Lesson 10-1: Five Keys to Understanding Isaiah


Lesson 10-1: Five Keys to Understanding Isaiah

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Welch, John W. (Primary), Welch, Greg (Primary), and Jasmin Gimenez Rappleye (Primary)




Scripture Central


Springville, UT

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Welch, John W., Welch, Greg, and Jasmin Gimenez Rappleye. "Lesson 10-1: Five Keys to Understanding Isaiah", Vol. 10-1. Springville, UT: Scripture Central, 2023.


To his faithful followers in the Americas, the Lord gave a commandment to “search these things diligently; for great are the words of Isaiah” (3 Nephi 23:1). That commandment implies that understanding the gospel of Jesus Christ and the words of Isaiah go hand in hand. Unfortunately, many find the writings of Isaiah hard to understand. Nephi may have been aware of this difficulty, for he addresses his latter-day audience specifically in 2 Nephi 25, providing five keys to help us understand Isaiah’s words.

Originally published as Chart 6-84 in Welch, John W., and Greg Welch. Five Keys to Understanding Isaiah. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1999.

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