279.2: Family Systems (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 10, Sunday School)

March 11, 2018

Engaging Gospel Doctrine

Birthright Blessings; Marriage in the Covenant

What difference does preparing for marriage in the temple make? And how does that relate to the stories of Rebekah and Isaac and Jacob and his wives? This episode reviews these narratives, discusses the relationship between a temple marriage and successful marriage, and reviews the principles of healthy relationships.

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Class Member ReadingGenesis 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29

Additional Reading: None


Adam and Cami provide an expert and valuable discussion.


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

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



Sunday School

0:00        Introduction and Framing

5:18        Assigned Reading

24:14     Temple Marriage and Good Marriage

Discussion Part 1

41:43     Introductions

43:00     Working within a Human Culture

48:05     Central Focus of the Manual

1:01:15  Blessings of Being Sealed

1:07:55  Principles of a Healthy Marriage

1:24:45  What Common Ground Helps Marriage?



Thanks to James Estrada for quick and skillful postproduction, and as always to Steven Nelson for the beautiful bumper music.