Class Member Reading: Isaiah 54; 55; 56; 63; 64; 65; Alma 32:28
Additional Reading: None
Other Reading: None
These final chapters of Isaiah give us much more to think about than the name of our Stake Centers. This lesson discusses the need for community, how we can both feel comfortable within and foster our communities. These chapters make challenging points about insiders, outsiders, points that lead to the promise of a new creation. This section covers the historical context of these chapters and explores the psychology of us/them psychology.
You can access the Annotated Reading here (or PDF).
You can access the Lesson Notes here (or PDF).
Home Teaching, A Divine Service, President Monson
Ye Are No More Strangers, Bishop Caussé
Strength in the Savior, President Chieko Okazaki
To Please Our Heavenly Father, President Hinckley
The Net Gathers of Every Kind, Elder Maxwell
No Man is an Island, Elder Winkel
Concern for the One, Elder Wirthlin
Come, Join with Us, President Uchtdorf
Why the Church is as True as the Gospel, Eugene England
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives, TED
Religion and Self-Transcendence, TED
Thanks as always to Steven Nelson for the bumper music.
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