✰ Ezra Taft Benson Epub ✶ Author Sheri Dew – Thomashillier.co.uk

Ezra Taft Benson I Believe That You Will Find In This Biography The Story Of A Truly Great Man Not A Perfect Man, Nor A Man Who Hasn T Faced And Even Struggled With Mortality S Challenges But A Man Of Conviction And Courage A Man Who Has Remained True To The Principles In Which He Deeply Believes A Man Who Has Responded To Assignments Within The Gospel Kingdom That Have Demanded Total Commitment And Faith In The Lord This Is A Man Who Has Faced Hardships, Has Worked To Overcome Personal Shortcomings, Has Had Triumphs, And Through It All, Has Turned His Life Completely Over To The Lord Sheri DewThis Is The Story Of Ezra Taft Benson, Thirteenth President Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints.It Is The Saga Of A Farm Boy Who Loved The Land And The Lord A Plough Boy Who Became A Prophet It Tells Of His Romance And Marriage To A City Girl, Flora Amussen, A Young Woman Who Had Faith In Him Than He Had In Himself He Is A Family Man, The Father Of Six And The Eldest Of Eleven Brothers And Sisters.This Is The Story Of The Most Formally Educated President Of The Church He Received A Bachelor S Degree From Brigham Young University, A Master S Degree From Iowa Sate University, And Did Post Graduate Work At The University Of California He Subsequently Wrote Several Books, Received Many Honorary Degrees, And Delivered Thousands Of Addresses.It Is The Story Of A Man Who, After Working With Rural People In Various Capacities, Became The First Latter Day Saint To Serve In The Cabinet Of The President Of The United States Eight Years As Secretary Of Agriculture In The Administration Of Dwight D Eisenhower His Fight To Help The Farmers Of America Be Free And Prosperous Marked Him As A Man Of Conviction Who Stood By His Principles Despite Enormous Political Pressures.Ezra Taft Benson Is A Man Of God Twice He Served As A Stake President And Twice As President Of The European Mission At The Close Of World War II He Served A Mission Of Mercy, Ministering To The Spiritual And Temporal Needs Of Destitute Latter Day Saints In Europe.When He Came To The Office Of President Of The Church In November 1985, He Had Known Heads Of State And Was Perhaps The Most Widely Traveled Of Any Prophet In This Dispensation He Had Served Forty Two Years As An Apostle, Including Twelve Years As President Of The Quorum Of The Twelve.The Lord Tutored Him Well For His Call As A Prophet There Was Divine Design In His Life That Prepared Him For The New And Heavy Tasks That Lay Ahead.


10 thoughts on “Ezra Taft Benson

  1. says:

    I always enjoy reading biographies of the prophets Ezra Taft Benson was no different He was a remarkable man Reading about his life experiences, I know that he was put on the earth at exactly the right time that the world needed him It was also apparent that his early life experiences prepared him for his later life experiences Much of his life was spent in politics, so much of the book discussed the political world he was involved in Things really don t change much in politics The Democr I always enjoy reading biographies of the prophets Ezra Taft Benson was no different He was a remarkable man Reading about his life experiences, I know that he was put on the earth at exactly the right time that the world needed him It was also apparent that his early life experiences prepared him for his later life experiences Much of his life was spent in politics, so much of the book discussed the political world he was involved in Things really don t change much in politics The Democrats and Republicans didn t agree on anything then and they don t agree on anything now It was admirable the Ezra didn t back down from what he believed to be right, even in the face of criticism I was also impressed the he encouraged prayers to be offered at pol...


  2. says:

    My husband and I read this book together during the first few months of our marriage We often found ourselves laughing and crying at the stories and hardships they faced I felt particularly connected to the women described and was strengthen in my new role as a wife and upcoming role of a mother I almost felt a part of the Benson family It is a wonderful description of a modern family pulling together through difficulties I never realized the full extent of President Benson s participation My husband and I read this book together during the first few months of our marriage We often found ourselves laughing and crying at the stories and hardships they faced...


  3. says:

    My neighbor across the street a good Catholic had been introduced to Ezra Taft Benson and said he wasimpressed with him than anyone else he had met A Mormon friend loaned him this book My neighbor read it and loved it so much, he loaned it to me, knowing I am a Mormon The book gave me a greater appreciation of President Benson, as a man and as a past Prophet and President of our Church This biography shows that he may have been the world s most successful salesman of the Book of Mo My neighbor across the street a good Catholic had been introduced to Ezra Taft Benson and said he wasimpressed with him than anyone else he had met A Mormon friend loaned him this book My neighbor read it and loved it so much, he loaned it to me, knowing I am a Mormon The book gave me a greater appreciation of President Benson, as a man and as a past Prophet and President ...


  4. says:

    I m reading this book for the umpteenth time I am always inspired by President Benson s life I also am amazed by his wife and all she was able to do in spite of the fact that her husband was gone all the time because of work church callings etc I learn so much ...


  5. says:

    My Mom gave this book to me way back in High School, when President Benson was the prophet I never read it, but had it sitting on my shelf Finally, I made a goal to read it, and was amazed I couldn t put it down, it was so intriguing to learn about the life of a prophe...


  6. says:

    Pretty weak Glossed over The poorest of the LDS Church president s biographies that I have read.


  7. says:

    This is a wonderful book about an incredible man of God I loved learning about President Benson his humble farmer s upbringing his devotion to family his sure faith in the Lord his willingness to serve God, country, and fellowmen his love for freedom and the Book of Mormon his great integrity and determination to do what s right and his example of the power of prayer and trust in the Lord It s amazing to see how the Lord directed his life from a small town and loving family in Idaho to This is a wonderful book about an incredible man of God I loved learning ...


  8. says:

    An excellent book on the Life of Ezra Taft Benson A great witness to how the Lord raised him up


  9. says:

    I loved this book President Benson was a great man there have been few men like him He is a great example in many ways To start with the ending, I was deeply moved by the account of his ministry as President of the Church His continued strong emphasis on the Book of Mormon has impacted the Church as a whole and me in particular in very positive ways As I read the end I felt very strongly that this man was a prophet of God He was called and prepared for his ministry His life, his work and I loved this book President Benson was a great man there have been few men like him He is a great example in many ways To start with the ending, I was deeply moved by the account of his ministry as President of the Church His continued strong emphasis on the Book of Mormon has impacted the Church as a whole and me in particular in very positive ways As I read the end I felt very strongly that this man was a prophet of God He was called and prepared for his ministry His life, his work and his messages were inspired He had such powerful love for so many people and did so much to serve them He was an exemplary father and husband as well I loved especially the account of his work in Europe immediately aft...


  10. says:

    Great book about an even greater man, statesman, and Prophet of God True to the faith