“Lesson 17: ‘Beware Lest Thou Forget’” Old Testament: Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual (2001), 77–81
“Lesson 17,” Old Testament: Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual, 77–81
To encourage class members to (1) remember the Lord and the covenants they have made with him and (2) create an environment that will help them do so.
Prayerfully study the following scriptures:
Deuteronomy 6:1–9; 11:18–21. Moses gives instructions to the Israelites to help them remember their covenants. He instructs parents to teach their children his words.
Deuteronomy 6:10–12; 8:1–20. Moses reminds the Israelites of God’s blessings to them. He warns them that they will perish if they do not obey God’s commandments and remember Him.
Deuteronomy 32:1–4, 15–18, 30–40, 45–47. Moses counsels the Israelites to be mindful of the Rock of their salvation (Jesus Christ).
Additional reading: Deuteronomy 4; 7:1–4; 13:1–8; 34.
If you use the first attention activity, bring objects from your home as described under “Attention Activity.”
Suggested Lesson Development
Additional Teaching Ideas
The following material supplements the suggested lesson outline. You may want to use one or more of these ideas as part of the lesson.