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One of those rare, must-have books for every student of the gospel. — Sheri Dew
Over the course of his more than five decades as a General Authority, President Packer has powerfully and thoughtfully addressed many major doctrinal, moral, and social issues. Now his teachings on 25 key topics have been compiled in this encyclopedic guide to better understanding the principles and practices of the Gospel. With hundreds of quotations, his most memorable stories, and dozens of photographs chronicling President Packer's service, this amazing reference tool is the most definitive book of our time on gospel questions and is a must-have for your personal library.
- Color: Dark Brown
- Foil Stamp: Gold
- Edges: Gold
- Silk Marker: Yes
Each copy is identified by number from the limited series of 775 copies. Although it is not possible to select your exact number, purchasers of these copies will receive a copy numbered in the range between 650 and 775.
- Key Topics:
- The Great Plan of Happiness
- Obedience and Faith
- Repentance and Forgiveness
- Covenants, Baptism, and the Gift of the Holy Ghost
- Spiritual Development
- Revelation and Spiritual Experiences
- The Scriptures
- Righteousness and Perfection
- Measurable Principles
- Chastity and Dating
- Family Relationships
- Teaching and Church Doctrine
- Learning and Scholarship
- Economics and Welfare Principles
- Government, Laws, War, and Freedom
- Church History and the Restoration
- Preparing In the Last Days
- Meetings and Auxiliaries
- Priesthood and Its Exercise
- Leadership and Following the Brethren
- The Kingdom Rolls Forth
- Temple Work
- Spreading the Gospel
- The Gospel In Our Lives
About the Author
Boyd K. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has been a member of that quorum since 1970 and a General Authority since 1961. Immediately prior to that, he was the supervisor of seminaries and institutes for the Church. He is a former president of the New England States Mission.
President Packer was born in Brigham City, Utah. He served as a pilot in the United States Air Force during World War II and later obtained his doctorate in education from Brigham Young University. He is the author of several best-selling books, including The Holy Temple, That All May Be Edified, and Teach Ye Diligently.
He and his wife, Donna Edith Smith Packer, are the parents of ten children.