and read the edition and first read the book in but have reread portions of it over the last 31 years. It explains, demystifies, and makes accessible to all the life saving and life enhancing doctrines of the gospel of Jesus Christ. The Christ of the 40 Days. There was no indoor plumbing, and water had to be carried for table, bath, and laundry use.

Here Elder and Sister Richards celebrate their fiftieth anniversary, May Also Richards mentions the “pre-existence,” which has long since been replaced with “pre-mortal life” for obvious reasons. Life was not physically easy for LeGrand, even in his youth. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: It shouldn’t matter how true its foundation myths are, or if they are even factual.


Probably will never read it again cover-to-cover, but will serve extremely well as it is advertised on the cover: An Address to All Believers in Christ.

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A Message for Women. Nor should it be a competition of numbers to secure that bias, where the more people you have believing a certain view somehow confirms it.

As deacons quorum president, he served in that office as wonnder as his father served in the stake presidency. On 23 February Elder Richards was taken to the hospital, where he remained in critical condition for nearly a month. Spiritual Roots of Human Relations.

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This was the first book my father read as we investigated the Church in the early ‘s and was wonddr in our joining the Church! On pagewe are told by LeGrand that “a writer for the New York Herald who had visited the Prophet Joseph Smith in ” wrote an article singing the praises of the Mormon church.

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A must read for anyone struggling with their testimony or would be the perfect gift for a non-member as an intro to the church. View more products by LeGrand Richards. He felt the urgent need to learn the language and often felt hampered because of his lack of proficiency. In he filled a short term mission to the Eastern States.

Packer has said of Elder Richards. It provides very clear and concise pricipals of the Gospel.