Scripture Reference: D&C 88

February 2, 2015
Donut Glory

Becky Belnap:
#DandC88 : 1-40. I wanted to teach the principle that "he who is not able to abide the law of the celestial kingdom cannot abide a celestial glory." I twisted it into "he who is not able to abide the law of the DONUT kingdom cannot abi...

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December 31, 2012

Elder Richard G. Scott taught, "Never, and I mean never, give a lecture where there is no student participation. A 'talking head' is the weakest form of classroom instruction." (Address to CES Religious Educators, February 4, 2005) Lecture has its place in teaching, but teacher presentation or lecture should not be your entire lesson. It […]

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December 31, 2012
Action Words

Sometimes the way the Lord uses verbs, or action words, is very specific and powerful. Look for words that describe actions, what people are doing or to do, etc. Ponder why the Lord chose such language and not another similar but different word. Look For: Look for the words that are action words--that describes what […]

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August 6, 2011
Don't let in the flies

Items Needed: A fly swatter Lesson Idea: Show the fly swatter and ask your family what it is.  What is it for? (Killing flies.)  What other insects can we swat?  Why do we use fly swatters?  (To keep our homes cleaner and to be free from annoying insects.)  What are things in our spiritual lies […]

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April 21, 2010
When I am confirmed, I receive the gift of the Holy Ghost

[Display a wrapped gift (or a picture of a present — see below) Do you like presents? Would you like to receive a special gift from God? After you are baptized, worthy Priesthood holders will place their hands on your head to give you the gift of the Holy Ghost. The Holy Ghost is a […]

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January 24, 2010
Cell Phone / Prayer

Hold up a cell phone and ask if anyone has ever used one. Ask them to name places where they've used a cell phone. Answers may include in a car, outside, in the house, even on a boat. Now ask the class why they have used a cell phone. Answers may include I needed information, […]

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January 6, 2010
God is the Father of my Spirit

Henry B. Eyring, “Draw Closer to God,” Friend, Feb 1992, inside front cover (Adapted from an April 1991 general conference address. See Ensign, May 1991, pages 65–67.) Draw near unto me and I will draw near unto you (D&C 88:63). You can talk with people every day who say that God does not exist or […]

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January 11, 2007
Coming Closer Together

Teaches that as individuals move closer to the Savior, they also grow closer to each other. This is a good unity lesson. Place a picture of the Savior on the floor. Place the pictures of family or class members around that picture. Point out that as individuals move closer to the Savior, they also grow […]

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March 5, 2006
Clean Home/Dirty Home

Items needed paper, trash picture of savior tablecloth nice chairs access to two classrooms Before class make sure you have access to another room including your regular one. In your regular class room you will need to spread a bunch of paper balls and torn up paper all over the floor. I also had chairs […]

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August 24, 2005
Holy Ghost is a Comforter

I brought a comforter from home and talked about how the Holy Ghost is the Comforter. Then I held up a small wall hanging I had made using the attic windows quilt block and talked about how each of these 'windows' could represent a different role of the the Holy Ghost (Comforter, companion, etc.) and […]

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