Doctrine & Covenants 59; 119; 120—What is the history of tithing in both ancient and modern eras? Why did Joseph Smith receive the law of tithing? How are tithing and fast offering funds used and who has responsibility for those funds?
The Books of Zechariah and Malachi speak of many prophecies surrounding the Second Coming, those that have come, have yet to come, and won’t come until after the Savior returns. Why are these important to know, but how can they also be an obstacle for us? Malachi discusses tithing and the sealing power. Patricia Doxey closes out the year with us.
3 Nephi 22-26 – The Savior quotes Isaiah’s prophecies concerning the last day. He commands the people to add to their records the words of Samuel the Lamanite and Malachi. What are stakes? Why do we use the symbolism of a tent and stakes? What teachings of Malachi are especially important? Additional reading: Isaiah 54; Malachi 3-4