This year in Gospel Doctrine Sunday School classes, we will be studying the New Testament. This article lists resources that can help you in your study this year.
Online. The Church provides the full text of the Bible online at scriptures.lds.org where you can also listen to a high-quality audio recording. When in any chapter, just click Listen in the right margin, or click Download to get your own MP3 file for listening offline. (If you want to download entire books, or the whole Bible at once, you can get a convenient .zip file at audio.lds.org).
Mobile. Read and listen to the New Testament on the Gospel Library mobile app. The app also has the other manuals and videos mentioned in this article.
There is a brand new Institute manual New Testament Student Manual with commentary, maps, charts, and illustrations that cover the life of Jesus and His Apostles. It is available online in text and PDF and also in print. It has accompanying New Testament Independent Study Lessons.
LDS Institute also offers independent study courses for students who are unable to attend a regularly-scheduled institute of religion class. Learn more about the Institute Independent Study Courses.
Watch high-quality videos from the New Testament in the “The Life of Jesus Christ Bible Videos” series available online at biblevideos.lds.org. You can also get a DVD of 50 videos from the four Gospels.
Watch for articles throughout the year about the New Testament in the Ensign, Liahona, New Era, and Friend.
Colorfully illustrated scripture stories are available online at scripturestories.lds.org. Each of the four books has downloadable text, audio, and video. They are also available as printed books and on a DVD set.
The weekly Scripture Stories radio series (New Testament, D&C/Church History, Book of Mormon) is designed to inspire children to come to know and love stories from the scriptures. Each episode features children sharing their insights and favorite experiences from the scriptures, along with music and readings of the best stories from the scriptures. All 33 episodes are completed for the Book of Mormon. The first 4 of 41 episodes of the New Testament are completed. So check back often to see new episodes.
- New Testament reading chart from the January Friend magazine.
- New Testament reading chart from 40 Days and 40 Nights
- New Testament structural reading chart from Nathan Richardson.com
Watch the video “The Miracle of the Holy Bible:”
The video “What the Scriptures Mean to Me” describes the personal value of the scriptures: