282.2: Deliverance (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 13, Sunday School)

April 13, 2018

Engaging Gospel Doctrine

Bondage, Passover, and Exodus

The Exodus and Passover left an indelible imprint on Jewish memory, and Jesus’ institution of the Last Supper during a Passover meal carried the symbolism into Christianity. Sheldon Greaves hosts his episode which addresses from both scriptural and personal perspectives the following themes:

  • Bondage
  • Deliverance
  • Remembrance
  • Sacrament


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Class Member ReadingExodus 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14; Matthew 26:19, 26-28; D&C 20:75-79

Additional ReadingExodus 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15

Other Reading: None


Sarah and Christian join the discussion.


You can access the Lesson Notes here (or PDF)

You can access the Annotated Reading here (or PDF)



Lesson Part 1

0:00        Mormonism and The Exodus

5:30        The Exodus Narrative

14:03     Lasting Traditions from of the Exodus

17:30     Modern Spiritual Applications of the Exodus

Discussion Part 1

21:08     Intros

22:17     Thinking about the Passover

36:14     Other Events from The Exodus

38:49     Things Too Big to Handle on Our Own

43:00     Family/Church Applications of The Exodus

47:42     Final Thoughts/Questions



Exodus and Passover, Discovering the Old Testament 

Howard W. Hunter, Christ, Our Passover

Jeffrey R. Holland, This Do in Remembrance of Me 

Slavery Footprint 

What Really Happened During the Exodus? Carol Meyers for NOVA

Exodus 14 divided into sources 

Memory and Forgetting, RadioLab 


Thanks to Sheldon for hosting this episode, James Estrada for audio postproduction, and as always to Steven Nelson for the beautiful bumper music.

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