Scripture Reference: Alma 32

June 4, 2016
The Tiny Seed

This Sunday is the “faith is like a seed” Sharing Time. I think this lesson is one of the first object lessons out there! It’s a great way to connect a concrete process (growing a plant) to a more abstract, spiritual idea (faith). I’m going to be emphasizing how some things help seeds grow and […]

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February 14, 2014
Alma 32 plus disaster recovery

Well.  This was not the best Seminary lesson.  I was so excited, too. I have to say that I'm not quite sure what went wrong. I have two new students, one of whom is testing me, another student who is trying to get the new student to notice her at any cost, another whose feelings […]

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March 30, 2010
We can't see Him, but He is there

[Bring to class] an interesting object (if possible, something relating to the lesson), with a piece of cloth to hide it. (You could use a picture of the Savior. ~Jenny) Show the children the object covered by a piece of cloth. Do you believe there is something under here? Why? Let the children guess what […]

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December 25, 2009
Plant the word of god in your heart

Items needed: Assemble some gardening aids (small bag of fertilizer, trowel, watering can, picture of sun, etc.), and put them into a box or bag. Paper, tape, marker for making labels Pictures of trees in various stages of growth Lesson: Help the children memorize Alma 32:21. Then have them follow along in their scriptures as […]

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January 13, 2007
Faith

Items needed crushed Oreo cookies seeds or a plant tools to plant a seed Lesson I set my objects on a table and tell the youth that I need a volunteer, one that will have faith in my instructions. I ask that the volunteer must be sure to follow my instructions explicitly and is not […]

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November 15, 2006
Tangible Faith

Show the children each object individually. An example would be perfume. I spray it in the air and ask them if they can smell it. I bring brownies and ask them if they can taste them. I ring a bell and ask them if they can hear it, etc. Use your imagination. I them explain […]

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March 19, 2005
Nourishing the Word

To teach about nourishing the word of God after it has been planted in our hearts (see Alma 32:28–43), draw pictures of two plants—one that is healthy and has moist, rich soil and one that is unhealthy and has dry, poor soil. (Source: Teaching, No Greater Call, F: Methods of Teaching, Comparisons and Object Lessons) […]

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September 22, 2004
Experiment Upon the Word

Decide beforehand which "theory" you are going to test. It could be something simple like theory of gravity, or something else that both you and your audience understand very well. I will use gravity for my example here. You say, "I am going to test the theory of gravity today. I have here some different […]

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September 22, 2004
Faith like a seed

Items needed a watermelon seed Show the seed and read the following story: "The Bible, or another book of scripture at my father's place at meal times, was the order of the day in our home. He would read a chapter aloud and lead the discussion. "But one day as we assembled for our meal, […]

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