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D&C and Church History Lessons For 2009

Below is an overview of some past lessons and some lessons to come. Also note that the lessons are in numerical order, not necessarily the order in which they were taught (For information on which date a lesson was taught, go to the Reading page).


Lesson 45: “The Family is Ordained of God”

Purpose: To help class members understand the eternal importance of the family and to inspire them to strengthen their families. Read More…

Lesson 44: Being Good Citizens

Purpose: To encourage Church members to be good citizens by participating in government, obeying the law, and strengthening the community. Read More…

Lesson 43: “Take Upon You My Whole Armor”

Purpose: To help class members put on the full armor of God to protect them in the battle against evil. Read More…

Lesson 42: “Continuing Revelation to Latter-day Prophets”

Purpose: To show class members that the Lord continues to guide the Church through revelation to latter-day prophets, seers, and revelators. Read More…

Lesson 41: “Every Member a Missionary”

Purpose: To inspire class members to participate in taking the gospel to all the world and to strengthen new converts. Read More…

Lesson 40: “Finding Joy in Temple and Family History Work”

Purpose: To help class members see the many different ways they can participate in temple and family history work and to encourage them to prayerfully determine the ways they should participate now. Read More…

Lesson 38: “In Mine Own Way”

Purpose: To help class members understand the principles of spiritual and temporal welfare and commit themselves to greater self-reliance and service to the poor and needy.Read More…

Lesson 37: “We Thank Thee, Oh God, For A Prophet”

Purpose: To help class members recognize the need for our living prophet, understand his roles, and more faithfully obey his counsel. Read More…

Lesson 36: “The Desert Shall Rejoice, and Blossom as the Rose”

Purpose: To help class members understand how they have been blessed by the sacrifices of the early Saints in the Salt Lake Valley and to encourage them to follow the example of these faithful members. Read More…

Lesson 31: “Sealed … for Time and for All Eternity”

Purpose: To help class members understand that eternal marriage is an essential part of Heavenly Father’s plan, to help youth prepare for eternal marriage, and to encourage married couples to abide in the marriage covenant.. Read More…

Lesson 3: “I Had Seen A Vision”

Purpose: To strengthen class members’ testimonies of the First Vision and of Joseph Smith’s calling as the prophet through whom God restored the fulness of the gospel to the earth. Read More…

Lesson 1: Introduction to the Doctrine and Covenants and Church History

Purpose: To introduce class members to this year’s study of the Doctrine and Covenants and Church history and to help them understand their place in the dispensation of the fulness of times. Read More…