299.1: Knowing, Practicing, Becoming (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 31, Updated)

August 18, 2018

Engaging Gospel Doctrine

“Happy Is the [One] That Findeth Wisdom” 


Wisdom has been called applied knowledge, but is that enough? What enables us to apply wisdom? This update explores wisdom ancient and modern and the relationship between knowledge, wisdom, practice, and the gospel.


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Class Member Reading: 1 Kings 4:32; Proverbs 1:7; 9:9-10; 3:5-7; 16:27-28; 18:8; 25:18; 13:10; 16:18; 22:6; 15:13; 17:22; 2 Nephi 9:28-29; Matthew 12:36-37; D&C 68:25-28

Additional Reading: Proverbs and Ecclesiastes (The Student Guide says to “study as much of the books of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes as you can”)

Other Reading: None


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



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Thanks to Trent Oliphant for postproduction on the updated and reissued episodes.