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Do you ever feel that preparing for your weekly Come, Follow Me lesson falls short? Join hosts Hank Smith and John Bytheway as they interview experts to make your study for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Come, Follow Me course not only enjoyable but original and educational. If you are looking for resources to make your LDS study fresh, faithful, and fun--no matter your age--then join us every Wednesday morning. Show notes: https://followhim.co YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FollowHimOfficialChannel Instagram: Instagram.com/followhimpodcast Facebook: Facebook.com/followhimpodcast The followHIM Podcast is not affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The opinions expressed on episodes represent the views of the guest and podcasters alone.

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Do you ever feel that preparing for your weekly Come, Follow Me lesson falls short? Join hosts Hank Smith and John Bytheway as they interview experts to make your study for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Come, Follow Me course not only enjoyable but original and educational. If you are looking for resources to make your LDS study fresh, faithful, and fun--no matter your age--then join us every Wednesday morning. Show notes: https://followhim.co YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FollowHimOfficialChannel Instagram: Instagram.com/followhimpodcast Facebook: Facebook.com/followhimpodcast The followHIM Podcast is not affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The opinions expressed on episodes represent the views of the guest and podcasters alone.

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Episodes

Did your doctor cheat? • followHIM Favorites • Feb 19 - Feb 25 • Come Follow Me

2/15/2024
Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:03:24

2 Nephi 6-10 Part 2 • Dr. Robert L. Millet • Feb 19 - Feb 25 • Come Follow Me

2/14/2024
Dr. Millet continues to examine the greatness of the Fall, the joy we find in making and keeping covenants, and the transformative power of Jesus Christ in the Book of Mormon. Show notes/transcript: https://followhim.co/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/BM-08-Dr.-Robert-Millet-2-Nephi-6-10-followHIM-Podcast-SHOW-NOTES.pdf YouTube: https://youtu.be/X8nOlPcADyc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast 00:00 Part II – Dr. Robert Millet00:41 Read 2 Nephi 2 and 2 Nephi 9, consecutively01:00 2 Nephi 7:1 - sold into sin03:16 2 Nephi 7:2 - personal surrender and redemption of Christ06:26 2 Nephi 7:10 - creating your own light07:34 2 Nephi 8:1 08:35 Eternal identities09:42 2 Nephi 8:8-9 - Awake11:29 Dr Daniel Belnap and monster language from Isaiah13:54 A gap too big without Jesus15:25 Arise and sit down17:51 Dr. Millet shares a story about a young man preparing for a mission20:51 Clean hands and a pure heart21:57 Os and Woes 23:45 2 Nephi 10 - scattering and gathering26:30 Two kinds of scattering28:27 President Russell M. Nelson and covenant consciousness32:12 2 Nephi 10:12 The Lord remembers33:57 Jacob and rejoicing36:34 2 Nephi 10:34 Grace and reconciliation38:40 Jacob the Theologian41:17 D&C 76 - Jesus the Creator42:15 Dr. Millet shares his thoughts about Jesus Christ and the Book of Mormon49:12 End of Part II – Dr. Robert MilletThanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:49:46

2 Nephi 6-10 Part 1 • Dr. Robert L. Millet • Feb 19 - Feb 25 • Come Follow Me

2/14/2024
How does the Fall affect us individually? Dr. Robert Millet examines the greatness of the Plan of Redemption and the need for Jesus Christ. Show notes/transcript: https://followhim.co/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/BM-08-Dr.-Robert-Millet-2-Nephi-6-10-followHIM-Podcast-SHOW-NOTES.pdf YouTube: https://youtu.be/2hO9TMM97VA Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast 00:00 Part I–Dr. Robert Millet01:15 Teaser for 2 Nephi 6-1004:14 Introduction of Dr. Millet06:12 Not cast off07:16 2 Nephi 9:108:38 Gathered to Christ then gathered in location12:00 If no resurrection16:57 Needing Christ22:14 Praying to avoid the results of the Fall24:23 2 Nephi 20-23 Marriage and trust31:36 Loyalty to Jesus32:11 2 Nephi 9:25-2734:36 Elder Holland’s Pure in Heart35:45 2 Nephi 9:27-836:30 Alma 34:3337:52 2 Nephi 9:28-30 40:10 Hesitations about following the prophet41:01 Dr. Millet shares a personal story about education43:50 Wisdom and knowledge48:52 Hugh Nibley and Faith of an Observer51:06 Baby Jessica in 1987, Midland, Texas55:08 Joy in Jesus56:51 Gratitude for Adam and Eve01:01:58 The fall of me01:02:45 End of Part I–Dr. Robert MilletThanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:01:04:26

