Studying the Prophets: Look Beyond Limiting Labels

I am a Sunday School teacher. And as the old hymn says, that means I try to “labor with care.”

Right now, we teachers are laboring through the Old Testament. We’re just polishing off the patriarchs and are headed full steam ahead toward the prophets.

And as we’ve ticked through the lives and times of early leaders, I’ve noticed how often we associate each Old Testament figure with one particular event.

Noah is the flood.

Enoch is the risen city.

Daniel is the lion’s den.

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints even do that with modern-day prophets.

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