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OT Lesson 20 Study Notes: Ruth; 1 Samuel 1

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The story of Ruth occurs “in the days when the judges ruled” (Ruth 1:1). It is not, strictly speaking, in c...

NT Sunday School Lesson 29 (JF): Acts 6-9

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Acts 6 Verses 1-7: Who were the “Grecians”? We would probably call them “Hellenists.” Remember that as yet ...

Sunday School Lesson 45: Daniel 1, 3, and 6; Esther 3-5, 7-8

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Let me begin, once again, with a reminder that these are not intended for notes to help teachers, though th...

What is the Old Testament?

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The version of the Old Testament used by Protestants and Jews today contains 39 books. Catholic Bibles incl...

Book of Mormon Lesson #11: “Press Forward with a Steadfastness in Christ,” 2 Nephi 31-33 (Gospel Doctrine)

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As I’ve been explaining since the beginning of my posts on Nephi, 2 Nephi 31-33 forms a kind of conclusion ...

RS/MP Lesson 39: “Relief Society: Divine Organization of Women” (Joseph Smith Manual)

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I fear and tremble a bit before this lesson, on the one hand because, as a male, I worry about how whatever...

Old Testament Lesson 21 Study Notes: 1 Samuel 2-3; 8

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One can reasonably argue that the book of Judges shows us the decline of Israel to a situation in which the...

Comfort in Our Weakness

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“This morning I take great comfort in knowing that I am one of the truly weak things of the world.” – Elder...

NT Sunday School Lesson 26 (JF): Matthew 26:47-27:66; Mark 14:43-15:39; Luke 22:47-23:56; John 18-19

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Matthew 26 Verse 47: This crowd came from the temple priests, so it may have been the temple police rather ...

Book of Mormon Lesson #14: “For a Wise Purpose,” Enos, Jarom, Omni, Words of Mormon (Gospel Doctrine)

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We’re on our way from the small plates to Mormon’s abridgement, and that way is paved by several short book...