Old Testament Lesson 20: “All the City … Doth Know That Thou Art a Virtuous Woman”

Ruth; 1 Samuel 1; 2 – We can learn much from the righteous qualities possessed by Naomi, Ruth, and Hannah. What qualities did Ruth demonstrate in leaving her homeland to be with Naomi? How did Boaz honor Ruth’s fallen husband? Why was Hannah willing to give Samuel to Eli’s care for all his days? Patricia Auxier is with us.

Old Testament Lesson 19: The Reign of the Judges

Judges 2; 4; 6; 13-16 – How does Israel fall into cycles of apostasy? How do we do the same and how can we avoid apostasy? From where did Samson gather his strength? What separated Nazarites from Israel? Why did Barak need Deborah by his side? We talk about friends, family, covenants, and faith as stakes that keep us strong. Kurt Francom of LeadingLDS joins us.

Old Testament Lesson 18: “Be Strong and of a Good Courage”

Joshua 1-6; 23; 24 – Danny Rasmussen of Normons.com joins us. The Lord calls Joshua to succeed Moses and command shim to be strong. How would you feel receiving a calling in the wake of someone as grand as Moses? The Israelites cross the Jordan river on dry ground via faith. Jericho is destroyed. What reminders are there to serve us and ancient Israel?

Old Testament Lesson 17: “Beware Lest Thou Forget”

Deuteronomy 6; 8; 11; 32 – Moses gives his final three sermons to the Israelites before Israel is to cross the Jordan and overtake Canaan. What would you impart to loved ones if it was the last time you would speak to them? How do covenants strengthen us? How was Israel counseled to remember their God? How can we do the same? Dustin Homer is with us.