Old Testament Background

A Church News editorial dated January l, 1994, made the bold pronouncement that “the Old Testament has probably influenced the world of Judeo-Christian history and literature more than any other book ever written.” The editorial went on to say that the basis of this claim was the fact that this great book of ancient scripture “contains the stories and traditions and truths that generations of parents have handed down to their children (more…)

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Gospel Doctrine Class Connections

<< How Often Would I Have Gathered You is the ideal study aid for your Gospel Doctrine class. 

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The Old Testament: Understand it, love it!


Do you ever feel like you need help in understanding and relating to the Old Testament lessons in your Sunday School Gospel Doctrine class? The stories in How Often Would I Have Gathered You, as you read them in connection with the Gospel Doctrine lessons, can be helpful in that process. Because the people in the Old Testament were real people and, in fact, were very much like we are (they were imperfect, too), their stories provide helpful insights as you seek to comprehend the weekly lessons. (more…)

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The Book of Old Testament Stories

How Often Would I Have Gathered You is a book containing 229 Old Testament stories that were written for adult and young adult Latter-day Saints and other interested persons. These great Old Testament stories are told in chronological sequence—to the extent possible—and take the reader on a significant journey through the Old Testament, beginning with the Grand Council (as told in the Pearl of Great Price) and concluding after the return of the Jews from their Babylonian captivity. (more…)

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