143: To Inherit Eternal Life (New Testament Lesson 17)

“What Shall I Do That I May Inherit Eternal Life?”


Class Member Reading: Mark 10:17-30; 12:41-44; Luke 12:13-21; 14; 16

Additional Reading: Matthew 19:16–30; Luke 18:18–30; 21:1–4; Jacob 2:18–19.

Scripture Chain: Matthew 6:19–21; Matthew 6:33; Mark 10:28–30; Jacob 2:18–19; D&C 6:6–7


We think of “Eternal Life” as the type of life that God experiences, but what does that mean? This episode explores the nature of eternal life, its impact here and hereafter, and Jesus’ challenging teachings about wealth and its proper use.


You can access the Annotated Reading here (or PDF).

You can access the Lesson Notes here (or PDF).



“Eternal Life, To Know Our Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ” by Elder Robert D. Hales

Eternal Life, Encyclopedia of Mormonism 

Caring for the Poor and Needy, EGD Episode 67

Forbes article on the relationship between money and happiness 

The Riddle of Experience vs. Memory, Daniel Kahneman on TED

Mormon Women Project Lesson 17


Thanks to Marshall McDonald for the bumper music!


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