December 12, 2014

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124:1: Let Us Rise Up and Build; OT Lesson 47 (Core)

“Let Us Rise Up and Build”   Class Member Reading: Ezra 1-8; Nehemiah 1; 2; 4; 6; 8 Additional Reading: Haggai 1; “Ezra” and “Nehemiah”, Bible Dictionary Other Reading: Look through the rest of Ezra, especially chapters 9-10; Haggai; Zechariah 1-8   We don’t talk about this section of the Jewish Scriptures much–we have no primary songs […]

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December 8, 2014

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123.2: A Kingdom, Which Shall Never Be Destroyed; OT Lesson 46 (Study Notes)

“A Kingdom, Which Shall Never Be Destroyed”   Class Member Reading: Daniel 2; D&C 65:2 Additional Reading: D&C 65 Other Reading: Moses 7:62-64   Daniel interprets the vision of the stone cut out of a mountain without hands, but what does the stone mean, exactly? Is it the gospel? The Kingdom of God? The LDS Church? Is there […]

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December 6, 2014

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123.1: A Kingdom, Which Shall Never Be Destroyed; OT Lesson 46 (Core)

“A Kingdom, Which Shall Never Be Destroyed”   Class Member Reading: Daniel 2; D&C 65:2 Additional Reading: D&C 65 Other Reading: Moses 7:62-64   Daniel interprets the vision of the stone cut out of a mountain without hands, but what does the stone mean, exactly? Is it the gospel? The Kingdom of God? The LDS Church? Is there […]

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December 5, 2014

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122.2: Daniel and Esther; OT Lesson 45 (Study Notes)

“If I Perish, I Perish”   Class Member Reading: Daniel 1; 3; 6; Esther 3; 4; 5; 7; 8; D&C 89:18-20 Additional Reading: Esther 1; 2; 6; 9; 10 Other Reading: None   What is worth giving our lives for? This lesson uses the stories of Daniel and Esther to explore the topics of integrity […]

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November 29, 2014

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122.1: Daniel and Esther; OT Lesson 45 (Core)

“If I Perish, I Perish”   Class Member Reading: Daniel 1; 3; 6; Esther 3; 4; 5; 7; 8; D&C 89:18-20 Additional Reading: Esther 1; 2; 6; 9; 10 Other Reading: None   What is worth giving our lives for? This lesson uses the stories of Daniel and Esther to explore the topics of integrity […]

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November 27, 2014

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121.2: Ezekiel and the River of Life; OT Lesson 44 (Study Notes)

 “Every Thing Shall Live Whither the River Cometh”   Class Member Reading: Ezekiel 43; 44; 47; Revelation 22:1-3; 1 Nephi 8:10-11; 1 Nephi 11:25 Additional Reading: None Other Reading: None   This lesson focuses on the temple, but I suggest we focus first on the water–the water that gives life and healing. The scriptures teach that […]

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November 22, 2014

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121.1: Ezekiel and the River of Life; OT Lesson 44 (Core)

 “Every Thing Shall Live Whither the River Cometh”   Class Member Reading: Ezekiel 43; 44; 47; Revelation 22:1-3; 1 Nephi 8:10-11; 1 Nephi 11:25 Additional Reading: None Other Reading: None   This lesson focuses on the temple, but I suggest we focus first on the water–the water that gives life and healing. The scriptures teach that […]

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November 16, 2014

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120.2: Ezekiel and Shepherds; OT Lesson 43 (Study Notes)

The Shepherds of Israel   Class Member Reading: Ezekiel 18; 34; 37; Psalm 23; Alma 5:7-14 Additional Reading: Ezekiel 2 Other Reading: D&C 121   Turns out when you are assigned to care for sheep as a shepherd, eating them instead is not the recipe for success. This episode discusses the attributes of good leadership, […]

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November 15, 2014

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120.1: Ezekiel and Shepherds; OT Lesson 43 (Core)

The Shepherds of Israel   Class Member Reading: Ezekiel 18; 34; 37; Psalm 23; Alma 5:7-14 Additional Reading: Ezekiel 2 Other Reading: D&C 121   Turns out when you are assigned to care for sheep as a shepherd, eating them instead is not the recipe for success. This episode discusses the attributes of good leadership, […]

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November 14, 2014

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119.2: Jeremiah and New Covenant; OT Lesson 42 (Study Notes)

“I Will Write It in Their Hearts”   Class Member Reading: Jeremiah 16; 23; 29; 31; Ezekiel 11:17-20; Ezekiel 36:24-28; 2 Corinthians 3:2-3 Additional Reading: Jeremiah 3; 9; 13; 30; 32:37-42; 33; 35 Other Reading: None   What motivates our actions? Is it better to “fake it until we make it”, or wait until we are sincere? […]

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