Lesson 34: Faith in Every Footstep

Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Class Member Study Guide, (1999), 18–19


Reading assignment: Doctrine and Covenants 136; Our Heritage, pages 71–77.
  • What challenges did President Young face in leading the Saints to the Salt Lake Valley? (See Our Heritage, 69–74.)

  • At Winter Quarters in January 1847, President Brigham Young received a revelation concerning the Saints’ westward journey. This revelation is recorded in D&C 136. How do the instructions in this revelation apply in your life?

  • How do you feel when you consider the legacy of faith and sacrifice that the pioneers and other Saints have given you? How can you pass on this same kind of legacy to those who will follow you?

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