DSSU publishes material on life of Abraham from Bible and BOA; discusses Kolob, calls it a "governing star" and a planet.

Apr 1, 1896
Deseret Sunday School Union

"Lesson 69.—Separation of Abraham and Lot," in Deseret Sunday School Union Leaflets: Lessons 1 to 136 Inclusive (Salt Lake City, UT: George Q. Cannon and Sons, 1898)

George Q. Cannon and Sons, Co.
Deseret Sunday School Union, Abraham, Lot
Latter-day Saints

Soon after Abraham entered the Land of Promise, he was compelled by famine to go down to Egypt. He returned with all his wealth and his nephew, Lot, to inherit the land which God had promised to him and his descendants. When the herd-men of Abraham and Lot began to quarrel, Abraham suggested to Lot that he and Lot separate. Abraham gave to Lot the Lot took that which appeared to him the richest; the fertile valley of the Jordan, while Abraham received the uplands, which were rocky and less productive. Lot came near to Sodom, and became the neighbor of a wicked people whom the Lord afterwards destroyed. While in the land of Egypt, Abraham had with him the Urim and Thummim which God had given him in the land of Ur of the Chaldees.

With this he studied the heavens and learned of Kolob, a great governing star, set nigh unto the throne of God, to govern all those planets like that upon which we live. This great star revolves on its axis once in a thousand years, and is the planet from which God reckons time.

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