We learn the gospel on two levels.
The first level is the MILK level of the gospel - learning WHAT the actual requirements of the gospel are to lead us back to the presence of the Father. The second level is the MEAT level which explains WHY each principle is essential and HOW it works. Isaiah says the meat belongs to those "who understand doctrine and are weaned from the milk ... For precept must be upon precept, line upon line." (Isaiah 28:9-10)
It must be prayerfully pondered, not digested by swallowing it in gulps.
In this updated 80 page book, W. Cleon Skousen reveals some of the meat of the gospel and the steps he had to take to get it, through the teaching and training he received from Elder John A. Widtsoe. What is intelligence or the source of God's power? How can we attain perfection? Why did Jesus have to be crucified?
Also included: FREE CD of Brother Skousen's talk, "A Personal Search for the Meaning of the Atonement."