D&C Lesson 40: Finding Joy in Temple and Family History Work

Dustin Homer joins us for a discussion on temple and family history work. How can you prayerfully improve your efforts in this regard? Why is having a current temple recommend important, regardless of whether or not a temple is near?

D&C Lesson 39: “The Hearts of the Children Shall Turn to Their Fathers”

D&C 2; 110; 138—What does it actually mean to have the hearts of the children turn to their fathers? What can you do to have a greater desire to participate in family history and temple work?

D&C Lesson 30: “The Prisoners Shall Go Free”

D&C 4; 124;127; 128—This week we are focusing on ordinances on behalf of the dead as performed in Latter-day Saint temples. How have temple ordinances benefited you? What does it mean to redeem the dead? Steve Pierce is with us.

D&C Lesson 18: “Establish … a House of God”

D&C 95; 109; 110—Where did modern-day temple worship come from and how can the temple be a greater blessing in your life? Joseph Smith came to understand temples through years of study and prayer and we can do the same. Dustin Homer is with us.

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Old Testament Lesson 47: “Let Us Rise Up and Build” (Ezra, Nehemiah)

Cyrus allows the Jews to return to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple. Why were the Samaritans barred from rebuilding the temple? Ezra leads another group of Jews back to Jerusalem. Nehemiah helps the people rebuild the walls that protect Jerusalem.

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 26: King Solomon: Man of Wisdom, Man of Foolishness

1 Kings 3-9 – Solomon succeeds his father, David, as king and follows the Lord. At first he rules in righteousness and constructs the temple, but then builds an even larger palace for himself. How do we build our own palaces? What can we learn from Solomon’s spiritual gifts?

Lesson 40: “Finding Joy in Temple and Family History Work” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

Temple work is awesome and we can do a heckuva lot more of it. What can we do to be more efficient and active with temple work? Are we shirking our covenants when we fail to attend the temple? Dustin Homer joins us.

Lesson 39: “The Hearts of the Children Shall Turn to Their Fathers” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

D&C 2; 110; 138 – “Somebody has got to redeem them” – Wilford Woodruff said that. We discuss the work for the dead. What did Elijah mean about the hearts of the children turning to their fathers? How can we experience that change of heart? How do we redeem the dead? Bill Doolittle is with 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.