Divine Signatures: The Confirming Hand of God

by Gerald N. Lund

Divine Signatures: The Confirming Hand of God
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As Latter-day Saints, we know God exists, but sometimes we may wonder, “Heavenly Father, are you really there for me?”

When trials seem beyond our ability to bear, some people lose their spiritual bearings, while others are made even stronger. How can we strengthen our faith and deepen our testimony to the point that we can endure whatever life holds in store for us and emerge stronger than before?

In this unique book, Gerald N. Lund shows how having a correct idea of God's character, perfections, and attributes is essential to our ability to strengthen our faith and develop our testimony.

He also reminds us of how much God loves His children and that He “delights” to bless us, especially when we are striving to do His will. As and example, Elder Lund introduces the idea of a divine signature: “Sometimes blessings come in such an unusual manner and with such precise timing that they accomplish something in addition to blessing us. They so clearly confirm the reality of God's existence that they buoy us up in times of trials.”

Throughout the book, Elder Lund relates story after story — some from Church history, some from his own life, and some from acquaintances — that illustrate the inspiring and life-changing insights he shares.

This book is a powerful blend of personal reflection and deep doctrine that will help us identify the tender mercies and “divine signatures” that abound in our own lives and which will lead us closer to God.

    Contents
    Preface
    A Note from the Author
    Acknowledgments
    Introduction
  1. The Relationship of Faith to Our Knowledge of God
  2. Tender Mercies and Divine Signatures
    Turning Points - A Nudge from Heaven
  3. Defining Experiences
    Answers to Prayers - Miracles Big and Small
  4. The Paradox of Life
    A Strengthening Hand in Times of Extremity
  5. Hardened Hearts or Softened Hearts?
    A Softened Heart Brings Strength to Endure
  6. Faith, Testimony, and Our Perception of God
    Confirmation Following Obedience
  7. "Our Father Who Art in Heaven"
    Divine Signatures That Fortify Faith
  8. The God We Worship
    Preparing the Way
  9. "I ... Delight to Honor"
    Signatures of Appreciation
  10. "Come unto Me, All Ye That ... Are Heavy Laden"
    The Touch of the Master's Hand
  11. "My Yoke Is Easy, and My Burden Is Light"
    Blessings That Come without Asking
  12. "He Doth Immediately Bless You"
    Deliverance from Danger
  13. What Can I Do to Have More Faith and a Stronger Testimony?
    "I Will Go and Do" - Learning by Faith
    Blessings Prepared Long Years in Advance
  14. Epilogue
    Index

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Divine Book
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I truly love this book. Through this book, Elder Lund has taught me to see the hand of God in my life daily. I recommend this book to everyone.

One of the best
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This book will inspire you and you will discover the hand of the Lord I. Your own life. I really recommend it.

Great Read
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I enjoyed this book due to the many personal stories which were included, as well as the overall theme of coming to know the character of our Father in Heaven better. In my opinion this is a terrific read for people at any level of gospel understanding from new convert to life-long member.

About the Author

Gerald N. Lund

Elder Gerald N. Lund received his B.A. and M.S. degrees in sociology from Brigham Young University. He served for thirty-five years in the Church Educational System, and he served as a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy from 2002 to 2008. He is a prolific and bestselling author of both fiction and nonfiction and is best known for his historical novels, including The Work and the Glory series, Fire of the Covenant, The Kingdom and the Crown series, and The Undaunted. He and his late wife, Lynn, are the parents of seven children.

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