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When Thou Art Converted: Continuing Our Search for Happiness

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"Being a Christian, being spiritually born of God, is not a Sunday-only thing," writes Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. "Nor is it limited to our service and asociations in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints."

In When Thou Art Converted, Elder Ballard shows us that we manifest our belief in Christ and our acceptance of Him as our

Hardcover, 225 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by Deseret Book Co
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Dec 27, 2014 Jackie added it
Page 66- We must have personal, spiritual experiences to anchor us. These come through seeking them in the same intense, single-minded way that a hungry person seeks food.
Ammon Hallsted
It was good! Not spectacular. It definitely described some doctrine that I'd been looking for, most of the rest was full of nice explanations and sweet stories.
David Robbins
Excellent book!
Ruth Ann
This book speaks to me. I read it two years ago and started again to prepare for a lesson in RS. This book was written as an continuation of his book, "Our search for happiness," which was originally written for people who were investigating the gospel. This book gives me hope and help. You know how some books seem to be written for you...this one I relate to.
Really liked some of Elder Ballards thoughts about "feasting" on the words of Christ, and how he said it's not just enough to read 1 verse a day. Needed that kick in the pants to get me going on really studying my scriptures again.
Lexee Russell
I always wondered why Peter was so determined to follow the Savior, but then denied him three times. This book gives great insights into that struggle, which a lot of us face.
This is an excellent book! It's for members of the church instead of his prior book Our search for happiness for people investigating the church.
What I enjoyed the most about this book were the stories Elder Ballard tells about teaching his children and grand-children.
what to do when you are converted--how does it change your life and the lives of those around you? I liked this book
This was a great book - wonderful stories! Charity, thanks for letting me borrow it! I really enjoyed it.
Zach Alleman
I got this book on my my mission. I loved it then, and I loved it during this second reading.
One of my favorite "guide books" on how to live a good life and be a good Latter-day Saint.
It was nice to be reminded of the most important things in life and what my priorities should be.
Ted Gambles
A great book to remind each of us our commitment to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Mar 13, 2015 Amie marked it as to-read
DNF, reading other churchy non-fiction, so i'll come back to it later.
Not as memorable as the first book, but still a good one.
Great book. I love Elder Ballards stories.
Great book on how to become converted.
Chris Condie
Wonderful book. Very easy, fast read.
Mary Wescott
One of the best LDS books written.
Lisa Withers
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Katie Bowen
Great sense of humor!
This book is amazing!
Joe Spencer
Not much to say.
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M. Russell Ballard was called to be a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Oct. 6, 1985.

He was born to Melvin R. and Geraldine Smith Ballard. He attended the University of Utah. He served as a counselor to the president of the British Mission. He has been a bishop twice and a high councilor in two stakes. In 1974, he was called as president
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