Mary Magdalene, other women, the apostles, and the men on the road to Emmaus see the resurrected Savior Jesus Christ. What significance is there that women were the first to see the Lord? What feelings did the men going to Emmaus have? Why did Thomas doubt?
Jesus completes his mortal ministry. Judas betrays him, the Sanhedrin goes forward with a show trial, Jesus is scourged, Pilate sentences Jesus to death, and Christ offers himself as a sacrifice for all mankind. Listen to this quick episode and get prepared for a powerful and important Gospel Doctrine lesson.
John 12; Matthew 21-23 – How do we avoid being hypocritical in our dealings with others? We share some old mission stories that taught us about hypocrisy and service. Mary anoints Jesus’ feet. Why is this ordinance important? Jesus enters Jerusalem on Passover. What does the parable of the two sons teach us?
Matt 11, 12; Luke 7 – What does it mean to take upon ourselves the yoke of Christ? How does he make it light? Why does Christ defend breaking with Jewish custom when it comes to performing holy work on the Sabbath? How does he defend his disciples against the Pharisees for picking the chaff on the Sabbath? Erik Johnson is here!
Matthew 6: Consider the lilies of the field! Jesus continues the Sermon on the Mount, discussing the importance of doing our service and worship “in secret,” laying up treasures in heaven instead of the earth, and the proper form of prayer. Jesus also teaches us to forgive others and to seek FIRST the kingdom of God. Al Doan joins us.
Mark 1-5 – Why did Jesus perform miracles? How did they instruct the people and testify of his divinity? We discuss many miracles, including casting out devils (Legion), raising Jairus’ daughter from the dead, healing the woman with a condition of blood, healing and forgiving a man with palsy, calming the seas, and others. Bill Doolittle is back.
Isaiah 22-30 – This lesson focuses on Isaiah’s prophecies about what the Savior would do and what he has done for us. We go through some of our favorite sections and hope you’ll take the time to read these chapters and see what speaks to you. Kurt Francom in the hoooooouse!
How does the Doctrine and Covenants testify of Christ? How can we benefit from the Atonement? How does the D&C help us to better know the Savior’s roles and attributes?
Moroni 1-6 – Moroni teaches us about essential gospel ordinances, outlining the sacrament, priesthood organization, and the gift of the Holy Ghost. He teaches about requirements for baptism, membership in the church, and the importance of keeping records. These chapters are vital to helping us better understand the restored gospel as prophesied by Book of Mormon prophets.