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Priesthood Power Unlocked


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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


David J. Ridges taught for the Church Educational System for thirty-five years and taught for several years at BYU Campus Education Week. He taught adult religion classes and Know Your Religion classes for BYU Continuing Education for many years. He has also served as a curriculum writer for Sunday School, seminary, and institute of religion manuals.

He has served in many callings in the Church, including Gospel Doctrine teacher, bishop, stake president, and patriarch. He and Sister Ridges have served two full-time, eighteen-month senior CES missions. He has written over twenty books on gospel subjects, including verse-by-verse study guides for most of the standard works of the Church.

Brother Ridges and his wife, Janette, are the parents of six children and have twelve grandchildren so far. They make their home in Springville, Utah.

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