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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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Chapter 4: Living Joyfully in Troubled Times

The videos included on the church’s website are quite useful this week.  Elder Nelson 3 minute video is a personal story that could be useful in the discussion of this lesson.  It is based on Luke 21:25-26.  President Hinkley’s remarks

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Chapter 3: Freedom of Choice, an Eternal Principle

There are only 2 videos associated with this lesson on the church’s website.  They are both very short and are more useful for personal study as opposed to trying to use them in the discussion on Sunday.  I have italicized

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Chapter 2: Pray Always

As always, the official lesson guide is on the link to the left.  The lesson links to 4 videos from the church, The first one talks about ETB’s prayers as part of his staff meetings, the second one “A missionary’s

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Lesson 1 – The Great Commandment – Love the Lord

The official lesson is available on the link on the sidebar, for comparison purposes. This lesson opens with the story of ETB being offered a position in a  lobbying group.  Despite being thrilled with the opportunity, ETB was inclined to

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President Ezra Taft Benson

Welcome!  Recently I was asked to teach Priesthood for my ward and I thought I would share my lesson outlines and other resources with anyone that was interested.  Please feel free to send your suggestions, comments and/or thoughts on the

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