When backward is forward • followHIM Favorites • Feb 12 - Feb 18 • Come Follow Me

2/8/2024
Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:06:39

2 Nephi 3-5 Part 2 • Dr. Jan J. Martin • Feb 12 - Feb 18 • Come Follow Me

2/7/2024
Dr. Jan Martin discusses modern research and study on several difficult passages in the Book of Mormon, while bearing testimony of the Savior Jesus Christ and the Book of Mormon as the word of God. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/ Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/follow-him-a-come-follow-me-podcast/id1545433056 YouTube: https://youtu.be/zjXfUoK9bDw Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY 00:00 Part I–Dr. Jan J. Martin00:07 2 Nephi 5 Covenant and prayer01:25 Taking problems to the Lord04:49 Separation and boundaries08:20 The pain of Nephi’s separation12:03 The group left behind13:11 2 Nephi 5:19-20 – the Lord’s promises to Laman and Lemuel16:04 2 Nephi 5:21 - Breaking a covenant20:38 Different verse breaks and careful teaching23:44 Cursing or covenant breaking28:28 Unpacking difficult topics 30:21 Darkness is metaphorical32:42 Historical research regarding skin color and bias36:24 Teaching with caution39:10 Additional resources40:03 Righteous vs unrighteous not Nephite vs Lamanite42:27 2 Nephi 5:22 and making assumptions45:09 Letting go of past assumptions46:31 2 Nephi 5:25 covenant keeping and happiness50:19 Dr. Martin shares her testimony of Jesus and the Book of Mormon54:17 End of Part II– Dr. Jan J. Martin Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:53:33

2 Nephi 3-5 Part 1 • Dr. Jan J. Martin • Feb 12 - Feb 18 • Come Follow Me

2/7/2024
How do we address difficult topics in the scriptures? Dr. Jan Martin explores the importance of record-keeping and covenant-keeping throughout trials. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/ Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/follow-him-a-come-follow-me-podcast/id1545433056 YouTube: https://youtu.be/X8nOlPcADyc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY 00:00 Part 1–Dr. Jan Martin01:48 Introduction of Dr. Martin02:56 The concept of covenants05:38 Nephi’s purpose08:05 Enduring difficulty through covenantal relationships11:22 Remembering what the Lord has done13:26 Lehi’s conversation with his family17:11 Purpose alleviates suffering20:12 Joseph of Egypt and Joseph Smith24:22 The Book of Mormon is to maintain covenants27:51 God’s perspective and many Josephs35:25 Wilfred Woodruff and Lorenzo Snow37:55 Joseph Smith and testimony39:12 Covenant renewal among the Lehites42:02 2 Nephi 5:443:54 Grief and death50:45 An imperfect family52:53 Suzerainty55:07 Six essential parts1:03:15 Ishmael’s daughters fearful of the future1:06:25 Commandment to be cheerful01:11:15 Gratitude and journaling01:12:55 End of Part 1–Dr. Jan MartinThanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:01:12:16

25¢ for Eternity • followHIM Favorites • Feb 5 - Feb 11 • Come Follow Me

2/1/2024
Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:03:34

2 Nephi 1-2 Part 2 • Dr. Lili Anderson • Feb 5 - Feb 11 • Come Follow Me

1/31/2024
Dr. Lili De Hoyos Anderson continues to explore agency, stretching our spirit over our flesh, and trusting God amidst our afflictions. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/ Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/follow-him-a-come-follow-me-podcast/id1545433056 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY 00:00 Part II–Dr. Lili De Hoyos Anderson00:07 Lehi teaches of a Fortunate Fall02:47 The purposes of affliction and Dr. Anderson’s personal challenges09:09 God consecrates our afflictions14:36 Being antifragile18:59 God’s miraculous alchemy20:57 Becoming like God requires sacrifice23:23 Trusting God amidst afflictions25:30 Choosing glory31:23 Choosing requires freedom32:19 Agency vs. freedom35:56 Stretching our spirit over our flesh40:00 The spirit is willing43:23 Leading by example and action48:21 Grace, works, and agency49:24 Corrie ten Boom53:54 Dr. Anderson shares her testimony of Jesus Christ59:11 End of Part II– Dr. Lili De Hoyos AndersonThanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:58:22

