247.4: Priesthood (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 25)

Priesthood: “The Power of Godliness”


We have already talked about the Restoration of the Priestood, and this lesson is the chance to dig into the nature of the priesthood. What exactly is it? What principles govern “the power of godliness”? During this lesson and discussion we will address:

  • The role of the priesthood in LDS culture
  • What the scriptures teach about priesthood
  • What exactly is priesthood?
  • Principles that govern priesthood
  • The relationship of women and the priesthood

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Class member readingD&C 84:33–44; D&C 107; D&C 121:34–46; D&C 20:38–67; D&C 41:9–12; D&C 90:1–6; D&C 102:1–2

Additional teacher readingEphesians 4:13; Ephesians 4:10–12; D&C 13; D&C 128:20; D&C 52; D&C 81; D&C 90; D&C 102; Alma 32:23; Jacob 1:17–19; 3 Nephi 17:3; Abraham 2:9–11; D&C 27:15–18; D&C 112:30–32


Join an illuminating discussion with Maxine, Jessica, and Dave.


You can access my Reading Notes here

You can access my Lesson Notes here (or PDF)




Relationship of Women to the Priesthood

Many thanks to Devin Roth for the beautiful bumper music. Check out his arrangement of hymns and other work at DevinRothMusic!

Thanks to James Estrada of Oak Street Audio for his timely and high quality post-production.

Latest Comments

  1. Ian says:

    Fascinating and informative discussion.
    Have Dave been able to provide a source for Joseph Smiths quote about ” willing degrade himself is folly”
    Have researched but can’t find it.
    Have listened to a couple of podcasts and will subscribe in the near future


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