How We Taught This Lesson in the Past: Lesson 8: Living Righteously in a Wicked World

by | Feb. 16, 2010

Lesson Helps

The second of the three Abraham lessons in the current manual focuses on episodes in Abraham’s life which illustrate the do’s and don’t’s the modern church teaches for “living righteously in a wicked world.” The 1965 Gospel Doctrine manual on “Patriarchs of the Old Testament” does not divide its lessons on Abraham in quite the same way, but much of the material in its pages does correspond to points promoted by the current manual.

Abraham: Called to Be Father of the Faithful


The “call” of Abraham was a call to the same basic mission as that given to the Old Testament prophets and priests, the Saviour and His apostles, and our latter-day prophets and missionaries – the implementing of the concept that God’s plan of life for man, given first to a nucleus of people, shall in due time be offered for the acceptance of all who will hear it.

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