Chapter 14: Marriage and Family—Ordained of God

The videos on the churches website are both under two minutes.  The first, a talk by Elder L. Tom Perry, is timely in that it is the second to last conference talk by Elder Perry.  I find it even more

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Chapter 13: Priceless Blessings of the House of the Lord

This will be a relatively easy lesson for our particular quorum.  There is always much discussion regarding the need to attend and the blessings for doing so. The official Church lesson manual includes a single video this week, of a

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Chapter 12: “Seek the Spirit in All You Do”

This can be an interesting lesson. It comes from the First Presidency Message in April 1988 Ensign by ETB.  There are some wonderful stories in this message and some interesting ideas that I will use in this lesson. The videos

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Chapter 11: Follow the Living Prophet

This lesson is one of my favorites (aren’t they all).  The living prophet is the one who provides us with the most timely advice, instruction, and guidance so any study into what they are telling us to do is often

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Chapter 10: Flooding the Earth and Our Lives with the Book of Mormon

There are 3 videos linked with this lesson on the churches website.  Two are very short portions of ETB talks at conference.  This lesson is based on his 1988 conference talk that can be found here.  The last video is

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Chapter 9: The Book of Mormon—Keystone of Our Religion

The churches website links to 2 videos related to this lesson.  Both videos are of ETB speaking, the first is a mere 45 seconds long and on how the Book of Mormon reveals the enemies of Christ.  The second video

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Chapter 8: The Power of the Word

This is a completely different lesson than the previous 7.  The lessons so far have been a collection of works brought together for this manual, however, this lesson is a single discourse, given originally to the Priesthood leadership, then delivered

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Chapter 7: Joseph Smith, an Instrument in the Hands of the Lord

The videos that are linked to this lesson on the churches web site are often short snippets, however, for this lesson, the second video (Joseph Smith: Prophet to Our Generation), the church has included the speech ETB gave in the

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Chapter 6: Jesus Christ, Our Savior and Redeemer

The online copy of this lesson includes 2 videos, the first is a portion of ETB’s talk, “Be Valiant”, from a speech he did and the other video is a collection of testimonies of Jesus Christ.  Both are just over

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Chapter 5: Principles of True Repentance

There are only two videos as part of this lesson, the longest being just over a minute.  Probably not long enough to be used in a classroom, but the video of ETB himself talking about change working from the inside

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