Hope in Our Hearts

by Russell M. Nelson

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Few people understand the human heart better than Elder Russell M. Nelson, who, prior to his call into the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, was a pioneering cardiac surgeon. Today, as an Apostle, he understands our hearts in a new way — most particularly, he understands our need for hope in our hearts. As a special witness of Jesus Christ, he testifies powerfully of where that hope can be found.

In Hope in Our Hearts, Elder Nelson brings his remarkable grasp of the gospel and his unique medical training to bear in eighteen outstanding messages that focus on family and relationships, Church doctrine, and personal growth. The book includes such classic addresses as: “Nurturing Marriage,” “Jesus Christ — The Master Healer,” and “The Magnificence of Man,” as well as some talks that aren’t widely available, such as “The Family: The Hope for the Future of Nations,” a landmark message given at the World Congress on Families V. An introduction written especially for this book includes important experiences, lessons, and photographs from his life.

“All of God’s children encounter challenges and frustrations in life,” writes Elder Nelson. “That is part of our mortal experience. We also know that truly faithful people are produced not by fleeting flashes of exuberant effort but by continuous consistency in keeping the commandments of God. As we follow Jesus Christ, pressing forward one step at a time, we can do all that the Lord would have us do.”

About the Author

Russell M. Nelson

Russell M. Nelson was sustained as the seventeenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in January 2018 after serving in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for more than 30 years. Prior to his call as an Apostle, he was a world-renowned cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon, medical researcher, and educator. He received his BA and MD degrees from the University of Utah and a PhD from the University of Minnesota. He and his wife, the late Dantzel White Nelson, are the parents of ten children. She passed away in February 2005. President Nelson married Wendy L. Watson, a professor of marriage and family therapy in BYU's School of Family Life, in 2006.

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helpful, insightful, spiritual
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Hope In Our Hearts...truly a book written for this time of struggling in the world.
after glancing through the book i knew this book was one i was searching for. answers and inspirational thoughts/words which will help in daily life.
Elder Nelson has written a book for every LDS home.

Amazing insight
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

What a book! "Hope in our Hearts" is full wisdom from this great scholar and servant to the Lord and to mankind. He shares how the gospel affected his studies and research, and how even experts need God's help. The heart and the spirit, the body and the soul, can be better understood as this Apostle shares perspectives we wouldn't naturally gain on our own.

Touching, and Inspiring
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Elder Nelson is one of my heroes. What a wonderful example of faith and diligence. This book is full of priceless counsel and wisdom. A book that must be read and learned from.

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