Old Testament Lesson 10: Birthright Blessings; Marriage in the Covenant

Genesis 24-29 – Abraham dissuades Isaac from marrying a Canaanite. Why should we strive to marry “in the covenant”? What kind of woman was Rebekah? Jacob will rule over his younger brother. How are we sometimes like Esau, so easily selling his birthright? How do birthrights work?

Old Testament Lesson 9: “God Will Provide Himself a Lamb”

Abraham 1; Genesis 22 – Abraham is commanded to sacrifice Isaac, a child that he struggled for many years to conceive. Could you sacrifice your child if the Lord required it? What do we learn from Abraham and Sarah’s faith? What of Hagar?

Old Testament Lesson 8: “Living Righteously in a Wicked World”

Genesis 13-19 – Abraham settles in Hebron, Lot near Sodom. What symbolism is there in this imagery? Why did Abraham eventually rescue lot? To whom did Abraham pay tithing? Why were Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed? Is God angry and vindictive? Bill Doolittle joins us.

Old Testament Lesson 7: The Abrahamic Covenant

Abraham 1; Genesis 12 – What is the Abrahamic Covenant? Who are the seed of Abraham? How do we become part of Abraham’s lineage? Why do we care? What are our responsibilities under the Abrahamic Covenant? Lauren Johnson joins us for the first time, so give her your love.

Old Testament Lesson 3: “The Creation”

Moses 1; 2 – The Creation is good. That’s how God sums it up (repeatedly, we might add) in the Book of Moses. We discuss the purpose of the creation, what Moses learned from witnessing a vision of the creation, and how we can learn from the creation of not just the earth, but ourselves. After all, why is it important to know that we are created in God’s image? Danielle Openshaw joins us. That’s right, Geoff’s wife. Word!

Old Testament Lesson 2: “Thou Wast Chosen Before Thou Wast Born”

Abraham 3 – What is foreordination? Why do we believe in it? Do we believe in inevitability? What happened int he Council in Heaven and how does it affect us today? Patricia Auxier kicks things off for the year with us.

Lesson 27: “They Must Needs Be Chastened and Tried, Even as Abraham” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

D&C 101; 103; 105 – The early Saints in Missouri were persecuted and wronged. Why did the Lord allow this to happen? What role did Zion’s Camp play in shaping the future of the Church? How can we be patient through tribulation? How can we be obedient while not always understanding the Lord’s will? Al is in the studio.