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2 Nephi 3–5 “A Skin Of Blackness” [Feb 12th-18th 2024] Come Follow Me

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Greetings, “Mormon Sunday School”. Today, we’re delving into the sixth week of the “Come, Follow Me” curriculum for the Book of Mormon in 2024. In this episode, we’re tackling a central theme throughout the Book of Mormon – the “curse of a skin of blackness.” Brace yourselves for a candid and thought-provoking discussion that goes beyond the ordinary Sunday School class. Mormon Sunday School, where you will learn stuff you’re never gonna hear in regular Sunday School, invites you to join us as we explore the intricacies and controversies surrounding this sensitive scripture. Our focus is on understanding the historical context, cultural implications, and, most importantly, the modern perspective on the “curse” mentioned in the Book of Mormon.

In “A Skin Of Blackness,” we’ll discuss:

Central Scripture Study: Examine the Book of Mormon’s account of the “curse of a skin of blackness” as a central aspect of our scripture study, delving into its significance within the broader narrative.

Unveiling Historical Context: Explore the historical context surrounding this scripture, shedding light on the cultural influences that may have shaped its inclusion in the Book of Mormon.

“We Lived after the Manner of Happiness”: Discuss how the understanding and interpretation of this scripture have evolved over time, and its impact on the lives and perspectives of Latter-day Saints.

Reconciling Past and Present: Reflect on the modern understanding of the “curse” and its implications, seeking to find harmony between our evolving perspectives and the teachings found in the Book of Mormon.

Join us on this eye-opening journey as we confront the complexities of the “curse of a skin of blackness” in the Book of Mormon. Mormon Sunday School is committed to providing a space for thoughtful discussion and deeper exploration, addressing topics that may challenge conventional narratives. Don’t miss out on the unique insights that will broaden your understanding of this crucial aspect of our scripture study.

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