Although anyone can feel the power of the Holy Ghost and be guided by it, it's not until we are baptized that we are promised the gift of the Holy Ghost: the ability for the Spirit to stay with us at all times if we are worthy to receive Him. This is a promise so incredible that at times it can be hard to wrap our minds around, much less apply. What, exactly, does it mean to have the gift of the Holy Ghost daily, and how can it help us?
For our October LDS Living Book Club pick, we will be reading David Butler's newest book, Spirit: The Gift that Connects You to Heaven. Rounding out his series on the godhead, Spirit follows David Butler's books Almighty and Redeemer, and asks us as readers what the companionship of the Holy Ghost can really mean in our lives.
This book is perfect for both teens and adults alike! With visually exciting pages, David Butler pushes us to dig deep, analyze our own lives, and truly find how the Holy Ghost can bless us beyond measure. Here are a few examples of what this great book contains:
What This Month Holds
- • eBook giveaway on Monday, October 5th
- • An easy-to-follow weekly reading schedule—just 40 pages a week!
- • Weekly videos with insights and answers to your questions from the author, David Butler
- • An exclusive Book Club Q&A with David Butler at the end of October to wrap up the month
About LDS Living Book Club
Each month we choose a new book to read together. Joining is easy! Simply follow @ldslivingbookclub on Instagram for reading reminders and details about our live Q&A with the author.
About the Book
Following up David Butler's bestselling Almighty and Redeemer, this engaging book for teens walks readers through the various roles the Spirit takes in our lives. From the comforter to witness to guide to companion, Spirit helps readers learn what the Holy Ghost can do for them, how to recognize His promptings, and how to use His promises and privileges in their lives on a day-to-day basis. Spirit is available now at Deseret Book stores, Deseretbook.com and on the Deseret Bookshelf mobile app!
About the Author
David Butler's greatest love is people. He had adopted as a life motto: "Stuff no mattah, people mattah." His favorite people are his wife, Jenny, and their six darling children. Some of his other loves include good food, spontaneous adventures, Christmas morning, and the sea. David co-hosts the popular YouTube scripture study channel Don't Miss This with Emily Belle Freeman and is the author of many religious books, including Ites: An Illustrated Guide to the People in the Book of Mormon; The Peter Potential; and Almighty: How the Most Powerful Being in the Universe Is Also Your Loving Father. Follow him on Instagram @mrdavebutler.
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