Learning (Not Earning) Heaven

by Brad Wilcox

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"Do you really believe you can earn your way to heaven?" Brad Wilcox answers, "Absolutely not! We are not paying our way into heaven. We are preparing for it."

Through simple yet powerful analogies and moving personal experiences, Brother Wilcox reminds us that the miracle of the Atonement is that not only can we be cleansed and consoled, but we can be transformed. Christ chose to become like us so that, through His grace, we can choose to become like Him. It's a lofty goal and a long and difficult process. When we get discouraged, it is easy to feel like giving up. But we can find renewed motivation when we feel God's love and power. Keep trying. Keep practicing. It will be worth it—not because we are earning a treasure in heaven, but because we are learning to treasure heavenly things.

About the Author

Brad Wilcox

Brad Wilcox is an associate professor in the Department of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University, where he also enjoys teaching at Campus Education Week and Especially for Youth. He speaks at Time Out for Women events and is the author of The Continuous Atonement, The Continuous Conversion, Because of the Messiah in a Manger, and the BYU devotional, "His Grace is Sufficient." In 2018, his book Changed through His Grace received the Harvey B. and Susan Easton Black Outstanding Publication award for LDS Scholarship. As a young man, Brad served his mission in Chile, and in 2003 he returned to that country to preside over the Chile Santiago East Mission for three years. He also served as a member of the Sunday School general board from 2009 to 2014. Brad and his wife, Debi, have four children and eight grandchildren.

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Another Great Brad Wilcox!
By , Submitted on 2018-11-24

Worth repeat listening when I need a boost... and a reminder

Amazing explanation
By , Submitted on 2018-02-07

I love the way Brad Wilcox addresses the atonement and our part

Connects the dots!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

In a refreshing and simple way, Bro. Wilcox draws the connection between the Atonement, how we live our life, and the eternal results. Great for new converts as well as life-long members. Have bought several copies to give away.

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