Reach Up For The Light
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Reach Up For The Light

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"We live in a world where success seems largely measured by possessions. How the possessions may have been acquired often seems immaterial. Honesty, decency, chastity, and holiness are frequently downgraded as being of lesser worth than possessions. Are our young people enticed to look up or down?...What has happened to self-respect and personal integrity?....How can Chris...more
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This book is based on conference talks and other addresses from Pres. Faust. In his kind, gentle way he addresses subjects such as the Atonement, the need for balance in our lives, the challenges of economic stress, and developing a simple, untroubled faith.

In his chapter on "Finding the Abundant Life" Pres. Faust declares that an abundant life is obtained by "an endless search for knowledge, light, and truth." (p. 24) He goes on to say that our "faith can be strengthened by following(our) intu...more
This book has a beautiful explanation of the atonement of Jesus Christ in the last chapter. President Faust presented a different perspective on the last days of our Savior. If you like food for thought, there is plenty of it here in the "soul searching" department.
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James Esdras Faust was an American religious leader, lawyer, and politician. Faust was Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1995 until his death in 2007, an LDS Church apostle for 29 years, and a general authority of the church for 35 years...more
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