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Category: Old Testament
Genesis 37-39—After being enslaved by the Egyptians, Joseph goes on to thrive as a leader of slaves. But Potiphar’s wife has different ideas. What do we learn about evading temptation from this episode?
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Abraham experiences miracles as the once-barren Sarah bears Isaac, but years later, the Lord commands Abraham to do something unfathomable – sacrifice the recipient of the birthright, the one through whom the covenant would continue.
Genesis 13, 14, 18—Abraham settles in Canaan, pays tithes to Melchizedek, and his nephew, Lot, needs to get the heck out of Dodge before the Lord destroys Sodom and Gomorrah.
Moses 8; Genesis 6-7 Let’s talk about Noah’s ark and the flood. Was it real? Does that matter? What does the story of the ark
How does foreordination work? Is it guaranteed? What do we learn about foreordination from Abraham and Joseph Smith?
Welcome to a new year of Gospel Doctrine study! It’s Old Testament time. How are we God’s work and glory?
Zechariah and Malachi speak of many prophecies surrounding the Second Coming. Why are these important? Malachi discusses tithing and the sealing power.
Cyrus allows the Jews to return to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple. Why were Samaritans barred from rebuilding the temple? Ezra and Nehemiah lead and build.
Dustin Homer sits in with us to dissect Daniel’s interpretation of Nebuchadnezzar’s dream, including the large figure and the stone cut out of the mountain.
Daniel 1; 3; 6; Esther – Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego face down various Persian leaders in different situations and come out better for it.
Isaiah 50-53; Mosiah 14-15 – Let’s talk about the prophecies regarding Christ’s atonement. We could do a whole lesson on just Isaiah 53. But there’s more!
Isaiah 40-49 – Why is it important to not just know of the Savior but to actually know Him? How is Christ incomparable? Isaiah scholar Al Doan joins us.
Hezekiah repoens the temple and invites Israel and Judah to partake of temple blessings. Why does Israel reject Hezekiah? Josiah returns Judah to the Lord.
1 Kings 17-19 – Elijah seals the heavens against rain. Elijah asks the widow of Zarephath to prepare food. He challenges the priests of Baal, mocking them.
1 Kings 3-9 – Solomon becomes king. He rules in righteousness and constructs the temple, but also errs. What can we learn from Solomon’s spiritual gifts?
1 Samuel 18-24 – Jonathan and David are totally BFFs. Why is Saul jealous of David and attempts to kill him? What do Jonathan and Saul teach us about pride?
Eli’s sons fail to honor the Lord by stealing from sacrifices and seducing women at the temple. Eli fails to reprimand his sons. Samuel is called! Listen!
Exodus 1-14 – Moses is called to free the Israelites, but feels inadequate doing so. Why was the first Passover so significant and how did Christ change it?
Joseph survives affliction and thrives in Egypt. Why was he so forgiving toward his brothers? Why were they afraid of him? How do we prepare for famine?
Why was Joseph hated by his brothers? What do we learn from the account of Potiphar’s wife? How did Joseph weather persecution? How can we do the same?
Abraham dissuades Isaac from marrying a Canaanite. Why? What kind of woman was Rebekah? How did Jacob get the birthright and why did Esau sell it?
Noah’s Ark – history or allegory? Why would the Lord kill his children? How is the flood a literal and metaphorical warning? What are our “arks”? Patricia!
Why did Cain choose Satan over God? What evidence of secret combinations do we see? Why were the people of Enoch so righteous? How can we be like them?
Old Testament Lesson 2: “Thou Wast Chosen Before Thou Wast Born” (Foreordination)- Sunday School Bonanza
What is foreordination? Why is there a whole lesson about it? Is foreordination important or something? What happened in the Council of Heaven? Join us!
Time to start Old Testament Gospel Doctrine lessons! What is God’s work and glory? Why is it good to know that we are His sons and daughters?