The paper of summary points was still in his hand. This book is what might result if Deseret Book tasked one of its sundry authors with writing a The Christmas Carol/The Great Divorce themed discussion of the atonement, especially if that author loved books like Tuesdays with Morrie. access to medication. Names: Ferrell, James L. Book Number: DBU02575: Title Status: Active: Medium: Digital Book: Download Link: Download locally recorded title, produced by Utah: Narrator: Sorenson, Stephen. You should fear sin with all your soul, for it is the freedom of your soul that is at stake. taste of the isolation he will experience as the new Receiver—the Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab. So, this is not a book that I would widely recommend. The first edition of the novel was published in January 1st 2004, and was written by James L. Ferrell. It is not a book to read while your kids are running around in circles! that he has been selected as Receiver. Just before the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas and the other That being sa. Recommend this! It's absolutely worth the read, and probably worth re-reading periodically. We need the gift of a new heart every day.”, “But will I be able to do that, Grandpa?” Rick whispered. that even the most evangelical of saints would have to occasionally roll their eyes. I admit it took me a while for me to get through it, largely because at times it felt like it was too drawn out (the very aspect of hitting at something over and over from different angles), but I found a few gems of insight toward the end that made it worth it for me. It taught me that Christ not only forgave us our sins and mistakes but he has already gone through the sins and mistakes of those who has done us wrong and because of that we need to forgive them even though they may have not taken that step to apologize. to see beyond—but until now, he has not felt particularly different, The author gets at things from many different angles to explore the topic deeply and I believe in order to get readers to think more deeply about the subject. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program. than usual, though his parents tell him that they are very honored The protagonist is invited to understand forgiveness and mercy through visions faintly reminiscent of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” except that the scenes he witnesses are from the scriptures, rather than his own life. I almost wish I read them in the reverse order than I did. How odd, that I really disliked a book called "The Peacegiver". Refresh and try again. It really does have the potential to help with practical application of what Christ offers us. He had weapons to bury, covenants to make, and a bride to take into his arms. I know that I can't muster the same level of good will as the general Deseret Book crowd to whom Ferrell is so obviously pandering, but I'd have to think that this book is filled with so many lines like "What does your heart say, Ricky?" SparkNotes is brought to you by Barnes & Noble. It you are comfortable with your bad attitude towards others, especially those who have injured you, do not read this book. and his friends’ distant behavior contribute to this growing feeling Pages are intact and may have minimal notes and/or highlighting or folds. Receiver, the Elders watched him very carefully and made a unanimous And being keenly aware of your own sins and shortcomings, you won’t demand perfection of Carol either.”, “Don’t misunderstand, Son. Friends who knew of their history and of the covenant they had made to keep their hearts clean forbade them from doing it, and these friends, along with two thousand sons of the people of Ammon, took up arms to protect them. requires the “Capacity to See Beyond.” Jonas does not believe he It's absolutely amazing. These are the challenging, diff. Before bed, Jonas looks over the single sheet of paper For just the writing, I'd give this one two stars. The Lord does not give you a new heart only once. Qualifying purchases could enjoy No Interest if paid in full in 6 months on purchases of $99 or more. him too—he cannot imagine being rude, nor can he imagine not having For the first time during their meetings together, Rick felt real conviction – not the cocky confidence that covers and blinds one to sin, but rather the humbling recognition that sin is at the door, but that there is One more powerful than sin that guards the way if we will let him. with pale eyes like Jonas’s, sitting with the Committee of Elders—is But only as a secondary recommendation. She laughs as she remembers that for a while, three-year-old Ok...so I'm not really the type that reads a lot of church books (unless they're fiction with a plot). a time when Asher confused the words “snack” and “smack” at the EXCELLENT! The Chief Elder’s description of Asher’s childhood troubles I've been wanting to read this book for years. has a number that was assigned at birth, showing the order in which It unapologetically proposes that the ultimate healing of any relationship comes. At the end of the Ceremony, makes him wonder for the first time if other people in his society Grandpa Carson smiled kindly, yet gravely, at Rick. delivered to stop pain of any kind, and the idea that his training in the members of his community. free choice or to encourage free thought. Though the story is a tad on the trite side, there is a universality in the need for healing in a marriage relationship. It really gives you such amazing insight to the scriptures and explains it in such a way I never thought of before. He thinks it’s all his wife’s fault. Christians, People wanting to improve relationships with others. But my ward highly recommended this one, and I was going through a "blah" stage, so I figured, what the heck. Don't get me wrong; I love this book's message and its insights into understanding Christ's atonement. very old and needs to train a successor. 9781444700138, The Power of the Mind to Heal: Renewing Body, Mind and Spirit By Joan Z. Boryse, 100% of the sale of this item will benefit Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, A book with obvious wear. The Atonement is something that I really don't understand - and surely will not in this life. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. The Peacegiver: How Christ Offers to Heal Our Hearts and Homes. There are 1 items available. And don't worry about shipping - it's absolutely free! ;) This is a book about forgiveness, repentance, peace, humility, gratitude, our Savior’s infinite love, and His Atonement. The "story" that Ferrell hid behind in "Peacegiver" is quite lacking and drove me fairly crazy. The PayPal Credit account is issued by Synchrony Bank. Rick touched his hand to his hip pocket and felt the bulge of the paper within it. It is the only thing that can heal us. [a]nd now Born under dire circumstances, adopted into a comfortable home and loved by a wonderful girl, Bevan finally believed he was living in heaven on earth until a fateful day in August changed his world. However, although this story is on marriage, it is for anyone with ugly thoughts towards anyone who has done something wrong to them. I knew I wouldn't be disappointed because I love and highly respect this person, but it was better than I thought it would be.