Class Member Reading: Isaiah 50; 51; 52; 53; Matthew 26:39; Philippians 2:8; Hebrews 2:16-18; Hebrews 4:15; 1 Nephi 19:9; Mosiah 15:10-13; Mosiah 16:9; Alma 7:11-13; Alma 34:10
Additional Reading: Mosiah 14; 15
Other Reading: None
Past episodes have covered the Atonement and suffering, so this lesson specifically explores the ways our suffering can be redemptive. This section of the podcast covers:
- The “Servant Songs” in historical context
- Vicarious sacrifice in Jewish tradition
- Suffering Messiah
- Jesus down the rabbit hole
- Suffering and accountability
Rebecca and Jason continue discussing this important topic.
Related past episodes
The Purifying Power of Gethsemane, Elder McConkie
The Uses of Suffering, Sandra Strange, Ensign 1987
Your Sorrow Shall be Turned to Joy; Elder Robert Hales
That They Might Know Thee, Elder Keith Edwards
Thanks to James Estrada for postproduction and to Steven Nelson for the bumper music!