Read: Matthew 21:19-46; 22; 23; 24; 25; JST, Matthew 21:33, 47-56; 23:6; Pearl of Great Price, Joseph Smith—Matthew 1; Mark 11:20-33; 13; JST, Mark 12:27; Luke 17:22-37; 20; 21; JST, Luke 17:21, 36-40; 21:24-26; John 12:20-50; Doctrine & Covenants 45:15-55.
Events: Withered fig tree and discourse on faith; Priests challenge Jesus’ authority; Parable: Two sons, Wicked husbandmen, Wedding of king’s son; Question about tribute; Marriage and the Resurrection: Sadducees; Great commandment: Pharisees; How is Christ both David’s Lord and Son?; Denunciation of hypocrisy; Widow’s mite, Jesus’ lament over Jerusalem; Greeks wish to see Jesus; Discourse: Jesus sent by the Father; Destruction of Jerusalem, signs of Second Coming; Parables: Ten virgins, Talents, Sheep and goats.
President Nelson notes that in the Book of Mormon Jesus declares, “I came into the world to do the will of my Father, because my Father sent me. And my Father sent me that I might be lifted up upon the cross” (3 Nephi 27: 13-14).
Activity: We should liken the doctrines and parables that Jesus teaches to our own lives.