Power to Become: Spiritual Patterns for Pressing Forward with a Steadfastness in Christ (Spiritual Patterns, #3)
As followers of Christ, our desire is to become like Him. In fact, we have been commanded to do so. But how?
In Power to Become, Elder David A. Bednar explores how the Savior makes possible His divine commission, "Therefore I would that ye should be perfect even as I, or your Father who is in heaven is perfect" (3 Nephi 12:48).
Chapters in this thought-provoking book highlig...more
He was not done writing with Increase in Learning--as originally planned, but was to create a trilogy of interactive related gospel titles. And so began the journey of writing two more books.
Bednar chose a platform never before used at Deseret Book-- interactive videos embedded ...more
What I like about Elder Bednar's books are that they provoke and encourage thought and meditation. The margins are extra wide for note taking. Each chapter ends with a series of questions and space to write contemplative answers. And each section comes with a QR code that leads to videos of Elder Bednar addressing related topics ...more
There are margins on every page to express your own thoughts and personal ...more
Power to Become is formatted to be studied section by section, with large margins for notes, questions to consider at the end of each chapter, and pages for documenting the reader’s questions, answers, thoughts, and inspirations. At first I hesitated at the thought of writing in ...more
One of my favorite chapters that seemed to bring all of his books into one was called POWER TO BECOME AND ALL THINGS GATHERED TOGETHER IN ONE. Bednar says in this chapter: "As disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, our individual responsibility is to learn what w ...more
In order to become like Jesus Christ we must understand His love and grace and Atonement and believe that He can help us become better. I liked the chapter on peace and the reminder that ultimate ...more
So, why did I give it three stars?
- The book is very short. I read the Kindle edition. The cost of this book on Amazon is $13.49. The price of the book is significantly out of alignment with the length of the book. This book is only one step above a pamphlet. Again, it is full of excellent information, but it is way over priced.
- The real reason for 3 stars is the fact that Deseret Book continues to produce Kindle versions of their books ...more
Bednar was born on 15 June 1952, in Oakland, California. His mother came from a long line of Latter-day Saints, but Bednar's father did not join the church until Bednar was in his late twenties. He served as a full-time missionary in Sou ...more