2 Nephi 1-2 Part 1 • Dr. Lili Anderson • Feb 5 - Feb 11 • Come Follow Me

1/31/2024
What would be included in your Last Lecture? Dr. Lili De Hoyos Anderson addresses Lehi’s final lessons for his family and the importance of building Zion, awakening from spiritual slumber and strengthening one another in relationships. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/ Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/follow-him-a-come-follow-me-podcast/id1545433056 YouTube: https://youtu.be/iBIXTdBLQME Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY 00:00 Part 1–Dr. Lili De Hoyos Anderson00:30 Teaser to the episode01:21 Dr. Anderson shares overview of today’s podcast03:01 Bio of Dr. Anderson05:54 Zion and the Gathering of Israel09:04 A land consecrated 10:57 The Bible and Jesus Christ12:41 Unique characteristics of North America16:33 Freedom and rights and the Restoration19:14 Lehi exhorts his children to wake up21:17 Covering sins25:40 Fearing other’s perceptions29:19 Divine discontent32:12 Hank shares a story of General Conference experience34:30 To cover37:45 Tips for teaching younger audiences38:15 Providing for families, men, and boys32:14 Inspiration and adaptability44:06 Trusting God and service in marriage49:57 The importance of the ideal and adapting when we don’t meet it54:55 A lesson from elephants57:30 President Russell M. Nelson urges us to awake59:06 Spouses building one another1:04:52 End of Part 1–Dr. Lili De Hoyos AndersonThanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:01:04:20

Robbed at gunpoint • followHIM Favorites • Jan 29 - Feb 4 • Come Follow Me

1/25/2024
Ever wondered how choosing to have a good day can make all the difference? Join us for a real-life story of resilience, humor, and the power of choice. Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:03:37

1 Nephi 16-22 Part 2 • Dr. Tyler J. Griffin • Jan 29 - Feb 4 • Come Follow Me

1/24/2024
Dr. Tyler Griffin emphasizes the privilege and power of discipleship as well as the power of the Book of Mormon as an inexhaustible source of strength, knowledge, and hope. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/ Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/follow-him-a-come-follow-me-podcast/id1545433056 YouTube: https://youtu.be/004bBDiy7kE Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY 00:00 Part II–Dr. Tyler Griffin 00:07 Jacob and Joseph are born 03:33 Getting closer to God and softening hearts 07:45 God never asks us to do addicting things 08:43 Planting seeds and growing connections 12:20 Becoming like Jesus and studying Isaiah 17:13 God reestablishes the covenant 20:39 Comfort and the covenant 24:02 God cannot forget us 30:37 Hebrew poetry 33:14 Gathering matters 36:46 Power in our own wrestles 40:17 Righteous isn’t flawless 43:20 Righteousness is repenting 44:17 Dr. Griffin shares his belief about friends in the community 45:29 Dr. Griffin shares his testimony of Jesus and the Book of Mormon 49:25 End of Part II– Dr. Tyler Griffin Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:49:42

1 Nephi 16-22 Part 1 • Dr. Tyler J. Griffin • Jan 29 - Feb 4 • Come Follow Me

1/24/2024
Why does the Lord lead us into unfamiliar wildernesses? Tyler Griffin examines God's nourishing and strengthening power and how revelation and strength come gradually. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/ Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/follow-him-a-come-follow-me-podcast/id1545433056 YouTube: https://youtu.be/QWuOGc05OWQ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY 00:00 Part 1–Dr. Tyler Griffin 00:18 Review of last week’s episode 00:43 Preview of 1 Nephi 18-22 02:16 Bio of Dr. Tyler Griffin 03:20 The Lord is with us 07:03 Marriages occur and blessings follow 08:08 Marriage provides strength 10:26 The group continues to travel 11:30 The Liahona 14:55 Trusting the Lord 17:15 Miracles and challenges 20:48 Reminders of discipleship 22:11 Nephi takes ownership of the broken bow 25:42 Trusting God and taking steps 28:21 God works with wooden bows and a single arrow 32:33 Finding God amidst affliction 36:13 God requires action 39:17 Transactional relationships vs covenantal relationships 41:42 Two reactions to one set of trials 44:31 Staying positive in trials 47:50 Shouldering heavy burdens 49:32 President Emily Freeman and building a relationship with Christ 51:33 Moroni began to look forward 53:53 Nahum and Joseph Smith 58:50 Shipbuilding and the Lord has more in store 1:00:25 Taking steps without knowing the entire path 1:06:05 The Lord reveals in steps 1:09:57 End of Part 1–Dr. Tyler Griffin Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:01:10:53

