Mormon 1-5—Mormon becomes the leader of the Nephites and the Nephites suffer in battle because of their wickedness. How do we develop contrite hearts and spirits? What does that mean? Brad Lammi is in the studio with us.
3 Nephi 16-21—This lesson deals entirely with the gathering of Israel. Why did the Savior spend time explaining this to the people? Why does the gathering of Israel matter to us today? What role do Gentiles play in the scattering and gathering of Israel. Brad Lammi is back in the saddle with us.
3 Nephi 17-19—Jesus continues his ministry among the Nephites, healing them and blessing their children. The Lord has his disciples baptized and receive the Holy Ghost. Do we ponder what the Lord has taught us? Do we truly know how much we have?
Mosiah 25-28 – Loren Thomas joins us to talk primarily about Alma the Younger’s wickedness and subsequent conversion. How can people be led into sin by unbelievers? What caused Alma to change? Can we expect the same in our own lives? How does the Lord send help in response to the prayers of the righteous?
2 Nephi 26-30 – Jeff King returns to the studio to talk about Nephi’s final exhortations to his people. He teaches about the restoration, the coming forth of the Book of Mormon, and good triumphing over evil. Let’s dance!
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
3 Nephi 8-11 – Great destruction occurs at the time of Christ’s death. The survivors hear the voice of Christ in the darkness. The resurrected Christ descends from heaven and visits the Nephites. These are remarkable passages of scripture.
Helaman 13-16 – Samuel the Lamanite preaches atop the walls of Zarahemla. He prophesies of the signs of Christ’s birth and death and chastises the Nephites for their iniquity. How importance is repentance to us? How do we develop a stronger understanding and testimony of repentance?
Helaman 6-12 – The pride cycle is given a full lesson. The Nephites become so wicked that the Lamanites exceed them in righteousness. How can we avoid pride in our material wealth? How can we avoid pride in our testimonies? How do we get out of a cycle of pride and firmly turn ourselves to God?