092.2: Look to God and Live; OT Lesson 15 (Study Notes)

April 19, 2014

Engaging Gospel Doctrine

“Look to God and Live”

n this section we cover:

II: Scholarship:

  • Struggles of authority: Aaron and Miriam vs. Moses; the Korahites
  • Context of the conquest of Canaan
  • Meaning of the Bronze Serpent

III: Study Notes:

  • The portrayal of God in these chapters
  • Balance of personal and institutional revelation
  • Brain chemistry and optimism/pessimism
  • In addition to God, where can we “look at live”?

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Class Member Reading: Numbers 11; 12; 13; 14; 21:1-9; Alma 37:46-47; Helaman 8:13-15

Additional Reading: John 3:14-16; 1 Nephi 17:41; Alma 33:18-22

Other Reading: Look through the rest of Numbers.

Jennifer and Jacob continue the discussion.

 

You can access the Annotated Reading here (or PDF)

You can access the Lesson Notes here (or PDF)

 

Resources 

President Monson, In Search of Treasure (about living in the moment)

President Uchtdorf, Grateful in Any Circumstances 

Elder Scott, To Heal the Shattering Consequences of Abuse 

Elder Oaks, Good, Better, Best 

Elder Holland, Look to God and Live 

Martin Seligman, Positive Psychology 

Overview of PERMA

TED talk on the psychology of time 

TED talk about happiness in the moment 

TED talks about happiness in general 

 

Thanks to James Estrada for postproduction, and as always to Steven Nelson for the beautiful bumper music.

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