Old Testament Lesson 36: The Glory of Zion Will Be a Defense (Isaiah 1-5)

Isaiah 1-5 – Why do we put such emphasis on Isaiah? We break down tools to help understand and appreciate Isaiah better. Of what does Isaiah prophesy? What can we learn about our day from the words of Isaiah?

Old Testament Lesson 35: God Reveals His Secrets to His Prophets

Amos & Joel – Why are prophets important? Of what does Amos warn the people? What do we learn from his revelations? How do they relate to prophets today? Joel offers us challenges and blessings. Great lesson. Prepare for General Conference!

Old Testament Lesson 34: “I Will Betroth Thee unto Me in Righteousness”

Here’s the question: is Hosea’s story true? Is it literal? Did he actually marry an unfaithful woman or was it all an allegory for Israel? How was Israel comparable to Gomer, Hosea’s wife? What examples of hope and potential blessings are found for Israel in the Book of Hosea? Patricia Auxier is with us.

Old Testament Lesson 33: Sharing the Gospel with the World

Jonah & Micah – We delve into a fascinating discussion not just on missionary work, but on the desire to serve, on humbling ourselves, and on abandoning our prejudices. There’s a ton to learn from Jonah – way more than the usual lesson you might get. Listen in and share your thoughts!

Old Testament Lesson 30: “Come to the House of the Lord”

2 Chronicles 29-34 – Hezekiah reopens the doors of the temple and has the Levites clean it up for worship. Hezekiah invites all from Judah and Israel to return to Jerusalem to worship, but Israel mocks him. Sennacherib leads Assyria in destroying Israel and laying siege to Jerusalem. Josiah restores Judah to righteousness. Patricia Auxier is with us.

Old Testament Lesson 28: “After the Fire a Still Small Voice”

1 Kings 17-19 – Elijah seals the heavens against rain. After two years of famine, Elijah asks the widow of Zarephath to prepare food and water for him. He challenges the priests of Baal and Jezebel to call down fire from heaven. Elijah mocks the weakness of the false priests. Bill Doolittle is back!

Old Testament Lesson 27: The Influence of Wicked and Righteous Leaders

1 Kings 12-14; Chronicles 17 – Rehoboam succeeds his father, Solomon, but squanders the chance to rule in righteousness. Eventually, Jeroboam of the northern tribes leads a rebellion and Israel is split in two. What do we learn from the failings of these two leaders? How can we improve as leaders? Jehoshaphat  later leads Judah in righteousness.

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.

Old Testament Lesson 15: “Look to God and Live”

Numbers 11-14; 21 – The Israelites murmur about eating manna and desire meat. Why did they lose sight of their goal of the promised land? Miriam and Aaron gripe about Moses and the Lord chastises them for speaking against their leader. How do we backbite against our leaders today? How did Joshua and Caleb demonstrate resolve? What did the Israelites need to do to be saved from the fiery serpents? How do we look to God? Lauren Johnson joins us.

Old Testament Lesson 12: “Fruitful in the Land of My Affliction”

Genesis 40-45 – What happens to Joseph in prison? How did Joseph interpret the Pharoah’s dreams? Why was Joseph so quick to forgive his brothers? Why were Joseph’s brothers worried? Great points throughout this lesson. Bill Doolittle helps us break it down.