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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Oct 13, Dan rated it liked it. He was deeply devoted to his wife, Ina she died inand to each of their eight children. The animal came at him time and again as he braced against the fence and tried to ward off its attack with his hands. Books by LeGrand Richards. The Sermon on the Mount: They are not compatible with Kindle or other e-reader devices.

An essential adjunnct to the library of anyone who considers himself a Latter Day Saint. Richards, a Presiding Bishop and Ordained One of the Twelve Apostles, offers an outline prepared to assist missionaries in their study and presentation of the gospel in a systematic and logical manner. The George Richards home in Tooele, Utah, where Elder Richards spent his early teen years near the turn of the century. He again fell under a wagon. It is a great chronicle of the basic history of the church and of the doctrine of the LDS faith.

The Articles of Faith. I was so intrigued by the simple and well thought out doctrine that is basic to many but a gem to those who are honest and sincere in their search for truth.

Ashton left and Joseph L. Lots of good scripture references though. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. We went through the entire book and started again. On pagewe are told by LeGrand that “a writer for the New York Herald who had visited the Prophet Joseph Smith legranf ” wrote an article singing the praises of the Mormon church.


His love for them all has been deep, sure, and ever-present. Cannon who had been ajd to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Spiritual Progression in the Last Elgrand. Oct 23, Barbara Peters added it Recommends it for: Being written in book form inthere are a few things “outdated” in this book.

Out of context it all sounds bad. I’ve always been a believer of Jesus Christ but how His church became so many different churches believing such different doctrine puzzled me. He will simply say something along the lines of “a visitor to SLC said” or “a writer. In thirty-two years and twenty-three printings —A Marvelous Work and a Wonder sold more copies than any other Church book save the Book of Mormon —the publisher reports one-and-a-half to two million copies printed in the United States, and to this number must be added fifty thousand copies printed in Europe.

Throughout the book it goes over the majority of the doctrine of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in an interesting and logical way.

Learned a ton from reading this book, although nothing in particular sticks out as I write this review. The Biblical Roots of Mormonism. In he presided over the Hollywood Stake, California, and was set apart Dec.

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Although the doctrine is true, it isn’t always in the Bible in all the places we sometimes think that it is. Also Richards mentions the “pre-existence,” which has long since been replaced with “pre-mortal life” for obvious reasons.

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. All in all, it’s not light reading, but it’s not complicated either – very simple and straightforward.

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He repeatedly suffered from ailments and accidents that tried his mettle—and spiritually toughened him.

A marvelous work and a wonder.

Mass Market Paperbackpages. These statements were used often. An Address to All Believers in Christ. Though he claims not to have helped when the children were sick, the record is to the contrary, for each child tells of his gentle care in time of illness—how he tucked them in and soothed them; how he rubbed aching legs; and how he blessed them.

He has literally traveled the length and breadth of the Church, touring missions and attending conferences. I enjoyed reading some of the book.

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This book was part of my mission library. They are the same and want to make us look bad so we don’t get elected to government and such.

It is clear that LeGrand was incredibly biased richarda his subject. Ina understood his feelings, and in the years that followed the two sustained each other completely in their devotion to the Lord and his work. Instead, he asked his father to give him a priesthood blessing, and he then left as scheduled with neither cast nor crutch. It also makes us discredit or easily write off anything that challenges our view.

Then, during the deadly influenza epidemic of —, he contracted that illness.