“Lesson 7: ‘The First Principles and Ordinances of the Gospel’” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History: Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual (1999), 35–40
“Lesson 7,” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Gospel Doctrine, 35–40
To help class members understand and seek the blessings that come from the first principles and ordinances of the gospel: faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, repentance, baptism, and confirmation.
Prayerfully study the scriptures in this lesson.
Review the material for this lesson in the Class Member Study Guide (35686). Plan ways to refer to the material during the lesson.
To gain a greater understanding of historical events related to the doctrine in this lesson, consider reviewing the following: Additional historical material for this lesson.
If the following pictures are available, place them at the front of the room before the lesson begins: The Lord Jesus Christ (62572; Gospel Art Picture Kit 240); Baptism (Gospel Art Picture Kit 601); and The Gift of the Holy Ghost (Gospel Art Picture Kit 602).
If you use the attention activity, bring a piece of cloth to use as a blindfold.