Ezekiel 18; 34-37 – How is a shepherd different from a sheepherder? What promises are given to Israel in the vision of the valley of bones? What unique understanding do we have of the stick of Judah and stick of Joseph due to modern-day revelation?
Jeremiah suffered through a lot. He prophesied of and watched the destruction of Jerusalem at the hands of Babylon. He dealt with an ineffectual people. Jeremiah faced much adversity. Yet he soldiered on. He did not shirk. He maintained his focus. Kurt Francom of LeadingLDS.com joins us.
Amos & Joel – Why are prophets important? Of what does Amos warn the people? What do we learn from his revelations? How do they relate to prophets today? Joel offers us challenges and blessings. Great lesson. Prepare for General Conference!
Ruth; 1 Samuel 1; 2 – We can learn much from the righteous qualities possessed by Naomi, Ruth, and Hannah. What qualities did Ruth demonstrate in leaving her homeland to be with Naomi? How did Boaz honor Ruth’s fallen husband? Why was Hannah willing to give Samuel to Eli’s care for all his days? Patricia Auxier is with us.
Judges 2; 4; 6; 13-16 – How does Israel fall into cycles of apostasy? How do we do the same and how can we avoid apostasy? From where did Samson gather his strength? What separated Nazarites from Israel? Why did Barak need Deborah by his side? We talk about friends, family, covenants, and faith as stakes that keep us strong. Kurt Francom of LeadingLDS joins us.
Joshua 1-6; 23; 24 – Danny Rasmussen of Normons.com joins us. The Lord calls Joshua to succeed Moses and command shim to be strong. How would you feel receiving a calling in the wake of someone as grand as Moses? The Israelites cross the Jordan river on dry ground via faith. Jericho is destroyed. What reminders are there to serve us and ancient Israel?
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?
Moses 5-7 – Cain loves Satan more than God and slays Abel. Cain enters into a secret combination with Satan. What do we learn from Cain’s pride and disobedience? What do we learn from the City of Enoch? How can we be like the people of Enoch? Kurt from LeadingLDS joins us.
Moses 1 – Time to start a new year of Sunday School Bonanza! We’re pumped to be getting into the Old Testament this year, and hope you’ll get lots of out these terrific lessons. What do we learn from knowing that we are sons and daughters of God? What is God’s work and glory? Dustin Homer kicks off the year with us.