I'm Not Perfect , Can I Still Go to Heaven?: Finding Hope for the Celestial Kingdom through the Atonement of Christ

by Anthony Sweat

9781606412312

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Does your teenager know how much Heavenly Father loves him or her? In this one-of-a-kind book, teenagers (and adults) will understand that 1) Heavenly Father knows we're not perfect. 2) That is why He has provided a way for all of us to return to Him in heaven: the Atonement of Christ. As you read you'll attend a class with eight fictional seminary students as they discuss with their teacher the plan of salvation and the importance of making and keeping covenants. Through the engaging dialogue and lively class discussion, the students learn that while God's children are not perfect, we can all still go to heaven.

"I believe this is one of the most powerful and effective tools for teaching the doctrine of the Atonement to teenagers." Author Anthony Sweat is able to get into the hearts and minds of our youth with an ingenious device - a fictional seminary class. Parents with teenagers could use this book as a resource for a series of family home evening lessons. I loved the basketball analogy which could be easily re-created for the classroom. The editor told me he wants each of his grandchildren to read this book. Personally, I have seen the lights go on inside the minds of a number of youth in our ward after reading the book. It's as if for the first time they've understood what the Atonement really does for each of them.
- Chris Schoebinger, Publishing Product Director, Deseret Book Company

About the Author

Anthony Sweat

Anthony Sweat is an assistant professor of Church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University. He is the author of numerous best-selling books and a regular speaker at various LDS events and conferences. He received a BFA in painting and drawing from the University of Utah and Med and PhD degrees in education from Utah State University. He and his wife, Cindy, are the parents of seven children and reside in Utah.

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Wow, Must Have Book!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Easy, smart read. This book breaks down the Saviors plan and atonement into easy to understand portions. Every page fills you with hope and a greater understanding. By the end of the book you end up loving our Savior more than you thought you could. You feel enlightened and deeply loved by our Redeemer. GET THIS BOOK, YOU WON'T REGRET IT!

really good
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

this book is fun and has a different approach than most books i've seen. really helped me see some things differently. i recommend this book to anyone, especially teenagers who want to learn more about the atonement.

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