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About Alan C. Ashton

Alan C. Ashton founded Thanksgiving Point. He was a Computer Science professor at BYU and co-founder of WordPerfect Corporation. He has served as an Elders’ Quorum president and gospel doctrine teacher several times, a stake president, president of the Canada Toronto West Mission, a bishop, and president of the Provo Temple. He is currently a Sealer in the Provo Temple. He is is married to Karen Ashton and they are the parents of 11 children, 61 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

Easters: The Eternal Atoning Sacrifice Testifies of the Everlasting Redeeming Savior

Abstract: Easters come year after year, reminding us of new life brought to the children of men by the eternal atoning sacrifice of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He grants us peace, forgiveness, grace, mercy, contentment, and joy in our hearts, and thus we gratefully testify of our everlasting redeeming Savior. All things bear witness of Jesus Christ. The Lord spoke thus face-to-face with Moses upon a high mountain: “And behold, all things have their likeness, and all things are created and made to bear record of me, both things which are temporal, and things which are spiritual; things which are in the heavens above, and things which are on the earth, and things which are in the earth, and things which are under the earth, both above and beneath: all things bear record of me.”1 The intent of this article is to discuss scriptures that bear testimony of the reality of the Lord’s infinite atonement, to express deep gratitude for our Savior, and to praise Him for His grace, mercy, wisdom, power, and holiness.

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