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New ‘Teachings: Thomas S. Monson’ manual released—how will it be used?

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A letter sent to Church members announced that the latest book in the Teachings of Presidents of the Church series is available now and includes the teachings of President Thomas S. Monson.

The new volume is available in the Gospel Library mobile app and on in English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Beginning in February 2023, the book will be available in a physical, printed form through Church Distribution and

Some of the chapters included in this new book are titled, “Finding Joy in the Journey,” “Going Forward with Hope,” “Missionary Service: A Sacred Charge,” “The Marvelous Virtue of Gratitude,” “The Lasting Influence of Teachers,” and “Reach Out to Rescue.”

“We are thrilled to have this wonderful resource for members to add to their personal libraries,” Mike Madsen, a product manager in the Church’s Priesthood and Family Department told Church News. “It includes President Monson’s teachings on charity, rescuing those in need, and finding joy in the journey. Most importantly, it includes his testimony of the Redeemer of the world.”

Since the Church rolled out the Come, Follow Me program for Sunday School lessons, in addition to the charge for Relief Society and elder’s quorums to focus on recent general conference messages in their Sunday lessons, the Teachings of the Presidents of the Church series is no longer formally studied by the general membership of the Church. Instead, Church News recommends that these volumes be used to help prepare for family lessons and talks, to supplement Sunday lessons, and to answer other questions about Church doctrine.

To view the letter about the new book, make sure you are signed in to your account and click here. You can also read more about the content and creation of the new volume on Church News.

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