122.2: Daniel and Esther; OT Lesson 45 (Study Notes)

December 5, 2014

Engaging Gospel Doctrine

“If I Perish, I Perish”


Class Member Reading: Daniel 1; 3; 6; Esther 3; 4; 5; 7; 8; D&C 89:18-20

Additional Reading: Esther 1; 2; 6; 9; 10

Other Reading: None


What is worth giving our lives for? This lesson uses the stories of Daniel and Esther to explore the topics of integrity and faithfulness. This portion examines the literary and historical context of Daniel and Esther and continues the discussion of integrity and sacrifice.


Julie and Kevin continue the discussion.


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

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




“But if Not..”, Elder Dennis Simmons

Swallowed up in the will of the Father, Elder Neal Maxwell

“For Such a Time as This”, Standford Convocation


Thanks to James Estrada for post-production and to Steven Nelson for the bumper music!