Jeremiah foresees the latter-day gathering of Israel, but what does “the gathering” really mean? How are we hunters and/or gatherers? Later, the Lord describes having his law written “in the hearts” of his people. How are we affected when we have God’s law actually written in our hearts? Erik Johnson is with us.
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.
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!
Abraham 1; Genesis 22 – Abraham is commanded to sacrifice Isaac, a child that he struggled for many years to conceive. Could you sacrifice your child if the Lord required it? What do we learn from Abraham and Sarah’s faith? What of Hagar?
3 Nephi 12-15 – Christ continues his teaching of the Nephites, citing the Beatitudes. What does it mean to be the “salt of the earth”? The Law of Moses is fulfilled. How must we live to be true disciples of Christ? How do we honor His sacrifice?