Much has been said recently by Church leaders regarding the difference between having the "authority" of the priesthood and having the "power" of the priesthood.
Bestselling author, David J. Ridges provides helps for faithful, worthy men in the Church, who hold the authority of the Melchizedek Priesthood, to more effectively access the power of that holy priesthood.
Designed to help both men and women better understand and benefit from the power of the priesthood to bless and strengthen individuals and homes, this is a timely book that will increase the effectiveness and benefits of priesthood power in your lives.
Brother Ridges addresses topics such as:
Worthiness does not require perfection
What to do if specific inspirations doesn't come when giving a blessing
How to be prepared at any time to use your priesthood
Women and the priesthood
The power and authority of the Aaronic Priesthood
How to recognize inspiration
Exercising priesthood power to protect home and family
David J. Ridges taught for the Church Educational System for thirty-five years. He taught adult religion and Know Your Religion classes for BYU Continuing Education and spoke at BYU Campus Education Week for many years. He has served as a curriculum writer for Sunday School, seminary, and institute of religion manuals. His callings in the Church include Gospel Doctrine teacher, bishop, stake president, and patriarch. He and his wife, Janette, have served two full-time Church Educational System missions. They are the parents of six children and are enjoying a growing number of grandchildren. They reside in Springville, Utah.