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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Prophecy Key to the Future, pb. Written init is a bit dated, but the doctrines and beliefs it covers haven’t changed. The Wisdom of Arthur W.

The George Richards home in Tooele, Utah, where Elder Richards spent his early teen years near the turn of the century. Mormons Under the Microscope. And the joy that flows from him is such that we almost wish he could!

Here is an example of LeGrand’s extremely biased sources.

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You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Bishop Richards was noted for his experience and understanding. The Fruit of the Spirit, Revised Edition. Mormonism and the Emotions. It covers the history of the Restoration and logically presents the case for the need of a Restoration. It is good book that clearly explains the restoration of the Gospel and margelous prophetic spread across the world.

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nad Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. So, what’s wrong with it? This is a great book for both the investigator and any member wanting a good outline of what it means to be a member of the church.

He served in that position until April 6, when he was suceeded by Joseph Leopold Wirthlin, he himself having been called to follow Elder Cannon into the Quorum of the Twelve and being ordained aonder this high and holy office by President David O. But, the gospel of Jesus Christ is eternal truth, and those truths written in this book are never “outdated”. There is a natural tendency that all of us engage in called “Confirmation Bias” it is once we have accepted a certain opinion or view we seek hard to strengthen it by finding only those lsgrand that confirm our held view.


Learned a ton from reading this book, although nothing in particular sticks out as I write this review. Life was not physically easy for LeGrand, even in mqrvelous youth.

Open Preview See a Problem? President Kimball turned, saw his beloved associate, and delightedly corrected his previous announcement. Finally, at age nineteen, when ready to leave for his mission, LeGrand was again on crutches, this time with a painfully enlarged knee in a cast. Also Richards mentions the “pre-existence,” which has long since been replaced with “pre-mortal life” for obvious reasons.

Life of Heber C. LeGrand Richards explained the apostasy and restoration in such a logical and understandable way that left me convinced that Church has been restored to the earth with the proper priesthood, organization and ordinances.

He will simply say something along the lines of “a visitor to SLC said” or “a writer. But his sources are twisted to suit his narrative. Jul 24, Nick rated it liked it. Sep 17, Jill rated it it was amazing Shelves: Packer to their meeting in the temple. And the quote is not in fact pulled from the New York Herald.

If you say that some people are taking a wafer thinking they are eating the actual flesh and drinking the actual blood of their God you will find them weird but within context that will not sound so bad. Jul 23, David Sylvester rated it it was amazing.

I specifically remember him speaking about enduring faithfully to the end, and that he prayed he would aork able to do so.

He said he happened to find this book in his library, sat down and read it, and never looked back. True to the Faith. 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.


Sep 08, Eric Parker rated it it was amazing. When LeGrand proposed to Ina Jane Ashton, he talked of the great spiritual impact his mission had on him and how he had committed himself to putting the Lord first in his life. Refresh and try ruchards. Determined to prepare himself for the coming of his mission call, he began to study and memorize the scriptures, a practice that has been lifelong. LeGrand tells of going into the canyons with his father to get wood, of frozen gloves, tipped-over loads of cedar stumps, and near-runaways.

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Very easy and enjoyable reading. I felt around to find my crutches and then managed to crawl out from under the load. I recommend it to anyone and everyone. They are the same and want to make us look bad so we don’t get elected to government and such. These statements were used often. With characteristic zeal, Elder Richards got to work, and the money was raised in good time for the dedication of the park. Missionaries especially should stay away from this book.

All in all, it’s not light reading, but it’s not complicated either – very simple and straightforward. I’ve always been a believer of Jesus Christ but how His church became so many different churches believing such different doctrine puzzled me. The book failed to convince me, obviously wor, I found myself more often provoked than wlrk by the author’s strange reasoning and tendency to use clinchers like “How can Marveoous is Mormonism Here Elder and Sister Richards celebrate their fiftieth anniversary, May