September 22, 2018

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303.2: Justice and Responsibility (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 35, Sunday School)

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God Reveals His Secrets to His Prophets   What is the “secret” that God reveals to his prophets? And what do we make of the fact that Amos was called from outside all institutional structure? This episode explores how God speaks to us, the important message of social justice, the end of the world, and […]

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September 22, 2018

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303.1: Justice and Responsibility (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 35, Updated)

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God Reveals His Secrets to His Prophets   The marvelous thing about LDS doctrine is we learn that God reveals secrets to EVERYONE through personal revelation! Amos and Joel can be difficult to understand (so get your study Bible ready!), but at the core, these readings are about revelation, consequence, and responsibility.   Class Member […]

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September 16, 2018

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302.3: Fidelity (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 34, Study Notes)

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“I Will Betroth Thee unto Me in Righteousness” The book of Hosea presents a difficult mix of profound theology and historically situated abuse. Hosea teaches of God’s devotion to us and our responsibility to be faithful to Them and each other, but does so in the context of intensely troubling treatment of women and children. This […]

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September 16, 2018

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302.2: Fidelity (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 34, Sunday School)

http://www.codyfmiller.com/paintings/hosea-and-gomer/

“I Will Betroth Thee unto Me in Righteousness”   The book of Hosea presents a difficult mix of profound theology and historically situated abuse. Hosea teaches of God’s devotion to us and our responsibility to be faithful to Them and each other, but does so in the context of intensely troubling treatment of women and children. […]

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September 16, 2018

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302.1: Fidelity (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 34, Updated)

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“I Will Betroth Thee unto Me in Righteousness” The core message of Hosea is fidelity: fidelity to God, which extends to fidelity to each other and ourselves. At it’s core, fidelity is about congruence between our values and our actions, and congruence between our relationship to ourselves and our relationship to others. There is much […]

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September 1, 2018

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301.3: Fish Stories (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 33, Study Notes)

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 Sharing the Gospel with the World This section explains how the literary and historical contexts illuminate the central message of the story and applications for our culture and lives.   Recurring Donation: $5   $10   $25   $50 One Time Donation: $25      $50      $100   David and Gretta continue an important and insightful discussion.   You can access the Annotated […]

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September 1, 2018

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301.2: Fish Stories (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 33, Sunday School)

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 Sharing the Gospel with the World     We all know Jonah as a fish story, but a close reading informed by literary and historical details reveals a profound, inspiring, and challenging message. This little book asks us foundational questions about the goodness of God and our responsibility to serve, love, and forgive beyond our […]

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September 1, 2018

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301.1: Fish Stories (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 33, Updated)

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 Sharing the Gospel with the World   Jonah and Micah seem like an odd pairing, but both have to do with the covenantal, steadfast love we are commanded to have for each other… a commandment Jonah tries to flee, and the commandment Micah uses as a standard for both God and humankind.   Recurring Donation: […]

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August 25, 2018

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300.3: Suffering, Loss, and Meaning (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 32, Study Notes)

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“I Know That My Redeemer Liveth”   We all know the story of Job, but the book itself proves more challenging and complex than you remember. That said, it provides one of the most powerful wrestles with questions of loss and meaning in scripture. This portion of the episode includes: Literary issues in the book […]

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August 25, 2018

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300.2: Suffering, Loss, and Meaning (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 32, Sunday School)

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“I Know That My Redeemer Liveth” We all know the story of Job, but the book itself proves more challenging and complex than you remember. That said, it provides one of the most powerful wrestles with questions of loss and meaning in scripture. This portion of the episode includes: Initial reflections/comments on Job (including the […]

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