Jesus Christ and the Everlasting Gospel


A study of the roles, ministry, and teachings of Jesus Christ, the doctrine of His Atonement, and Heavenly Father’s everlasting plan for His children.

MAJOR DOCTRINAL EMPHASES

  • The testimony of Jesus Christ as borne throughout the standard works and the words of modern prophets
  • The Savior’s roles throughout eternity with emphasis on His fulfillment of Heavenly Father’s plan
  • Heavenly Father’s plan to bring about the immortality and eternal life of His children through the Atonement of Jesus Christ

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course focuses on the eternal ministry of Jesus Christ and His divine roles and teachings throughout His premortal, mortal, and postmortal life. Special emphasis is given to the Savior’s central role in Heavenly Father’s plan for His children. Students are invited to deepen their love for and testimony of Jesus Christ and to become more devoted disciples. This course builds upon students’ previous sequential and topical gospel study experiences and is taught using blocks of scripture in context from across the standard works as well as the teachings of modern prophets.

COURSE OUTCOMES

Through this course students will draw nearer to Heavenly Father as they deepen their understanding of the divine roles of Jesus Christ and increase their personal discipleship. Students will increase their ability to study the scriptures, strengthen their gospel scholarship, and see the scriptures woven together as a unified witness of the Savior (see Luke 24:27). Students will be prepared to explain and testify of the divine roles of the Savior in Heavenly Father’s plan and to live, proclaim, and defend the gospel of Jesus Christ.