Why do we need a prophet? Are prophets perfect? Was Joseph Smith perfect? In this lesson we will get into the ins and outs of latter-day prophets and how they bless our lives. Kurt Francom is with us.
D&C 4; 18; 52; 81, 138—Just as Brigham Young sent many to said the Martin and Willie handcart company, the Savior rescues us. But how? What do we learn from these great lessons in Church history? Bill Doolittle is with us.
D&C 136—Steve Pierce joins us for a discussion on the Saints’ journey to the Salt Lake Valley. How did the Lord guide Mormons during this period? What lessons were learned?
D&C 107—The death of Joseph Smith results in a major succession crisis, with various parties vying for the mantle to lead the Church. What were the arguments of Sidney Rigdon, Brigham Young, James Strang, and others? Where would you have fallen if you were put in the shoes of the saints of the time?
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 124; 126—The Saints flee to Nauvoo, Illinois and build the Church there. In Nauvoo, baptisms for the dead were performed for the first time, as well as the temple endowment. Even more notable was the organization of the Relief Society. What does Nauvoo mean to you? Patricia Auxier is with us to break it all down.
D&C 121, 122—Kurt Francom of LeadingLDS swings by to talk about some of the most powerful chapters in church history. We all endure adversity and Joseph Smith was no exception. What can we learn about adversity from the prophet’s experience in Liberty Jail?
D&C 101; 103; 105—Let’s learn more about the early saints’ efforts to establish Zion in Missouri, including the many trials and refining experience they went through, such as Zion’s Camp. And who better to walk us through this stuff than our resident Missourian, Al Doan?
Dustin Homer joins us for a discussion on how missionary work functioned among the early saints, and how missionary work can benefit us today. Were it not for the missionary work and sacrifices of the era, the Church would likely have been unable to carry on.
D&C 84; 107; 121—What have we gained through the restoration of the priesthood? Many priesthood offices came well after the Church was organized. Why not organize them with the organization of the Church? What do we learn about the Lord providing functional apparatuses based on present need? Al Doan is with us.