Book of Mormon Lesson 30: “The Great Plan of Happiness”

Alma 40-42—How does a failure to understand the plan of salvation make us weaker in the face of temptation? How did understanding death and resurrection help Corianton? How will it help you? How does understanding the atonement change our course? Also, an attention activity we actually like! Bill Doolittle is with us.

New Testament Lesson 4: “Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord”

Matthew 3-4: Rachel and David Zobell join us to discuss John the Baptist’s role in serving a forerunner of Christ. How did John prepare the people? Why was he necessary? What did he preach? Why was Christ baptized when He was perfect? Satan tempts Jesus in the wilderness, but Jesus resists. How can fasting strengthen us?

Old Testament Lesson 12: “Fruitful in the Land of My Affliction”

Genesis 40-45 – What happens to Joseph in prison? How did Joseph interpret the Pharoah’s dreams? Why was Joseph so quick to forgive his brothers? Why were Joseph’s brothers worried? Great points throughout this lesson. Bill Doolittle helps us break it down.

Old Testament Lesson 11: “How Can I Do This Great Wickedness?”

Genesis 34-39 – Why was Joseph hated by his brothers? Did Israel play favorites with him? What do we learn about sin and temptation from the account of Potiphar’s wife? How did Joseph weather persecution and imprisonment? Lauren Johnson, formerly of The Cultural Hall, joins us.

Book of Mormon Lesson 27 – “All Things Denote There Is a God”

Alma 30-31 – Korihor, an anti-Christ, leads the people astray. He challenges Alma on the very existence of God and need for an Atonement. How can we learn to recognize and refute false teachings? Alma leads a mission to the apostate Zoramites, demonstrating compassion in the face of unfortunate circumstances.