Lesson 46: “Zion—The Pure in Heart” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

D&C 57; 64; 82; Moses 7 – What does Zion mean? Where has Zion existed? How do we establish Zion in our families and communities? What promises are made about the future of Zion? Al Doan joins us.

Lesson 36: “The Desert Shall Rejoice, and Blossom as the Rose” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

Settling the Mountain West – The Salt Lake Temple took 40 years to build. What lessons do we learn from the difficulty faced in its construction? Why is a foundation so important that it was built twice? How can we turn our hearts toward the temple? Why were saints sent to colonize areas instead of grouping together? We also discuss missionary work. Dustin Homer is with us.

Lesson 35: “A Mission of Saving” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

D&C 4; 18; 52; 81; 3 Nephi 18 – The Martin and Willie handcart companies. What happened here? How did these saints wind up in so much trouble? What do we learn from President Young sending a rescue party? How are all of us rescued?

Lesson 34: “Faith in Every Footstep” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

D&C 136 – We talk about lessons we can learn from the trials of the pioneers, ranging from Winter Quarters, to the exodus to Salt Lake. How did the Lord instruct the Saints regarding both preparations as well as their conduct? What can we learn from the pioneers? Steve Pierce joins us.

Lesson 33: “President Brigham Young Leads the Saints” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

D&C 107 – The succession crisis shapes the future of the Church. To whom did Joseph Smith give the keys of the kingdom? Why was Brigham Young eventually chosen? Great stuff in this episode. Patricia Auxier joins us.

Lesson 23: “Seek Learning, Even by Study and Also by Faith” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

Faith! How do we establish patterns of learning by faith? What should we learn? Why should we learn? How does the temple educate us? Patricia Auxier is in the house.