September 1, 2014

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111.1: Hosea: Fidelity to God and Each Other; OT Lesson 34 (Core)

“I Will Betroth Thee unto Me in Righteousness” Class Member Reading: Hosea 1; 2; 3; 11; 13; 14 Additional Reading: Hosea 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 12 Other Reading: None   The book of Hosea presents a difficult mix of profound theology and historically situated abuse. Hosea teaches of God’s devotion to us and our responsibility […]

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August 24, 2014

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110.2: Jonah and Micah; OT Lesson 33 (Study Notes) 

Sharing the Gospel with the World   Class Member Reading: Jonah 1; 2; 3; 4; Micah 2; 4; 5; 6; 7 Additional Reading: None   We all know Jonah as a fish story, but a close reading informed by literary and historical details reveals a profound, inspiring, and challenging message. This little book asks us foundational […]

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August 23, 2014

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110.1: Jonah and Micah; OT Lesson 33 (Core) 

Sharing the Gospel with the World   Class Member Reading: Jonah 1; 2; 3; 4; Micah 2; 4; 5; 6; 7 Additional Reading: None   We all know Jonah as a fish story, but a close reading informed by literary and historical details reveals a profound, inspiring, and challenging message. This little book asks us foundational […]

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August 15, 2014

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109.2: Job; OT Lesson 32 (Study Notes)

“I Know That My Redeemer Liveth”     Class Members: Job 1; 2; 13; 23:10; 19; 23:10; 27; 42; James 5:11; 3 Nephi 15:9 Additional Reading: D&C 121:1-10; look through the rest of Job Other Reading:  None (as long as you have already looked through Job)   We all know the story of Job, but the book […]

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August 14, 2014

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109.1: Job; OT Lesson 32 (Core)

“I Know That My Redeemer Liveth”     Class Members: Job 1; 2; 13; 23:10; 19; 23:10; 27; 42; James 5:11; 3 Nephi 15:9 Additional Reading: D&C 121:1-10; look through the rest of Job Other Reading:  None (as long as you have already looked through Job)   We all know the story of Job, but the book […]

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August 5, 2014

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108: Wisdom; OT Lesson 31 (Mini-Episode)

“Happy Is the [One] That Findeth Wisdom”   Class Member Reading: 1 Kings 4:32; Proverbs 1:7; 9:9-10; 3:5-7; 16:27-28; 18:8; 25:18; 13:10; 16:18; 22:6; 15:13; 17:22; 2 Nephi 9:28-29; Matthew 12:36-37; D&C 68:25-28 Additional Reading: Proverbs and Ecclesiastes (The Student Guide says to “study as much of the books of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes as you can”) Other Reading: None […]

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July 31, 2014

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107: Temple, Law, and Reform; OT Lesson 30 (Mini-Episode)

“Come to the House of the Lord”   Class Member Reading: 2 Chronicles 29; 30; 32; 34 Additional Reading: 2 Kings 18, 19, 22, 23; Isaiah 37:10-20, 33-38 Other Reading: None   The assigned scriptures speak of temple and Law, but the underlying lesson is one of reform and resolution, making changes and becoming better. I suggest […]

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July 31, 2014

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106: Elisha and Prophetic Succession; OT Lesson 29 (Mini-Episode)

“He Took Up … the Mantle of Elijah” Class Member Reading: 2 Kings 2; 5; 6 Additional Reading: None Other Reading: None   This is the first of three episodes I am covering minimally so that we can get ahead of schedule. This episode provides pointers on teaching this lesson and covers topics such as prophets […]

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July 30, 2014

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105.2: Elijah and the Still Small Voice; OT Lesson 28 (Study Notes)

“After the Fire a Still Small Voice”   Class Member Reading: 1 Kings 16:33; 17; 18; 19 Additional Reading: None Other Reading: None   Dr. Sheldon Greaves continues discussing Elijah from a literary and historical perspective.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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July 25, 2014

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105.1: Elijah and the Still Small Voice; OT Lesson 28 (Core)

“After the Fire a Still Small Voice”   Class Member Reading: 1 Kings 16:33; 17; 18; 19 Additional Reading: None Other Reading: None   Dr. Sheldon Greaves teaches this lesson, which addresses topics such as revelation, divine intervention, and miracles in the context of Elijah’s ministry.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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