To Draw Closer to Godby Henry B. Eyring
The Lord said to Joseph Smith, "Draw near unto me and I will draw near unto you; seek me diligently and ye shall find me; ask, and ye shall receive; knock and it shall be opened unto you." (D&C 88:63.) In To Draw Closer to God, Elder Henry B. Eyring explains some of the ways we can claim these promises. In his thoughtful, spiritual style, he discusses such topics as learning to hear the Lord's voice, choosing to be good, overcoming trials of faith, strengthening the family, surrendering to Christ, and helping others draw closer to the Lord.
Elder Eyring writes, "Yield your heart unto God. Ask him what it is he would have you do. Know that he will have prepared a way for you to do it, even under great difficulties. Ask him how he would have you share what you have with others, and you will feel his love. He lives and he loves you. He wants you to come home again."
If you would like to have the Spirit of the Lord with you more often, if you would like to feel closer to your Father in Heaven and have him be closer to you, you'll appreciate the insights and messages in this collection of inspiring discourses
About the Author
Elder Henry B. Eyring was sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 1, 1995, and ordained an apostle on April 6, 1995. He has also served as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy and as first counselor in the Presiding Bishopric. From 1971 to 1977 he was president of Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho), and he has also served as commissioner and deputy commissioner of education for the Church Educational System. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Utah and his master's degree and doctorate from Harvard University. He and his wife, Kathleen Johnson Eyring, are the parents of six children.
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