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Old Testament Lessons For 2010

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 17: “Beware Lest Thou Forget”

Purpose: To encourage class members to (1) remember the Lord adn teh covenants they have made with him and (2) create an environment that will help them do so. Read More

Lesson 16: “I Cannot Go Beyond the Word of the Lord”

Purpose: To encourage class members to submit to God’s will without hesitation. Read More

Lesson 15: “Look to God and Live”

Purpose: To encourage class members to overcome worldly desires and fears and look to the Savior and his prophets for guidance. Read More

Lesson 14: “Ye Shall Be a Peculiar Treasure unto Me”

Purpose: To encourage class members to partake of the Lord’s spiritual water and bread, sustain his chosen leaders, and obey his commandments so he can make of them a “holy nation” (Exodus 19:6). Read More

Lesson 13: Bondage, Passover, and Exodus

Purpose: To encourage class members to (1) trust the Lord to fulfill his promises, (2) increase their appreciation for the Savior’s atoning sacrifice, and (3) make the sacrament more meaningful in their lives. Read More

Lesson 12: “Fruitful in The Land of My Affliction”

Purpose: To help class members understand that if we are faithful and obedient, God will consecrate our afflictions for our good. Read More

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

Purpose: To help class members (1) learn how to make all experiences and circumstances work together for their good and (2) strengthen their commitment to obey the Lord’s standard of sexual morality. Read More

Lesson 10: Birthright Blessings; Marriage in The Covenant

Purpose: To strengthen class members’ desires to live worthy of their birthright blessings and of eternal marriage. Read More

Lesson 09: “God Will Provide Himself a Lamb”

Purpose: To help class members better understand Heavenly Father’s sacrifice in offering his Son as they learn of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice Isaac. Read More

Lesson 08: Living Righteously in a Wicked World

Purpose: To strengthen each class member’s resolve to hold fast to righteous standards during times of increasing wickedness. Read More

Lesson 07: The Abrahamic Covenant

Purpose: To help class members understand the blessings and responsibilities of the Abrahamic covenant. Read More

Lesson 06: “Noah Prepared an Ark to the Saving of His House”

Purpose: To help class members desire to live worthily and avoid the evils of the world. Read More

Lesson 05: “If Thou Doest Well, Thou Shalt Be Accepted”

Purpose: To help class members understand that choices to follow Jesus Christ lead to liberty, happiness, and eternal life, while choices to follow Satan lead to misery and captivity. Read More

Lesson 04: “Because of My Transgression My Eyes Are Opened”

Purpose: To help each class member understand that the Fall was a necessary part of Heavenly Father’s plan for us. Read More

Lesson 03: The Creation

Purpose: To help class members feel gratitude that God created all things for our benefit and that we are created in his image. Read More

Lesson 02: “Thou Wast Chosen Before Thou Wast Born”

Purpose: To help class members understand the doctrine of foreordination and their own responsibility to help build up the kingdom of God and bring souls to Christ. Read More

Lesson 01: “This is My Work and My Glory”

Purpose: To help class members understand that (1) we are children of God, (2) we can resist Satan’s temptations, and (3) God’s work and glory is to bring to pass our immortality and eternal life. Read More