“Lesson 3: The Creation,” Old Testament: Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual (2001), 9–11
“Lesson 3,” Old Testament: Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual, 9–11
To help class members feel gratitude that God created all things for our benefit and that we are created in his image.
Prayerfully study the following scriptures from the Pearl of Great Price:
Moses 1:27–42. Moses sees a vision of God’s creations and is commanded to write an account of the creation of the earth.
Moses 2:1–25; 3:1–14. Moses learns that God is the creator of all things.
Moses 2:26–31; 3:7, 15–25. Moses learns that men and women are created in God’s image.
Additional reading: Abraham 4–5; Genesis 1–2.
If you use the second attention activity, bring modeling clay or chalk.
If the following audiovisual materials are available, you may want to use some of them as part of the lesson:
“In the Image of God,” a three-minute segment from Old Testament Video Presentations (53224).
A brief excerpt from “The Creation,” part 1 of the Beginnings/Abraham videocassette (53150).
The picture Creation—Living Creatures (62483; Gospel Art Picture Kit 100).
Suggested Lesson Development
The following material supplements the suggested lesson outline. You may want to use it as part of the lesson.