Chapter 6: The Atonement and Resurrection of Jesus Christ

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Howard W. Hunter Chapter 6: The Atonement and Resurrection of Jesus Christ is the perfect lesson for this March! One of the things we love about Easter is all the hope and love that surrounds it. As we study the life of Jesus Christ, we feel God's and Christ's love for us. There is so much joy wrapped in the message of the Atonement and Resurrection. We have so much to look forward to, to hope for. However, as the scripture Psalms 30:5 points out, there may be weeping along the way but the joy that follows will far outweigh all the sorrows. Repentance takes works but the Atonement allows us to be clean again. When our loved ones pass on, there is deep sorrow but we know that we will see them again.

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As we think of the Atonement and the Resurrection and how deeply personal it is for each one of us, let us also remember our families. The Resurrection is what makes it possible for our families to be together forever. 

Teaching Ideas

Questions to Ponder

  • How does the Atonement demonstrated the love that Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father have for you?
  • How can you show gratitude for the gift of the Atonement?
  • How does the Atonement bless you?
  • How does President Hunter's teaching in section 2 enhance your understanding of the Atonement?
  • What experiences have caused your testimony of the Atonement to be strengthened?
  • How does the Atonement strengthen you during your trials?
  • What is your testimony of the Resurrection?
  • How can you better appreciate the significance of the Resurrection?
  • How has knowledge of the Resurrection been a comfort to you?
  • How do you make the focus of Easter about Christ's Resurrection and Atonement?
  • In what ways does the Resurrection and Atonement give you hope?
  • Who did Jesus appear to after his Resurrection?
  • How does reading other's witnesses of the Resurrection help you?
  • What is the significance of the witnesses in this chapter?
  • How does your testimony of the Resurrection enrich your life?

Suggested Study Schedule

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Howard W. Hunter Chapter 6: The Atonement and Resurrection of Jesus Christ


John 10:17-18

2 Nephi 2:6-9, 22-27

2 Nephi 29:19-25

3 Nephi 27:13-16

D&C 18:10-16

D&C 19:15-20

Moses 6:59-60

Watch Resurrection: The Ultimate Triumph (about 1 minute)

Watch The Savior Suffers in Gethsemane (about 8 1/2 minutes)

Watch Jesus Is Resurrected (about 4 minutes)


"He Is Risen!" by President Thomas S. Monson 


"Resurrection" by Elder Dallin H. Oaks


"'Because I Live, Ye Shall Live Also'" by President Ezra Taft Benson


"I Know That My Redeemer Lives!" by President Thomas S. Monson or "He Is Risen" by President Howard W. Hunter


THe Living Christ: The Testimony of the Apostles or Jesus Christ topic page