This Week's Reading Assignment

D&C 25

Lesson Summary

Historical summary April to July 1830. Husbands and wives to support and comfort one another. We are to be meek and avoid pride. Rejoice and be of good cheer.

Lesson Highlights

  • Husbands and wives should support and comfort each other.
  • We should be meek and avoid pride.
  • We should rejoice and be of good cheer.
A study of this lesson will help us learn to apply in our own lives the instructions the Lord has revealed to other individuals in the scriptures.

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This Week's Reading Assignment

D&C 20:1–36, D&C 20:68–69, D&C 20:75–79; D&C 21; D&C 27; D&C 115:1–4;
Our Heritage, pages 14–16

Lesson Summary

The Church is organized. Instructions to follow the prophet. The members to meet together often and partake of the sacrament. Duties of Church members.

Lesson Highlights

  • The Church is organized in the latter days.
  • The Lord commands Church members to follow the prophet.
  • The Lord encourages Church members to meet together often to partake of the sacrament.
  • The Lord explains the duties of Church members.
A study of this lesson will teach us about the restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ through the Prophet Joseph Smith, help us appreciate the blessings of Church membership, and encourage us to show the Lord our gratitude for membership in His Church.

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This Week's Reading Assignment

D&C 13; D&C 20:38–67; D&C 27:12–13; D&C 84:6–30; D&C 107:1–20; D&C 110:11–16; Joseph Smith—History 1:66–73

Lesson Summary

The restoration of the Aaronic and Melchizedek priesthoods. The authority and blessings of both priesthoods.

Lesson Highlights

  • Definition and purpose of the priesthood.
  • The restoration of the Aaronic Priesthood.
  • The restoration of the Melchizedek Priesthood.
  • Blessings of the priesthood for all people.
A study of this lesson will increase appreciation for the restoration of the priesthood, to encourage brethren to magnify their offices and callings in the priesthood, and to help all members enjoy more fully the blessings of the priesthood.

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This Week's Reading Assignment

See Class Member Study Guide

Lesson Summary

Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Repentance. Baptism, an essential ordinance. The gift of the Holy Ghost. Endure to the end.

Lesson Highlights



  • Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ is the first principle of the gospel.
  • Through sincere repentance, we can partake of the blessings of the Atonement.
  • Baptism is an essential ordinance.
  • Through the ordinance of confirmation, we receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
  • We must endure to the end in faith to receive eternal life.
A study of this lesson will help us understand and seek the blessings that come from the first principles and ordinances of the gospel: faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, repentance, baptism, and confirmation.

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This Week's Reading Assignment

D&C 6; 8; 9; 11

Lesson Summary

How the Holy Ghost communicates with us. Cautions about personal revelation. When revelation is not received or recognized.

Lesson Highlights

  • Understanding how the Holy Ghost communicates with us.
  • Cautions about personal revelation.
  • When revelation is not received or recognized.
A study of this lesson will help us learn to recognize personal revelation through the Holy Ghost and to encourage us to seek this blessing in our lives.

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