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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A Marvelous Work and a Wonder by LeGrand Richards

During his lifetime, LeGrand Richards was widely known for his more or less extemporaneous talks, his obvious joy in the gospel, and his way of making seemingly complicated gospel doctrines and principles come alive. 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.

Dec 10, Ryan Meade rated it liked it. Whatever the task that needed doing, winter made it more difficult. I lefrand there for three years.

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Fruit was bottled in the hundreds of quarts for the large and ever-growing family, and this on the wood-burning stove. The beginning of the book was easier to read than the latter chapters.


Because it was intended to be used as a reference to missionaries, there is some information that was duplicated in the various chapters. But his sources are twisted to suit his narrative. Spiritual Progression in the Last Days. His love for them all has been deep, sure, and ever-present.

Legdand, that the President wished to see him at his office. The Fruit of the Spirit, Revised Edition.

As he hit the ground, the wagon wheel passed over his head. June 7, Imprint: He was their third child out of fifteen. He is uncluttered by any ego considerations. In addition to these troubles, Elder Richards has suffered two heart attacks, in and in 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.

Please don’t read that as an endorsement of LeGrand Richards is a popular figure in LDS Culture, perhaps even a folk hero at this point. Refresh and try again. I was originally challenged to read it when I was a lerand, but I never finished it. Here is an example of LeGrand’s extremely biased sources.

Oct 23, Barbara Peters added it Recommends it for: It covers the history of the Restoration and logically presents the case for the need of a Restoration. But gradually Elder Richards recovered. I feel like it will be beneficial to me in my future missionary opportunities.


A marvelous work and a wonder.

I do not recommend this book for people who have short attention spans. Nov 06, Mary Sasala rated it liked it. Jun 15, Jake rated it liked it Shelves: The book wokr to convince me, obviously and I found myself more often provoked than challenged by the author’s strange reasoning and tendency to use clinchers like “How can This is Mormonism It made no difference.

On pagewe are told by LeGrand that “a writer for the New York Herald who had visited the Donder Joseph Smith in ” wrote an article singing the praises of the Mormon church. True to the Faith. The True Points of my Doctrine: No trivia or quizzes yet.

It’s a pretty academic writing style — a bit dry but typical of the time.