The frothy beer • followHIM Favorites • Jan 22 - 28 • Come Follow Me

1/18/2024
Will the student body officer cave to peer pressure? Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:03:52

1 Nephi 11-15 Part 2 • Dr. Joshua Sears • Jan 22 - 28 • Come Follow Me

1/17/2024
Dr. Sears continues to explore Nephi’s Dream and the crucial nature of the Abrahamic Covenant in the fortunate Scattering and Gathering of Israel. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/ YouTube: https://youtu.be/gqNR-eXcjbI Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/follow-him-a-come-follow-me-podcast/id1545433056 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY 00:00 Part II–Dr. Joshua Sears 00:07 The New and Everlasting Covenant 02:25 Doctrinal misunderstanding informs biblical interpretation 04:49 Blindness to the covenants 06:47 Losing covenant consciousness 10:21 Covenants fulfilled in the Last Days 13:10 Jesus and the vision 16:38 The Book of Mormon reorients to the Abrahamic Covenant 20:53 The Abrahamic Covenant was not totally fulfilled in the Meridian of Time 22:27 Salvation as a people 25:26 The Restoration is to restore people to a covenantal relationship with God 26:43 1 Nephi 13:38 28:18 The Book of Mormon restores everyone to the covenant 30:50 1 Nephi 15 Nephi shares what he has learned 32:26 The fluidity of the concept of gentiles 34:48 Focus on covenants instead of Columbus 36:02 Lamanties as a type of those who need to return to the Covenant Path 39:51 The Lord’s work 43:46 The power of covenants to those who have strayed 46:58 The Book of Mormon is full of hope 48:48 Lazarus and wayward souls 53:15 Spiritual Alzheimer’s 54:13 Dr. Sears shares his testimony of Jesus and the Book of Mormon 59:06 End of Part II– Dr. Joshua Sears Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:58:20

1 Nephi 11-15 Part 1 • Dr. Joshua Sears • Jan 22 - 28 • Come Follow Me

1/17/2024
How does reading Nephi’s Vision prepare you for the work in the kingdom? Dr. Joshua Sears explores the evolution of the term “Messiah” and emphasizes the role of Jesus Christ and his condescension to gather the family of God. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/ YouTube: https://youtu.be/ZbOlFPxRJy0 Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/follow-him-a-come-follow-me-podcast/id1545433056 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY 00:00 Part 1–Dr. Joshua Sears 00:47 Nephi wants to see what Lehi saw 01:09 Dr. Sears shares the two purposes of the Book of Mormon 02:44 Bio of Dr. Joshua Sears 07:38 1 Nephi 1 and the term “Messiah” 10:09 Kingship and the title Messiah 10:58 Messiah as Redeemer 12:12 1 Nephi 11 and the “condescension of God” 14:13 The Lion and the Lamb 15:49 Jehovah and the Messiah in 1 Nephi 11:18 19:00 Jesus as the literal Son of God 22:19 Fulfilling the promises of the Title Page 24:13 1 Nephi 8:30 26:32 Similarities for Lehi and Nephi 28:48 Hesed and covenantal relationships 33:42 So exclusive, everyone can be a part 35:43 Broken relationships with God 38:03 “Being cast off” 41:33 Psalm 89 47:03 We are free to choose to be in covenant with God 51:53 1 Nephi 11:7 and 1 Nephi 12 56:28 1 Nephi 10:12 and a remnant 59:20 The term gentile 1:00:42 The Great and Abominable Church 1:04:25 That which destroys souls 1:07:00 A Jewish record 1:09:52 End of Part 1–Dr. Joshua Sears Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:01:10:02

He wasn't weird, he was right • followHIM Favorites • Jan 15 - 21 • Come Follow Me

1/11/2024
Join us for a modern-day Tree of Life experience. Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:03:35

