The Atonement is necessary for our salvation.
Each young man will better understand the infinite Atonement of Jesus Christ.
Chapter 6: “The Power of the Atonement for Us Personally,” Teachings of Presidents of the Church: John Taylor
Through the great atonement, the expiatory [or atoning] sacrifice of the Son of God, it is made possible that man can be redeemed, restored, resurrected and exalted to the elevated position designed for him in the creation.
Each young woman will recognize that repentance is a vital part of progress.
Each young woman will recognize the importance of forgiving herself.
Help the children realize that people can repent because Jesus Christ atoned for our sins.
The privilege of repenting is made possible through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. In a way we do not fully understand, Jesus paid for our sins.
Help class members gain an appreciation for the Atonement of Jesus Christ and its role in enabling us to gain exaltation.
The Savior gave His life for us and suffered for our sins. This great sacrifice is called the Atonement. Through the Atonement, you can receive forgiveness and be cleansed from your sins when you repent.
Help the children feel love for their Redeemer, Jesus Christ, because of His suffering and atoning for their sins.
As Nephi compiled his record, he included two of his brother Jacob’s sermons. In the first sermon, which spans 2 Nephi 6–9, Jacob testified of the power of the Savior’s Atonement to ransom us from the spiritual and physical effects of the Fall.
Each young man will become more familiar with the scriptural account of the fall of Adam and its consequences.
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