Doctrine and Covenants

Week 26: Establishment of Nauvoo; baptism for the dead & the endowment

Sections 124–128

24 April 2025

Lesson Materials

Notes and slides will be posted after the class has been held.



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Lesson video

Additional reading and links


The Nauvoo Temple: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast is an eight-part documentary miniseries that explores the history and legacy of the temple that Latter-day Saints constructed in Nauvoo, Illinois, in the 1840s. The episodes consider what the Nauvoo Temple meant to the men and women who constructed it and the role in played in their religious devotion and worship. Series host Spencer W. McBride interviewed historians and Church leaders for this podcast.

The episodes can be listened to on the Church website at the link above. You can also listen through Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or by subscribing to the podcast’s RSS feed in your podcast app.