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What's the Big Deal About Home Teaching?

The Gospel Doctrine lesson was titled “The Lord Be Between Me and Thee for Ever.” It was a lesson about the friendship between David and Jonathan in the Bible.

The two weren’t exactly run-of-the-mill chums. Just as “holy matrimony” involves three people — the husband, the wife and the Lord — Jonathan and David had a “holy friendship,” a friendship involving God.

God held them together.

It was friendship elevated.

It was a “covenant friendship.”

Theirs was the kind of friendship home teaching and visiting teaching were designed to be.

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