September 24, 2014

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114.2: Thou Hast Done Wonderful Things; OT Lesson 37.1 (Study Notes)

“Thou Hast Done Wonderful Things”   Class Member Reading: Isaiah 22; 24; 25; 26; 28; 29; 30; 32:1-2; 1 Corinthians 15:20-22; Alma 11:43-44; Moroni 10:27; D&C 4:1; D&C 6:1; D&C 138:12-16, 50; Joseph Smith–History 1:18-19, 63-65 Additional Reading: Isaiah 7, 9 Other Reading: None   These Isaiah chapters are challenging, but full of gems about the […]

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September 20, 2014

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114.1: Thou Hast Done Wonderful Things; OT Lesson 37.1 (Core)

“Thou Hast Done Wonderful Things”   Class Member Reading: Isaiah 22; 24; 25; 26; 28; 29; 30; 32:1-2; 1 Corinthians 15:20-22; Alma 11:43-44; Moroni 10:27; D&C 4:1; D&C 6:1; D&C 138:12-16, 50; Joseph Smith–History 1:18-19, 63-65 Additional Reading: Isaiah 7, 9 Other Reading: None   These Isaiah chapters are challenging, but full of gems about the […]

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September 16, 2014

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113.2: Introduction to Isaiah; OT Lesson 36 (Study Notes)

The Glory of Zion Will Be a Defense   Class Member Reading: Isaiah 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6 Additional Reading: 2 Nephi 11 Other Reading: None   We know that Isaiah is important, but probably couldn’t say why, and almost certainly don’t understand it! This first of five lessons on Isaiah introduces the book. This portion […]

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September 15, 2014

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113.1: Introduction to Isaiah; OT Lesson 36 (Core)

The Glory of Zion Will Be a Defense   Class Member Reading: Isaiah 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6 Additional Reading: 2 Nephi 11 Other Reading: None   We know that Isaiah is important, but probably couldn’t say why, and almost certainly don’t understand it! This first of five lessons on Isaiah introduces the book. This portion […]

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September 5, 2014

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112.2: Prophets and Social Justice. Amos and Joel; OT Lesson 35 (Study Notes)

God Reveals His Secrets to His Prophets   Class Member Reading: Amos 3; 7; 8; 9; Joel 2; 3; D&C 1:37-38 Additional Reading: Joseph Smith–History 1:41; D&C 1:14-28 Other Reading: The rest of Amos and Joel, especially Amos 4-5   What is the “secret” that God reveals to his prophets? And what do we make of the […]

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September 5, 2014

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112.1: Prophets and Social Justice. Amos and Joel; OT Lesson 35 (Core)

God Reveals His Secrets to His Prophets   Class Member Reading: Amos 3; 7; 8; 9; Joel 2; 3; D&C 1:37-38 Additional Reading: Joseph Smith–History 1:41; D&C 1:14-28 Other Reading: The rest of Amos and Joel, especially Amos 4-5   What is the “secret” that God reveals to his prophets? And what do we make of the […]

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September 1, 2014

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111.2: Hosea: Fidelity to God and Each Other; OT Lesson 34 (Study Notes)

“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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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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