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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LeGrand Richards is an amazing man, and this book reflects his intellect and love for missionary work. Thus the book often drastically mis-interprets the Bible in order to see LDS doctrine in it. Then, during the deadly influenza epidemic of —, he contracted that illness.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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. He felt the urgent need to learn the language and often felt hampered because of his lack of proficiency. A New Witness for the Articles of Faith. This book helped me immensely when I was investigating the church when I was 24 years of age.

View more products by LeGrand Richards. It’s a pretty academic writing style — a bit dry but typical of the time. I would guess that whenever you give a review this bad to a book by a general authority of the Church, some explanation is needed.

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I do not recommend woork book for people who have short attention spans. There is a natural tendency that all of us engage in called “Confirmation Bias” it is once we have accepted marveoous certain opinion or view we seek hard to strengthen it by finding only those things that confirm our held view.

He was deeply devoted to his wife, Ina she died inand to each of their eight children. Here Elder and Sister Richards celebrate their fiftieth anniversary, May It explains, demystifies, and makes accessible to all the life saving and life enhancing doctrines of the gospel of Worl Christ. Although the doctrine is true, it isn’t always in the Bible in all the places we sometimes think that it is. If I weren’t already a believer, I would definitely feel like I needed to do some serious soul-searching after reading this book.


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. It’s a bit dated as far as statistics and things like stake seventies go. This was a decent book that basically tried to prove The Book of Mormon and the restoration of the gospel is true with natural and historical evidence.

June 7, Imprint: As it is, I enjoyed reviewing our beliefs and the connections we have to Christ’s church while he lived on the earth.

His study also familiarized him with the prophets, so that in a special sense they became his friends.

Not a quick read, but definitely a worthwhile one.

There are definitely ricyards terms that started to grind on me, but that’s just because of my upbringing. On pagewe are told by LeGrand that “a writer for the New Yo Marvelosu reviewing nonfiction books, I think it is important to rate based on research, execution, and accuracy richardds than on subject matter. Some might find it a little heavy-handed. I also think missionaries today meet more people who haven’t had any experiences with God rather than those already familiar with Christian doctrines.

He will simply say something along the lines of “a visitor to SLC said” or “a writer. Legrabd are difficulties to be dealt with, but are not part of the focus of his life.

And not just because of its content, but because of the experience with the Spirit that I had on each page with these men who wanted so badly to turn their lives around. I tried to read this book cover to cover like a novel, or biography.


I feel like it will be beneficial to me in my future missionary opportunities.

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Being written in book form inthere are a few things “outdated” in this book. True to the Faith. Oct 23, Barbara Peters added it Recommends it for: Don’t get me wrong this isn’t a bad book, I am more concerned with what the book is attempting to do.

Enjoy eBooks and audiobooks on your smartphone or tablet with our kegrand appDeseret Bookshelf. Recently returned from a mission to Holland, —, LeGrand Richards posed for a family photo, standing behind his father, Elder George F. Merrill on February 3. Book of Revelation Made Easier, The. I really enjoyed reading the book, and learned more about a gospel that I have been living for many years.

Return to Book Page. See if you have enough points for this item. This outline was prepared to assist the missionaries in their study and presentation of the gospel in a systematic and logical manner.

He was never hurried.

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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. This my book is doing. It’s aonder a little outdated in it’s delivery The beginning of the book was easier to read than the latter chapters.

Every sermon he preaches has a freshness and a vitality that give life to his message. When Elder LeGrand Richards stands to speak, a ripple of excitement stirs the audience.