Ezra Taft Benson: A Biography
Deseret Book Company, 1987 - 565 Seiten
Ezra Taft Benson (1899- ) was born in Whitney, Idaho to George Taft Benson, Jr. and Sarah Sophia Dunkley. He was the great-grandson of LDS Apostle Ezra T. Benson (1811-1869). During his active and impressive career, Benson has been a farmer, businessman, Secretary of Agriculture during the Eisenhower administration as well as a General Authority in the LDS Church. In 1943 Ezra Taft Benson was was called into the Quorum of Twelve Apostles by Heber J. Grant. At the death of Spencer W. Kimball in 1986, Ezra Taft Benson became the thirteenth President of the LDS Church. He and his wife, Flora Smith Amussen (1901-1992) were the parents of six children.
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She prayed that our work would go well in the fields , that we ' d be kind to each
other . She may have wept in the privacy of her bedroom , but she never doubted
Father ' s call . When your mother prays with such fervor , night after night , you ...
George exclaimed . “ You have an obligation . Have you prayed about it ? Have
you read the Book of Mormon ? " " Yes , we have read the Book of Mormon , " the
man answered , " but only a little of it . And no , we have never prayed about it .
When mother prayed , you knew her prayers were getting through the roof , "
Reed said . " She got very specific with the Lord in her prayers and talked out
situations with Him ; even as a little boy I felt that when she prayed for me , things
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This and Ezra Taft Benson's own Crossfire: the Eight Years with Eisenhower explain why I will never be a Democrat, though I like and admire many Democrats. An outstanding biography of much-maligned but very good man. Vollständige Rezension lesen
A Rich Heritage
A Boy from Whitney
Man of the House
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