Lesson 3: The Creation

Old Testament Class Member Study Guide, (2001), 3–4


Study the following scriptures:

  1. a.

    Moses 1:27–42. Moses receives a vision of God’s creations and is commanded to write an account of the Creation of the earth.

  2. b.

    Moses 2:1–25; 3:1–14. Moses learns that God is the Creator of all things.

  3. c.

    Moses 2:26–31; 3:7, 15–25. Moses learns that men and women are created in God’s image.

  • What has God revealed about the purpose of the Creation? (See Moses 1:39; Abraham 3:24–25; see also 1 Nephi 17:36.)

  • Which of God’s creations are especially beautiful to you? How would we be benefited by noticing the beauties of creation more carefully each day?

  • How do the creations “bear record” of God? (See Moses 6:63; Alma 30:44.)

Additional reading: Abraham 4–5; Genesis 1–2.