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2016 Gospel Doctrine: The Book of Mormon
Lesson 1

“The Keystone of Our Religion”

The Book of Mormon: The Keystone Scripture

The Book of Mormon as the Keystone of Church Administration

Lesson 2

“All Things According to His Will”

Father Lehi

Recovering the Missing Record of Lehi

The Prophet Nephi

Lesson 3

The Vision of the Tree of Life

The Things Which My Father Saw: Approaches to Lehi’s Dream and Nephi’s Vision

“Behold I Have Dreamed a Dream”

Lesson 4

“The Things Which I Saw While I Was Carried Away in the Spirit”

The Things Which My Father Saw: Approaches to Lehi’s Dream and Nephi’s Vision

“Delivered by the Power of God”: Nephi’s Vision of America’s Birth

Lesson 5

“Hearken to the Truth, and Give Heed unto It”

Lehi’s Journeys

Lesson 6

“Free to Choose Liberty and Eternal Life”

Agency and Freedom in the Divine Plan

Agency: Its Nature, Origins, and Power

The Precious Gift of Agency

Lesson 7

“I Know in Whom I Have Trusted”

“Millions Shall Know ‘Brother Joseph’ Again”: Witnesses of the Prophet’s Divine Role and Mission

Messiah ben Joseph: Jewish Traditions and Legends of a Latter-day Restorer

Lesson 8

“O How Great the Goodness of Our God”

The Atonement of Jesus Christ: 2 Nephi 9

Lesson 9

“My Soul Delighteth in the Words of Isaiah”

Chapter 10: Isaiah Variants in the Book of Mormon

What Is Isaiah Doing in First Nephi? Or, How Did Lehi’s Family Fare So Far from Home?

Lesson 10

“He Inviteth All to Come unto Him”

Comprehending the Character of God: A Key to Successful Relationship

Lesson 11

“Press Forward with a Steadfastness in Christ”

The Doctrine of Christ in 2 Nephi 31–32 as an Approach to the Vision of the Tree of Life

The Commandment to Be Perfect and the Clarifying Role of the Book of Mormon

Lesson 12

“Seek Ye for the Kingdom of God”

To Learn with Joy

The Problem of Pride: A Book of Mormon Perspective

Lesson 13

The Allegory of the Olive Trees

“Ye Shall Have Joy with Me”: The Olive Tree, the Lord, and His Servants

Botanical Comparisons in the Allegory of the Olive Tree

Lesson 14

“For a Wise Purpose”

Enos: His Mission and His Message

The Book of Mormon Plates

Hidden Treasures: The Life and Legacy of Mosiah I

Lesson 15

“Eternally Indebted to Your Heavenly Father”

King Benjamin: In the Service of Your God

Lesson 16

“Ye Shall Be Called the Children of Christ”

The Powers of the Atonement: Insights from the Book of Mormon

Lesson 17

“A Seer … Becometh a Great Benefit to His Fellow Beings”

The Exodus Pattern in the Book of Mormon

Lesson 18

“God Himself … Shall Redeem His People”

Bejamin and Noah: The Principle of Dominon

Abinadi: The Prophet and Martyr

Abinadi’s Commentary on Isaiah

Lesson 19

“None Could Deliver Them but the Lord”

The Exodus Pattern in the Book of Mormon

Marriage and Treaty in the Book of Mormon: The Case of the Abducted Lamanite Daughters

Lesson 20

“My Soul Is Pained No More”

The Continuous Process of Conversion: An Analysis of the Fourth Article of Faith

Lesson 21

“Alma … Did Judge Righteous Judgments”

The False Priests of the Book of Mormon

Lesson 22

“Have Ye Received His Image in Your Countenances?”

Chapter 3: “A Mighty Change”

Lesson 23

“More Than One Witness”

When Less Is More: The Reticent Narrator in the Story of Alma and Amulek

Lesson 24

“Give Us Strength According to Our Faith … in Christ”

The Holy Order of God

Ammonihah: Measuring Mormon’s Purposes

Lesson 25

“They Taught with Power and Authority of God”

Instruments in the Hands of God: The Message of Alma 17–27

Lesson 26

“Converted unto the Lord”

The Lamanites—A More Accurate Image

Lesson 27

“All Things Denote There Is a God”

“All Things Denote There Is a God”: Seeing Christ in the Creation

Lesson 28

“The Word Is in Christ unto Salvation”

The Book of Alma as a Prototype for Teaching the Word of God

“Whoso Treasureth Up My Word Shall Not Be Deceived”

Lesson 29

“Give Ear to My Words”

Alma’s Conversion: Reminiscences in His Sermons

Lesson 30

“The Great Plan of Happiness”

The Perfect Plan

The Three Most Abominable Sins

Lesson 31

“Firm in the Faith of Christ”

Finding the Prince of Peace in the War Chapters: An Analysis of Alma 44

The Captain and the Covenant

Captain Moroni’s Wartime Strategies: An Application for the Spiritual Battles of Our Day

Lesson 32

“They Did Obey … Every Word of Command with Exactness”

Nephi’s Freedom Thesis 18 and the Sons of Helaman

Lesson 33

“A Sure Foundation”

The Only Sure Foundation: Building on the Rock of our Redeemer

Lesson 34

“How Could You Have Forgotten Your God?”

The Terrifying Book of Helaman

Lesson 35

“Repent and Return unto the Lord”

“Yield Your Heart to God”—the Process of Sanctification

Lesson 36

“On the Morrow Come I into the World”

Jesus the Savior in 3 Nephi

Lesson 37

“Whosoever Will Come, Him Will I Receive”

3 Nephi 9–30: This Is My Gospel

Lesson 38

“Old Things Are Done Away, and All Things Have Become New”

The Sermon on the Mount and Third Nephi

Lesson 39

“Behold, My Joy Is Full”

Covenant Renewal: Seeking a Greater Portion of the Spirit through the Sacrament

Lesson 40

“Then Will I Gather Them In”

The Gathering of Israel

Lesson 41

“He Did Expound All Things unto Them”

“I Will Send You Elijah the Prophet”

Lesson 42

“This Is My Gospel”

"This Is My Gospel": Jesus' Discourse in 3 Nephi

Lesson 43

“How Could Ye Have Departed from the Ways of the Lord?”

Ether and Mormon: Parallel Prophets of Warning and Witness

Lesson 44

“I Speak unto You As If Ye Were Present”

Mormon, the Man and the Message

Lesson 45

“Never Has Man Believed in Me As Thou Hast”

Rending the Veil of Unbelief

Lesson 46

“By Faith All Things Are Fulfilled”

Weak Things Made Strong

The Plates of Ether and the Covenant of the Book of Mormon

Lesson 47

“To Keep Them in the Right Way”

Book of Mormon Religious Teachings and Practices


Lesson 48

“Come unto Christ”

Moroni 9–10: Remember How Merciful the Lord Hath Been