Monthly Archives: September 2011

Noah’s Ark as a symbol

There is significance to the symbolism of the ark Noah built in Genesis 6.  There are three arks in the Bible. 1.  The ark of Noah – contained the prophet and the salvation of Israel.  The ark rested on a … Continue reading

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Moses 8: Noah and the Flood

We began class today with the question we left off with in the Moses 7 discussion.  How would you build Zion in your sphere of influence?  Many students shared that they would work on being kind and giving in difficult … Continue reading

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Enoch’s goal: creating Zion – Moses 7

We started the class asking this question: how would you describe a perfect society?  We followed this question with, “have any of you had a perfect day or a perfect week?  Where were you?  Who were you with?  What were … Continue reading

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Genesis 2 – The message of the rib

We read the text of Genesis 2 and then students started asking several questions. Does Adam have a belly button? Is Eve really made out of a rib? Why did God command Adam not to partake of the fruit? This … Continue reading

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Genesis 1-2: How to create a wonderful life

In class we examined the creation account from the perspective of the youth.  Young people may not be creating worlds, but they certainly can use the Lord as an example of how to accomplish wonderful things in their personal lives.  … Continue reading

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Moses 1 – Identity

We taught Moses 1 and used the text to identify where Moses learns his identity.  I asked the youth if they could think of a story, movie, or play where the character learns more about their identity and it changes … Continue reading

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