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?
Genesis 13-19 – Abraham settles in Hebron, Lot near Sodom. What symbolism is there in this imagery? Why did Abraham eventually rescue lot? To whom did Abraham pay tithing? Why were Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed? Is God angry and vindictive? Bill Doolittle joins us.
D&C 57; 64; 82; Moses 7 – What does Zion mean? Where has Zion existed? How do we establish Zion in our families and communities? What promises are made about the future of Zion? Al Doan joins us.
Alma 5-7 – Alma exhorts the Saints to experience a “might change” of heart; he encourages everyone to improve his or her “countenance.” How does that apply to us? How do we focus on self-improvement and have the faith to heed prophetic counsel?
Mosiah 29; Alma 1-4 – What are good principles of government? Why did the Sons of Mosiah refuse to be kings? What did Alma face as Chief Judge? The pride cycle commences. How can we avoid pride and elect righteous leaders?