1 Nephi 6-10 Part 2 • Dr. Gaye Strathearn • Jan 15 - Jan 21 • Come Follow Me

1/10/2024
Dr. Gaye Strathearn continues to explore the Savior’s invitation to receive the blessings of the Savior’s Atonement in 1 Nephi 6-10. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/ YouTube: https://youtu.be/SSmffPVkx-Q Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/follow-him-a-come-follow-me-podcast/id1545433056 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY 00:00 Part II–Dr. Gaye Strathearn00:07 The rod of iron and the river symbolism01:33 Garden of Eden parallels03:58 Dr. Strathearn shares a personal story about Covid08:13 The Great and Spacious building 10:04 Human self-sufficiency vs. belief in God13:26 Residents of the Great and Spacious Building15:56 Korihor 16:40 Approval of God vs the approval of man18:33 John shares a story about missionary in a prison20:31 Staying at the Tree of Life24:47 Activity vs passivity28:21 The four groups in Lehi’s dream parallel four types of ground30:40 Nephi asks regarding Lehi’s Dream34:05 Lehi teaches about the seed of Laman and Lemuel39:13 Jesus saves from the darkness42:39 The Allegory of Zenos46:54 Understanding the Fall 48:51 Allowing the Spirit to teach as we study52:53 End of Part II– Dr. Gaye Strathearn Thanks to the follow HIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:53:11

1 Nephi 6-10 Part 1 • Dr. Gaye Strathearn • Jan 15 - Jan 21 • Come Follow Me

1/10/2024
How did we forget the Lord? Dr. Gaye Strathearn examines key questions, ideas, and context to encourage understanding of Lehi’s Dream and Nephi’s Vision. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/ YouTube: https://youtu.be/_62ALc3ctFk Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/follow-him-a-come-follow-me-podcast/id1545433056 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY 00:00 Part 1–Dr. Gaye Strathearn00:54 Dr. Strathearn previews the episode02:00 Introduction of Dr. Strathearn02:55 Hearkening to the Lord04:08 The context for Lehi’s Dream and Nephi’s Vision07:02 Lehi thinks about posterity08:42 Hope as catalyst for Lehi’s Vision11:35 Recording only things of worth12:35 Nephi’s questions to Laman and Lemuel15:36 How have we forgotten the Lord?17:37 Sister Browning and President Kimball on the word “remember”19:14 The Sacrament 21:35 The faith of Ishmael’s family24:32 Dream language27:16 The Lord answers prayers and expects work28:46 Being humbled 31:15 Faith, forgiveness, and sacrifice36:27 Lehi’s Dream and the Small Plates39:44 Dark and light40:40 Trees and temples44:38 The fruit47:50 The path and the Iron Rod49:14 The Garden of Eden parallels54:17 Numberless concourses56:58 Worshiping in the prone position1:00:11 Not choosing Jesus1:03:42 End of Part 1–Dr. Gaye StrathearnThanks to the follow HIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:01:04:02

The Miracle Jersey • followHIM Favorites • Jan 8 - Jan 14 • Come Follow Me

1/4/2024
This episode delves into 1 Nephi 1-5, exploring the theme of Tender Mercies, featuring Elder David A. Bednar's impactful talk, and sharing a missionary's intriguing experience in Africa with a Utah Junior Jazz jersey. Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:05:58

1 Nephi 1-5 Part 2 • Dr. John Hilton III • Jan 8 - Jan 14 • Come Follow Me

1/3/2024
Dr. John Hilton III examines acting in faith, sacrifice, and hearing Jesus’s voice throughout our lives by applying principles in 1 Nephi 1-5 Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/book-of-mormon-episodes-1-13/ Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/follow-him-a-come-follow-me-podcast/id1545433056 YouTube: https://youtu.be/ctziJMKGwdg Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY Please rate and review the podcast! 00:00 Part II–Dr. John Hilton III00:07 One of the shortest verses01:56 Softening our hearts04:43 God makes things possible6:10 Nephi’s great idea08:26 The long Saturdays08:44 Go and Know and Know and Go11:55 Sariah’s perspective14:29 Helping our students know for themselves16:54 Nephi slays Laban21:20 The impact on Nephi and Zoram23:36 Sacrifice and burnt offerings26:49 Principles in this lesson29:59 Dr. Hilton shares his feelings about the Book of Mormon34:58 End of Part II– John Hilton Thanks to the followHIM team: Steve & Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com

Duration:00:34:05