“Lesson 47: ‘To Keep Them in the Right Way’” Book of Mormon: Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual (1999), 206–9
“Lesson 47,” Book of Mormon: Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual, 206–9
To increase class members’ understanding of gospel ordinances and of the need to strengthen one another.
Read, ponder, and pray about the following scriptures:
Moroni 1. Having survived the destruction of the Nephites, Moroni continues his writings. He must remain in hiding because he “will not deny the Christ.”
Moroni 2–5. Moroni teaches about essential gospel ordinances.
Moroni 6. Moroni explains the requirements for Church membership and the need for record keeping and fellowshipping.
Additional reading: “Some Thoughts on Temples, Retention of Converts, and Missionary Service” (Gordon B. Hinckley, Ensign, Nov. 1997, 49–50; see also Conference Report, Oct. 1997, 68–73); “Care for New Converts” (Carl B. Pratt, Ensign, Nov. 1997, 11–12; see also Conference Report, Oct. 1997, 11–13).
The following material supplements the suggested lesson outline. You may want to use this idea as part of the lesson.