July 18, 2014

0 Comments

104.2: Wicked and Righteous Leaders; OT Lesson 27 (Study Notes)

The Influence of Wicked and Righteous Leaders   Class Member Reading: 1 Kings 12; 13; 14; 2 Chronicles 10:7; 17; 20 Additional Reading: 1 Kings 11:26-40; 2 Kings 17:20-23 Other Reading: Luke 22:24-27; Mark 9:33-37; 10:42-44;  D&C 121   As human beings, we are attuned to authority, and leaders can inspire us to do things we otherwise would […]

Continue reading...

July 18, 2014

0 Comments

104.1: Wicked and Righteous Leaders; OT Lesson 27 (Core)

The Influence of Wicked and Righteous Leaders   Class Member Reading: 1 Kings 12; 13; 14; 2 Chronicles 10:7; 17; 20 Additional Reading: 1 Kings 11:26-40; 2 Kings 17:20-23 Other Reading: Luke 22:24-27; Mark 9:33-37; 10:42-44;  D&C 121   As human beings, we are attuned to authority, and leaders can inspire us to do things we otherwise would […]

Continue reading...

July 17, 2014

0 Comments

103.2: The Wisdom and Foolishness of Solomon; OT Lesson 26 (Study Notes)

King Solomon: Man of Wisdom, Man of Foolishness   Class Member Reading: 1 Kings 3; 4:29; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; Jacob 2:18-19; D&C 97:15-17 Additional Reading: 1 Kings 2:1-12; 4:29-34; 7:13-51; 1 Chronicles 29; D&C 46 Other Reading: None   Solomon is known as a “man of wisdom”, but if so, why […]

Continue reading...

July 13, 2014

1 Comment

103.1: The Wisdom and Foolishness of Solomon; OT Lesson 26 (Core)

King Solomon: Man of Wisdom, Man of Foolishness   Class Member Reading: 1 Kings 3; 4:29; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; Jacob 2:18-19; D&C 97:15-17 Additional Reading: 1 Kings 2:1-12; 4:29-34; 7:13-51; 1 Chronicles 29; D&C 46 Other Reading: None   Solomon is known as a “man of wisdom”, but if so, why […]

Continue reading...

July 13, 2014

0 Comments

Bonus Episode: Exploring Sainthood Interview

Brian Kissell interviewed me for Exploring Sainthood on the topic of communication and well-being across the spectrum of Mormonism. I won’t be posting  the audio to the podcast feed, but you will be able to access both parts of the interview here. Usually I would put this in the “Excavating Scripture” category, and this definitely […]

Continue reading...

July 13, 2014

0 Comments

102.3: Psalms and Gratitude; OT Lesson 25 (Musical Numbers)

“Let Every Thing That Hath Breath Praise the Lord”   Class Member Reading: Psalm 69:20; 22:7-8; 22:16; 22:18; 22:1; 16:10; 23; 51; 59:16; 78:38; 86:5, 13; 100:4-5; 103:2-4, 8-11, 17-18; 4:5; 5:11; 9:10; 18:2; 56:11; 62:8; 118:8-9; 5:7; 15:1-3; 24; 27:4; 65:4; 84:1-2, 4, 10-12; 122; 134; Mark 14:32-41; Matthew 27:35, 39-43, 46; Mark 15:25; Acts […]

Continue reading...

July 3, 2014

0 Comments

102.2: Psalms and Gratitude; OT Lesson 25 (Study Notes) 

“Let Every Thing That Hath Breath Praise the Lord”   Class Member Reading: Psalm 69:20; 22:7-8; 22:16; 22:18; 22:1; 16:10; 23; 51; 59:16; 78:38; 86:5, 13; 100:4-5; 103:2-4, 8-11, 17-18; 4:5; 5:11; 9:10; 18:2; 56:11; 62:8; 118:8-9; 5:7; 15:1-3; 24; 27:4; 65:4; 84:1-2, 4, 10-12; 122; 134; Mark 14:32-41; Matthew 27:35, 39-43, 46; Mark 15:25; Acts […]

Continue reading...

July 2, 2014

0 Comments

102.1: Psalms and Gratitude; OT Lesson 25 (Core)

“Let Every Thing That Hath Breath Praise the Lord”   Class Member Reading: Psalm 69:20; 22:7-8; 22:16; 22:18; 22:1; 16:10; 23; 51; 59:16; 78:38; 86:5, 13; 100:4-5; 103:2-4, 8-11, 17-18; 4:5; 5:11; 9:10; 18:2; 56:11; 62:8; 118:8-9; 5:7; 15:1-3; 24; 27:4; 65:4; 84:1-2, 4, 10-12; 122; 134; Mark 14:32-41; Matthew 27:35, 39-43, 46; Mark 15:25; Acts […]

Continue reading...

June 17, 2014

0 Comments

101.2: David and Bathsheba; OT Lesson 24 (Study Notes) 

“Create in Me a Clean Heart”   Class Member Reading: 2 Samuel 11, 12; Psalm 51 Additional Reading: 2 Samuel 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Other Reading: 2 Samuel 13-20 (Consequences of David’s personal failings)   Content Note: It should not surprise anyone that a story about adultery, sex without consent, and premeditated murder prompts discussion that may not be suitable for all listeners. […]

Continue reading...

June 17, 2014

5 Comments

101.1: David and Bathsheba; OT Lesson 24 (Core) 

“Create in Me a Clean Heart”   Class Member Reading: 2 Samuel 11, 12; Psalm 51 Additional Reading: 2 Samuel 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Other Reading: 2 Samuel 13-20 (Consequences of David’s personal failings)   Content Note: It should not surprise anyone that a story about adultery, sex without consent, and premeditated murder […]

Continue reading...