Doctrine & Covenants Winter-Spring 2017

Reading Schedule – Winter/Spring 2017

Additional Q&A Session

Date Lesson Title

D&C Readings

Foundations of the Restoration Supplemental Reading
Jan 3 Agency 40, 58, 61-62,

79-80, 82

Jan 10 The Law of Consecration 51, 54, 56, 78, 83, 85, 92, 94, 104, 117, 119-120
Jan 17 Preparing the World for the Second Coming of Jesus Christ 29, 34, 43, 45, 87, 116 □ Doctrine and Covenants 39:19–23; 88:81–87.
□ Neil L. Andersen, “Preparing the World for the Second Coming,” Ensign, May 2011, 49-52.
□ “Preparing for the Second Coming of Christ,” chapter 44 in Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph F. Smith (1998), 389-97.
Jan 24 D&C 76  76
Jan 31 D&C 88, 93 88, 93
Feb 7 A Survey of the D&C 23, 27, 46, 53, 55, 59, 89, 108, 126, 129-130, 134
 Feb 14 The Kirtland Temple & Priesthood Keys  

95-97, 109-110

□ Jeffrey R. Holland, “Our Most Distinguishing Feature,” Ensign, May 2005, 43-45.
□ David A. Bednar, “Honorably Hold a Name and Standing,” Ensign, May 2009, 97-100.
Feb 21 Strength Amid Opposition 98, 101, 103, 105, 121-123 □ Doctrine and Covenants 112:10–15
□ Neil L. Andersen, “Trial of Your Faith,” Ensign, Nov. 2012, 39-42.
Feb 28 Redemption of the Dead 2, 124, 127-128, 137-138 □ Doctrine and Covenants 124:30–41; 127:1–9; 128:1–18; 137:1–10; 138:28–37.
□ Richard G. Scott, “The Joy of Redeeming the Dead,” Ensign, Nov. 2012, 93-95.
□ D. Todd Christofferson, “The Redemption of the Dead and the Testimony of Jesus,” Ensign, Nov. 2000, 9-12.
Mar 7 Gospel Teachings in Nauvoo The Articles of Faith, The King Follett Discourse □ Psalm 82:6; Matthew 5:48; John 10:32–34; Romans 8:16–17; 2 Peter 1:3–4; 1 John 3:2–3; Doctrine and Covenants 93:11–22; 124:25–28, 37–42; 132:20–24.
□ “God the Eternal Father,” ch. 2 in Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith (2007), 37-43.
□ “Becoming Like God,” Gospel Topics, lds.org/topics.
Mar 14
Additional Q&A
The Relief Society and the Church □ Dallin H. Oaks, “The Keys and Authority of the Priesthood,” Ensign, May 2014, 49-52.
□ Julie B. Beck, “The Vision of Prophets Regarding Relief Society: Faith, Family, Relief,” Ensign, May 2012, 83-85.
Mar 21 Emma Smith, an Elect Lady 25
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28

Spring break No Class Today ———
Apr 4 The Doctrine of Eternal Marriage and Family 131, 132:1-29 □ Doctrine and Covenants 49:15–17
□ Russell M. Nelson, “Celestial Marriage,” Ensign, Nov. 2008, 92-95.
□ Joshua J. Perkey, “Why Temple Marriage?” New Era, Aug. 2013,30-32.
Apr 11 Plural Marriage 132:1-3, 30-66,

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□ Jacob 2:27–30
□ “Plural Marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,” Gospel Topics, lds.org/topics.
Consider also reading:
□ “Plural Marriage in Kirtland and Nauvoo,” Gospel Topics, lds.org/topics.
□ “Plural Marriage and Families in Early Utah,” Gospel Topics, lds.org/topics.
□ “The Manifesto and the End of Plural Marriage,” Gospel Topics, lds.org/topics.

Apr 18
Easter Message
Christ: Advocate & Redeemer
 

19, 45:1-5

Apr 25 The Mission of Joseph Smith □ 2 Nephi 3:1–21; Doctrine and Covenants 122:1–2; 135:3; Joseph Smith—History 1:33.
□ Neil L. Andersen, “Joseph Smith,” Ensign, Nov. 2014, 28-31.
□ Tad R. Callister, “Joseph Smith—Prophet of the Restoration,” Ensign, Nov. 2009, 35-37.
May 9 The Martyrdom 135-136 □ Thomas S. Monson, “The Prophet Joseph Smith: Teacher by Example,” Ensign, Nov. 2005, 67-70.
□ “The Martyrdom,” chapter 22 in Church History in the Fullness of Times Student Manual, 2nd ed. (CES manual, 2003), 273-85.
May 2 Succession in the Presidency □ Doctrine and Covenants 107:33; 112:30–32; 124:127–28.
□ Boyd K. Packer, “The Twelve,” Ensign, May 2008, 83-87.
□ “The Twelve to Bear Off the Kingdom,” chapter 23 in Church History in the Fullness of Times Student Manual, 2nd ed. (CES manual, 2003), 286-96.
May 16 Hastening the Work of Salvation / Year-In-Review 64-65, 133 □ Dieter F. Uchtdorf, “Are You Sleeping through the Restoration?” Ensign, May 2014, 58-62.
□ “Hastening the Work of Salvation,” Ensign, Oct. 2013, 36-39.