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Chapter 1

General Teachings Relevant to This Chapter

Commentary by Verse

vs. 6—Selected Teachings on the Omniscience of God
vs. 11-22—Elder Holland's Commentary on Moses' Encounter with Satan
vs. 29, 33-34, 37-39—Selected Teachings Concerning Other Earths & Worlds
vs. 39—Teachings on Eternal Life


Chapter 2

General Teachings Relevant to This Chapter

Commentary by Verse

vs. 11-12, 18, 21, 24-25—Teachings on Reproduction only "after their kind"
vs. 26-27—Men and Women Were Literally Created in the Image of God


Chapter 3

General Teachings Relevant to This Chapter

Commentary by Verse

vs. 5-9—What Does it Mean that All Things Were Created "Spiritually" First?
vs. 7, 21-22—Adam & Eve Were Literally Begotten of God
vs. 16-17—The Apparently Conflicting Commandments
vs. 18—Teachings on the Meaning of "Help Meet" and Equal Partnership
vs. 21-22—Adam & Eve Were Literally Begotten of God
vs. 21-25—Adam & Eve Were Sealed by God for All Eternity
vs. 24—Teachings on Sexual Relations Within Marriage


Chapter 4

General Teachings Relevant to This Chapter

Commentary by Verse

vs. 1-4—Teachings on the Premortal Council & War in Heaven
vs. 12-13—Adam Partook of the Fruit Knowingly; Eve without Full Understanding
vs. 20—Did Snakes Have Legs?
vs. 22—Teachings on Motherhood
vs. 22-25—Teachings on Fatherhood


Chapter 5

General Teachings Relevant to This Chapter

Commentary by Verse

vs. 5-8—The Law of Sacrifice from Adam to Moses
vs. 5-8—Teachings on Blind Obedience
vs. 13—Teachings on the Carnal, Sensual, Devilish Nature of Man
vs. 36-41—The Curse of Cain in light of D&C 121


Chapter 6

General Teachings Relevant to This Chapter

Commentary by Verse

vs. 7—The Priesthood Has Been & Will Always be on the Earth
vs. 22—Adam is Literally the Son of God
vs. 48-49—Teachings on the Carnal, Sensual, Devilish Nature of Man
vs. 50-52, 57-62—The Gospel was First Revealed to Adam; Gospel is the Same in All Dispensations
vs. 55-56—Teachings on "Conceived in Sin"
vs. 59—Teachings on Spiritual Rebirth
vs. 60—Teachings on Justification & Sanctification
vs. 62—The Atonement is Central to Father's Plan of Salvation
vs. 64-68—Teachings on the Law of Adoption and "Becoming the Sons of God"
vs. 67—To Enter into "the Order of the Son of God" is to Enter into the Fulness of the Priesthood
vs. 67—Teachings on the Fulness of the Priesthood


Chapter 7

General Teachings Relevant to This Chapter

Commentary by Verse

vs. 1—Teachings on the Law of Adoption and "Becoming the Sons of God"
vs. 13—Teachings on Faith as a Principle of Power
vs. 21, 27, 69—Teachings on Translated Beings
vs. 28-37—Commentary on Enoch's Vision of God Weeping
vs. 30—Selected Teachings Concerning Other Earths & Worlds
vs. 36—Is Our Earth the Most Wicked of All of God's Creations?
vs. 38-39—Teachings on Spirit Prison
vs. 42-43—Teachings on the Flood
vs. 47—Teachings on the Foreordination of Christ to Atone
vs. 62—Meaning of "Righteousness ... out of Heaven" and "Truth ... out of the Earth"


Chapter 8

General Teachings Relevant to This Chapter

Commentary by Verse

vs. 14-15—Why Marrying Outside the Covenant is So Harmful
vs. 17—Commentary on "My Spirit shall not always strive with man..."