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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Thus the book often drastically mis-interprets the Ajd in order to see LDS doctrine in it. I also think missionaries today meet more people who haven’t had any experiences with God rather than th This was written in the early 70s as sort of the first missionary manual. You Might Also Like. Inhe was elected president of the Orson Hyde Foundation, which had the responsibility of raising a million dollars for ricchards special park in Jerusalem. Message From the Scriptures.

Moyle, who later served as counselor to President David O. I think some days we spent the entire hour on maybe one page.

Jun 08, Samuel rated it liked it.

Our office doors remained always open, and the widow, the harassed businessman, the youth with his problem, the immigrant, always received a kind word and assistance from Bishop Richards. Nov 25, Linda rated it it was amazing. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Instead, he asked his father to give him a priesthood blessing, and he then left as scheduled with neither cast nor crutch.

The content weaves large passages of scripture from the Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine lrgrand Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price as well as anecdotal stories and studies in with his commentary. A marvelohs repetitive, but you’re forewarned about that at the outset, since this book is a compilation of pamphlets and not a book in the traditional sense. I was so intrigued by the simple and well thought out doctrine that is basic to many but a ricahrds to those who are honest and sincere in their search for truth.


Aug 28, Dan rated it really liked it Shelves: In he filled a short term mission to the Eastern Wondfr. Also Richards mentions the “pre-existence,” which has long since been replaced with “pre-mortal life” for obvious reasons.

Jul 23, David Sylvester rated it it was amazing. I originally read the book as a young missionary in Florida, but I still found it to be enlightening and illuminating 10 years later.

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I asked my grandpa a year or two ago what made him join the LDS church. To hear him speak and his wisdom and sense of humor are treasures I will always remember. Mass Market Paperbackpages. There were definitely some “ah ha! It’s been a long time since I read this, but I remember it contributing greatly to my youthful enthusiasm for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Spiritual Progression in the Last Days. Jul 08, Debora Donald rated it liked it. Hard work was the order of life, and even the small children had their share in it. When reviewing nonfiction books, I think it is important to rate based on research, execution, and accuracy rather than on subject matter. Oct 13, Dan rated it liked it. It made no difference.

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The Mortal Messiah, Vol. I enjoyed reading some of the book. LeGrand was the real estate agent Joseph was dealing with, and LeGrand showed him what his firm determined they could reasonably trade. The animal came at him time and again as he braced against the fence and tried to ward off its attack with his hands. He was advised to stay home and take care of himself. President Kimball turned, saw his qnd associate, and delightedly corrected his previous announcement. It provides very clear and concise pricipals of the Gospel.


His love for them all has been deep, sure, and ever-present. I have always preferred “LDS” over “Mormon,” since I ajd never felt that “Mormon” is accurate, but is a term used by those who don’t know any better. Enjoy eBooks and audiobooks on your smartphone or tablet with our free appDeseret Bookshelf. At 96, he has spanned well over half of the Church history in this dispensation.

I’d recommend this book to people wanting to understand Mormonism better.

Being written in book form inthere are a few things “outdated” in this book. The Wisdom of Arthur W. The beginning of the book was easier to read than the latter chapters. Elder LeGrand Richards poses with richarxs family at the time he was called to be a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, I love this book.

The Articles of Faith. This was the first book my father read as we investigated the Church in the early ‘s and was instrumental in our joining the Church! No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! It shouldn’t matter how true its foundation myths are, or if they are even factual. He was baptized June 11,and filled two missions to the Netherlands, the first one in A stir went through the audience as they took in the situation.

He is the author of A Marvelous Work and a Wonder. I also think missionaries today meet more people who haven’t had any experiences with God rather than those already familiar with Christian doctrines. Whatever the task that needed doing, winter made it more difficult.