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 Christian Belief And Morality Translate Completely Into Christian Action These Are Some Of The Hard Issues That Elder James E Faust Of The Council Of The Twelve Apostles, The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints, Addresses In Reach Up For The Light The Subjects Of Elder Faust S Chapters Are Based On Talks Delivered At General Conferences And Other Gatherings. President Faust, for me, was always able to share memorable stories and practical principles that leads one to better living through centering life on Jesus Christ I took great strength from this book writte
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 intuitive judgment and the purest and noblest feelings of our own souls By looking to a source higher than ourselves , we can receive answers to our questions from the divine source On his chapter on developing self esteem, he gives six steps The first step is keeping our free agency The second step is humility The third step is honesty The 4th step is the love of work The 5t
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.
- Reach Up for the Light
- James E. Faust
- 22 July 2018 James E. Faust