270.2: Of God and Humans (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 1, Sunday School)

January 14, 2018

Engaging Gospel Doctrine

“This Is My Work and My Glory”

This lesson only covers thirty-nine verses, but contains profound doctrine. Specifically, these verses illuminate the nature of God, humanity, revelation, and the Plan of Salvation.


I: Sunday School

  • What is the Book of Moses? (historical background)
  • Overview of content
  • Close Reading (focusing on 1:39)
  • Comments on approaching the OT


Class Reading: Moses 1:1-39

Additional Reading: None

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Join a rich discussion with Jessica, Jody, and Colby


You can access my Lesson Notes here.

You can access the Annotated Reading here.




0:00        Podcast episodes A/B: Purpose and Overview

8:50        Joseph Smith translation

15:09     Moses Summary and Moses 1

Discussion Part 1

20:16     Guest introductions

25:20     Revelation

27:25     Transfiguration

34:38    Nature of God/Interactions with God

43:37     Satan’s Temptation (Temper Tantrum)

53:18    Overall thoughts on The Book of Moses juxtaposed to the Old Testament


Thanks to William Newman, James Estrada, and Trent Oliphant for post-production and to Steven Nelson for the bumper music.