Scripture Reference: D&C 121

January 3, 2019
The purposes of the Lord cannot be frustrated

Matthew 2:13–21. The purposes and work of the Lord cannot be frustrated. (5–10 minutes) Show the students a glass of water and a teaspoon of sugar. Stir the sugar into the water. Then invite a student to separate the sugar from the water. Read Doctrine and Covenants 121:33 and ask students: How is the difficulty […]

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November 26, 2018
Priesthood Lamp

This lesson is especially good for demonstrating why priesthood ordinances are still effective if performed by a priesthood holder who is unworthy.

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November 7, 2014
How to Teach with the Spirit

When I first began teaching, I kept hearing people say that teachers should "teach with the Spirit".  What did that even mean?  It's not like I can control when the Holy Ghost testifies or if another person can hear or listen to him, right?  Does teaching with the spirit mean I should scrap the manual […]

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January 11, 2012
Best Seminary Lesson Evah!

What a fantastic lesson we had in Seminary today! I'm not sure what happened to make things go so well, but wow, this was really a great lesson (from my point of view, anyway). Class started off very silly -- like Monday silly -- and we even got started a little late with our opening […]

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June 14, 2010
By the power of the Holy Ghost you may know the truth of all things

I would like to begin my talk by reading part of a scripture: “Every soul who believeth … , and is baptized by water for the remission of sins, shall receive the Holy Ghost (D&C 84:64).” President Packer spoke about the Holy Ghost in the following October 1994 General Conference. I will read some part […]

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June 22, 2009
The Gift of the Holy Ghost - Flashes and Steady Light

Items needed: a camera a flashlight Lesson Show the camera to the audience. Explain that when you feel the Holy Ghost before you are confirmed, it's influence can be felt in flashes, like this camera flash. When you are confirmed, you receive the Gift of the Holy Ghost. That gift is like a light that […]

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October 8, 2006
Holy Ghost, recognizing the holy ghost and being worthy to keep its companionship

Items needed muddy socks bathrobe bowl/pitcher of ice water bowl/pitcher of warm water Start off your lesson with a volunteer to put on a pair of socks. When you show the volunteer the muddy socks, he/she won't want to put them on. Walk around the room asking for another volunteer to put them on. After […]

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