“I Cannot Go Beyond the Word of the Lord”

Old Testament Lesson 16 (Numbers 22–24; 31:1–16) THE SAD STORY OF BALAAM In last week’s lesson, the Israelites had asked permission to cross through the land of Moab on their way to where they would cross into the land of Israel. The king of Moab refused permission for them to do this. Thus, they were [...]

By |2020-12-28T00:00:00-07:00April 19th, 2021|

“Look to God and Live”

Old Testament Lesson 15 (Numbers 11–14; 21:1–9) INTRODUCTION The journey toward the promised land resumed 1 year, 1 month, and 20 days after the Israelites were freed from bondage in Egypt. As they moved out from Mt. Sinai, faithful Midianites were invited to join the migration (Numbers 10:29–36). "Hobab, brother-in-law of Moses was persuaded, though [...]

By |2020-12-28T00:00:00-07:00April 12th, 2021|

April General Conference Week

This week we are taking a week off from our weekly and daily Gospel Doctrine lesson posts due to our upcoming October General Conference. We will return next week to our normal schedule of posts. The Importance of Conference Some people treat conference weekends—whether general, stake, or ward—as vacations from Church work. Since there are [...]

By |2020-12-28T00:00:00-07:00March 29th, 2021|

“Bondage, Passover, and Exodus”

Old Testament Lesson 13 (Exodus 1–3; 5–6; 11–14) INTRODUCTION Israel in Egypt ● Israel became a great nation (Genesis 50:22–26). While the children of Israel stayed and were protected in Egypt for a time, a small family of 70 grew into a mighty nation. ● "The children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly” (Exodus [...]

By |2020-12-28T00:00:00-07:00March 22nd, 2021|
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