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10 Resources to Study the Old Testament

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The Old Testament can be intimidating! As we dive into another year of Come, Follow Me study, these ten Old Testament resources can help us understand this important and inspiring witness of Jesus Christ.

Come, Follow Me Manual – Available online here

The Come, Follow Me manual for individuals and families is one of the easiest ways to study the Old Testament. It breaks down everything into manageable sections with topic ideas, questions, and more. It was designed to be your foundation for study at church and home. You can also access the manuals used for classes, which can provide more insight.

2022 Come, Follow Me Bookmark – Available in print here

Easily reference your Come, Follow Me study in 2022 with this handy bookmark. It features all of the lessons from the manual, including the scripture references and dates of study. Purchase for yourself, your ministering brothers and sisters, or your entire class.

Old Testament Stories – Available online here | Available in print here

The Church has updated its classic illustrated children’s book about the Old Testament just in time for the new year. Old Testament Stories features brand new illustrations and text. The online version provides links to the scriptures and narrated video slideshows featuring the new images.

Old Testament Resources for Youth – Available online here

The 2022 youth theme is “Trust in the Lord.” It was inspired by Proverbs 3:5-6. If you’re involved with the youth of the Church, this webpage is full of great resources made especially for them. It includes themed art, posters, and even a full musical album inspired by themes from the Old Testament.

Old Testament Gospel Art Book – Available online here

Art can be a great teaching tool. The Gospel Art Book features beautiful art from multiple artists that correspond with some of the major stories of the Old Testament. Use it in family home evening lessons, classes, and as visual references.

Old Testament Reading Chart Bookmark – Available in print here

Keep track of reading the Old Testament with this handy bookmark. Fill in each chapter as you complete it. It’s printed on sturdy paper and fits easily inside scriptures.

Old Testament Video Resources – Available online here

Originally made for seminary students, these videos include reenactments of Old Testament stories as well as related talks from prophets and apostles. Note: Some of the videos are older and may be removed as new resources are added elsewhere.

Old Testament Made Easier Set – Available in print here

In this third edition, now with even more notes and insights not previously published, noted teacher and gospel scholar David J. Ridges brings the Old Testament to life with his well-known teaching skills. With the full text of most of the books in the Old Testament, along with selected verses of many others, these invaluable publications include in-the-verse commentary and informative notes between the verses that provide additional insights and teach principles and doctrines.

Come, Follow Me Weekly Lesson Media – Available online here

Each week the Church puts together little collections of media resources to go along with each lesson. Collections generally include video and image resources, as well as any activity pages that may be available for Primary children.

Latter Day Kids Youtube Channel – Available online here

 

Looking for a fun and engaging way to help your children connect to the Old Testament? Check out this YouTube channel! It includes animated scripture lessons, song videos, object lessons, and more.

What other resources do you use to help you study the Old Testament?

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Aleah Ingram
Aleah Ingram
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.

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